Cinephiles and animation otaku in Tokyo and Kawaguchi are in for a treat, because both locations will be hosting special, limited edition HDCAM SR screenings of the 1988 anime masterpiece, Akira. Hit the jump to learn more about how Neo-Tokyo is about to explode.
The Kichijoji Anime Wonderland festival is sponsoring a special live talk event featuring several influential anime directors who will speak on the future of anime and on the "heroes" who have inspired them. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Montreux Jazz Festival Japan 2015 event has revealed its main visual drawn by internationally acclaimed artist Katsuhiro Otomo, best known for his AKIRA manga series and its anime feature film adaptation. Check the visual after the jump.
Katsuhiro Otomo, the author of Akira, has provided the cover illustration for the novel Chasuke's Journey by SABU. Hit the jump to check it out.
Katsuhiro Otomo, the artist best known as the creator of the Akira sci-fi manga and anime, has won France's Angoulême International Comics Festival’s Grand Prix. Otomo topped British comic writer Alan Moore and Belgian artist Hermann in the final round of the annual election honoring the lifetime work of a living comic creator. He succeeds last year's winner, Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson.