85 episodes

Jack Stovold and Richard Dunham analyze and celebrate the landmark 1988 anime Akira, one minute at a time.

Akira Minute Akira Minute

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Jack Stovold and Richard Dunham analyze and celebrate the landmark 1988 anime Akira, one minute at a time.

    Akira minute 85 - The Miyako Minute

    Akira minute 85 - The Miyako Minute

    Miyako and members of her Akira cult join the protesters on the bridge behind Tetsuo, facing off against the military. A squad of soldiers with laser rifles fire at Tetsuo and into the crowd. With Elwood Jones.

    • 43 min
    Akira minute 84 - Memphis Style Static

    Akira minute 84 - Memphis Style Static

    The TV news is abruplty cut off. Kaori follows the crowd as they move toward the bridge. Kaneda gets on his bike and sets off to face Tetsuo alone. With Elwood Jones.

    • 27 min
    Akira minute 83 - Big Sale

    Akira minute 83 - Big Sale

    Nezu stuffs his mouth with pills, but keels over and dies. Ryu slowly walks by him and slumps down to die while a crowd of protesters run past. Kaori stops to watch news of the coup on a tv in a shop window. With Elwood Jones.

    • 30 min
    Akira minute 82 - A Specific Heresy

    Akira minute 82 - A Specific Heresy

    The crowd hails Testsuo as Akira. Tetsuo destroys a tank. Nezu stumbles down an alley, drops his briefcase, and clutches his chest. With Elwood Jones.

    • 34 min
    Akira minute 81 - Chaos Simulator

    Akira minute 81 - Chaos Simulator

    Tetsuo emerges from the flames of a helicopter crash, dons a makeshift cape, and stops a tank shell fired at him. With Elwood Jones.

    • 28 min
    Akira minute 80 - I Thought We Were Spooning

    Akira minute 80 - I Thought We Were Spooning

    Nezu has murdered his staff. Ryu unexpectedly appears in his office, and Nezu shoots him. A helicopter flies low over the street a few blocks from barricaded traffic. With Austin Prior and Danny Greene-Quish.

    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

Top Podcasts In TV & Film

Dear Media
Apple TV+
Kate Casey
iHeartPodcasts
The Ringer
Karina Longworth