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    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.

  • Thursday September 24, 2020
  • Katsuhiro Otomo's AKIRA Manga 1st Volume Gets Its 100th Additional Printing

    Otomo: "Thank you for reading for such a long time."

    Kodansha announced today that the first volume of Katsuhiro Otomo's internationally popular sci-fi action manga AKIRA will get its 100th additional printing on September 25, 2020. The manga was serialized in the publisher's Weekly Young Magazine from 1982 to 1990, and 36 years have passed since its first volume was published in Japan on September 14, 1984. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Saturday March 14, 2020
  • AKIRA 4K Remaster Edition's Theatrical Screenings to Start in 36 Theaters on April 3

    A new documentary program "AKIRA SOUND MAKING 2019" will be also aired on March 28

    The 4K remaster edition of Katsuhiro Otomo's classic anime feature AKIRA will start its theatrical run in 36 IMAX theaters across Japan on April 3, 2020. Its premiere screening was planned on the first day of the Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2020, March 13, but was canceled due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday September 19, 2019
  • AKIRA ART OF WALL to Return as PARCO MUSEUM TOKYO's Opening Exhibition in November

    Original manga drawings and promotional posters will be also displayed

    "AKIRA ART OF WALL Katsuhiro Otomo × Kosuke Kawamura AKIRA ART EXHIBITION" is scheduled to be held as the opening exhibition for PARCO MUSEUM TOKYO (4F) and GALLERY X (B1F) to open in the Shibuya Parco shopping mall in Tokyo on November 22, 2019. Hit the jump for more details including photos of the original wall arts.