Funimation announces an Akira-themed scavenger hunt in New York City, and the jackpot is a replica of Kaneda’s iconic jacket.
A Akira The themed scavenger hunt is coming to New York City, and Funimation is putting up one of their rare and expensive replicas of Kaneda’s red leather jacket as one of the prizes.
Funimation announced that the treasure hunt will take place at Madison Square Garden’s Kung Fu Tea, located at 115 East 23rd Street in New York City, on July 10, 2021 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. The treasure hunt will Test the contestants’ knowledge of the Funimation anime series. In addition to the jacket, the event jackpot includes a gift card to the Funimation store, a copy of the Akira film on DVD, the soundtrack of the film on vinyl and a limited edition Funimation TokyoTreat Box.
The Akira The replica jacket was previously announced in June and was created by Carlo Levy, Managing Director of DYBEX SA, designer Alessandro Trombetta Designer, and Stefan Henzgen, Managing Director of Van Doornum GmbH & Co. The jacket is based on the appearance of the jacket. Kaneda’s sleeve, so it doesn’t feature the pill emblem seen in the movie. Only 300 of the jackets will be available for sale in North America. The jacket will retail for $ 450 and will be available exclusively through Funimation’s online store on July 13.
Akira was created by Katsuhiro Otomo in 1982. An anime adaptation of the manga, which was also directed by Otomo, was released in 1988 and is widely regarded as one of the most influential anime films ever made. The Akira The movie is currently available to stream on Hulu and Funimation.
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