Both AMC Theatres and Regal Cinemas are listing a September 24, 2020 date for the 4K remaster of the Akira anime film in select theaters in the United States. In addition, Regal Cinemas is listing the screening as a FUNimation screening, with only English subtitles available.
The 4K remaster opened in Japanese theaters on April 3, 2020 on 36 IMAX theaters. The film ranked at #9 when it opened. The anime was originally scheduled to debut at the Tokyo Anime Award Festival (TAAF) 2020 event on March 14, 2020, but organizers cancelled the event due to COVID-19.