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“Posters Otomo Katsuhiro x Graphic Design” Book

Perhaps the name, Katsuhiro Otomo, may not ring a bell for some viewers, yet Akira should conjure better response from the masses. The Japanese animation was a groundbreaking hit for Otomo, setting a new standard for animation genre dedicated to adults. This new book aptly titled Posters … READ MORE

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A BATHING APE x Katsuhiro Otomo x Kosuke Kawamura – “Re:construct” Exhibition + Collection

In conjunction with the launch of Katsuhiro Otomo‘s recent short animation series, Short Peace, A BATHING APE engaged in a collaboration project at their BAPE Gallery in Kyoto. Aside from the exhibition that displays around 20 works by Otomo and collage artist, Kosuke Kawamura, they have created … READ MORE

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Katsuhiro Otomo – “Short Peace” Animation Trailer | Video

Those who may not instantly recognize the name Katsuhiro Otomo might be familiar with his game-changing Japanese animation, Akira. Otomo has been at the forefront of the animation industry by combining heavy-hitting storylines with cinematic direction. It has been almost nine years since he released a feature … READ MORE

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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 … READ MORE

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Katsuhiro Otomo – GENGATEN Exhibition Recap | Tokyo

Yesterday, we reported on the custom made replica motorcycle that was built to the specs of the classic animation Akira. The motorcycle is currently being displayed at the GENGATEN exhibition of Katsuhiro Otomo at 3331 Arts Chiyoda in Tokyo. Bulk of the exhibition is dedicated to his … READ MORE

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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 … READ MORE