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●BOOK● Anime Comics AKIRA 1 (AKIRA 1 アニメコミックス)



This is the first out of five volumes of the comics adaptation of the last animation film by Katsuhiro Otomo: AKIRA. This comics are full color compositions of still frames taken from the film with written dialogues and sound effects added on top of them. Each volume has an original cover illustration by Otomo.


BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Kodansha (講談社)
Release date: 1988-VIII-29
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 158p
Size: 7.2 x 5 x 0.5 inches
Retail price: ¥690
ISBN-10: 4061744682
ISBN-13: 978-4061744684


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OTHER EDITIONS

This book was re-released in the year 2000 with a different cover design:

●BOOK● EUREKA Katsuhiro Otomo Especial Issue (ユリイカ 臨時増刊 総特集 大友克洋)




This August issue of Eureka (ユリイカ) focuses entirely in Katsuhiro Otomo, covering his mayor works to the day and especially AKIRA that was released as an animation movie at the time.


BOOK DETAILS

Publisher:  Seidosha (青土社)
Release date: 1988-VIII-28
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 208
Size: 28 x 21.4 x 1.2 cm
Retail price: ¥880
ISBN-10: 4791709977
ISBN-13: 978-4791709977


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1999 Re-edition

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher:  Seidosha (青土社)
Release date: 1999-VII
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 208
Size: 28 x 21.4 x 1.2 cm
Retail price: ¥1,080
ISBN-10: 4791709934
ISBN-13: 978-4791709939

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●BOOK● AKIRA E-KONTE 2 (アキラ 絵コンテ集 2)





This second 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.

●B Part 2: Cut1383 ~ Cut1517 -- 40pages
●C Part: Cut1518 ~ Cut1889 -- 124pages
●D Part: Cut1890 ~ Cut2212 -- 118pages
●Collection of missing numbers, unused and rough -- 40pages



BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Kodansha (講談社)
Release date: 1988-VIII-12
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 384
Size: 26.2 x 18.4 x 3 cm (B5)
ISBN-10: 4063008126
ISBN-13: 978-4063008128


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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.






●BOOK ENGLISH EDITION● AKIRA #1 THE HIGHWAY





Marvel Epic Comics started the serialization of Katsuhiro Otomo's AKIRA in the U.S. in comic book format in English language and fully colored. This INTERNATIONAL EDITION has been colored by Steve Oliff and Michael Higgins handled the lettering. The first comic book was collected in Japan in a box set:  ŌRU KARĀ KOKUSAI BAN AKIRA 1 (オールカラー国際版 AKIRA 1).


COMIC BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Marvel Epic Comics
Release date: 1988-VIII
Language: English
Number of pages: 64
Size: 9.8 x 6.5 inches
Retail price: $3.5
ISBN-13: 9780871355843
ISBN-10: 0871355841


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OTHER EDITIONS


FRENCH EDITION ● AKIRA #1 L'autoroute

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 1990-III
Number of pages: 68
Language: French
Size: 19x28 cm
Retail price: 16FF

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ITALIAN EDITION ● AKIRA #1 L'autostrada

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 1990-IV
Number of pages: 68
Language: Italian
Size: 19x28 cm
Retail price: L 4.500

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SPANISH EDITION ● AKIRA #1 La autopista

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Dragón | Glénat
Release date: 1990-III
Number of pages: 64
Language: Spanish
Size: 19x28 cm
Retail price: 450ptas
ISBN 10: 84-406-1210-9
ISBN 13: 978-84-406-1210-6

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