“It originated in Japan, and, of course, it has a huge Asian fan following. But it’s the multi-ethnic Americans who are fans of Akira and manga.”
casting robert pattinson as tetsuo and justin timberlake as kaneda.
hollywood being multi-ethnic like KKK.
the decision to even move akira to the US meant it was going to be racist trash from the beginning. You’re gonna tell a story about Japan’s post-nuclear trauma set in the nation that fucking bombed them?