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●ILLUSTRATION● AKIRA poster for soundtrack release



Katsuhiro Otomo drew this illustration for the promotional poster for the release of AKIRA's soundtrack.

The illustration is collected in the books:
AKIRA CLUB [page 28]
POSTERS OTOMO KATSUHIRO × GRAPHIC DESIGN [page 27]

●LP● Symphonic Suite AKIRA



Invitation has released the Soundtrack of Katsuhiro Otomo's last animation movie: AKIRA. Composed by Shoji Yamashiro (山城 祥二) and perormed by Geinoh Yamashirogumi (芸能山城組).


LP DETAILS

Label: Invitation 
Release date: 1988-VII-27
Format: Vinyl | LP | stereo | 33 1/3
Duration:-
Reatil price:-
Catalogue number: VIH-28339


TRACK LIST

A1 - Kaneda 
A2 - Tetsuo 
A3 - Ohjifuchi 
B1 - Exodus From The Underground Fortress 
B2 - Requiem


CD EDITION

Symphonic Suite AKIRA

●CD● Symphonic Suite AKIRA






Victor Enterteinment has released the Soundtrack of Katsuhiro Otomo's last animation movie: AKIRA. Composed by Shoji Yamashiro (山城 祥二) and perormed by Geinoh Yamashirogumi (芸能山城組).

CD DETAILS

Label: Victor Entertainment (ビクターエンタテインメント)
Release date: 1988-VII-27
Duration: 69 min
Retail price: ¥3,200 
Catalogue number: VDR-1532 

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TRACK LIST

01. KANEDA (3:10)
02. BATTLE AGAINST CROWN (3:36)
03. WINDS OVER THE NEO-TOKYO (2:48)
04. TETSUO (10:18)
05. DOLLS' POLYPHONY (2:55)
06. SHOHMYOH (10:11)
07. MUTATION (4:49)
08. EXODUS FROM THE UNDERGROUND FORTRESS (3:18)
09. ILLUSION (13:56)
10. REQUIEM (14:26)




1994 JAPANESE re-release

CD DETAILS
Label: Victor Entertainment (ビクターエンタテインメント)
Release date: 1994-X-21
Duration: 69 min
Retail price: ¥2,300
Catalogue number: VICL-23092

AVAILABILITY
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2001 US EDITION ● AKIRA Original Soundtrack

CD DETAILS
Label: ANIMEtrax
Release date: 2001-VII-23
Duration: 69 min
Retail price: $15
Catalogue number: AT9305

AVAILABILITY
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2004 US EDITION ● AKIRA Symphonic Suite

CD DETAILS
Label: Geneon Pioneer
Release date: 2004-VIII-17
Duration: 69 min
Retail price: $15
Catalogue number: 5240-2

AVAILABILITY
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UK EDITION ● AKIRA ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK

CD DETAILS
Label: Demon Record
Release date: 1994-III-10
Duration: 69 min
Retail price: -
Catalogue number: DSCD6

AVAILABILITY
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●LASER DISC● AKIRA PRODUCTION REPORT Ōtomo katsuhiro no sekai to eiga 'AKIRA' (大友克洋の世界と映画「アキラ」)



Documentary about the making of AKIRA the last animation project by Katsuhiro Otomo.


LD DETAILS

Publisher: Laser Disc Corp.
Release date: 1988-VII-25
Format: NTSC | CLV | 1.33:1
Audio: Japanese Stereo Digital & Analog
Subtitles: none
Duration: 50 min
Retail price: ¥4,800
Catalogue number: SF048-1465


AVAILABILITY

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COLLECTED IN

AKIRA DVD SPECIAL EDITION
AKIRA Blu-ray 30th Anniversary Edition

●VHS● AKIRA PRODUCTION REPORT Ōtomo katsuhiro no sekai to eiga 'AKIRA' (大友克洋の世界と映画「アキラ」)


Documentary about the making of AKIRA the last animation project by Katsuhiro Otomo.


VHS DETAILS

Publisher: Asmik (アスミック)
Release date: 1988-VII-25
Audio: Japanese
Run time: 50 min
Retail price: ¥10,000
Catalogue number: A10H-0366


COLLECTED IN

AKIRA DVD SPECIAL EDITION

●BOOK● HOT-DOG PRESS SPECIAL EDITION AKIRA WORLD





This is a HOT-DOG PRESS / YOUNG MAGAZINE SPECIAL EDITION release about Katsuhiro Otomo's AKIRA animation film that focuses on everything related to the Making of the film.


MAGAZINE DETAILS

Publisher: Kodansha (講談社) HOT-DOG PRESS 
Release date: 1988-VII-24
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 146
Size:-
Retail price: ¥550

●ANIMATION FILM● AKIRA (アキラ)



Today it was released in Japanese theaters AKIRA the first full feature leght animation movie directed by Katsuhiro Otomo. AKIRA is based on the homonym manga by Otomo that is beeing published in Kodansha's Young Magazine since December 1982.


MAIN FILM CREDITS

Directed by
Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋)

Script:
Izô Hashimoto (橋本 以蔵)
Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋)

Music:
Geinoh Yamashirogumi

Original Music:
Shoji Yamashiro

Original Manga:
Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋)

Character Design:
Takashi Nakamura (なかむら たかし)

Art Director: 
Toshiharu Mizutani (水谷 利春)

Art:
Hiroshi Ohno (大野 広司)
Kazuo Ebisawa (海老沢 一男)
Yuji Ikehata (池畑 祐治)

Animation Director:
Hiroaki Sato (佐藤 博暉)
Takashi Nakamura (なかむら たかし)
Yoshio Takeuchi (竹内 啓雄)

Director of Photography: 
Katsuji Misawa (三沢 勝治)

Assistant Chief Animator: 
Koji Morimoto (森本 晃司)

●BULLETIN● KATSUHIRO OTOMO CLUB Bulletin DŌMU 7 (大友克洋 クラブ 会報 「童夢 7」)



Katsuhiro Otomo fan club bulletin containing interviews articles and more. Celebrating Katsuhiro Otomo fan club 5th anniversary.


Presented by the Katsuhiro Otomo Club
Editor: Hiyoruki Kitano
Coordinator: Yasunori Aizawa
Staffs: Motoki Kobayashi, Atsushi tanaka, Tom Jindaiji
Special thanks to: Mr Katsuhiro Otomo & Mrs. Yoko Otomo

BULLETIN DETAILS

Publisher: Katsuhiro Otomo fan Club
Release date: 1988-VII-16
Number of pages: 70
Size: B5
Language: Japanese

●PAMPHLET● SO WHAT movie pamphlet (SO WHAT 映画パンフレット)



The theatrical program of the live action movie directed by Naoto Yamakawa (山川直人) SO WHAT, based on an original 28 pages story written by Katsuhiro Otomo, published as a manga in Manga Action Zoukan (漫画アクション増刊 ) in 1978-VI-10. Includes a talk with the director and the cast, notes on the screenplay etc.


PAMPHET DETAILS

Published by: Heart Work (ハートワーク)
Release date: 1988-VII-16
Language: Japanese
Size: B5
Retail price:

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●PAMPHLET● AKIRA movie pamphlet (アキラ 映画パンフレット)




Theater program of the animation film AKIRA directed by Katsuhiro Otomo


PAMPHLET DETAILS

Publisher:-
Release date: 1988-VII-16
Language: Japanese
Number of pages:-
Size: A4
Retail price:-


AVAILABILITY

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●LASER DISC● AKIRA VIDEO CLIP PLUS TICKET


AKIRA VIDEO CLIP PLUS TICKET is a kit that includes a 6 minutes Laser Disc and a ticket for the film AKIRA that was released in the Japanese theaters on July 16, 1988;


LD DETAILS


Publisher: Kodansha and Laser Disc Co.Ltd. (講談社 &レーザーディスク株式会社)

Release date: 1988-VII-16:
Format: NTSC | CAV | 1.33:1
Running time: 6 min
Retail price: ¥1200+ ¥800 ticket & LD


Catalogue number: AKIRA-2000


AVAILABILITY


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●BOOK● AKIRA E-KONTE 1 (アキラ 絵コンテ集 1)






This first volume of AKIRA storyboards covers the continuity of the animation film directed by Katsuhiro Otomo. The film was divided in four parts during the production, A-B-C-D. Here the relation between cuts and parts contained in this book.

●A Part: Cut1 ~ Cut953 -- 296 pages
●B Part 1: Cut954 ~ Cut1382 -- 140 pages


BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Kodansha (講談社)
Release date: 1988-VII-16
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 448
Size: 26 x 18.6 x 3.4 cm (B5)
ISBN-10: 4063008118
ISBN-13: 978-4063008111


AVAILABILITY

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OTHER EDITIONS

Both volumes were merged in one single smaller sized book that came in the box of AKIRA DVD Special Edition released by BANDAI in 2001.

●VHS● AKIRA VIDEO CLIP PLUS TICKET



AKIRA VIDEO CLIP PLUS TICKET is a kit that includes a 6 minutes VHS and a ticket for the film AKIRA that was released in the Japanese theaters on July 16, 1988.

VHS DETAILS


Publisher: Kodansha and Laser Disc Co.Ltd. (講談社 & LD はレーザーディスク株式会社)
Release date: 1988-VII-16
Language: Japanese
Running time: 6 min
Retail price: ¥1200 + ¥800 (ticket + VHS)
Catalogue number: -

●BOOK● Poster & Graphic AKIRA (ポスター&グラフィック アキラ)




Kodansha has published this huge size (73x50cm) compilation of AKIRA related stuff that comes rolled as a tube in a box. The publication contains plenty of AKIRA related materials such as Interviews and movie posters. Here a list of the contents:


■アニメ映画AKIRAの劇場ポスター全4枚を原寸大でPack in.
■見る前に読むか!?映画シナリオ,パーフェクト掲載!
■スペシャルフォト/Kaneda's Bike原寸大レプリカ
■アニメ35ミリフィルム約22秒分を原寸大でダイレクト焼きこみ
■アニメAKIRA名ショット,大コラージュ
■特別参加!!やまもと寛斎&芸能山城組
■吉田カツ,望月峯太郎B2判イラストレーション
■超迫力!B全判サイズ,2019年スペシャルカレンダー
■プレゼント付き!超大型AKIRA-MAZE&鉄雄ジグソーパズル


ITEM DETAILS:

Publisher: Kodansha (講談社)
Release date: 1988-VII-8
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 32
Size: 2B
Retail price: ¥3,800

●BOOK● AKIRA MECHANIX 2019 (アキラ メカニクス 2019)






This book covers the mechanical side of elements in Katsuhiro Otomo's AKIRA movie. The book focuses on:

- Photographs and vignettes used for promotion & merchandise
- Character pages and technical model sheets of vehicles and weapons.
- Illustrations & paintings by other Japanese artists inspired by AKIRA.
- Info on Kaneda's Bike- mechanics, inspiration, plans, & working models 
- A closer look at the creation of the Neo tokyo environment an staff's feedback regarding their roles in the film. 


BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: BANDAI (バンダイ) 
Release Date: 1988-VII
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 127
Retail price: ¥1,500
ISBN-10: 4891893486
ISBN-13: 978-4891893484 

AVAILABILITY

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