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The National Film Center of Japan Uploads 60 Animated Films From 1917 To 1941

The idea of Japanese animated films from the modernist era will blow the minds of anyone with an interest in... anything! The National Film Center of Japan have kindly uploaded 60 films from 1917 to 1941, each one primitive as the other. But when you think these creations were the foundations of masterpieces like Astro Boy and Kimba …

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Geinoh Yamashirogumi’s Akira Score To Be Reissued On Vinyl

The original score to the 1988 anime classic will be re-released on vinyl thanks to Milan Records. In case you missed the new, Milan Records confirmed via Twitter in August that the Akira’s Symphonic Suite Akira will be reissued. This is not to be mistaken for the OST (AKIRA: The Original Japanese Soundtrack), which featured …

PokéDad – A Webcomic About A Dad’s Journey Through The Pokémon World

With over 200 million copies of their merchandise sold and over $35bn earned, the Pokémon franchise is only behind the Mario as the highest grossing video-game based franchise. But one of the best aspects of the series is the market of fan-made projects. One such project comes from LA-based illustrator Liz Rodriguez, entitled "PokéDad". The webcomic tells the …

Daredevil Writer Marco J. Ramirez to Write Akira Adaptation

Netflix series Daredevil has received rave reviews and it looks like one of its writers will be branching out into the world of anime adaptations. Marco J. Ramirez will be writing an adaptation of Akira for Warner Bros along with involvement from American Sniper's Andrew Lazar and Leonardo Dicaprio’s production house Appian Way. WB will hope to jump start the Akira engine after …