Are you a fan of any of the iteration of Akira? Whether you are or not, you are going to want to take the time and watch this fan-made live action trailer for the acclaimed work.

I would love to see more of this. Amazing visuals plus imaginative visual effects equals a big thumbs up from me. I haven’t read a single page of Akira, but that is now going to change thanks to this trailer.

The Akira Project launched a successful Indiegogo campaign in 2012, with people not only contributing financially but also with their time to make this project a reality. With help from over 40 artists from 12 different countries, the project is now complete after filming for four days in Montreal followed by a year and a half of post-production. If you want to learn more about the project you can head over to


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  1. That was pretty awesome!

    But I had to watch it twice because on seeing Osric Chau (who played the prophet Kevin on “Supernatural”), I kept thinking “So THAT is where Kevin went after he died!”

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