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‘AKIRA’ Creator Katsuhiro Otomo to Return to Long-Form Manga

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The great mangaka Katsuhiro Otomo is recognized around the world for his enormous influence on comic books and anime, a legacy cemented in his seminal work, AKIRA -- a 2,000-page opus that remains Otomo's only long-form manga...

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Link Ink: More Comics-On Tees, Katsuhiro Otomo’s New Series and the ‘Portal’ Gun Replica

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Threads: The next Comics-On Tees line from Threadless will include creations by Jeffrey Brown, Jeff Lemire, Anders Nilsen and Paul Hornschemeier. Brown's design is now online, but fans will have to wait until C2E2 in April for the line's full reveal...

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‘Akira’ Movie Update: Kaneda the Bartender and Actual Japanese Person Offered Role

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As predicted by George Takei in April, Warner Bros. Pictures seems intent on making its live-action adaptation of AKIRA -- the seminal manga and anime by Katsuhiro Otomo -- as pointless as possible...

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$1,000 ‘AKIRA’ Jacket The Last Piece Of Clothing You Will Ever Need [Fashion]

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Does it still count as cosplay if you spend nearly $1,000 on an official replica, or is that just looking really damn good? In any event, the object in question is one of the greatest accoutrements in all of science fiction and comics: the iconic red "capsule" jacket worn by Kaneda in AKIRA...

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Nevermind, Live-Action ‘AKIRA’ Movie Still Happening with ‘Unknown’ Director

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To quote Tetsuo: "Hrrngg... hrrngg..."

Just when it seemed that plans to produce a live-action American film based on AKIRA, the seminal and sacrosanct manga and anime created by Katsuhiro Otomo, had been scuttled in the name of good taste, it turns out the project is actually very much alive...

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‘AKIRA’ Live-Action Film Dead, Chris Weston’s Bike Redesign Lost to the Ages

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UPDATE: Nevermind, Live-Action AKIRA Film Still Happening with 'Unknown' Director

In what is possibly the best comics-to-film news we'll report this year, the live-action American adaptation of AKIRA that pretty much everyone agreed was a terrible idea has apparently been shelved...

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Katsuhiro Otomo and the Perfect Panels of ‘Akira’

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Like Moebius, Katsuhiro Otomo is a creator's creator. He's perhaps best known for the animated version of Akira, his beautiful feature film about the perils of power, but before it was a movie Akira was a manga, and Otomo's work on it is astounding...

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Live-Action ‘Akira’ Adaptation Scores New Screenwriter, Studio Is ‘Really Enthusiastic About It’

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A live-action "Akira" film is on the way courtesy of director Albert Hughes ("From Hell," "The Book of Eli") and newly hired screenwriter Albert Torres. According to producer Andrew Lanzar, the first film will cover the first three of Katsuhiro Otomo's "Akira" manga volumes, with a hopeful sequel set to cover the next three volumes...

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