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No, your eyes don't deceive you, this is a piece I submitted way back in 2005. I did it originally for fun and it was never used for anything but there was always things I didn't like about it. Recently, I was contacted my the owner of the largest Akira anime cell collection to do an exclusive lithograph for the Akira exhibit he is holding at DragonCon in Atlanta this weekend. I decided to dust this piece off and fix all the things that bothered me about the original. Changes include, hue and color changes, a new head, making Kaneda smaller and completely recoloring him, and adding all the other stickers to the front cowl like in the Akira comic books.
If you would like a copy of the print they will be available at DragonCon (Sept 3-6th) and limited to 100 copies. When they're gone, they're gone.

Hope you dig!
-Mark

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etinflation's avatar
motherfan142's avatar
thats mr kaneda to you PUNK
JediMasterPanda's avatar
Romethehybrid's avatar
I wish I can Draw like you
erc0117's avatar
AWESOME! That is one bad ass drawing!
nintensony's avatar
[link] I saw this here by the way. I didnt know if you approved.
thezombiemachinist's avatar
WOW! Love it! Beautiful work!
jaime9526's avatar
Nice. Think i have 4 akira cels upstairs myself.
Talos-Hedgie's avatar
That is freaking awesome. The movie made my stomach churn, but it rocked. I want Kaneda's bike, and Tetsuo's boots.

They're both awesome, and I'd say you did a great job.
Soraskies7's avatar
i saw this at dragon con!
dravnofficial's avatar
Splendid piece.
All of a sudden I want to watch the film again.
who doesnt want a bike like that. i wish it was real T_T
tmaldo33's avatar
i can dig it!!
ballz1975's avatar
that is the most awesome thing ever!
shadowblaze362's avatar
Rawr... Sexy man... :horny:
XxOtenbaxX's avatar
awesome job!!!!
saishadow's avatar
thats a anwsome drawing
MDTartist83's avatar
I wonder how Kaneda must feel with all those stickers on his bike.
Brilliant! I can never get enough of that bike. What's taking reality so long to catch up to our imaginations? Somebody make that thing already!
James-Dark-Blue-Wolf's avatar
Wow nice and that bike is so badass!
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