title: AKIRA


2018


'AKIRA' At 30-Something: The Manga At The End Of The World 
On having a reckoning with the god-emperor of modern manga, in a restored English-language edition at last
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2017


Katushiro Ōtomo Won't Look Back, Can't Look Back 
The creator of 'AKIRA' is more interested in other things now. Good for him -- and most any creator ought to know what that feels like from the inside
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Anime Roundup: April 7, 2017 
'Mind Game' coming back to home video thanks to Kickstarter; 'AKIRA' might get the 'Get Out' director; Ghibli classics coming to theaters near you
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2016


Anime Roundup: July 29, 2016 
Massive reissues of 'Ghost in the Shell' and 'AKIRA' manga for 2017, 'Bleach' finally set to conclude; 'Macross' shows up on Amazon Prime.
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Let's Animate This (Again): 'AKIRA' 
A new animated version of 'AKIRA', one that treats the entirety of the original story, would be far more welcome than a misconceived live-action version -- and wouldn't ding the reputation of the original movie, either
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2015


What's Different This Time Around? 
How all the ways you change between re-watchings of a favorite show give you new perspective on old things
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The Live-Action 'AKIRA': Still A Movie Without An Audience 
Yet another attempt at a live-action 'AKIRA' has geared up, but the main problem remains: who would bother seeing it?
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How Gary Whitta's Live-Action 'AKIRA' Screenplay Got It All Wrong 
An interview with the screenwriter for the Western remake of 'AKIRA' only underscores all the more why such a project makes no sense
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2013


'AKIRA' At 25 
How the anime that created an English-speaking audience for anime still divides those very same audiences decades later
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