Miyako and members of her Akira cult join the protesters on the bridge behind Tetsuo, facing off against the military. A squad of soldiers with laser rifles fire at Tetsuo and into the crowd. With Elwood Jones.
Nezu stuffs his mouth with pills, but keels over and dies. Ryu slowly walks by him and slumps down to die while a crowd of protesters run past. Kaori stops to watch news of the coup on a tv in a shop window. With Elwood Jones.
Nezu has murdered his staff. Ryu unexpectedly appears in his office, and Nezu shoots him. A helicopter flies low over the street a few blocks from barricaded traffic. With Austin Prior and Danny Greene-Quish.