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●BOOK BOX SET● ŌRU KARĀ KOKUSAI BAN AKIRA 5 (オールカラー国際版 AKIRA 5)





This is the fifth of twelve box sets that collects the the INTERNATIONAL EDITION of AKIRA that was released by Marvel / 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) + Marvel
Release date: 1990-II-20
Languague: English + Japanese
Size: B5
Retail price: ¥1,800
ISBN-10: 4063050157
ISBN-13: 978-4063050158

AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1fpH1pa
Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2RhMNCy
Amazon CA: https://amzn.to/2IxHECf
Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2zN1I0F
Amazon DE: https://amzn.to/2DRltsg
Amazon FR: https://amzn.to/2RknbF2
Amazon IT: https://amzn.to/2Izp7pg
Amazon ES: https://amzn.to/2zNI3hn


OTHER EDITIONS


ENGLISH EDITION ● AKIRA vol. 5 (TPB collection)

This 10 volume collection was never completed and collects only 31 issues of the 38 that that were previously published by Marvel in the U.S.

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Marvel Epic Comics
Release date: 1992-XII
Number of pages: 120
Language: English
Size: 10x7 in
Retail price: $14.95
ISBN-10: 0871359006
ISBN-13: 978-0871359001


GERMAN EDITION ● AKIRA Bd. 7: Sakakis Mission



20 volume paperback color edition.

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Carlsen
Release date: 1992-III
Number of pages: 119
Language: German
Size: 26x17 cm
Retail price: 29,90 DM

ISBN-10: 3551711674
ISBN-13: 978-3551711670


AVAILABILITY
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FRENCH EDITION ● AKIRA vol. 5: Desespoir

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

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 1992-I-9
Number of pages: 184
Language: French
Size: 29x19 cm
Retail price: 15.5€
ISBN-10: 2723414906
ISBN-13: 978-2723414906

AVAILABILITY
Amazon ES: https://amzn.to/2IS5g4W



ITALIAN EDITION ● AKIRA vol. 5: Disperazione

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

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 1992
Number of pages: 184
Language: Italian
Size: 29x19 cm
Retail price: L 20.000
ISBN-10: 8878111678
ISBN-13: 978-8878111677

AVAILABILITY
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SPANISH EDITION ● AKIRA vol. 5

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

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Ediciones B
Release date: 1992-I
Number of pages: 184
Language: Spanish
Size: 29x19 cm
Retail price: 2000 ptas
ISBN 10: 84-406-3113-8
ISBN 13: 978-84-406-3113-8

AVAILABILITY
Amazon IT: -