Toshiharu Mizutani

Akira

Toshiharu Mizutani

Recently unearthed background illustrations from Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira (1988) show a futurist neo-Tokyo devoid of life and characters, wresting an even more unrelenting post-apocalyptic vibe with its neon streetlamps that illuminate only the crumbling infrastructure of Otomo's endless megacity.