AKIRA To Receive 4K IMAX & Cinema Screenings in the UK

Manga Entertainment UK have announced that the classic feature-length anime film AKIRA will receive 4K IMAX and Cinema screenings in the UK and Ireland in the near future.

Neo-Tokyo, 2019. The city is being rebuilt post World War III. Kaneda and Tetsuo, two high school drop outs, stumble on a secret government project to develop new weapons – telekinetic humans. Tetsuo learns of the existence of his ‘peer’, Akira, the project’s most powerful subject, and determines to challenge him…

A new 4K UHD variation of the film was previously released in Japan on Blu-Ray earlier this year and Manga UK will be bringing this version of the film to the UK (and Ireland) and showing it at selected Cinemas and IMAX locations aross the country. An expected screening date, or when tickets will become available to purchase, have not been provided; but the website on where tickets will be available to purchase from is now live and available to view.

Naturally Manga UK will unveil further details, such as screening locations as well as sub and dub options, in the near future; but in the meantime you can checkout the teaser trailer below.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

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