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.
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!
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.
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.
After making its debut in Japanese theaters earlier this year, the 4K remaster of Katsuhiro Otomo's Akira is about to hit the big screen in the United States. Read on for more.
VIZ Media recently revealed its original cover art for a new triple feature of Naruto movies, and it certainly sparked an immediate discussion. The artist behind the illustration is none other than comics legend Whilce Portacio, and we got a chance to speak with him about his art, anime and manga's influence on comics, and much more.