Akira 30 years later

Dragon (CTCC MR 15-17)

Friday July 13, 2018 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Based on his manga of the same name and released two years before the end of the comic series Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira (1988) tells the tale of Kaneda -- a teenage punk in a motorcycle gang -- and Kei -- a member of an underground resistance -- and their adventures in NeoTokyo. They enter into a world of psychics including the titular Akira, the little boy with incredible powers that lead to the devastating explosion that opens the film. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the acclaimed anime Akira by Katsuhiro Otomo Come join Anime Danimie and his partner Ty Video Games as they provide Some in depth background and history on Japanese animation also describe their love of Otomo's groundbreaking film. Also some of the impact Akira has made in movies and other media not just in Japan but Worldwide


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