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●BOOK● OORU KARAA KOKUSAI BAN AKIRA 2 (オールカラー国際版 AKIRA 2)





This is the second of twelve box set 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 #4 KING OF CLOWNS
Published by Epic Comic in 1989-I. Color
Available in Amazon US: http://amzn.to/IaMq8g

●AKIRA #5 CYCLE WARS
Published by Epic Comic in 1989-II. Color.
Available in Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1i4ZUml

●AKIRA #6 MY FRIEND, MY ENEMY
Published by Epic Comic in 1989-III. Color
Available in Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1i503pJ


JAPANESE BOX SET DETAILS:
Publisher: Kodansha (講談社)
Release date: 1989-III-17
Languague: English + Booklet with Japanese translations
Size: B5
Retail price: ¥1,800
ISBN-10: 4063050122
ISBN-13: 978-4063050127

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