At the Anime Expo 2019 festival in Los Angeles , it was announced that the new full-length anime from Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo and Sunrise would be called Orbital Era.
The director said his new film will be a science fiction story about the protagonist growing up in a space colony for four seasons of the year.
It also became known that Sunrise will release a remake of Akira as an anime series. The studio says they will try to use more material from the original manga, which was not included in the first film adaptation.
Apparently, the Sunrise studio wants to repeat the success of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood.
It also became known that the original anime “Akira” in 1988 will receive a re-release in 4K. It will contain 2 discs and will go on sale on April 24, 2020.
In addition, the company Kodansha announced that it will issue « of The the Complete the Works by Project » – the complete collection of works by Katsuhiro Otomo, since 1971.