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October Will See Katsuhiro Otomo's AKIRA Manga Reprinted For The 100th Time

October Will See Katsuhiro Otomo's AKIRA Manga Reprinted For The 100th Time

It's hard to find a more universally celebrated sci-fi manga series than Katsuhiro Otomo's Akira and a testament to that fact is the first volume receiving its 100th reprinting next month.
Remastered 4K AKIRA Anime Film Hitting U.S. Theaters On September 24

Remastered 4K AKIRA Anime Film Hitting U.S. Theaters On September 24

Select Regal, Cinemark and AMC theaters in the U.S. are apparently set to screen a 4K Remaster of Katsuhiro Otomo's legendary 1988 post-apocalyptic cyberpunk anime film, Akira.
Check Out This Long-Lost Prototype For The Unreleased Sega Mega Drive Version Of AKIRA

Check Out This Long-Lost Prototype For The Unreleased Sega Mega Drive Version Of AKIRA

A prototype for an unreleased video game based on Katsuhiro Otomo's Akira, which was supposed to release for the Sega Mega Drive, has finally made its way online. Check it out!
Live-Action AKIRA Movie From Taika Waititi  Dropped From Warner Bros. Release Calendar

Live-Action AKIRA Movie From Taika Waititi Dropped From Warner Bros. Release Calendar

Director Taika Waititi was all set to helm a live-action adaptation ofAkira for Warner Bros. before surprising the studio by deciding to direct a sequel to Thor: Ragnarok first.
Taika Waititi Says He Still Plans To Direct WB's Live-Action AKIRA Film

Taika Waititi Says He Still Plans To Direct WB's Live-Action AKIRA Film

Back in July, it was reported that Taika Waititi's decision to dive into Thor: Love and Thunder instead of jumping into Warner Bros.' live-action Akira pic completely took the studio by surprise.
Taika Waititi Surprises WB By Halting Work On AKIRA To Begin Developing THOR 4

Taika Waititi Surprises WB By Halting Work On AKIRA To Begin Developing THOR 4

WB's live-action Akira was in pre-production in Atlanta but all progress has come to a screeching halt as director Taika Waititi will now focus on Thor 4.
AKIRA To Get A 4K ULTRA HD Remaster On Blu-ray; Creator Working On New Anime Series

AKIRA To Get A 4K ULTRA HD Remaster On Blu-ray; Creator Working On New Anime Series

Katsuhiro Otomo has revealed that he's working on a new Akira anime project; original movie will also be getting a 4K Ultra HD remaster on Blu-ray.
AKIRA Creator Katsuhiro Otomo Set To Appear At Anime Expo 2019

AKIRA Creator Katsuhiro Otomo Set To Appear At Anime Expo 2019

Katsuhiro Otomo, the man behind Akira is schedule to appear at the event known as Anime Expo 2019 in Los Angeles. He will talk about a lot things, and they include new projects in the works.
The Live-Action AKIRA Film From WB Sets May 2021 Release Date

The Live-Action AKIRA Film From WB Sets May 2021 Release Date

After courting the likes of Justin Lin and Jordan Peeele, WB's live-action adaptation of Akira might finally be moving forward with Thor: Ragnarok's Taika Waititi.
Live Action AKIRA Is Set To Begin Filming In California Sometime In The Future

Live Action AKIRA Is Set To Begin Filming In California Sometime In The Future

If you've been waiting patiently for an Akira live action film, then you're in luck because Warner Bros. is finally making some serious moves.
Premiere Animation Festival ANIMATION BLOCK PARTY Is This Weekend

Premiere Animation Festival ANIMATION BLOCK PARTY Is This Weekend

With the wide range of short films that will be showcased at the festival, attendees will also be treated to retrospective viewings of older films such as Akira, Pokemon Heroes, and Mad Monster Party.
Steven Spielberg Sings Hayao Miyazaki's Praises While Promoting READY PLAYER ONE In Japan

Steven Spielberg Sings Hayao Miyazaki's Praises While Promoting READY PLAYER ONE In Japan

Ready Player One, the action sci-fi visual effects spectacle from Steven Spielberg only recently opened in Japan last week. The legendary director was out promoting the film during a press tour.
THOR: RAGNAROK's Taika Waititi Reiterates That He Wants To Tackle The AKIRA Manga, Not The Anime Film

THOR: RAGNAROK's Taika Waititi Reiterates That He Wants To Tackle The AKIRA Manga, Not The Anime Film

There are several notable differences between the anime film adaptation Katsuhiro Otomo created for Akira and his original manga and that's what Taika Waititi wants to explore.
THOR: RAGNAROK Director Taika Waititi Validates Reports That He May Helm AKIRA

THOR: RAGNAROK Director Taika Waititi Validates Reports That He May Helm AKIRA

Last month, reports surfaced that WB wasn't throwing in the towel just yet on their live-action Akira film and that they wanted Taika to direct.