For the manga of the same name, see Akira (manga).) is a 1988 anime film written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo based on his hit manga. The film is set in a futuristic and post-war city, Neo-Tokyo, in 2019
Double Week: Steppenwolf, Staple Singers & Santana and The Grateful Dead, Preservation Hall Jazz band and the Sons of Champlin. Poster by Lee Conklin and the first time Santana was billed as just Santana--dropping the "Blues Band.