Tag results for: Akira

Watch the Trailer for “Bartkira,” a Mashup of The Simpsons and Akira

Bartkira is an ongoing comic series (currently standing at three volumes, with more to come) and a portmanteau referring to the blending of The Simpsons and the legendary Japanese animated film, Akira. The parody project has now yielded a full-length trailer, featuring a virtual shot-for-shot reproduction of …

The Akira Project – Live Action Trailer Based On Anime & Manga Classic

It’s surprising that Akira, the landmark 1988 animated film directed by Katsuhiro Otomo based on Otomo’s manga of the same name, has never seen a live-action adaptation. Hollywood can’t be faulted for a lack of effort — numerous attempts to produce an Akira feature film have ended …

Akira – Shotaro Kaneda’s Motorcycle Comes To Life

In Katsuhiro Otomo’s 1988 Japanese anime classic Akira, Shotaro Kaneda rides a very awesome, very custom motorcycle through what is now a classic post-apocalyptic world. Now the only officially recognized replica, built by Shinji Tejima from the Showa Studio over the course of seven years for approximately 10 …