Neo-Tokyo is about to explode into 4K

Akira is coming back to UK and Irish cinemas in gloriously remastered 4K for a limited run.

Manga Entertainment are thrilled to announce that the definitive anime classic Akira will be returning to UK and Irish cinemas in gloriously remastered 4K on IMAX screens for the very first time in a truly unmissable cinematic experience!

Remastered in stunning 4K, Akira is coming soon to cinemas and on select IMAX screens in up to 300 locations around the UK and Ireland.

Akira is the film that made Manga Entertainment – and so we’re honoured to be able to bring it back to UK and Irish screens in this gorgeous new version remastered in stunning 4K. It’s an absolute delight, and an unmissable experience for anime and film fans alike.” – Darcy Giles, PR & Social Media Manager at Manga Entertainment

The definitive anime masterpiece! 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…

Just head to for tickets to see the seminal anime classic that inspired countless modern classics in a brand new cinematic experience.