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Hollywood is preparing to wreak its magic on yet more anime classics after the director of its Akira adaptation rubbished the original, saying there was “nobody interesting” in it and that he will doubtless do much better, whilst DreamWorks has finally announced its long-feared adaptation of Ghost in the Shell will be directed by the man famed for Snow White and the Huntsman.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 24, 2014 05:22

    Hey populous at large go fuck yourself and make way for my ego. I got this great idea you see? Lets take this awesome work and remove what made it popular in the first place... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 17, 2014 20:29

    The sad part is Chronicle will be closer to Akira then any movie Hollywood makes trying to be Akira.... More


Eva x Akira: “Shinji Never Looked So Cool!”

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Neon Genesis Evangelion godfather Yoshiyuki Sadamoto‘s crossover cover illustration for the latest issue of a humble anime business rag has been attracting some attention from fans of both franchises.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 4, 2013 15:28

    I really like Evangelion, but Shinji has got to be the most bitch-slappable character of all time.... More

  • Anonymous commented on November 24, 2013 21:43

    1991, Otaku no Video: http://i2.minus.com/ijKciIYsJmDMv.jpg... More


Akira “Predicted Tokyo 2020 Olympics”

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The Japanese media has been quick to note that Tokyo’s clinching of the 2020 Olympics was predicted by no less a classic Akira, with the 1988 movie’s 2019 Neo-Tokyo being in the run-up to a singularly ill-fated Olympics.

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  • Sylar commented on January 28, 2014 23:30

    Yeah, nice dreaming. Unfortunately the only way the tech for a good robot is if billion were thrown into such research but no one seems to care enough.... More

  • Sylar commented on January 28, 2014 23:28

    They will disqualify anyone with as man name and has a penis under the swimsuit.... More


“Why Hollywood Anime Movies Are So Rubbish”

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Japanese quizzed about why it is they loathe Hollywood’s unending stream of atrocious anime and game adaptations (the likes of Dragonball and Street Fighter naturally being top of the list) provide reasons even the crazy foreigners responsible may be able to comprehend.

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  • Anonymous commented on May 15, 2012 13:59

    why hollywood anime movies are so rubbish? because anime is rubbish. japan anime is old, tired, and getting predictable and stupid. time for something new.... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 2, 2012 00:52

    What Hollywood does to Anime is much like what China does to Hollywood.... More


CNN: “Hollywood Steals Asian Jobs for Whites”

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CNN has been reporting controversial complaints about Hollywood’s unwavering propensity to plunder Asian anime and cinema and recast all the characters as whites, quoting complaints that this amounts to “stealing the jobs of Asian actors and insulting their origins.”

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  • tomoemami commented on January 30, 2012 18:22

    Hey, when you don't have any other acting job and are offered one, you accept it even if it's shit. How do you think they pay their bills? And I'm not talking big name actors... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 28, 2012 17:31

    1. "FUCK YES, ALL YOU NEED IS KILL BECOMING A MOVIE!" 2. "Wait, fuck. . . they're making them Americans?" 3. ". . . Tom Cruise." 4. Cry... More


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The shaky production history of Hollywood’s much reviled adaptation of post-Fukushima anime Akira just got even shakier with the news that its director has quit.

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  • Anonymous commented on November 28, 2011 19:48

    ...except there's a good chance they're going to screw up the bike too... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 24, 2011 07:46

    you're forgetting the millions of people who will go to see it because its an adaptation. Just like all the marvel films and all the live action stuff that's made 'Hollywood stile'. You'll have... More


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Actor George Takei (aka “the guy who played Sulu from Star Trek”) has spoken critically of Hollywood’s penchant for taking Asian film, manga and anime and recasting everyone with white actors, citing the upcoming and thoroughly purified Akira as a particularly egregious example.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 20, 2011 00:06

    firenation's building look like thailand while airbender clothes somehow resemble Himalayan monk Waterbender looks like ainu tribe from japanese and earthbender is chinese... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 29, 2011 14:33

    I don't think The Last Airbender flopped because it had a white cast. Anime in general doesn't feature Japanese-looking characters, and The Last Airbender wasn't a particularly Asian story as much as it was a... More


Meet the New Face of Kaneda…

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Leonardo di Caprio’s Hollywood adaptation of classic psychic blob anime Akira will apparently star James Edward Franco as Kaneda, with the previously reported Zac Efron having proven unavailable.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 22, 2012 13:36

    ^Totally agree with you...... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 26, 2011 16:49

    Isnt he like 30?... More


Akira Hollywood Rape: “Zac Efron Cast as Kaneda”

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Hollywood’s pending rape of Akira, set to be a PG-13 action flick set in New York, is rumoured to be casting actor Zac Efron, star of such dark and gritty classics as High School Musical, in the lead role of hooligan biker Kaneda.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 22, 2012 13:23

    I'm with you... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 10, 2011 19:34

    Not like Kaneda was the embodiment of masculinity. I think people are just bitter cause Efron is not asian. Either way I remember Akira being very dull.... More


Akira Hollywood Rape Uncancelled

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A Hollywood theatrical adaptation of classic manga/anime Akira was previously thought to be safely cancelled, but now it appears Warner Brothers has reanimated the project, and it is set to shamble forth from the grave, for release in 2011, with a sequel already on the cards…

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  • Anonymous commented on April 25, 2011 17:22

    You made me scroll sideways you prick!... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 16, 2011 10:46

    If hhollywood will not Americanized it and made the essence and the story intact, it wont be fail But If they made alterations that made the movie looked sick... well blame hollywood... More


Akira Saved From Hollywood’s Clutches

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Anime fans dreading the rapacious assault of Hollywood upon the classic anime now in their crosshairs can breathe a sigh of relief with the news that the live action adaptation of classic science fiction tentacle anime Akira is “dead as a doornail.”

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  • hALOTOO commented on June 21, 2009 19:32

    Never liked Akira so don't care, but I am a scuker for a superheroes movies.I would like to see a berserk movie with sparten 300 feel.... More

  • SenseiSyaoranLi commented on June 20, 2009 22:24

    hollywood fuck, repeat the stoyr with dragon ball, a disaster... More


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