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More Unused Concept Art From Live Action "Akira" Revealed

Tetsuo work in addition to famous sets from the shelved Hollywood "Akira"

After posting a pair of cityscapes and a look at a non-teenage version of Kaneda last November, movie/comic artist Rodolfo Dimaggio (Hulk, Iron Man, Green Lantern, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull) has expanded his look into the design work created for the shelved Hollywood live-action Akira. 


Freeway

 

Backlot Bar Marquee

 

Ducati Demolitore

 

Bowling Alley

 

Tetsuo

 

 

 

Previously posted Damaggio included:

 

 

Tommy Lee Edwards (The Book of Eli) has posted a pair of design illustrations from the Albert Hughes iteration.

 

 

 

 

Back in September, storyboards from artist Jeffrey Errico emerged online.



There were also storyboard from concept artist Sylvain Despretz's (GladiatorAlien Resurrection) 2008 work on the project.

 

 

Akira went through directors Ruairi Robinson, Albert Hughes and Jaume Collet-Serra before stalling out on budget issues.

 

via @Atomech

 

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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