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The classic manga is back in print!

One of the first titles released by new publisher Kodansha Comics!

Fans have been waiting with eager anticipation to learn what they could expect from Kodansha Comics, the newest manga publisher to hit the U.S. One of their first publictions will be a reprint of Akira, the classic manga that changed the way a generation viewed comics and animation. Vast, epic and intricately detailed, Akira tells the story of two friends, Tetsuo and Kaneda, who become rivals when a mysterious drug turns Tetsuo in a deranged psychic powerhouse. The story takes place in the year 2019 in Neo-Tokyo, the city that arose from the ashes of Tokyo. Tokyo's destruction triggered World War III, and the public doesn't know what caused it. But Tetsuo and Kaneda are on a path to uncover the truth, and that path will lead them to the dangerous experiment known only as... Akira.

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. The author lives in Katsuhiro Otomo.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781935429081
Author:
Otomo, Katsuhiro
Publisher:
Kodansha Comics
Subject:
Manga - General
Subject:
Graphic Novels - Manga
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Akira
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 11
Language:
English
Illustrations:
THROUGHOUT
Pages:
440
Dimensions:
9.99 x 7 x 1.32 in 1.625 lb
Age Level:
from 16

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