AMC Theaters and Regal Cinemas have introduced the 4K remaster of Katsuhiro Otomo‘s Akira will arrive in choose theaters all through the US this month. Based on Regal Cinemas’s listing, the movie will come by way of Funimation and can solely be accessible with English subtitles. Initially, the movie made its 4K debut earlier this 12 months in 36 IMAX theaters, rating #9 in Japan when it debuted.
The anime was initially slated to debut at Tokyo Anime Award Competition (TAAF) 2020, however the occasion was canceled as a result of ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The 4K remaster has been accessible on Blu-ray in Japan since April 24 and was initially introduced to display in the US following its launch.
Warner Bros. introduced a live-action adaptation of the movie with Thor: Ragnarok‘s Taika Waititi poised to direct. Based on Variety, the movie has been delayed indefinitely after beforehand being slated to start manufacturing final 12 months.
Watch the 4K remaster of Akira when it arrives in restricted theaters on September 24.
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