Akira – Presented by Circle Cinema Anime Club, Friday and Saturday, January 18th & 19th at 10:00pm. Tickets On Sale Soon!
Come celebrate the 30th anniversary of Akira with the Circle Anime Club presenting this cultural catalyst for the entire medium and beyond. A true worldwide phenomenon Akira is back on the big screen for two nights only!
In 1988 the Japanese government drops an atomic bomb on Tokyo after ESP experiments on children go awry. In 2019, 31 years after the nuking of the city, Kaneda, a bike gang leader, tries to save his friend Tetsuo from a secret government project. He battles anti-government activists, greedy politicians, irresponsible scientists and a powerful military leader until Tetsuo’s supernatural powers suddenly manifest. A final battle is fought in Tokyo Olympiad exposing the experiment’s secrets.