Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Akira Tetsuo Production Cel and Preliminary Background (Streamline Pictures, 1988). Akira is credited with making anime popular with Western audiences. With a budget of 10 million dollars, it was the most expensive anime film ever made and it remains a Sci-Fi fan favorite over 30 years after it's release. This is an original hand painted production cel of Tetsuo as he is scanned in Dr. Onishi's lab. The 10" x 4" image is on a 14 field cel and is presented over a hand-painted preliminary background. It's a great image that displays the high-tech contraptions destined to come in the year 2019. It shows minor handling and condition is Very Good.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2020
    19th-21st Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 20
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 546

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 26 days left to consign to the 2021 January 14 - 15 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Every time I've had a question or an issue, whether it's about a charge, a consignment, getting books mailed, a check that needed to be sent, or whatever the issue has been, whether it's her department or not, Nancy always immediately gets back to me.
    Adam Perlman,
    Rochester, NY
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search