Anime & Manga — covid-19 RSS



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: amazon.co.jp 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...

Continue reading