[[caption-width-right:350:[[FromBadToWorse It gets worse.]] [[EldritchAbomination MUCH]] worse.]]

* The giant toys in the movie, Tetsuo's mutation and Kaori's fate (among others).
* After Tetsuo first escapes from the lab and is rescued from the Clowns by Kaneda and crew, he gets assaulted by horrific flashes of the future, including a nightmarish hallucination where he falls and hits the ground and spills his guts onto the ground and tries to scoop them back up.
* There's the nightmare scene. After undergoing the experiment, Tetsuo is left to recuperate in what looks like a child's bedroom. He wakes up to see all the toys come together and form some kind of gigantic teddy bear with a monster-like right hand and a milk-spewing toy car that proceed to try to kill him.
* And then there's the mutation scene, where Tetsuo [[SuperpowerMeltdown loses control of his powers]] and [[BodyHorror transforms into a]] [[EldritchAbomination giant human amoeba]] that consumes everything it touches, and we also get to see poor Kaori get slowly crushed to death in a bloody pulp inside of Tetsuo. The anguished cries of Tetsuo and Kaneda accentuate to the terror. And the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlbxI3eazqk music]] does not help...
-->''"Help me, Kaneda! Help, please!"''
* The official soundtrack for ''Manga/{{Akira}}'' is able to be frightening without words. Never try to listen to this at night with the lights off.