Animation stayed away from the subject for decades — then started showing it from all angles.
“Orbital Era” is Otomo’s third full-length animated feature. It will follow young astronauts as they struggle to get by in a space colony.
The American version of “Akira” is on its way.
“Akira” is “his biggest creative inspiration,” says Kanye West.
Hell hath no fury like a fanboy spurned, but that usually doesn’t occur until after the film in question has been released to theaters. Tired of having their expectations dashed by disappointing news of the long anticipated live-action “Akira” adaptation, fans completed their own live version of a trailer for the popular manga-turned-anime, one that attempts to “do ‘Akira’ justice” by following the source material as closely as possible.
Next Friday, April 18th, Katsuhiro Otomo’s “Short Peace” will make its U.S. theatrical debut.
A Doraemon/Akira mashup for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games.
The rest of America can have their Super Bowl tomorrow, but the animation world’s big night is TONIGHT. Slap on your cleanest pair of underwear or panties, wedge that huge tub of ice cream inbetween your legs, and settle in to watch the livestream of the 41st annual Annie Awards from the solitary comfort of your couch. The video below will begin live from Los Angeles at 7pm PT/10pm ET.
Short Peace is the name of Akira director Katsuhiro Otomo’s new omnibus feature comprised of four different shorts. It appears that …
Full Press Release: PLATFORM INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL HONORS KATSUHIRO OTOMO WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Los …
Anime and manga superstar Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira, Steamboy) will be appearing in person at the PLATFORM International Animation Festival …