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Collecting ‘Akira,’ one scene at a time

By Matt Schley
- via The Japan Times    Jul 12, 2018
Credit : Contributing Writer

Joe Peacock vividly remembers the first time he saw “Akira,” the influential sci-fi anime film that turns 30 this month.

It was “a random Thursday night” in 1990. Peacock was a young teen; his father drove him to a screening of the film at the University of Georgia, where it was being shown in Japanese.