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Akira's Kaneda Bike Goes on Road Trip Throughout Japan

Akira's Kaneda Bike Goes on Road Trip Throughout Japan | All Geeks | Scoop.it

The only officially recognized replica of Shotaro Kaneda's motorcycle from Katsuhiro Otomo's Akira manga and film is currently traveling across Japan. Shinji Tejima from the Showa Studio automobile repair shop spent seven years and approximately 10 million yen (about US$121,400) to build the motorcycle, and he is riding it across Japan to raise money for the children's autism support group Bokura Company. Tejima started his journey in Fukuoka where he lives and is traveling south and has stopped in various cities such as Osaka, Nagoya, and on Sh┼Źdo Island. ...

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Kaneda jacket !

Kaneda jacket ! | All Geeks | Scoop.it

In honor of the manga's 30th anniversary, Bandai Japan is making a $900, official-as-hell Kaneda jacket from Akira. As you can see, it's gorgeous, stunningly accurate, is made from "oil-softened cowhide leather" and even comes up to XXXL in Japanese sizes, so it may actually fit some American nerds. All you need to do is figure out how to pre-order it from Bandai's LalaBit Market here, and have $900 you can blow on a piece of truly awesome nerd merchandise. On the other hand, you can spend a fraction on that money on psychedelic drugs, and then have a very different but no less authentic Akira experience...

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