I don't understand why they coudln't use modern day Akira, instead of that polygonal one.If they could use the old one, then they could use the modern one. But obviously it's not the joke they wanted to make.
If I struggled to the end of my determination, to the end of my way of life with my followers, if the result is ruin, then this ruin is inevitable. Grieve. Shed tears. But you cannot regret.