Wed, 17 May 2017 17:08:34 GMT

Crunchyroll News

Jordan Peele Opts For "Lovecraft" Rather Than "Akira"
Crunchyroll News
... with horror Get Out ($214 million worldwide against a budget of $4.5 million), Warner Bros. reportedly "aggressively" courted sketch-comedy veteran Jordan Peele to direct their live-action adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's classic manga/anime Akira ...
Why Jordan Peele Turned Down AkiraComicbook.com
Akira: Why Get Out Director Jordan Peele Won't Helm The Anime AdaptationLRM Online (press release) (blog)
Jordan Peele Explains Passing on Akira: 'I Want to do Original Stuff'Screen Rant
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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:23:34 GMT

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"Kill La Kill" Character Designer Shows Off "Akira" Tribute
Crunchyroll News
OTOMO: A Global Tribute to the Mind Behind Akira is out from Kodansha. They describe it: With the manga and anime Akira, Katsuhiro Otomo changed art and pop culture worldwide. Now some of the most admired illustrators and comics artists in the world ...

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:55:06 GMT

Film School Rejects

'Akira' and the Post-Human Dilemma
Film School Rejects
Katsuhiro Otomo's 1982 anime classic Akira, which she looks at specifically for how it demonstrates the post-humanist dilemma. Sound heady? Hell yes it does, and Luiza delivers the goods with aplomb. Akira is one of those films that's been dissected ...