Ranked #371


Alternative Titles

Japanese: アキラ


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 16, 1988
Season: Summer 1988
Duration: 2 hr. 4 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity
L represents licensing company


Score: 8.131 (scored by 103,175 users)
Ranked: #3712
Popularity: #169
Members: 156,186
Favorites: 2,365
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2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.


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