Tag: Akira

  • News Someone Has Found Prototypes Of The Game Boy Version Of THQ's Akira

    Four copies, to be exact

    Akira is recognised as one of the breakthrough hits which really pushed anime in the west during the early '90s, and it perhaps surprising that it didn't get more video game adaptations at the time. That's not to say there weren't any planned, of course; a Famicom version never saw the light of day outside of Japan, and...

  • Video Meet The Akira Video Game That Never Saw Release

    Footage of cancelled project surfaces online

    If you're a fan of anime, then chances are you'll have already appreciated the masterpiece that is Akira. Arguably the first anime movie to find mainstream success in the west, Katsuhiro Otomo's 1988 classic triggered a surge of interest in the medium and offered many western viewers their first taste of...