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IN THE 21ST CENTURY, the once glittering Neo-Tokyo lies in ruin, leveled in minutes by the infinite power of the child psychic Akira. From the flooded wasteland of rubble and anarchy rises the Great Tokyo Empire, populated by a ragtag army of zealots and crazies who worship and fear Akria ad his mad prime minister, Tetsuo, and angry teen with immense powers of his own– and equally immense, twisted ambitions. The world at large is not taking the threat lying down, and the military strength of the planet is massing to take on the empire, but will technology's most advanced weaponry be enough to destroy Akira? And are Tetsuo's rapidly growing paranormal abilities a potentially greater threat?

A mind-blowing epic, Akira is a sweeping graphic-novel tour de force of awe-inspiring vision and gut-wrenching intensity– and the inspiration for the brilliant Akira animated film. Creator Katsuhiro Otomo has influenced a generation of graphic novelists and animators and is universally acknowledged as a storyteller of extraordinary skill, standing alongside the finest writers and directors of science fiction.

About the Author

KATSUHIRO OTOMO is best known as the creator of the three-thousand page epic Akira. He also directed the groundbreaking animated feature film of the same name, as well as the acclaimed animated film, Steamboy. Most recently, he directed the live-action Japanese film, Mushishi.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781935429074
Author:
Otomo, Katsuhiro
Publisher:
Kodansha Comics
Subject:
Manga - General
Subject:
Graphic Novels - Manga
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Akira
Publication Date:
20110331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 11
Language:
English
Illustrations:
THROUGHOUT
Pages:
408
Dimensions:
10 x 7 x 1.28 in 1.5625 lb
Age Level:
from 16

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