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Akira Symphonic Suite CD – Music by Geinoh Yamashirogumi

$15.98

$13.59


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CDSKU: 171223-69056-1
UPC: 731383680427
Weight: 0.10 lbs
Condition: New


Product Types: Products | Music & Spoken Word
Lines: Cult Cinema Icons | The Museum of Fantastic Art
Formats: CD
Genres: Action | Adventure | Animation | Anime | Comic Based | Cult Cinema | Fantasy | Science Fiction | Teen Films | Thrillers
Studio: Milan Records
Original U.S. Release: December 25, 1989
Item Release Date: September 15, 2017
Rating: R
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The soundtrack to the legendary anime film AKIRA is now available! Set in the year 2019 in Neo-Tokyo, the world is still recovering from the ravages of World War III. One night, teen delinquent Kaneda has his biker gang hurtle through the busy city. Kaneda’s friend, Tetsuo, is seriously injured during an accident and is taken to an army hospital. There the military notice Tetsuo’s potential psychic power, so they transfer Tetsuo to a secret government laboratory to awakening his latent abilities.

When Kaneda gets involved in an anti-government guerrilla movement, he encounters Kei, a member of the revolutionaries, and learns that the goal of the fighters is to infiltrate a secret laboratory – the very one where Tetuso is being held. The experiments to awaken Tetsuo’s powers are a terrifying success as he begins to wield psychic energy he cannot control – reminiscent of the emergence of the legendary esper boy “Akira”, which triggered World War III. The stage set, a fierce battle begins between Kaneda, Kei, the army and Tetsuo with the destiny of Earth at stake. The symphonic music to AKIRA was composed by Dr. Shoji Yamashiro, head of the beloved Japanese musical collective Geinoh Yamashirogumi, and performed by the group. Rerecorded and remastered using the most advanced audio techniques available, this release of the unforgettable score of AKIRA is peerless in quality and audio fidelity.

Playlists

  • Kaneda
    Battle Against Clown
    Tetsuo
    Shohmyoh
    Dolls' Polyphony
    Exodus From The Underground Fortress
    Winds Over Neo-Tokyo
    Illusion
    Mutation
    Requiem   by: Geinoh Yamashirogumi

Specifications

  • Number of Discs: 1

Cast: Hiroshi Ôtake | Kôichi Kitamura | Mami Koyama | Mitsuo Iwata | Nozomu Sasaki | Tesshô Genda
Directors: Katsuhiro Otomo
Project Name: Akira
Composers: Geinoh Yamashirogumi

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