"Official" Akira replica bike -> Neo-Fukuoka

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"Official" Akira replica bike -> Neo-Fukuoka

Post by Jaeger » Mon Apr 09, 2012 8:02 am

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Geekologie wrote:This is a replica of Shotaro Kaneda's bike from Akira, built by Masashi Teshima over the past seven years for a cost of around $120K. It's the only replica with the official blessing of Akira's creator Katsuhiro Otomo, and now Teshima is riding the bike across Japan to raise money for children's autism. Afterwards, the bike will be on display at an exhibit celebrating Akira's creator, where it will be raising money for victims of last year's earthquake/tsunami. And after THAT, it will be purchased by yours truly and ridden up and down the street while wearing a Godzilla mask and yelling at my neighbors about the dangers of nuclear proliferation. They will call the police. There will be a chase, and I will crash into a mailbox trying to jump a curb. I will be tazed and, God willing, not evacuate my bowels this time. You can't make friends in the clink with soupy drawls!

http://www.geekologie.com/2012/04/the-o ... ra-bik.php

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Post by Rench » Tue Apr 10, 2012 3:49 pm

"I'm not a schemer..."

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Post by NEO » Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:42 am

Some links (in japanese)

http://www.otomo-gengaten.jp/news/?cat=8" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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http://www.kotaku.jp/2012/04/genga.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.shikoku-np.co.jp/kagawa_news0405000164" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://kotaku.com/5900214/hands-on-with/gallery/1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.flickr.com/photos/sada_g/set907781096/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/intereshout-japan" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://kotaku.com/5899681/the-akira-bikross-japan" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.geekologie.com/2012/04/the-ora-bik.php" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.kotaku.jp/2012/04/kaneda_bike_doga.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Videos:

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHq634IUZdEXPHkNYxIOvJA" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.youtube.com/embed/hmxDrWVXlvE" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.youtube.com/embed/At8ZQethrsY" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.youtube.com/embed/Bxj3zPVcbq4" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.youtube.com/embed/yTKIbjQH6v8" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.youtube.com/embed/2G1EwptB67w" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.youtube.com/embed/BghLQvOnYag" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Post by SpecialK » Thu Apr 12, 2012 9:11 am

Sweet!
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;)

Post by NEO » Sat Apr 14, 2012 3:36 am

http://www.youtube.com/embed/HVVTgAEEhq8" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.youtube.com/embed/ICsrnH9P6nQ" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


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Re: "Official" Akira replica bike -> Neo-Fukuoka

Post by NEO » Fri Apr 18, 2014 3:41 am

I just found this interview:

Link: https://www.ana-cooljapan.com/contents/ ... NT13071023

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LINK RESTORED

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Re: "Official" Akira replica bike -> Neo-Fukuoka

Post by NEO » Sun Jan 17, 2016 8:33 am

Hi all,

a little news:

Kaneda's motorcycle Neo-Fukuoka model at the " ANGOULEME 43rd edition " ( FRANCE )
Angoulême Festival 2016, from January 28 to 31, 2016.
Katsuhiro Otomo in guest of honor.
A photo contest on a stage design with the bike.

La moto de Kaneda, modèle Neo-Fukuoka au " ANGOULEME 43e édition " ( FRANCE )
Festival d'Angoulême 2016, du 28 au 31 janvier 2016.
Katsuhiro Otomo en invité d'honneur.
Un concours photo sur une scénographie avec la moto.

Links:
ANGOULEME FESTIVAL (in French)
http://www.bdangouleme.com/884,le-progr ... uleme-2016

Neo-Fukuoka / BSU (in Japanese)
http://www.bsu.co.jp/

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Re: "Official" Akira replica bike -> Neo-Fukuoka

Post by xtian » Thu Jan 21, 2016 8:48 am

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I'm not really from around here.

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Re: "Official" Akira replica bike -> Neo-Fukuoka

Post by NEO » Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:47 am

Yep !

Videos of this event are on facebook ( <- it sucks ) :
https://www.facebook.com/festivalBDango ... e_internal

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Re: "Official" Akira replica bike -> Neo-Fukuoka

Post by Rench » Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:00 pm

Hi Neo!!!! :mrgreen:

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Re: "Official" Akira replica bike -> Neo-Fukuoka

Post by NEO » Tue Jan 26, 2016 5:28 am

;)

Hi Jaeger, Hi xtian, Hi Rench, Hi all,

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No more news here but links from the " ANGOULEME 43rd edition " ( FRANCE )

http://www.bdangouleme.com
https://www.facebook.com/festivalBDangouleme

Videos of this event:
http://www.bdangouleme.com/448,les-videos
https://www.youtube.com/user/bdangouleme/videos
https://www.facebook.com/festivalBDangouleme/videos

Pictures of this event:
http://www.bdangouleme.com/260,les-photos

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Re: "Official" Akira replica bike -> Neo-Fukuoka

Post by Jaeger » Wed Jan 27, 2016 7:23 am

NEO wrote::)

Here we go ...

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the old man, me ?
(maybe)

:lol:
I see that pinky, old man! You've been here too goddamn long to still have one of those!!! :mrgreen:

Cheers! Nice ride! Where the hell was that again?

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Re: "Official" Akira replica bike -> Neo-Fukuoka

Post by NEO » Wed Jan 27, 2016 8:36 am

Jaeger wrote: I see that pinky, old man! You've been here too goddamn long to still have one of those!!! :mrgreen:
For real, I'm not so old, I must have half his age.
Jaeger wrote: Cheers! Nice ride! Where the hell was that again?
Photos were taken in
16000 Angoulême, France
Little ASIA area
street of " Frères Lumière "
Hall 2

http://www.bdangouleme.com/191,plan-du-festival

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It is not a real "bike ride", it is a WALL with wallpaper on it, on a stage ! :shock:

I'm joking.

(Argot, slang, jokes and sarcasm are difficult to translate)

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Re: "Official" Akira replica bike -> Neo-Fukuoka

Post by NEO » Thu Jan 28, 2016 7:51 am

8)

Katsuhiro Otomo sit on the Neo-Fukuoka/BSU bike in France.
(at the ANGOULEME 43rd edition)

Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_XRVXmQe4A" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Link: http://www.bdangouleme.com/260,les-phot ... al?sid=112

:cry:

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Link: https://www.facebook.com/festivalBDango ... e_internal


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Re: "Official" Akira replica bike -> Neo-Fukuoka

Post by NEO » Mon Feb 01, 2016 7:08 am

:cry:

Our future bikers ...
Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUKPIJENOA4" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

An old !
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Re: "Official" Akira replica bike -> Neo-Fukuoka

Post by Jaeger » Mon Feb 01, 2016 7:33 am

Merde! Show yourself, damn ye! Or is that you in the black cape at the bottom? ;)

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Re: "Official" Akira replica bike -> Neo-Fukuoka

Post by NEO » Thu Feb 04, 2016 7:34 am

:P
Maybe someone photographed me ...

:cry:
No, I haven't been there.

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