As revealed in an exclusive report on Anime News Network, Anime Expo 2019 is officially adding Akira creator and all-around legendary manga author Katsuhiro Otomo to the impressive guest list. Read on for more.
It seems like every six months or so the wheels start rolling once more on the live-action Akira adaptation. Now, in perhaps the most substantial move yet, Warner Bros. has locked in an official release date for May 21, 2021. Read on for more.
A few years ago, prototypes of Nintendo's cancelled Akira Game Boy game were found — and now, they're in the hands of one lucky eBay bidder. Check out the story behind the cartridges after the jump!
It's been a while since we had something to post about regarding the long-gestating live-action Hollywood take on Katsuhiro Otomo's Akira. Potential directors have come and gone, but the project lives on nonetheless. Read on for the latest update!
Pharrell isn't messing around with his new Chanel capsule collection, which mixes fashion with some notable anime inspiration. Pharrell has had a major impact on pop culture over the years, and the video he put together for the collection shows some of what inspired him in the first place. Read on for more.
Meguro Cinema in Tokyo is gearing up for a deep dive into the cinematic landscapes crafted by manga author Katsuhiro Otomo with a two-week film festival that pairs 35mm screenings of 1988's seminal work of cyberpunk fiction, Akira, with 5 other films written, directed, or supervised by Otomo. Hit the jump to make Neo Tokyo explode.
The entertainment business is made up of film nerds that love to pay tribute to their fellow film nerds. This often results in iconic anime moments making their way into Western pop culture. Perhaps the moment most often alluded to just might be Koji Morimoto’s Akira motorcycle slide. Hit the jump for more!