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●MANGA● AKIRA part 82


AKIRA part 82

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.24
1986-XII-15 | 17 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 5 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 9 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 5 colored by Steve Oliff


●ILLUSTRATION● YOUNG MAGAZINE POSTER


Katsuhiro Otomo has drawn the illustration for the AKIRA promotional page published in this week's YOUNG MAGAZINE (ヤングマガジン).

The illustration is reproduced in the page 42 of the book AKIRA CLUB

●MANGA● AKIRA part 81



AKIRA part 81



Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.23
1986-XII-1 | 17 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 5 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 9 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 5 colored by Steve Oliff


●MANGA● AKIRA part 80



AKIRA part 80

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.22
1986-XI-17 | 15 pages | B&W

This episode is collected in the books:
AKIRA 5 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 9 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 5 colored by Steve Oliff


●MANGA● AKIRA part 79



AKIRA part 79


Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.21
1986-XI-3 | 20 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 5 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 9 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 5 colored by Steve Oliff


●MANGA● AKIRA part 78




AKIRA part 78

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.19
1986-X-6 | 17 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 5 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 9 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 5 colored by Steve Oliff


●MANGA● AKIRA part 77



AKIRA part 77


Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.18
1986-IX-15 | 20 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 5 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 9 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 5 colored by Steve Oliff


●BOOK● AKIRA 3




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. Episodes 34 to 48 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: 1986-IX-1
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 282
Size: 25.6 x 18.2 x 2.4 cm (B5)
Retail Price: ¥880
ISBN: 4-06-103713-7
ISBN: 978-4-06-103713-7


AVAILABILITY


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EPISODES

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1984-V-21
26 pages | Color & B/W 


AKIRA part 35
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1984-VI-04
14 pages | B/W


AKIRA part 36
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1984-VI-18
21 pages | B/W


AKIRA part 37
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1984-VII-02
20 pages | B/W 


AKIRA part 38
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1984-VII-16
17 pages | B/W 


AKIRA part 39
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1984-VIII-20
20 pages | B/W


AKIRA part 40
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1984-IX-03
20 pages | B/W


AKIRA part 41
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1984-IX-17
20 pages | B/W


AKIRA part 42
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1984-X-01
17 pages | B/W


AKIRA part 43
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1984-X-15
20 pages | B/W 


AKIRA part 44
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1984-XI-05
20 pages | B/W


AKIRA part 45
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1984-XI-19
17 pages | B/W


AKIRA part 46
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1984-XII-03
20 pages | B/W


AKIRA part 47
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1984-XII-17
20 pages | B/W


AKIRA part 48
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1985-I-07
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:
OORU KARAA KOKUSAI BAN AKIRA 5 (オールカラー国際版 AKIRA 5)
OORU KARAA KOKUSAI BAN AKIRA 6 (オールカラー国際版 AKIRA 6)

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:
SOUTENNENSHOKU AKIRA 3 (総天然色AKIRA 3)



US EDITION

First edition of AKIRA in black & white in english language. 
BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Drak Horse
Release date: 2001-VII-10
Language: English
Number of pages: 288
Size: 9.9 x 7.4 x 1.5 inches (B5)
Retail price: $24,99
ISBN-10: 1569715254
ISBN-13: 978-1569715253


AVAILABILITY
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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: 2010-VII-13
Language: English
Number of pages: 296
Size: 7 x 1.4 x 10 inches (B5)
Retail price: $24,99
ISBN-10: 1935429043
ISBN-13: 978-1935429043


AVAILABILITY
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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-VIII-25
Language: English
Number of pages: 288
Size: 7 x 1.4 x 10 inches (B5)
Retail price: £24.99
ISBN-10: 1840233168
ISBN-13: 978-1840233162


AVAILABILITY



GERMAN EDITION

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Carlsen
Release date: 2001-II
Language: German
Number of pages: 288
Size: 16,9 x 4 x 25,7 cm (B5)
Retail price: €16

ISBN-10: 3551745234
ISBN-13: 978-3551745231

AVIALIABILITY
BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 1999-IX-22
Language: French
Number of pages: 280
Size: 25,6 x 3 x 18,1 cm (B5)
Retail price: €16
ISBN-10: 2723428214
ISBN-13: 978-2723428217


AVAILABILITY
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FRENCH EDITION: Édition originale (2018)

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

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 2018-III-28
Language: French
Number of pages: 288
Size: 
18 x 2,2 x 25,6 cm (B5)
Retail price: €14.95
ISBN-10: 2344012427
ISBN-13: 978-2344012420



ITALIAN EDITION (1999) Vol. 5 & 6


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




BOOK 6 DETAILS:
Publisher: Planet Manga
Release date: 1999-IX
Language: Italian
Number of pages:
Size: 18 x 26 cm
Retail price: €5,11










ITALIAN EDITION

BOOK DETAILS: 
Publisher: Panini Comics
Release date: 2005-XII-31
Language: Italian
Number of pages: 280
Size: 25,6 x 3 x 18,1 cm (B5)
Retail price: €15 

ISBN-10: 8883435222
ISBN-13: 978-8883435225

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SPANISH EDITION

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Ediciones B
Release date: 1999-XI
Language: Spanish
Number of pages: 280
Size: 25,6 x 3 x 18,1 cm (B5)
Retail price: €15.50
ISBN-10: 8440694520
ISBN-13: 978-8440694522


AVAILABILITY
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●MANGA● AKIRA part 76



AKIRA part 76


Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.15
1986-VIII-4 | 17 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 5 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 9 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 5 colored by Steve Oliff


●MANGA● AKIRA part 75



AKIRA part 75

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.14
1986-VII-21 | 17 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 5 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 9 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 5 colored by Steve Oliff


●ILLUSTRATION● KANEDA T-SHIRT



Katsuhiro Otomo has drawn a original illustration for a special T-shirt for Young Magazine were AKIRA is being serialized.

The illustration is collected in the page 34 of the art book AKIRA CLUB

●MANGA● AKIRA part 74



AKIRA part 74


Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.13
1986-VII-7 | 15 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 5 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 9 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 5 colored by Steve Oliff


●MANGA● AKIRA part 73



AKIRA part 73

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.12
1986-VI-16 | 16 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 5 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 9 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 5 colored by Steve Oliff


●BULLETIN● KATSUHIRO OTOMO CLUB Bulletin DŌMU 5 & 6 (大友克洋 クラブ 会報 「童夢 5 & 6」)



Katsuhiro Otomo fan club bulletin containing interviews articles and more.


BULLETIN DETAILS

Publisher: Katsuhiro Otomo fan Club
Release date: 1986-VI-01
Number of pages: 78
Size: B5
Language: Japanese

●MANGA● AKIRA part 72


AKIRA part 72



Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.10
1986-V-19 | 18 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 5 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 9 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 5 colored by Steve Oliff


●BOOK● SHORT PEACE (ショート・ピース) re-release




This was the first book that collected  Katsuhiro Otomo's short stories published in various magazines from 1976 to 1978. Previously published by Bizarre Comics in 1979, this new edition by Futabasha includes one story more than in the previous edition.


BOOK DETAILS

Publisher : Futabasha (双葉社) ACTION COMICS
Publication date: 1986-V-15
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 223
Size: A5 
Retail price:¥720
ISBN-10: 4-575-93033-4
ISBN-13: 978-4-575-93033-7


AVAILABILITY

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COLLECTED STORIES


Published in Manga Action Zoukan (漫画アクション増刊) in 1977-II-1
23 pages | B/W

Published in Manga Action Zoukan (漫画アクション増刊) in 1977-IV-5
23 pages | B/W

Published in Bessatsu Manga Action ( 別冊漫画アクション) in 1976-XII-3
24 pages | B/W

Published in Young Comic (ヤングコミック) in 1978-X-25
24 pages | B/W

Published in Zoukan Young Comic (増刊ヤングコミック) in 1978-IX-20
24 pages | B/W

Published in Manga Action Zoukan (漫画アクション増刊) in 1977-VI-14
23 pages | B/W

Published in Manga Action Zoukan (漫画アクション増刊) in 1977-V-13
23 pages | B/W

YUME NO SOOKYUU (夢の蒼穹)
Published in Manga Action Zoukan (漫画アクション増刊) in1977-I-07
22 pages | B/W


OKASU (犯す)
Published in Manga Action Zoukan (漫画アクション増刊) in 1976-VIII-9
25 pages | B/W




OTHER JAPANESE EDITIONS:

This book was originally published by Bizarre Comics in 1979-III-10, it doesn't include the story YUME NO SOOKYUU (夢の蒼穹) story and it has a different cover design. 
SHORT PEACE (ショート・ピース)


●MANGA● AKIRA part 71



AKIRA part 71

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.8
1986-IV-21 | 20 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 4 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 8 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 4 colored by Steve Oliff

●ILLUSTRATION● YOUNG MAGAZINE KAIZOKUBAN (ヤングマガジン海賊版)


Katsuhiro Otomo has draw the cover illustration of this month's Young Magazine 'A Pirate Edition'. The illustration was collected in the page 29 of Otomo's artbook KABA as well as in AKIRA CLUB.

●MANGA● AKIRA part 70




AKIRA part 70


Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.7
1986-IV-7 | 19 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 4 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 8 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 4 colored by Steve Oliff


●MANGA● AKIRA part 69



AKIRA part 69

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.6
1986-III-17 | 17 pages | B/W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 4 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 8 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 4 colored by Steve Oliff


●MANGA● AKIRA part 68


AKIRA part 68

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.5
1986-III-3 | 20 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 4 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 8 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 4 colored by Steve Oliff



●MANGA● AKIRA part 67



AKIRA part 67

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.4
1986-II-17 | 17 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 4 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 8 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 4 colored by Steve Oliff


●ILLUSTRATION● Tenkū no Shiro Rapyuta (天空の城ラピュタ)


Katsuhiro Otomo has drawn an illustration for an article in this months Animage (アニメージュ) Magazine on the upcoming film directed by Hayao Miyazaki (宮崎駿) , Tenkū no Shiro Rapyuta (天空の城ラピュタ)


MAGAZINE DETAILS

Publisher: Gakken (学研)
Release date: 1986-II-10
Number of pages: 202
Size: A4
Retail price: ¥590