AKIRA 4K Cinema Screenings Available 7th October 2020 in the UK with Tickets On Sale Now

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 this October starting from 7th October 2020, with previews at selected locations, before opening-up to wide range of cinemas on the 9th October 2020.

The film will be screened at various locations in the UK, including IMAX locations, and will be shown in Japanese with English subtitles. Tickets are available to pre-book on the Akira 4K Website with new locations and times being added on a daily basis.

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…

For those unaware 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 across the country.

Screening dates and times for this particular event can be found on the official website and to celebrate the occasion a new trailer can be found below. In the meantime AKIRA is available on DVD and Blu-Ray within the UK by Manga Entertainment UK.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has produced content for 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 Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

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