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●BOOK BOX SET● ŌRU KARĀ KOKUSAI BAN AKIRA 6 (オールカラー国際版 AKIRA 6)




This is the sixth 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-V-31
Languague: English + Japanese
Size: B5
Retail price: ¥1,800
ISBN-10: 4063050165
ISBN-13: 978-4063050165

AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1aJO5hp
Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2xUdSUb
Amazon CA: https://amzn.to/2Ovovqg
Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2DQzkyR
Amazon DE: https://amzn.to/2IzgnPV
Amazon FR: https://amzn.to/2P71PcP
Amazon IT: https://amzn.to/2IzAy0a
Amazon ES: https://amzn.to/2xWvq2a


OTHER EDITIONS


ENGLISH EDITION ● AKIRA vol. 6 (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
Number of pages: 120
Language: English
Size: 10x7 in
Retail price: $14.95
ISBN-10: 0871359014
ISBN-13: 978-0871359018

AVAILABILITY
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Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2Cd06z1
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Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2ITau07
Amazon DE: https://amzn.to/2EiDNL7
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Amazon ES: https://amzn.to/2yg6pyU

GERMAN EDITION ● AKIRA Bd. 8: Takashis Sieg

20 volume paperback color edition.

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Carlsen
Release date: 1992-IV
Number of pages: 119
Language: German
Size: 26x17 cm
Retail price: 29,90
ISBN-10: 3551711682
ISBN-13: 978-3551711687

AVAILABILITY
Amazon JP: -
Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2CFzRCj
Amazon CA: https://amzn.to/2NJ4xE4
Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2OmHK60
Amazon DE: https://amzn.to/2OdOB1F
Amazon FR: https://amzn.to/2QHLEmw
Amazon IT: https://amzn.to/2QO7VPB
Amazon ES: https://amzn.to/2yehMYs


GERMAN EDITION ● AKIRA Bd. 9: Herrscher über das Chaos

20 volume paperback color edition.

BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Carlsen
Release date: 1992-V
Number of pages: 119
Language: German
Size: 26x17 cm
Retail price: 29,90
ISBN-10: 3551711690
ISBN-13: 978-3551711694

AVAILABILITY

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FRENCH EDITION ● AKIRA vol. 6: Chaos

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-II-12
Number of pages: 184
Language: French
Size: 29x19 cm
Retail price: 15.5€
ISBN-10: 2723415031
ISBN-13: 978-2723415033

AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: https://amzn.to/2CcZSYH
Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2NCyJ3u
Amazon CA: https://amzn.to/2CEmUZL
Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2QHKlUE
Amazon DE: https://amzn.to/2Oopfhm
Amazon FR: https://amzn.to/2QzXQpH
Amazon IT: https://amzn.to/2EhJfOn
Amazon ES: https://amzn.to/2PwoVda

ITALIAN EDITION ● AKIRA vol. 6: Caos

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: 8878111759
ISBN-13: 978-8878111752

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SPANISH EDITION ● AKIRA vol. 6

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

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Ediciones B
Release date: 1992-II
Number of pages: 184
Language: Spanish
Size: 29x19 cm
Retail price: 2000 ptas
ISBN 10: 84-406-3114-6
ISBN 13: 978-84-406-3114-5

AVAILABILITY
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●MANGA● AKIRA part 118



AKIRA part 118

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.24
1990-V-28 | 19 pages | B&W


Collected in the books:
AKIRA 6 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 12 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 6 colored by Steve Oliff

●ILLUSTRATION● Masayuki Kusumi's HE・SO


Masayuki Kusumi's (久住昌之) so Illarious video HE・SO (久住昌之の笑えるビデオ HE・SO) has been released on VHS featuring a cover illustration drawn by Katsuhiro Otomo



VHS DETAILS:

Label: Victor Video Company
Release date:1990-V-25
Duration: 50 min
Price:¥9,200
Catalogue number: JHE 0388

Available in Amazon Japan:
http://amzn.to/1bGKnUV

The illustration is collected in KABA

●MANGA● AKIRA part 117


AKIRA part 117


Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.23
1990-V-21 | 13 pages | B&W

Collected in the books:
AKIRA 6 in original black & white
All Color AKIRA 12 colored by Steve Oliff
True Color AKIRA 6 colored by Steve Oliff

●BOOK ENGLISH EDITION● AKIRA #18 AMID THE RUINS



Eighteenth issue of Katsuhiro Otomo's AKIRA colored edition published by Marvel Epic Comics in English language in the USA. This book was collected in Japan in a box set:  ŌRU KARĀ KOKUSAI BAN AKIRA 6 (オールカラー国際版 AKIRA 6).


COMIC BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Marvel Epic Comics
Release date: 1990-V
Language: English
Number of pages: 64
Size: 10x7 in
Retail price: $3.95
ISBN-10: 0871356198
ISBN-13: 9780871356192

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OTHER EDITIONS


FRENCH EDITION ● AKIRA #18 Parmi les vestiges

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 1991-I
Number of pages: 64
Language: French
Size: 19x28 cm
Retail price: 16FF

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ITALIAN EDITION ● AKIRA #18 Tra le rovine

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 1991-IX
Number of pages: 64
Language: Italian
Size: 19x28 cm
Retail price: L 4.500

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SPANISH EDITION ● AKIRA #18 Entre las ruinas

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Dragón | Glénat
Release date: 1991-VIII
Number of pages: 64
Language: Spanish

Size: 19x28 cm
Retail price: 450ptas
ISBN 10: 84-406-1577-9
ISBN 13: 978-84-406-1577-0

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