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Censorship
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Akira is a Japanese animated film that was produced by Toho, and based on the manga series of the same name created by Katsuhiro Ôtomo. The broadcast on Adult Swim's Toonami block was censored to comply with its standards and practices, but is noteworthy for being the first time 'shit' was allowed to be said uncensored on the block.

Censorship[]

USA censorship[]

Adult Swim[]

  • The scene that shows a thug walking by a staircase was modified for the Adult Swim broadcast. In the uncensored version there is writing on the staircase that says "Fuck you". In the Adult Swim version the writing was changed to "Buck you".
  • The scene that shows Yamagata leaving the bar was modified for the Adult Swim broadcast. In the uncensored version there is writing on the wall that says "Fuck you". In the Adult Swim version the writing says "Buck you".
  • The scene where Tetsuo Shima says "Fuck!" was muted.
  • The scene that shows writing on the bleachers was modified for the Adult Swim broadcast. In the uncensored version the writing says "Fuck". In the Adult Swim version the writing says "Buck".
  • The scene that shows Kaori's boobs was modified for the Adult Swim broadcast. In the Adult Swim version pieces of her ripped up shirt covers her boobs.
  • The scene that shows Kaori bleeding and getting up was modified for the Adult Swim broadcast. In the uncensored version she isn't wearing a shirt or a bra, as a result you can see most of her boobs. In the Adult Swim version she is wearing a bra.
  • The scene that shows writing on a red wall was modified for the Adult Swim broadcast. In the uncensored version the writing says "Fuck you". In the Adult Swim version the writing says "Buck you".

Where to find it uncensored[]

The Japanese version and the DVD home videos are completely uncensored.

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