Han Song predicted the destruction of the Twin Towers a year before 9/11. In his novel “2066: Red Star Over America,” Han, China’s premier science-fiction writer, depicts a disturbing future. It is the year 2066. China rules the world while the U.S. festers in financial decline and civil war. A team has been sent to America to disseminate civilization through the traditional Chinese board game Go. But during the critical Go match held at the World Trade Center, terrorists strike. The seas around New York rise, the Twin Towers crumble and the U.S. is plunged into pandemonium.
‘Just Cancel it!’ trending hard as coronavirus gets Olympic push from ‘88 anime ‘Akira’
A scene from an iconic 1988 Japanese animated movie that famously predicted Tokyo would win the right to hold the 2020 Olympics has the country abuzz on Friday over a possible cancellation of the games.