Films on Trial

Akira



July 9th, 2021  •  57 mins 9 secs  •  Download (65.4 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Akira is in the hot seat this week. Does it put the pedal to the metal or is it a bumpy ride?

Joel and Alex defend, bringing up the fact that the groundbreaking animation and gloriously bloody action made this the first anime film to cross over to western audiences. Gav and Dave argue that the plot is not easy to figure out and being hugely influential does not necessarily make for a great watch.

All this and a quiz about anime films. Which is the highest grossing anime of all time? Tune in to find out!