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At 25, AKIRA still challenges and captivates

Akira_movie_posterTETSUO! Believe it or not, the anime classic AKIRA turns 25 this year. Katsuhiro Otomo’s landmark film gets a deluxe anniversary Blu Ray / DVD release Nov. 12.

I look back at Otomo’s violent yet weirdly beautiful Neo Tokyo in this week’s Thowback Thursday column on Kabooooom.com:

http://kabooooom.com/2013/11/throwback-thursdays-akira/ 

The AKIRA 25th anniversary set is currently available for pre-order from Amazon.