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Akira Movie To Go Ahead With Director Taika Waititi

The live-action Akira movie was originally announced by Warner Brothers back in 2002. Since then, it seemed doomed to fail with several different directors and writers taking over the project since then. Taika Waititi, director of the recently successful Thor: Ragnarok, took over in September 2017. While little information has been released since then, in an interview with Dazed (via […]

Marco J Ramirez To Write New Akira Script

You just can’t kill the Akira movie it seems! Warner Bros. haven’t given up on the manga/animated feature spinoff just yet and reports are circulating that a showrunner from the Marvel/Netflix smash hit series Daredevil is now going to tackle the script. Marco J. Ramirez, who wrote the first season for the Netflix exclusive series, is reportedly […]

The Akira Project

“The Akira Project is a crowd-sourced, non-profit project meant to create a live action fan trailer of AKIRA, the renowned manga-turned-anime film from the late 1980′s; a stunning example of both mediums as art forms. While Hollywood is trying, for the fourth time, to complete a live-action adaptation of Akira, we, as fans, felt like we […]

Katsuhiro Otomo planning a new Shonen Manga

In a recent interview  Geijutsu Shincho magazine Otomo-san dropped some hints on one of his upcoming projects,  This time a Manga set in the Meiji period (1868-1912 essentially the time period of Japan leaving an isolationist fuedalistic society into it’s more modern incarnation)  Very little details were given apart from the time period and it will […]