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Katsuhiro Otomo's Akira is 35 Today

Thom and Joe's first anniversary show takes to the streets of Neo-Tokyo for the legendary AKIRA. Its the  legendary anime that single-handedly launched the medium in the west

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Anime All-Nighter at London Prince Charles Cinema

Saturday 27th May, The Prince Charles Cinema will be hosting The ANIME ALL NIGHTER. Starting from 11pm ending at roughly 08:45am.

The line up for this years AniMay (get it?) is a fantastic selection of cult classic anime manga films through the ages, starting off with Katsuhiro Otomo's explosive Akira and ending with dark and disturbing Paprika. 

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Soundtrack - Akira OST

With the UK cinematic release of Akira in 4K, it seemed fitting to briefly talk about the original motion picture soundtrack. I’ve listened to this soundtrack so many times over the years it still gives me an excitement recalling the scenes in my head and how as a teenager it made me feel. I wanted to be part of Kendas Pill crew. The idea of riding around the city on your bike with your friends at night, without a care in the world, just seemed so appealing. I did my best riding BMX, causing a nuisance to property owners. However,...

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