Official "Kaneda" Exclusive 30th Anniversary Leather Jacket from AKIRA. Based on the acclaimed manga by world famous Katsuhiro Otomo, here comes a genuine high quality leather embodiment of the legendary red jacket worn by Kaneda.
- Now, anime distribution company Funimation is delivering another gem: Kaneda’s jacket from AKIRA, arguably the hottest garment in anime history, is coming to North America. Kaneda's jacket from AKIRA. Hillary Head No capsule on this one. Hillary Head
- The Kaneda Jacket is being sold exclusively through the Funimation Shop. The jacket is priced at $450 and limited to just 300 pieces in the US. It'll go on sale on Tuesday, July 13. Given the ever-growing cosplay scene, we suspect it won't remain in stock for very long.
- For fans of Katsuhiro Otomo ‘s iconic 1982 manga/anime Akira, Funimation is now readying the release of a limited edition replica of Shōtarō Kaneda’s jacket. The authentic recreation of the signature outerwear was designed with meticulous attention to detail.
- The Kaneda jacket is directly modeled on the design by Akira manga creator/film director Katsuhiro Otomo. The piece was brought to life by Carlo Levy (Managing Director of DYBEX S.A), Alessandro Trombetta (Designer) and Stefan Henzgen (MD of Van Doornum GmbH & Co.).