‘Thor 4’ Is Happening, Putting ‘Akira’ on Hold

‘Thor 4’ Is Happening, Putting ‘Akira’ on Hold

      The post-Endgame MCU is looking better and better with the recent announcement that Taika Waititi will return direct Thor 4 for Marvel Studios. The Hollywood Reporter was the first to report that the director will return to the MCU to write and direct the thunder god’s next adventure.     Unfortunately, this also means that Waititi’s adaptation of Akira will be put on hold. The live action adaptation of the popular anime was set to begin production soon, but rumors were circulating that issues with the script were delaying production.     Now, it looks like the …

‘Akira’ Gets a Remake, a Television Show, and a Remaster

‘Akira’ Gets a Remake, a Television Show, and a Remaster

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Taika Waititi’s adaptation of the classic manga, Akira, is set to open May 21st, 2021, but we’re going to get so much Akira beforehand that’s it going to be staggering.   Image Via The Verge You might want to sit down for this one because I’m about to spew a lot of words and lot of information is bout get to thrown in your face like a baseball. Ready? Okay, let’s go!     First, let’s build a foundation. Image Via Anime News Network Set in post-apocalyptic Tokyo, Akira is a cyberpunk story revolves around teenage biker gang leader Kaneda, …

‘Akira’ Adaptation Gets Release Date!

‘Akira’ Adaptation Gets Release Date!

Taika Waititi’s adaptation of the classic manga, Akira, is set to open May 21st, 2021.   Image Via Mycomicshop.com Set in post-apocalyptic Tokyo, this cyberpunk story revolves around teenage biker gang leader Kaneda, militant revolutionary Kei, a trio of Espers, and Neo-Tokyo’s military leader Colonel Shikishima to prevent Tetsuo, Kaneda’s mentally-imbalanced childhood friend, from using his unstable telekinetic abilities to ravage the city and awaken a mysterious individual with similar psychic abilities named “Akira”. Initially serialized in the pages of Young Magazine from 1982 until 1990, Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira was collected into six volumes by its publisher Kodansha before Marvel Comics published the …