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Shotaro Kaneda is the main protagonist of the Akira franchise. He is the leader of the Capsules. He is also a friend of Tetsuo.

History Edit

As a child, Kaneda lived in the same orphanage as Tetsuo, whom he befriended shortly after his arrival there. In their teens, they became members of a bike gang called The Capsules, of which Kaneda is the leader.

They are fighting The Clown Gang. During this fight Tetsuo becomes victim of a motorbike accident caused by the sudden appearance of Takashi. After that he gets arrested by government forces. who interrogate them because of the events.

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