Katushiro Ōtomo Won't Look Back, Can't Look Back June 1, 2017
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
Anime Roundup: April 7, 2017 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
Anime Roundup: July 29, 2016 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.
Let's Animate This (Again): 'AKIRA' January 27, 2016
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
What's Different This Time Around? November 2, 2015
How all the ways you change between re-watchings of a favorite show give you new perspective on old things
The Live-Action 'AKIRA': Still A Movie Without An Audience June 10, 2015
Yet another attempt at a live-action 'AKIRA' has geared up, but the main problem remains: who would bother seeing it?
How Gary Whitta's Live-Action 'AKIRA' Screenplay Got It All Wrong February 27, 2015
An interview with the screenwriter for the Western remake of 'AKIRA' only underscores all the more why such a project makes no sense
'AKIRA' At 25 December 2, 2013
How the anime that created an English-speaking audience for anime still divides those very same audiences decades later