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●BOOK● OORU KARAA KOKUSAI BAN AKIRA1 (オールカラー国際版 AKIRA 1)





This is the first of twelve box sets that contain the ALL COLOR INTERNATIONAL EDITION of AKIRA that was released by EPIC comics in the US and later in Europe as a 38 paperback comic book collection. Each box set includes three of the US released original paperback comic books plus a booklet with the english-japanese translation. The coloring has been in charge of Steve Oliff while the lettering was done by Michael Higgins

Katsuhiro Otomo's manga AKIRA started its serialization in black and white in Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 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.


The books included in this box set are:

●AKIRA #1 THE HIGHWAY.
Published by Epic Comic in 1988-VIII. Color
Available in Amazon US: http://amzn.to/HHTKs6

● AKIRA #2 PURSUIT
Published by Epic Comic in 1988-X. Color.
Available in Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1gsQzCZ

●AKIRA #3 NUMBER 41!
Published by Epic Comic in 1988-XI. Color
Available in Amazon US:http://amzn.to/HHU7TI


JAPANESE 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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