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 theatrers on April 3, 2020 on 36 IMAX theaters. The film ranked at #9 when it opened. The anime was originally scheduled to debut at Tokyo Anime Award Festival (TAAF) 2020 event on March 14, 2020, but organizers cancelled the event due to COVID-19.