The Akira Project – Fan Made Live Action Akira Trailer

The Akira Project — Fan Made Live Action Akira Trailer

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For almost a decade and a half now there has been talk of a live action Holly­wood adap­ta­tion of Katsuhiro Otomo's Akira. A story that can justi­fi­ably be called a classic in two mediums (Manga and Animé). That adap­ta­tion has been awaited with a mixture of antic­i­pa­tion and dread (partic­u­larly with some of the ideas that were leaked). And yet it seems we are no closer to actu­ally seeing such a film.

Adapting Akira is not without it's prob­lems. While the animé is in many way's bril­liant it's also only semi-comprehensible as compressing the substan­tial orig­inal story into a two hour running time requires a lot of cutting.

But this fan produced trailer for a live action Akira shows the poten­tial that is there. It's possible this might be a little too slavish in it's following of the comics visuals (in the same way Watchmen was) but at the same time it's quite the high­light reel.

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