Anime Expo is always full of exciting announcements, and Akira fans will be rejoicing over this one. During his panel today, anime director Katsuhiro Otomo announced they are were working on a new anime project based on the Akira manga.
“There are six volumes of the manga, and we want to create more!”
The legendary anime visionary revealed that the anime/manga smash hit would be returning and are aiming to include the total of the manga’s story. Makoto Asanuma (CEO of Sunrise) has also explained it won’t be a sequel.
Fans can also look forward to a 4K remaster of the 1988 film, hitting Japan next Spring.
AnimeLab is still hosting the science-fiction smash hit until the 4th of August, so get in quick. Watch it here!