The 50 Best Comic Book Movies

Akira

Director: Katsuhiro Otomo
Year: 1988
For most of us, Akira was the first exposure to anime; it's a hypnotic look at the future, and one of the last great animated films before everything turned to CG. Neo-Tokyo is a fantastic place, fully realized, and Kaneda's red motorcycle and leather suit are almost as iconic as Batman's pointy ears.

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