‘Akira’ at the Nuart

At the time of its original release, “Akira” was the most expensive animated film ever produced in Japan. Based on the best-selling graphic novel by director Katsuhiro Otomo (“Steamboy”), it’s is a tough, gritty, violent science fiction adventure set in post-apocalyptic Tokyo — a city overrun by motorcycle gangs and a destructive telepathic force. Filled with action, amazing special effects and eye-popping visuals, “Akira” set the standard for state-of-the-art anime.

The voice cast includes Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama and Mitsuo Iwata. In Japanese with English subtitles.

Tickets are $11. For more information, visit www.landmarktheatres.com.

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