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BARTKIRA - This deserves its own thread

Postby Archonix » Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:44 pm

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from 2014 to 2017 a number of artists from all over the world recreated the Manga Akira with characters from The Simpsons and called it “Bartkira”

and this wasn’t just some “ha ha look at this funny thing” oneshot…
they recreated all 6 volumes with 300-400 pages each

Bart is Kaneda, Millhouse is Tetsuo and Akira… well Ralph is Akira…


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There's even a animated trailer...

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Re: BARTKIRA - This deserves its own thread

Postby gkscotty » Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:57 pm

Didn't know this was finished!

Guess I'll DL and give it a read through!
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It was so much easier to blame it on Them. It was bleakly depressing to think that They were Us. If it was Them, then nothing was anyone’s fault. If it was Us, what did that make Me? After all, I’m one of Us. I must be. I’ve certainly never thought of myself as one of Them. No one ever thinks of themselves as one of Them. We’re always one of Us. It’s Them that do bad things. - Jingo, Terry Pratchett
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Re: BARTKIRA - This deserves its own thread

Postby SirMustapha » Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:57 pm

Yes, that does deserve its own thread. Yes, my mind is blown. No, I've never read the original Akira, but I'm still impressed.

I mean, jesus.
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Voices echo this is what salvation must be like after a while
But Mona Lisa musta had the highway blues
You can tell by the way she smiles"

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Re: BARTKIRA - This deserves its own thread

Postby Stretch_Dude » Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:05 pm

The whole damn thing?!

I'm only familiar with Akira by reputation, but goddamn.
I memorized "Holy Grail" really well
I can recite it right now and have you ROTFLOL
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