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Akira Vol 1


Katsuhiro Otomo



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Kodansha International
15 May 2016
Welcome to Neo-Tokyo, built on the ashes of a Tokyo annihilated by a blast of unknown origin that triggered World War III. The lives of two streetwise teenage friends, Tetsuo and Kaneda, change forever when paranormal abilities begin to waken in Tetsuo, making him a target for a shadowy agency that will stop at nothing to prevent another catastrophe like the one that leveled Tokyo. At the core of the agency's motivation is a raw, all-consuming fear of an unthinkable, monstrous power known only as Akira.

Katsuhiro Otomo's stunning science fiction masterpiece is considered by many to be the finest work of graphic fiction ever produced, and Otomo's brilliant animated film version is regarded worldwide as a classic.

This edition includes a new foreword from the author and a postscript from Dark Horse publisher Mike Richardson!
By:   Katsuhiro Otomo
Imprint:   Kodansha International
Country of Publication:   United States
Volume:   01
Dimensions:   Height: 254mm,  Width: 172mm,  Spine: 30mm
Weight:   660g
ISBN:   9781935429005
ISBN 10:   1935429000
Pages:   368
Publication Date:   15 May 2016
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for Akira Vol 1 (GN)

One of the most important manga of the 1980s, Akira influenced thousands of science fiction manga and anime with its dark urban future. --Manga: The Complete Guide

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