“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?

I bolded

Exactly this.


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