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This is How Neo-Tokyo Sci-Fi anime AKIRA Predicted COVID-19 and the Postponement of the Olympics

Katsuhiro Otomo, the author of Akira, expected to be released as a Hollywood live-action movie in May of next year, predicted the spread of COVID-19, the exact year of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and the postponement of Olympics as well as other things. If so, then, why and how did Otomo foresee the global pandemic health crisis and the postponement in Akira even though it was released back in the 1980s?   Source: First, Otomo predicted that WHO was going to criticize the country’s method to prevent the spread of pandemic. In the manga version of Akira volume 3, there is a headline in the newspapers that says “WHO criticizes the nation’s disease prevention method” as the country becomes anarchy, and the disease spreads...

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How the Precure Age Experiment Set the Stage for Yuri in Kira Kira Precure a la Mode

Episode 25 of Kira Kira Precure a la Mode is a game changer in the world of children’s anime. Introducing for the first time a virtually unambiguous lesbian couple into the popular magical girl franchise, Precure, it marks the crossing into a new realm that was previously explored only in the fandom. Precure has always had a loyal yuri fan base, but with the burgeoning love story of Akira Kenjou (Cure Chocolat) and Yukari Kotozume (Cure Macaron) spotlighted, it calls to mind famous yuri romances such as Sailor Uranus and Sailor Neptune from Sailor Moon, or Utena and Anthy from Revolutionary Girl Utena.

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