Akira - the 1988 film largely responsible for the success of anime in the west. Director Katsuhiro Otomo based the movie off of his very successful manga (also called Akira but, at the time, an unfinished saga).
There's tons of trivia and deep-dive on this episode, folks. If you haven't seen this film PLEASE DO THAT NOW.
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