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Rated R · 124 minutes · 1988

Anime, Science fiction
In 1988 the Japanese government drops an atomic bomb on Tokyo after ESP experiments on children go awry. In 2019, 31 years after nuking the city, Kaneda, a bike gang leader, tries to save his friend Tetsuo from a secret government project. He battles against anti-government activists, greedy politicians, irresponsible scientists and a powerful military leader until Tetsuo's supernatural power suddenly manifest. A final battle is fought in Tokyo Olympiad exposing the experiment's secrets.
Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo
Writer: Izou Hashimoto
Producer: Shunzo Kato, Sawako Noma and Ryôhei Suzuki
Cast: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tessho Genda, Hiroshi Otake and Kôichi Kitamura

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