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‘Akira’ Has Never Been So Awesome

The 1988 Manga adaptation of Akira is one of the greatest animated movies of all time. It’s stood the test of time and desperately needs a live-action adaptation as well (too bad Ghost in the Shell may have put a plug in it once again). The animation itself is stunning, with the film being jam-packed with hardcore action, violence, and Cronenberg-esque insanity.

One of the reasons I love the internet is that it’s fuel for creativity; good or bad it’s breeding artistic individuals who are going to be our entertainers for the next decade. Take this fan video, for example. Using footage from Akira, a user on reddit shared his music video for Perturbator’s excellent “Humans Are Such Easy Prey” off their 2014 album Dangerous Days. The end result is pure adrenaline…

This is how you kick off the week!



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