How To Make Tokyo Look Cooler? Akira Murals

Tokyo shopping complex Parco is being rebuilt. Instead of boring white barriers around the construction site, the temporary walls are covered in Akira murals.

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The first part of the mural was unveiled this past May, and in the months that followed, other sections have been added added.

The “A.D. 2019" refers to when Parco will re-open.

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Don’t they look great? They suit the Shibuya cityscape. 


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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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Notice one of the tweets is from Kojima. Kojima Akira game confirmed! :P

Anyways, Tokyo Olympics 2020 better have some form of homage to this weird half adventure half gore half horror story filled with disfigured mutant mind bending characters that got half of the story in animation leaving everyone puzzled and all that. xD KANEDAAAA