PopGap #21: Akira (1988)
Written by dorrk
This happened because you took my bike for a joy ride.
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Watching #Akira (1988) by #KatsuhiroTomo Highly praised, but animation rarely thrills me.
My attention drifts during anime. I've had to rewind #Akira 5x in 1st 30 mins so far. Lots of unfocused plot.
Neat visuals in #Akira but it's all plot; character work is limited to drawings. What am I supposed to care about?
Revolutions, gangs, riots, coups, mutants, powers: #Akira is stuffed full of sci-fi noise. Does it mean anything?
Every time a character in #Akira explains what they want or think, I understand less about what's going on.
The last half-hour of #Akira was very little nonsense drawn out to a grueling length.
Trailer for Akira (1988)
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