The writer, director and artist Katsuhiro : Ollie Barder. For most people outside of Japan, Akira is probably their first contact with the. Welcome to Neo-Tokyo, built on the ashes of a Tokyo annihilated by a blast of unknown origin that triggered World War III. The lives of two streetwise teenage. Akira (Japanese: アキラ Hepburn: Akira) is a Japanese animated post-apocalyptic science fiction film directed by Katsuhiro Otomo, produced by Ryōhei  Release date‎: ‎July 16,


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InJames Harvey, the creator of Bartkiraan Akira spoof with The Simpsons characters, made a post katsuhiro otomo akira what he thought was the right typeface used for the logo: Haettenschweiler which is also derived from Schmalfette Grotesk. The most likely answer is that the logo is hand-drawn, based on Schmalfette.

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The text on the cover flaps is set in Helvetica Inserat. But before the paperback collection, during the course of AKIRA serialization in Young Magazine, Otomo already experimented with katsuhiro otomo akira number of different katsuhiro otomo akira for the title logo, including both Latin letters and Japanese katakana.

Then, on the cover of issue 36, the title is set in Latin letters from Broadway. From issue 49 to 71, the title is again rendered in Japanese katakana. InOtomo released his newest film in over 9 years since Steamboy, called Short Peace, an anthology consisting on 4 shorts: His own short based on one of his stories called Combustible, a tragic love story set in the Edo period, Tsukumo, directed by Shuhei Morita in which everyday tools metamorphose into supernatural things, Gambo, katsuhiro otomo akira by Hiroaki Ando, which features a battle between an oni goblin and a polar bear, and Buki yo Saraba directed by Hajime Katoki, depicting a battle in a ruined Tokyo.


Tsukumo, under the title Possessions, would become nominated for the Best Animated Short at the 86th Academy Awards. She is the high priestess of a temple in Neo-Tokyo and a katsuhiro otomo akira ally of Kaneda and Kei as the story progresses.

Lady Miyako is also katsuhiro otomo akira initial ally of Nezu and gives Tetsuo a lecture on his powers.

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She plays an instrumental role in the final battle with Tetsuo at katsuhiro otomo akira cost of her own life. She is an unseemingly fast and strong girl, tomboyish in appearance, who is sent to battle the Espers, the katsuhiro otomo akira, Kaneda and Nezu in order to recover Akira.

Sakaki only appears in the third volume, in which she is killed by the military. She later teams with Sakaki and Miki to recover Akira. Mozu only appears in the third volume, in which she is killed by Takashi.

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She only appears and in the third volume, in which she is killed by Nezu's henchmen. Disorganized and katsuhiro otomo akira, the army rejects outside aid and wars with Lady Miyako's followers.

Tetsuo secretly drugs the rations distributed to its members. At the end of the story, Kaneda and friends take the Empire's name and declare Neo-Tokyo a sovereign nation, expelling the American and United Nations katsuhiro otomo akira that land in the city.

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She is later becoming an object of his sincere affections. Kaori also serves as Akira's babysitter. She is later shot in the back by the Captain.


katsuhiro otomo akira Tetsuo attempts to resurrect her but fails. During the confrontation between Tetsuo and the U. Marines, he is caught in the crossfire and is killed by the bacterial gas Yamada uses.

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He wears a blindfold and is frequently standing katsuhiro otomo akira ruined buildings and rafters, observing and reporting on the goings-on within the Empire's turf, and essentially acting as a katsuhiro otomo akira system.

It is implied that his psychic powers allow him to sense sights and sounds from a great distance, further embodied by the all-seeing eye drawn on his forehead.

Birdman dies when Yamada knocks him from his perch, causing him to fall to his death. The Eggplant man is described as a fat, short man with glasses who encounters Yamada and the Marines at Olympic Stadium.

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He was friends with "Birdman", and managed to use his power to crush a Marine's heart before being executed by Yamada. Katsuhiro otomo akira plans to kill the two powerful psychics with darts containing a biological poison.

He is later joined by a team of U. However, the biochemical weapons fail to harm Tetsuo, instead giving him katsuhiro otomo akira control of his expanding powers again, who proceeds to kill Yamada.