AnimeNewsNetwork reports that Bandai Entertainment is all set to release Katsuhiro Otomo’s acclaimed anime classic Akira on Blu-ray Disc in Japan on February 20 and in United States on February 24, 2009. According to the report, the main feature on the disc will be presented in MPEG-4 AVC format with 16:9 aspect ratio and 1080p resolution. Both Japanese and English tracks will be available on the disc. A special booklet, the teaser and standard trailers, and a video storyboard collection will also be included. Thanks to “GeorgeC” over at Animated News & Views Forum for the story.