Manga Prediction of the Day: Akira Predicted Japan Hosting 2020 Olympics 30 Years Ago
With this weekend’s official announcement that Toyko won the bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics, the internet has been talking about who predicted this 30 years ago. Akira, the cyberpunk manga from the 1980s, set in 2019 against the backdrop of the upcoming 2020 Neo-Tokyo Olympics, what we call the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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Ruined Childhood of the Day: Child Hoping to Meet Iron Man Crushed When Robert Downey Jr. Arrives
Here’s a photo of 18-month-old boy Jaxson Denno from Sunderland, Massachusetts, bawling in utter disappointment after his hope to meet The Iron Man was instantly crushed by the arrival of plain-clothed Robert Downey Jr., the 48-year-old Hollywood actor who stars in the film adaptations as the superhero’s alter ego Tony Stark. Hat tip goes to Gawker!
Mic Check, Mic Check of the Day: “I Dreamed a Dream” in Gollum’s Voice
YouTuber Ijameswalters effectively channels the voice of Gollum in this cover rendition of the Les Misérables showtune “I Dreamed a Dream.”
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