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    Tuesday March 29, 2022
  • Go For a Ride as Japanese YouTuber Recreates Kaneda's Iconic Motorcycle From Akira

    The latest video see's Ayato installing the LEDs on the wheels

    Kaneda's iconic motorcycle from the Akira anime film has been a seminal part of pop culture around the world for the better part of the last 40 years, giving many people the chance to recreate the bike in real-life. But one project from YouTuber Ayato, who goes by the username Teruteru Boizu, stands out from the rest. Ride past the jump to check out the project!

  • Wednesday June 23, 2021
  • Style Hard With An Officially Licensed And Very Limited Version Of Kaneda's Jacket From Akira

    Funimation launching limited sale on July 13th

    If you have $450 to burn and always wanted an officially licensed copy of Kaneda's jacket from Akira, Funimation's got you covered. Hit the jump for the details.

  • Friday April 16, 2021
  • Phillipe Labaune Comic Art Gallery Opens In New York With “Good For Health, Bad For Education: A Tribute to Otomo”

    New art exhibition features Akira piece illustrated by Otomo in 2015 as showcase

    Long-time comic art collector Phillipe Labaune has officially established a comic art gallery in New York City and is currently featuring the art show Good For Health, Bad For Education: A Tribute to Otomo, a celebration of the work of Akira author Katsuhiro Otomo. Read on for the details.

  • Monday January 11, 2021
  • Check out the Flashy Toy Re-Release of Kaneda's Bike from Akira

    Soul of Popynica will also re-release the Kaneda figure to go with it

    Kaneda's iconic bike from Akira is back for an amazing toy re-release! The die-cast model features removable panels, lights, and sound — plus it fits the returning collector's Kaneda figure. Have a look after the jump!

  • Wednesday November 18, 2020
  • Katsuhiro Otomo's AKIRA Anime Film Gets Dolby Cinema Screening in December

    4K scanned and remastered HDR visuals from the master positive film will be used

    Toho has confirmed that Katsuhiro Otomo's 1988 anime film AKIRA will be screened in the seven Dolby Cinema theaters in Japan from December 4, 2020. Dolby Cinema is a format that allows the audience to experience Dolby Vision, the latest HDR (high dynamic range) video technology, and Dolby Atomos, the stereophonic technology. Hit the jump for more details.

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