FUNimation Entertainment has announced it is offering disc replacements for its release of the 4K remaster of the Akira anime film. Owners of the December 22, 2020 release of the Blu-ray Disc will receive the HDR (High Dynamic Range) Limited Edition version of the disc releasing in February 2021 free of charge. The December 22, 2020 release featured SDR (Standard Dynamic Range).
Owners of the older release can email FUNimation for a replacement at firstname.lastname@example.org for the United States and Canada and akira4kreplacementUK@funimation.com for the United Kingdom and Ireland with their details and a receipt of their purchase. The company details the method to request a replacement on its website.
The 4K remaster of Akira opened in Japanese theaters on April 3, 2020 on 36 IMAX theaters.