This classic animated movie takes place in a the futuristic Neo-Japan. Two of the main characters in the movie are Kaneda a bike gang leader and his best friend Tetsuo. While rivaling another gang they get involved in a secret government project known as Akira. As the story evolves and the pair are faced with corruption and greed Tetsuo’s supernatural abilities that liken him to Akira ultimately lead to a final battle in the Tokyo Olympiad where Akira’s secrets were buried 30 years ago.
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The 2003 movie Azumi is an extremely violent movie based off of a popular Japanese manga series. Orphaned because of the war Azumi is raised with a group of other orphans by a master assassin with just one purpose: to kill upon command, anytime, anywhere, without question. In a bid to restore peace to a war-torn nation, the master assassin orders Azumi and her fellow orphans to eliminate several rival warlords. As she carries out her assignment, Azumi begins to question her task and her fate.
This movie is awesome fun and has some fantastic fight scenes. The acting is good and overall it is a very watchable movie, but be forewarned this movie is long! like 2 1/2 hours long… So invite some friends over, make some popcorn and enjoy a totally kick ass movie!
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