“So does this mean if we go back and read Akira, we’ll know how to handle the coronavirus outbreak?”
However, a lot of fans of Japanese pop culture have a different franchise in mind when they think of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games: Akira.
The first actually comes from a tweet sent by Kouta Hirano, creator of manga series Hellsing and Drifters last July, during the Hong Kong street protests.
Tiny background detail in ‘80s manga masterpiece getting new attention decades later.
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