At Anime Expo 2019 in Los Angeles, FUNimation announced that they will be releasing a replica of Kaneda’s jacket to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the legendary anime film Akira. Worn throughout the film by the main protagonist Kaneda, the red leather jacket has a giant picture of a pill on the back.
Preorders for the jacket begin this month and the jackets themselves will be shipping out this fall. Checkout FUNimation’s announcement below, which includes a picture of the collector’s box that the jacket comes in, as well as a photo of the jacket itself.
In celebration of the Akira movie's 30th anniversary, we're releasing an exclusive authentic leather replica of Kaneda's jacket!
Preorders will begin this month, with jackets shipping out this fall. pic.twitter.com/vy3Sf6UKHg
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