Akira (1988) Season 05 Episode 33

This week we gain psychic abilities, for episode thirty-three of season five, of Flicks XRayed because we are watching and reviewing AKIRA. Host, Revolutionary Protester Tony is joined co-host Clown Gang Member Darcy and guests Akira Worshipper Jari, and Vocational Training School Student Josh. This week we play a game of Release Year for Anime Movies, The Price is Right and The Flicks Awesome Lodge Word Game for the coveted pretty princess crown. So tune in as we discuss at length about Anime, Biker Gangs, How we would use (or abuse) Psychic Powers and sooo much more.

Our Ratings

Vocational Training School Student Josh 4

Akira Worshipper Jari 5

Clown Gang Member Darcy 4

Revolutionary Protester Tony 5

18/20 90%


Synopsis and Starring

Synopsis: Biker Kaneda is confronted by many anti-social elements while trying to help his friend Tetsuo who is involved in a secret government project. Tetsuo’s supernatural persona adds the final twist.

Directed by Katsuhiro Otomo

Game 1

Release Year for Anime Movies

Akira.………. 1988

  1. Spirited Away.……….2001
  1. Ghost in the Shell.………. 1995
  1. Princess Mononoke……….1997
  1. Grave of the Fireflies.……….1988
  1. Fist of the North Star.……….1986
  1. Cowboy Bebop: the Movie……….2001
  1. The Secret World of Arrietty………. 2010
  1. Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion.……….1997
  1. My Neighbor Totoro……….1988
  2. The Cat Returns………. 2002
  3. Howl’s Moving Castle.……….2004

Game 2

The Figures

Budget $10,500,000
Bonus 1: Opening Weekend$11,263
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings
Critic Ratings
Audience Ratings


Game 3

The Awesome Lodge Word Game

Biker Movies – Jari

  1. Ghost Rider
  2. The Wild One
  3. Easy Rider
  4. Wild hogs
  5. Hell’s Angels on Wheels
  6. The Motorcycle Diaries
  7. Eye of the Tiger
  8. Hell Ride
  9. The Loveless
  10. The World’s Fastest Indian

1988 Box Office Topping Movies – Josh

  1. Good Morning, Vietnam
  2. Twins
  3. Child’s Play
  4. Beetlejuice
  5. Cocktail
  6. Who Framed Roger Rabbit
  7. Colours
  8. Rain Man
  9. Coming to America

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