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●VHS● ROBOT CARNIVAL (ロボットカーニバル)


Katsuhiro Otomo directed both the opening and the ending sequences of ROBOT CARNIVAL (ロボットカーニバル), an animation project that united some of the best japanese animators.


●OPENING & ENDING by Katsuhiro Otomo (大友克洋) & Atsuko Fukushima (福島敦子)

●FRANKEN NO HAGURUMA (フランケンの歯車) by Koji Morimoto (森本晃司)
●DEPRIVE by Hidetoshi oomori (大森英敏)
● PRESENCE (プレゼンス) by Yasuomi Umetsu (梅津泰臣)
●STARLIGHT ANGEL by Hiroyuki Kitazume (北爪宏幸)
●CLOUD by Mao Lamdo -Manabu Oohashi- (大橋学)
●MEIJI KARAKURI BUNMEI KITAN〜 KOUMOUJIN SHURAI NO MAKI〜 (明治からくり文明奇譚〜紅毛人襲来之巻〜) by Hiroyuki Kitakubo (北久保弘之)
●NIWA - TORI OTOKO TO AKAI KUBI (ニワトリ男と赤い首) by Takashi Nakamura (なかむらたかし)


VHS DETAILS

Publisher: A.P.P.P. & Victor Entertainment ( ビクター音産)
Release date: 1987-VII-21
Duration: 90mins
Retail price: ¥17,800
Catalogue Number: VTG-269


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●BOOK● AKIRA 4





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 49 to 71 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: 1987-VII-10
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 394
Size: 25.6 x 17.8 x 3 cm (B5) 
Retail price: ¥1,000
ISBN: 4-06-103714-5
ISBN: 978-4-06-103714-4


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EPISODES

AKIRA part 49
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1985-III-04
16 pages | B/W

AKIRA part 50
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1985-III-18
18 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1985-IV-01
16 pages | B/W

AKIRA part 52
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1985-IV-15
16 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1985-V-06

18 pages | B/W




Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1985-V-20

18 pages | B/W




Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1985-VI-03

18 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1985-VI-17
16 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1985-VIII-05
16 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1985-IX-02
18 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1985-IX-16
18 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1985-X-07
20 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1985-XI-04
20 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1985-XI-18
20 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1985-XII-02
19 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1985-XII-16
16 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1986-I-06
18 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1986-I-20
19 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1986-II-17
17 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1986-III-03
20 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1986-III-17
17 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1986-IV-07
19 pages | B/W

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1986-IV-21
20 pages | B/W




OTHER JAPANESE 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 7 (オールカラー国際版 AKIRA 7)


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 4 (総天然色AKIRA 4)


US EDITION (2001)

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

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Drak Horse
Release date: 2001-X-2
Language: English
Number of pages: 400
Size: 9.9 x 7.4 x 1.5 inches (B5)
Retail price: $29,99 ISBN-10: 1569715262
ISBN-13: 978-1569715260

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US EDITION (2010)

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-XI-30
Language: English
Number of pages: 392
Size: 7 x 1.4 x 10 inches (B5)
Retail price: $29,99
ISBN-10: 193542906X
ISBN-13: 978-1935429067

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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-X-26
Language: English
Number of pages: 400
Size: 7 x 1.4 x 10 inches (B5)
Retail price: £24.99
ISBN-10: 1840233656
ISBN-13: 978-1840233650

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GERMAN EDITION

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Carlsen
Release date: 2001-IV
Language: German
Number of pages: 400
Size: 16,9 x 4 x 25,7 cm (B5)
Retail price: €16

ISBN-10: 3551745242
ISBN-13: 978-3551745248

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BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 2000-I-19
Language: French
Number of pages: 400
Size: 25,6 x 3 x 18,1 cm (B5)
Retail price: €16
ISBN-10: 2723428249
ISBN-13: 978-2723428248

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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-VIII-22
Language: French
Number of pages: 400
Size: 25,6 x 3 x 18,1 cm (B5)
Retail price: €14.95
ISBN-10: 2344012435
ISBN-13: 978-2344012437


ITALIAN EDITION (2000) vol.7 & 8

BOOK 9 DETAILS:
Publisher: Plante Manga
Release date: 1999-XI
Language: Italian
Number of pages:
Size: 18 x 26 cm
Retail price: €5,11








BOOK 10 DETAILS:
Publisher: Planet Manga
Release date: 2000-I
Language: Italian
Number of pages:
Size: 18 x 26 cm
Retail price: €5,11







ITALIAN EDITION (2005)

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Panini Comics
Release date: 2005-XII-31
Language: Italian
Number of pages: 398
Size: 25,6 x 3 x 18,1 cm (B5)
Retail price: €15 
ISBN-10: 8883435419
ISBN-13: 978-8883435416

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SPANISH EDITION

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Ediciones B
Release date: 2000-V-18
Language: Spanish
Number of pages: 392
Size: 25,6 x 3 x 18,1 cm (B5)
Retail price: €15.50

ISBN-10: 8440688997
ISBN-13: 978-8440688996


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