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●LASER DISC● AKIRA SOUND CLIP


AKIRA SOUND CLIP is a 19 min feature about the creation of the soundtrack for AKIRA, the last film directed by Katsuhiro Otomo. The music was performed by Geinoh Yamashirogumi (芸能山城組). 

LD DETAILS

Publisher: Laser Disc Co. Ltd.(レーザーディスク株式会社)
Release date: 1988-X-25
Format: 8" (20cm) LD | NTSC | CLV | 1.33:1
Audio: Japanese Dolby Surround Digital & Analog

Duration: 19 min.

Retail price: ¥2,500yen
Catalogue number: LM025-8108



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AKIRA 30th ANNIVERSARY BLU-RAY  (bonus DVD disc)

●BOOK● Anime Comics AKIRA 3 (AKIRA 3 アニメコミックス)




This is the third 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-X-13
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 158
Size: 7.2 x 5.1 x 0.6 inches
Retail price: ¥ 690
ISBN-10: 4061744704
ISBN-13: 978-4061744707


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This book was re-released in the year 2000 with a different cover design:
Anime Comics AKIRA Republication Version 3 (アニメKC・コミックス 復刻版 AKIRA 3)

●CD● AKIRA Original Motion Picture Soundtrack





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), this album includes the music mixed with dialogue from the movie.




CD DETAILS

Label: Victor Entertainment (ビクターエンタテインメント)
Release date: 1988-X-10
Duration: 43 min
Retail price: ¥3,200
Catalogue number: VDR-1538


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TRACK LIST

01. KANEDA (09:59)
02. TETSUO I (12:37)
03. TETSUO II (12:34)
04. AKIRA (07:58)


2001 JAPANESE re-release


CD DETAILS
Label: Victor Entertainment (ビクターエンタテインメント)
Release date: 2001-X-24
Duration: 43 min
Retail price: ¥2,300
Catalogue number: VICL-60711





UK EDITION ● 'AKIRA THE ORIGINAL JAPANESE SOUNDTRACK'

CD DETAILS
Label: Demon Records
Release date: 1994-VII-5
Duration: 43 min
Retail price: -
Catalogue number: -

●BOOK BOX SET● ŌRU KARĀ KOKUSAI BAN AKIRA1 (オールカラー国際版 AKIRA 1)





This is the first of twelve box sets that collects the the INTERNATIONAL EDITION of AKIRA that was released by EPIC comics in the US. Each box set includes three of the US released original paperback comic books plus a booklet with the english-japanese translation. The coloring was in charge of Steve Oliff and the lettering was done by Michael Higgins.

Katsuhiro Otomo's manga AKIRA started its serialization in black and white in Young Magazine on December 20, 1982 and is the longest lasting manga series by Katsuhiro Otomo. It ran for eight years and 120 parts. AKIRA was also adapted as a full length animation movie directed by Otomo himself in 1988.


BOOKS INCLUDED IN THE BOX-SET:


BOX SET DETAILS:

Publisher: Kodansha (講談社)
Release date: 1988-X-7
Languague: English + Booklet with Japanese translations
Size: B5
Retail price: ¥1,800
ISBN-10: 4063050114
ISBN-13: 978-4063050110

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ENGLISH EDITION ● AKIRA vol. 1 (TPB collection)

10 volume collection never completed that collects 31 of the previously published 38 issues.

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Marvel Epic Comics
Release date: 1990-VI
Number of pages: 192
Language: English
Size: 10x7 in
Retail price: $14.95
ISBN-10: 087135697X
ISBN-13: 978-0871356970

AVAILABILITY
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GERMAN EDITION ● AKIRA Bd. 1: Die alte Stadt

20 volume paperback color edition.

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Carlsen
Release date: 1991-IV
Number of pages: 121
Language: German
Size: 26x17 cm
Retail price: 29,90 DM
ISBN-10: 9783551711618
ISBN-13: 978-3551711618

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FRENCH EDITION ● AKIRA vol. 1: L'autoroute

The incomplete French 31 paperback issues were republished as 14 hardcover color volumes, completing the series for the first time in France.

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 1990-XII-14
Number of pages: 180
Language: French
Size: 29x19 cm
Retail price: 15.5€
ISBN-10: 2723412164
ISBN-13: 978-2723412162

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ITALIAN EDITION ● AKIRA vol. 1

Only 11 hardcover color volumes were published in Italy, leaving the series incomplete.

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 1990
Number of pages: 180
Language: Italian
Size: 29x19 cm
Retail price: L 20.000
ISBN-10: 8878110884
ISBN-13: 978-8878110885


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SPANISH EDITION ● AKIRA vol. 1

The Spanish 38 paperback issues were republished as 14 hardcover color volumes.

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Ediciones B
Release date: 1991-V
Number of pages: 180
Language: Spanish
Size: 29x19 cm
Retail price: 2000 ptas
ISBN 10: 84-406-2533-2
ISBN 13: 978-84-406-2533-5


●BOOK ENGLISH EDITION● AKIRA #2 PURSUIT



The second issue of Katsuhiro Otomo's AKIRA colored edition published by Marvel Epic Comics in English language in the USA. This second book was collected in Japan in the 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-X
Language: English
Number of pages: 60
Size: 10x7 in
Retail price: $3.5
ISBN-13: 9780871355850
ISBN-10: 087135585X

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FRENCH EDITION ● AKIRA #2 Poursuite

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 1990-V
Number of pages: 64
Language: French
Size: 19x28 cm
Retail price: 16FF

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ITALIAN EDITION ● AKIRA #2 La caccia

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 1990-V
Number of pages: 64
Language: Italian
Size: 19x28 cm
Retail price: L 4.500

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SPANISH EDITION ● AKIRA #2 ¡La persecución!

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Dragón | Glénat
Release date: 1990-IV
Number of pages: 64
Language: Spanish

Size: 19x28 cm
Retail price: 450ptas
ISBN 10: 84-406-1211-7
ISBN 13: 978-84-406-1211-3

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●BOOK● AKIRA GRAPH BOOK (アキラ グラフ・ブック)






This book includes interviews, Production drawings, sketches, background pictures...and everything you need yo know about Katsuhiro Otomo's AKIRA animation movie based on his manga published in Young Magazine since 1982.


BOOK DETAILS:

Publisher: Kodansha (講談社)
Release date: 1988-X-1
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 112
Size: 10.2 x 8.3 x 0.6 inches (B5)
Retail price: 1,200
ISBN-10: 4061777114
ISBN-13: 978-4061777118


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