Akira Predicted the 2020 Tokyo Olympics


To the right is an image floating around the Japanese internet of late. It’s a screenshot from the hit 80’s anime movie AkiraAkira takes place in 2019. The billboard announces the Tokyo Olympics to take place the following year. Quite prescient.

Loosely translating from top to bottom, it reads: “Tokyo Olympics – Only 147 days left – Let’s work together to make it a success”.