You're at the cyber cafe, plugged in and minding your own business when a huge, lumbering robot passes by your table. Just another day in the cyberpunk future or a cause for concern? Write up your own story base on this scene and post it in the comments.
Akira animator Tatsuyuki Tanaka illustrates darkly beautiful scenes of children occupying dingy, dystopic futures, filled with bodily transformations, man-machine interfaces, and cybernetic monsters. Check out our gallery below.