Official Akira Bike Goes on a Roadtrip Around Japan

1 comment // in Industry News Photos Video // April 11, 2012 // Posted by muten

Many have tried to duplicate the pure awesomeness of the original red Akira bike, but none have ever been officially recognized by the creator of Akira, Katsuhiro Otomo – until now.

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This stunning Neo-Tokyo replica bike is the spitting image from the epic OVA, Akira. Masashi Teshima spent seven years and ¥10 million (US$121,000) to make his own personal version and now it is getting international praise from Akira fans worldwide and even from the creator himself. The bike went on a road trip around Japan to show off and its final stop was in Tokyo, at a convention that honors the creator of Akira. Check it out:

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