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Special Screening – Akira


September 5, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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AMC Rosedale
850 Rosedale Shopping Center
Roseville, MN 55113 United States

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Join Highlander Games for a special screening of the classic anime hit, Akira. Highlander Games staff will be on site with free giveaways and contests.

Event Program

Movie presentation of Akira

Akira isn’t just a movie – it’s the genesis of a genre. Katsuhiro Otomo’s landmark cyberpunk classic obliterated the boundaries of Japanese animation and forced the world to look into the future. Akira’s arrival shattered traditional thinking, creating space for movies like the The Matrix to be dreamed into brutal reality. Without Kaneda and Tetsuo, without espers and psionic assassins, without that badass motorcycle – our world would be a far less exciting place to exist. But the manga became the movie and the movie became a phenomenon and the world took notice. Now, Akira is everywhere. If you can’t see it in the streets – if you can’t feel it crawling around inside your brain – then you have yet to be initiated. What. Are. You. Waiting. For?

Special Screening – Akira