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●BOOK BOX SET● ŌRU KARĀ KOKUSAI BAN AKIRA 9 (オールカラー国際版 AKIRA 9)




This is the ninth 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:



JAPANESE BOX SET DETAILS

Publisher: Kodansha (講談社) + Marvel
Release date: 1991-IV-20
Languague: English + Japanese
Size: B5
Retail price: ¥1,796
ISBN-10: 406305019X
ISBN-13: 978-4063050196

AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1hTYXux
Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2xVppCR
Amazon CA: https://amzn.to/2DT7XnO
Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2DOC9k5
Amazon DE: https://amzn.to/2zNnEZF
Amazon FR: https://amzn.to/2PdhHdG
Amazon IT: https://amzn.to/2IzBVMm
Amazon ES: https://amzn.to/2ICYzDK


OTHER EDITIONS


ENGLISH EDITION ● AKIRA vol. 9 (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: 200
Language: English
Size: 10x7 in
Retail price: $16.95
ISBN-10: 0871359413
ISBN-13: 978-0871359414

AVAILABILITY


GERMAN EDITION ● AKIRA Bd. 13: Vision im Untergrund


20 volume paperback color edition.

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Carlsen
Release date: 1993-I
Number of pages: 120
Language: German
Size: 26x17 cm
Retail price: 29,90

ISBN-10: 3551711739
ISBN-13: 978-3551711731

AVAILABILITY
Amazon JP: -
FRENCH EDITION ● AKIRA vol. 9: Visions

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-VIII-27
Number of pages: 179
Language: French
Size: 29x19 cm
Retail price: 15.5€
ISBN-10: 272341552X
ISBN-13: 978-2723415521


ITALIAN EDITION ● AKIRA vol. 9: Visioni

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

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 1992
Number of pages: 179
Language: Italian
Size: 29x19 cm
Retail price: L 20.000
ISBN-10: 887811216X
ISBN-13: 978-8878112162

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SPANISH EDITION ● AKIRA vol. 9

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

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Ediciones B
Release date: 1993-VI
Number of pages: 179
Language: Spanish
Size: 29x19 cm
Retail price: 2000 ptas
ISBN 10: 84-406-3640-7
ISBN 13: 978-84-406-3640-9

AVAILABILITY
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