AKIRA

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:03:15 GMT

The Creators Project (blog)

Soak Up the Masterful Use of Light in Legendary Anime, 'Akira'
The Creators Project (blog)
Attention to detail is crucial to Akira creator Katsuhiro Ôtomo's style, one aspect of which The Nerdwriter points out in a new video about the film's mesmerizing use of light. Neo-Tokyo is a city brimming with illuminated windows, police spotlights ...

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Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:45:23 GMT

ComicsAlliance

Introducing Manga to the West: Celebrating the Debut of Akira
ComicsAlliance
It was popular enough that Otomo was approached about making an anime based on the manga, which he agreed to only because he was given full creative control over the film. The anime Akira was released in 1988, focusing on the events of the first half ...

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 22:25:00 GMT

Comicbook.com

Stranger Things Creators Say Anime Helped Inspire The Series
Comicbook.com
A less obvious inspiration may be anime, specifically Akira, the classic anime film that also debuted in the 1980s. “Akira was obviously a big one,” co-creator Ross Duffer tells the Daily Beast. Ross's twin brother and fellow Stranger Things co-creator ...