An Ode To Traditional Manga.
Supreme have announced this weeks collaboration will be with AKIRA, Japanese Manga series created by Katsuhiro Otomo in 1982. In the story, Kaneda and Tetsuo are best friends and members of the motorcycle gang The Capsules when Tetsuo has an accident that awakens great psychic powers within him that causes him to turn on Kaneda and ultimately drives him to insanity. The series has been credited with introducing manga and anime to the Western world and has visually inspired post-apocalyptic and dystopian series and films that have since been released.
The collection consists of a Fishtail Parka, Work Jacket, Coveralls, Jacquard Long Sleeve Top, Soccer Top, two Hooded Sweatshirts, a Zip-Up Hooded Sweatshirt, four Short Sleeve T-Shirts, a Long Sleeve T-Shirt, a 5-Panel Hat, two Skateboard Decks, and a Ceramic Plate and Tray.
The Supreme x AKIRA Collection will be available on 2nd November instore (New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris and online, with Japan release taking place on 4th November.