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The Akira Bike of Your Dreams Is Racing Across Japan [Video]

This might not be Neo-Tokyo, but that sure looks like Shotaro Kaneda's bike in cyberpunk anime Akira. Masashi Teshima from Fukuoka, Japan thought he'd like an Akira bike for himself and spent seven years and ¥10 million (US$121,000) to make it. More »
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Akira Bike Replica

Society & Culture / Men's Interest : The Awesomer (2 years ago)

Masashi Teshima spent 7 years and $121,000 making a replica of the iconic bike from Akira. He exhibited the bike all over Japan to raise funds to help victims of the 2011 earthquake. Videos here. Hat Tip Link More Awesome Stuff for ... Read Post

Akira Motorcycle in Real Life

Odd : Neatorama (2 years ago)

In Katsuhiro Otomo's 1988 Japanese anime classic Akira, Shotaro Kaneda rides a very sweet and very fictional custom motorcycle. Well, Masashi Teshima decided to rectify that last part: he spent more than 7 years and $120,000 to brin... Read Post

The Only 'Officially Recognized' Akira Bike Replica

Odd : Geekologie (2 years ago)

This is a replica of Shotaro Kaneda's bike from Akira, built by Masashi Teshima over the past seven years for a cost of around $120K. It's the only replica with the official blessing of Akira's creator Katsuhiro Otomo, and now Teshi... Read Post


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