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●BOOK● Gooka Hon DŌMU (豪華本童夢)







Katsuhiro Otomo's DŌMU (童夢) has been re-released in this sumptuous edition to celebrate that it was honored with the 1983 'Japanese Science Fiction Award' (日本SF大賞). Published between 1980 and 1981 in Action Deluxe Magazine, Dōmu is the first manga to be honored with such a price. 


BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Futabasha (双葉社)
Release date: 1984-XII-25
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 234
Retail price: ¥5,000
Size: B4
ISBN: 4-575-93032-6


EPISODES


DŌMU (童夢) PART 1
Action Deluxe (アクションデラックス No.3) '80/1/19
45 pages | B/W


DŌMU (童夢) PART 2
Action Deluxe (アクションデラックス No.4) '80/10/5
31 pages | B/W


DŌMU (童夢) PART 3
Action Deluxe (アクションデラックス No.5) '81/2/1
30 pages | B/W


DŌMU (童夢) PART 4
Weekly Manga Action Special Edition Super Fiction (週刊漫画アクション増刊 スーパー・フィクション) '81/7/6
30 pages | B/W




OTHER JAPANESE EDITIONS:

This manga was released in the regular tankonbon size:
DŌMU (童夢)


●MANGA● AKIRA part 47


AKIRA part 47

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.24
1984-XII-17 | 20 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 3 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 6 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 3 colored by Steve Oliff



●MANGA● AKIRA part 46


AKIRA part 46

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.23
1984-XII-3 | 20 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 3 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 6 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 3 colored by Steve Oliff


●MANGA● AKIRA part 45



AKIRA part 45

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.22
1984-XI-19 | 17 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 3 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 6 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 3 colored by Steve Oliff



●MANGA● AKIRA part 44



AKIRA part 44

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.21
1984-XI-5 | 20 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 3 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 6 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 3 colored by Steve Oliff



●MANGA● AKIRA part 43





AKIRA part 43

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.20
1984-X-15 | 20 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 3 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 6 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 3 colored by Steve Oliff


●BOOK● SARUTAN BŌEITAI (サルタン防衛隊)



This book collects three short stories illustrated by Akihiko Takadera (高寺彰彦) written the first one by Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋) and the second and the third one by Haruka Takachiho (高千穂遥)


BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Kodansha (講談社)
Release date: 1984-X-1
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 271
Size: 18.2 x 13 x 2.4 cm (B6)
Retail price: ¥480
ISBN-10: 4061020188
ISBN-13: 978-4061020184


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COLLECTED STORIES

●DOG AFTERNOON
Published in Young magazine Special Issue (ヤングマガジン増刊号) betwen 1982-IX-13 and X-11
100 pages | B/W

●SARUTAN BŌEITAI (サルタン防衛隊)
Published in Young Magazine in 1983-X-10
50 pages | B/W

●髏璃威堕 
Published in Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) between 1984-VII-16 and VIII-20
119 pages | B/W



1995 JAPANESE EDITION


BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Dōbunshoin
Release date: 1995-III-10
Number of pages: 271
Size: 20.6 x 14.8 x 1 cm (A5)

Retail price: 1000
ISBN-10: 4810392023
ISBN-13: 978-4810392029


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2006 JAPANESE EDITION


BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Kodansha (講談社)
Release date: 2006-VII-21
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 275
Size: 20.8 x 15 x 2.2 cm (A5)
Retail price: ¥1,600
ISBN-10: 4063721728
ISBN-13: 978-4063721720

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FRENCH EDITION ● La garde du sultan

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Kana
Release date: 2011-X-20
Language: French
Number of pages: 276
Size: 14,8 x 1,9 x 21 cm
Retail price: €15
ISBN-10: 2505012482
ISBN-13: 978-2505012481


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SPANISH EDITION ● La escolta del sultán

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Planeta De Agostini
Release date: 1995-V
Language: Spanish
Number of pages: 280
Size: 21x15cm
Retail price: €8,05
ISBN 10: 84-395-5166-5
ISBN 13: 978-84-395-5166-9



●MANGA● AKIRA part 42



AKIRA part 42

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.19
1984-X-1 | 17 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 3 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 6 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 3 colored by Steve Oliff


●BOOK● AKIRA 1





Katsuhiro Otomo's AKIRA (アキラ) ran on Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) from December 20, 1982 to June 25, 1990. The first 18 episodes are collected in this sixth volumeThis edition of AKIRA includes the original black and white artwork and a few color pages at the beginning of each volume.  AKIRA is the longest lasting manga series by Katsuhiro Otomo. It was also adapted as a full length animation movie released in 1988, directed by Otomo himself. 


BOOK DETAILS:

Publisher: Kodansha (講談社)
Release date: 1984-IX-21
Number of pages: 357
Language: Japanese
Size: 25.6 x 18 x 2.8 cm (B5)
Reatail price: ¥1,050 
ISBN: 4-06-103711-0
ISBN: 978-4-06-103711-3



EPISODES

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1982-XII-20
26 pages | Color & B/W

AKIRA part 2
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-I-3
20 pages | B/W

AKIRA part 3

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-I-17

20 pages | B/W




Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-II-7

20 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-II-21
20 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-III-7
20 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-III-21
20 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-IV-4
20 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-IV-18
20 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-V-2
20 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-V-16
20 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-VI-6
20 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-VI-20
20 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-VII-4
20 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-VII-18
20 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-VIII-1
20 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-VIII-15
20 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-IX-5
20 pages | B/W


OTHER EDITIONS

AKIRA was first published in color in the 90's in the US and Europe. The 38 paperback issues that conformed the collection were also released in Japan packed in twelve box sets, each containing a booklet with the English-to-Japanese translations. The episodes collected in this book correspond to the colored ones included in the box sets:

In 2004, the colored version of AKIRA was released with Japanese text in six volumes that correspond to the six original AKIRA books. The episodes from this book are collected in color in the book:



US EDITION

First edition of AKIRA in black & white in english language. 

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Drak Horse
Release date: 2000-XII-26
Language: English
Number of pages: 304
Size: 9.9 x 7.4 x 1.5 inches (B5)
Retail price: $24,99
ISBN-10: 1569714983
ISBN-13: 978-1569714980


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US EDITION


Kodansha USA  re-released AKIRA in english in a edition that is almost identical to the one published by Dark Horse a decade ago.

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Kodansha Comics
Release date: 2009-X-13
Language: English
Number of pages: 352
Size: 7 x 1.4 x 10 inches (B5)
Retail price: $24,99

ISBN-10: 1935429000
ISBN-13: 978-1935429005



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UK EDITION

Almost identical edition to the one Dark Horse published in the US at the same time.


BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Titan Books
Release date: 2001-II-23
Language: English
Number of pages: 360
Size: 17 x 3 x 25.8 cm (B5)
Retail price: £24.99
ISBN-10: 1840232579
ISBN-13: 978-1840232578


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GERMAN EDITION

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Carlsen
Release date: 2000-IV
Language: German
Number of pages: 360
Size: 16,9 x 4 x 25,7 cm (B5)
Retail price: €16
ISBN-10: 3551745218
ISBN-13: 978-3551745217




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FRENCH EDITION

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 1999-IV-14
Language: French
Number of pages: 368
Size: 25,6 x 3 x 18,1 cm (B5)
Retail price: €16
ISBN-10: 2723427374
ISBN-13: 978-2723427371


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FRENCH EDITION: Édition originale


New edition with new translation, subtitled onomatopoeias, Japanese right to left  reading style and original cover design.

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 2016-VI-1
Language: French
Number of pages: 362
Size: 25,6 x 18,2 cm (B5)
Retail price: €14.95

ISBN-10: 2344012400
ISBN-13: 978-2344012406


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ITALIAN EDITION


BOOK 1 DETAILS:
Publisher: Plante Manga
Release date: 1998-XI
Language: Italian
Number of pages:
Size: 18 x 26 cm
Retail price: €5,11


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BOOK 2 DETAILS:
Publisher: Planet Manga
Release date: 1999-I
Language: Italian
Number of pages:
Size: 18 x 26 cm
Retail price: €5,11


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ITALIAN EDITION

BOOK DETAILS: 
Publisher: Panini Comics
Release date: -
Language: Italian
Number of pages: 352
Size: 25,6 x 3 x 18,1 cm (B5)
Retail price: €15 

ISBN-10: 8883436091
ISBN-13: 978-8883436093

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SPANISH EDITION

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Ediciones B
Release date: 1999-V-17
Language: Spanish
Number of pages: 352
Size: 25,6 x 3 x 18,1 cm (B5)
Retail price: €15.50
ISBN-10: 844069265X
ISBN-13: 978-8440692658

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●MANGA● AKIRA part 41



AKIRA part 41

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.18
1984-IX-17 | 20 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 3 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 6 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 3 colored by Steve Oliff

●MANGA● AKIRA part 40



AKIRA part 40

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.17
1984-IX-3 | 20 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 3 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 5 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 3 colored by Steve Oliff



●MANGA● AKIRA part 39



AKIRA part 39

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.16
1984-VIII-20 | 20 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 3 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 5 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 3 colored by Steve Oliff

●BULLETIN● KATSUHIRO OTOMO CLUB Bulletin DŌMU 4 (大友克洋 クラブ 会報 「童夢 4」)




Fourth issue of Katsuhiro Otomo fan club bulletin with Otomo related articles, interviews and more.


BULLETIN DETAILS

Publisher: Katsuhiro Otomo Fan Club
Release date: 1984-VIII-18
Size: B5
Language: Japanese

●SOUNDTRACK● Domu Image Album LP (LP 童夢イメージ・アルバム)




Katsuhiro Otomo's DOMU ( 童夢 ) manga released by KODANSHA in 1983, became at that time an animation project that never took place. The only item released related to that project is a LP with the first approach to the music that was going to be part of the soundtrack of the film. Katsuhiro Otomo drew the illustration for the LP cover as well as for the poster that was given as a reservation gift. Both illustrations drawn by Otomo for this LP are included in the pages 10 and 11 of the artbook KABA.


Creator:Katsuhiro Otomo (大友克洋)
Music: Kazuhiko Izu (伊豆一彦)
Performed by Kazuhiko Izu (伊豆一彦), Takayuki Hijikata (土方隆行), Yuji Muto (武藤祐二), Motoharu Hamasera(浜瀬元春), Atsuo Okamoto (岡本敦男) 


LP DETAILS


Publisher: King Records (キングレコード)
Release date: 1984-VI-21
Retail Price: ¥2,800
Catalogue Number: K28G-7184


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●MANGA● AKIRA part 38




AKIRA part 38

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.14
1984-VII-16 | 17 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 3 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 5 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 3 colored by Steve Oliff



●MANGA● AKIRA part 37



AKIRA part 37

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.13
1984-VII-2 | 20 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 3 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 5 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 3 colored by Steve Oliff



●CHARACTER DESIGN● HONDA CITY TURBO II Commercial


Katsuhiro Otomo made the character designs of the Bulldog featured in the HONDA CITY TURBO II commercial. Junko Osaka made the final model based on his designs. The commercial was aired in Japan in 1984

Otomo's sketches can be found in KABA artbook pages 112~115.

●CASSETTE● COMICS ORIGINAL ALBUM DŌMU ( コミックス・オリジナル・アルバム 童夢)




Katsuhiro Otomo's DŌMU (童夢) manga published by Futabasha from 1980 to 1981 and finished collected in 1983, became at that time an animation project that never took place. Starchild Records has published the cassette version of  that project as the first approach to the music that was going to be part of the soundtrack of the film. Katsuhiro Otomo drew the cover and back illustrations. The music is composed and arranged and produced by Kazuhiko Izu (伊豆 一彦) 

PERFORMERS:

Acustic Piano / Electric Piano / Synthesizer: Kazuhiko Izu (伊豆 一彦) & Hirotaka Izumi (和泉宏隆)
Electric Guitar / Acoustic Guitar: Takayuki Hijikata (土方隆行) & Kenji Kitajima (北島健二)
Electric Bass: Kazuyuki Satou (佐藤和行)
Wood Bass: Motohiko Hamase (濱瀬元彦)
Drums: Atsuo Okamoto (岡本郭男)
Percussions: Tatsuji Yokoyama (横山達嗣)
Sax, Flute: Ikuo Kataoka (片岡郁雄)
Violin: Toshihiro Nakanishi (中西俊博)
Mandolin: Hideki Wachi (和智秀樹)
MC-4 & Synth Operator: Tatsuhiko Mori (森達彦)

TRACK LIST:

 SIDE A
01 - Act 1 Scene 7 (3:51)
02 - Act 2 Scene 26 (4:26)
03 - Act 3 Scene 8 (3:42)
04 - Act 4 Scene 14 (4:23)
05 - Act 5 Scene 10 (1:59)

SIDE B
01 - Act 6 Scene 24 (5:12)
02 - Act 7 Scene 23 (4:14)
03 - Act 8 Scene 11 (4:43)
04 - Act 9 Scene 27 (4:20)


CASSETTE DETAILS

Publisher: Starchild Records (スターチャイルドレコード)
Release date: 1984-VI-21
Language: Japanese
Duration: 36 min 50s
Format: Audio Cassette
Retail price: ¥2,800
Catalogue number: K28H-4204



●MANGA● AKIRA part 36



AKIRA part 36

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.12
1984-VI-18 | 21 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 3 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 5 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 3 colored by Steve Oliff



●ILLUSTRATION● YOU 100th program opening




Katshuhiro Otomo has drawn the illustrations of the opening for the japanese NHK 's YOU special 100th program.

VIDEO DETAILS

Client: NHK Education TV「YOU」(NHK教育テレビ「YOU」)
Original Broadcast date: 1984-VI-9 
Song: Ryuichi Sakamoto (坂本龍一) 
Pictures: Katsuhiro Otomo (大友克洋) 

The illustrations are contained in Katsuhiro Otomo's book KABA

The Music from this opening was released in Ryuichi Sakamoto's CM/TV album: 

●MANGA● AKIRA part 35



AKIRA part 35

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.11
1984-VI-4 | 14 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 3 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 5 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 3 colored by Steve Oliff