This video, animated and directed by Aaron Lampert, presents Sage as some kind of futuristic crime fighter who is acutely aware of his own mortality. So, basically, this is an animated documentary.
Wayward musings: Music videos that make nods to the visual vocabulary invented in Akira are so prevalent it's almost an entire subset of pop culture. Perhaps, Akira is like the soy sauce of the animation world - everything tastes better with a little bit, but too much and the flavour profile buckles under the weight.
To learn more about Aaron Lampert, check out his homepage.
Ice Block was not involved in the production of this short film.