I AM TETSUO: REVISITING KATSUHIRO OTOMO’S ‘AKIRA’
May 25, 2016
Rippling with textures, AKIRA works the anxious atmosphere of Neo Tokyo into the animation. A dystopian landscape set in 2019, decades after a psychic explosion flattened the city in 1988, the city prepares for the Olympics. Cast in shadows and night, Tokyo is haunted by the aftermath of the...