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