Misa from "Death Note," Saitama from "One-Punch Man," and Code:002 from "Darling in the Franxx" walk into a convention center. It’s the set-up to what could be a pretty good joke. Like the rabbi, priest, and monk, these are religious figures in their own right—anime heroes, favorite deities of a subcultural movement known as cosplay. […]
A live-action adaptation of the iconic manga comic (also filmed as a seminal 1988 anime) has been in Hollywood development hell for decades with many huge names including Leonardo DiCaprio, Chris Evans, Keanu Reeves, and Christopher Nolan all linked with the project at various stages. 1982-1990 – Katsuhiro Otomo launches his original manga. Set in Neo-Tokyo, 2019 after the nuclear apocalypse, it tells the epic story of youngsters Kaneda, Tetsuo against the backdrop of gang violence, psychic kids and motorbike chases.