The legendary Akira returns, this time in an animated series Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune, created by Miho Sakai and Carlo Zen.
A spectacular adventure that revisits the most classic Japanese animation and the brutal spirit and rhythm of a gaunt future.
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Asami Seto / Yang Zihan
Tetsu Inada / John Doe
Taito Ban / Akira Ihotsu
Saki Fujita / Mimi Hatsune
A Diplomatic Mission
After getting in some trouble, Akira gets approached by an enigmatic recruiter who tells him about the expendable foot soldiers known as Yakitori.
Ten months ago, Tyrone Baxter, Erland Martonen, Amalia Schulz, Zihan Yang and Akira Ihotsu meet for the first time on Earth before launching to Mars.
The K321 unit heads into enemy territory to carry out their “harassment” mission while 10 months ago, back in the Kitchen, their training begins.
Back in the Kitchen, the K321 learn that their teamwork is lacking, and they find out that they’re being trained differently from everyone else.
The Rear Guard
After their brutal counter-attack against the enemy, the K321 unit are left to put together their own escape plan. Akira has a risky idea.
After risking their lives for Shoren, the K321 unit are scapegoated and arrested. During their trial, Vasa Pupkin testifies as a witness.
Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune
Name: Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune
Description: With Earth colonized by a superior alien civilization, Akira's only chance at a better future is to enlist as an expendable Yakitori foot soldier.
Director(s): Hideaki Anno
Writer(s): Miho Sakai, Carlo Zen
Music: Ken Ishii
Genre: Animation, Sci-fi
Companies: Arect, Netflix