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.
"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.
Today at Anime Expo, the legendary creator Katsuhiro Otomo made his presence felt at the convention by unveiling a spate of projects to celebrate his career in anime and manga. Hit the jump for the details.
Two big news were announced at the Sunrise panel during Anime Expo on July 4: a new animated sci-fi feature film entitled ORBITAL ERA directed by Katsuhiro Otomo and a new anime adaption of Otomo's masterpiece manga AKIRA. Hit the jump for more details including a 45-second teaser trailer for the former.