Akira: Book one

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Kodansha Comics, 2009 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 363 pages
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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!

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Excellent ending to the series. - Goodreads
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Review: Akira, Vol. 1 (Akira: 6 Volumes #1)

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The following is hy·per·bo·le. I am also taking into account that Katsuhiro had a team of cleanup artists, editors, and letterers behind him. He also had family and friends to motivate him, AND he ... Read full review

Review: Akira, Vol. 3 (Akira: 6 Volumes #3)

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Complex, intertwining, countless plotlines converge in one of the best climaxes in fiction—Akira is really one of the best stories told in the graphic medium. As close to being flawless as can be. Read full review

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