Akiraaaaa!

It has arrived!  Kaneda’s bike from the seminal anime, “Akira”.  Lovingly built by Masashi Teshima, he spent seven years and $121,000 dollars creating this fully functional interpretation of the bike.  He has done such an amazing job that it will be part of the “art of Katsuhiro Otomo” exhibition, creator of Akira.

via NerdApproved

Here is the classic scene that inspired it all…

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