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A Tribute To Akira: The Greatest Anime Film of All Time!

By Vadim Newquist Jan 24, 2014

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Interestingly enough, though, Star Trek's George Takei spoke about the film's casting, recently stating that any decision to cast white actors in Akira would "offend both Asians and the fans of the original film." What do you think? Let us know in the comments.

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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