Akira. Book one (Book, 2000) [Berry College Memorial Library]
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Akira. Book one

Author: Katsuhiro Ōtomo
Publisher: Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Comics, ©2000.
Series: Akira, bk. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The science fiction tale set in 2019 in Tokyo after the city was destroyed by World War III, follows the lives of two teenage friends, Tetsuo and Kaneda, who have a consuming fear of a monstrous power known as Akira.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Translations
Apocalyptic fantasies
Translations into English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katsuhiro Ōtomo
ISBN: 1569714983 9781569714980 1935429000 9781935429005
OCLC Number: 45812110
Notes: The artwork of this volume has been produced as a mirror-image of the original Japanese edition to conform to English language standards.
Description: 359 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series Title: Akira, bk. 1.
Other Titles: Akira.
Responsibility: Katsuhiro Otomo.
Local System Bib Number:
192533

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"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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