Photo 6 Apr 2 notes Shinji Tejima spent several years and the equivalent of about $120,000 American dollars to create a flawless replica of the iconic red motorcycle seen in AKIRA, the landmark 1980s manga and anime written and drawn by Katsuhiro Otomo. The justification for such an endeavor is manifest, and the owner could have chosen to simply ride the bike around the world for the rest of his life with both middle fingers fully extended in the direction of every man, woman and child he encountered, for which he would be recognized universally as the greatest hero of all mankind. Instead, Tejima has chosen to put his unparalleled coolness in the service of charity by riding the bike across Japan to raise money to help children with autism.Read More: http://www.comicsalliance.com/2012/04/06/akira-replica-motorcycle-autism-earthquake-charity-japan/#ixzz1rIW2I6eJ

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Shinji Tejima spent several years and the equivalent of about $120,000 American dollars to create a flawless replica of the iconic red motorcycle seen in AKIRA, the landmark 1980s manga and anime written and drawn by Katsuhiro Otomo. The justification for such an endeavor is manifest, and the owner could have chosen to simply ride the bike around the world for the rest of his life with both middle fingers fully extended in the direction of every man, woman and child he encountered, for which he would be recognized universally as the greatest hero of all mankind. Instead, Tejima has chosen to put his unparalleled coolness in the service of charity by riding the bike across Japan to raise money to help children with autism.

Read More: http://www.comicsalliance.com/2012/04/06/akira-replica-motorcycle-autism-earthquake-charity-japan/#ixzz1rIW2I6eJ

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