You Are Browsing ' Akira ' Tag

By Inactive or EX ROG Staffer On 12 Nov, 2013 At 09:53 PM | Categorized As Animation, Featured, News, Otaku Events | With 0 Comments
Akira banner

For the 25th anniversary of Akira, Funimation has really gone out of their way to promote this classic to a new audience and their latest promotional effort is hosting free screenings of Akira across America to the delight of many. The hostees in question are Alamo Drafthouse, a chain of excellent movie theaters. If you […]

By Charles On 24 Feb, 2012 At 09:08 PM | Categorized As Animation, Editorials, Featured, Movie News | With 0 Comments

Just when you think the saga has ended, something new comes around to re-ignite the debate surrounding a US version of the classic anime. But this time, it’s something new: not another studio signing on to remake the film using western actors and a western setting. No Keanu Reeves as Tetsuo, or the sudden announcement […]

By SarahTheRebel On 14 Jul, 2011 At 03:28 AM | Categorized As Featured, International News, Movie News, News | With 2 Comments

It’s time to celebrate Otakus! The seemingly ill-advised venture to create a live-action version of Akira featuring a mostly non-Asian cast has been shelved. Although an Akira live-action remake could have the potential to be great, fans were most outraged with the revisions to the original story that the new live-action version was rumored to […]

By otakuman5000 On 27 May, 2011 At 05:09 AM | Categorized As Animation, Editorials, Featured | With 2 Comments

So you’ve heard of Vegeta, Naruto and Sailor Moon, but what about Tetsuo, and Melfina? You’ve watched Gundam Wing, Cowboy Bebop and Samurai Champloo… what’s next? Here is a list of the top 5 must see anime for those just discovering this amazing genre. Some are series, some are movies, and all are awesome. 5. […]

By otakuman5000 On 25 Feb, 2011 At 04:45 PM | Categorized As Featured, Games You Slept On, Reviews, Xbox 360/Xbox One | With 2 Comments

Virtua Fighter has been a classic fighting game franchise that has been played in arcades for many years, and is still present in the few remaining arcades around today. Many fighting game enthusiasts will tell you that Virtua Fighter is probably the most technically complex fighting game on the market, mainly because of it’s steep […]