Awesome Akira

AKIRA Motorcycle Stop-Motion

AKIRA Motorcycle Stop-Motion

Animist creates some of the smoothest stop-motion animations we’ve seen. In this clip, they recreated Shotaro Kaneda‚Äôs classic motorcycle scene from AKIRA, complete with lightning bolts and smoke. Though Kaneda’s quick moves have a different motivation here. The behind-the-scenes footage is worth a watch too.

Akira Remix

Akira Remix

(Gore) Eclectic Method pays tribute to one of the greatest anime films of all time, with this funky remix of sound bites from Katsuhiro Otomo’s visionary 1988 cyberpunk classic Akira. We were hoping to see a bit more of Neo-Tokyo though.

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AWAKEN AKIRA

AWAKEN AKIRA

Ash Thorp and XiaoLin “Zaoeyo” Zeng are huge fans of Katsuhiro Otomo’s classic anime, AKIRA, so they did what any superfans with the time and artistic talent would do, they created an eye-popping animated tribute to the film. It’s way too short, but still amazing.

AKIRA: How to Animate Light

AKIRA: How to Animate Light

The Nerdwriter takes a look at one of the greatest animated films of all time to look at how its creators hand-illuminated scenes in a way that created tremendous depth, richness, and a sense of place.

Akira: Kaneda & Bike

Akira: Kaneda & Bike
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Akira fans are in for a treat with faithfully rendered 1:6 scale models of Kaneda and his bike; we’re most impressed by the latter, which sports LED lights, sound effects, and a working suspension.

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