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Created by Katsuhiro Otomo, Akira first appeared in comic form, with thousands of pages produced between 1982 and 1990.(Instagram)

‘Just cancel it’ - mystic manga foreshadowed 2020 Olympics’ demise

By Agence France-Presse | Tokyo
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2020 04:56 PM IST
With the announcement that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the coincidence has led to Akira, a remarkably prescient cult Japanese manga series, trending on Japanese social media with fans hailing its mystic powers.
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