Chapter 10
The Awakening

Beneath the half finished Olympic Stadium, AKIRA sleeps, peaceful and oblivious, while above him rages a battle to see who will control his future. Tetsuo, a powerful paranormal, seeks to awaken Akira, to see just who this extraordinary being is. Fearful of the dire consequences of waking Akira, Kiyoko, a paranormal herself, has come to the aid of Kay, temporarily with psychic powers. Kay now races through the sewers of Neo-Tokyo with Kaneda, a “friend” of Tetsuo, hoping they will read the Stadium first…While above ground, the Colonel, who is charged with controlling all paranormals, has marshalled the elite forces of the Army to stop Tetsuo — no matter what the cost.