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●MANGA SCRIPT● ZeD part 8




ZeD part 8
Published in Mr Magazine (ミスターマガジン) in 1991-IX-25
20 pages.
B/W.

Story by Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋) 
Art by Tai Okada (岡田鯛)

Collected in a single volume book: ZeD

This is the manga adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's screenplay for the theatrically released animation film Roujin Z (老人Z), directed by Hiroyuki Kitakubo (北久保 弘之) where Otomo was also in charge of the mechanical designs.


●BOOK BOX SET● ŌRU KARĀ KOKUSAI BAN AKIRA 10 (オールカラー国際版 AKIRA 10)





This is the tenth of twelve box sets that collects the the INTERNATIONAL EDITION of AKIRA that was released by Marvel / Epic Comics 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: 1991-IX-20
Languague: English + Japanese
Size: B5
Retail price: ¥1,796
ISBN-10: 4063050203
ISBN-13: 978-4063050202


AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1jhgY3N
Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2Qlpw1k
Amazon CA: https://amzn.to/2Qlpd6G
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Amazon DE: https://amzn.to/2IABtgT
Amazon FR: https://amzn.to/2xVtruR
Amazon IT: -
Amazon ES: https://amzn.to/2Rlo7sH


OTHER EDITIONS


ENGLISH EDITION ● AKIRA vol. 10 (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: 1993-I
Number of pages: 200
Language: English
Size: 10x7 in
Retail price: $17.95
ISBN-10: 0785100024
ISBN-13: 978-0785100027
AVAILABILITY
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GERMAN EDITION ● AKIRA Bd. 14: Der Beweis der Macht

20 volume paperback color edition.

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Carlsen
Release date: 1993-III
Number of pages: 120
Language: German
Size: 26x17 cm
Retail price: 29,90
ISBN-10: 3551711747
ISBN-13: 978-3551711748


AVAILABILITY
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GERMAN EDITION ● AKIRA Bd. 15: Die Kraftprobe

20 volume paperback color edition.

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Carlsen
Release date: 1993-V
Number of pages: 120
Language: German
Size: 26x17 cm
Retail price: 29,90
ISBN-10: 3551711755
ISBN-13: 978-3551711755


AVAILABILITY
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FRENCH EDITION ● AKIRA vol. 10: Revanche

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

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 1992-VIII-28
Number of pages: 183
Language: French
Size: 29x19 cm
Retail price: 15.5€
ISBN-10: 2723415740
ISBN-13: 978-2723415743

Amazon ES: https://amzn.to/2yzzQLY


ITALIAN EDITION ● AKIRA vol. 10: Vendetta

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

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 1992
Number of pages: 183
Language: Italian
Size: 29x19 cm
Retail price: L 20.000
ISBN-10: 8878112216
ISBN-13: 978-8878112216

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SPANISH EDITION ● AKIRA vol. 10

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

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Ediciones B
Release date: 1993-VI
Number of pages: 183
Language: Spanish
Size: 29x19 cm
Retail price: 2000 ptas
ISBN 10: 84-406-3641-5
ISBN 13: 978-84-406-3641-6

●ANIMATION FILM● ROUJIN Z (老人Z)



Roujin Z (老人Z) was released theatrically today in Japan. This animation movie directed by Hiroyuki Kitakubo (北久保 弘之) was is an original story by Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋) who was as well in charge of the script and the mechanical designs that featured in the movie. Those designs are collected in the pages 110 to 115 of the art book KABA 2. The story was also adapted to manga with the title ZeD.

FILM CREDITS:

Directed by
Hiroyuki Kitakubo (北久保 弘之)

Written by
Katsuhiro Otomo

Storyboard:
Hiroyuki Kitakubo (北久保 弘之)
Tatsuyuki Tanaka (田中 達之)
Toshiaki Hontani (本谷 利明)

Music
Bun Itakura (板倉 文)

Character Design
Hisashi Eguchi (江口 寿史)

Art Director
Hiroshi Sasaki (佐々木 洋)

Animation Director
Fumio Iida (飯田 史雄)

Mechanical design:
Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋)
Mitsuo Iso (磯 光雄)

Art design:
Satoshi Kon (今 敏)

Director of Photography: 
Hideo Okazaki (岡崎 英夫)

Layout:
Hiroyuki Okiura (沖浦 啓之)
Kazuya Tsurumaki (鶴巻 和哉)

Planning:
Kazufumi Nomura (野村 和史)
Masaki Sawanobori (沢登 昌樹)
Mitsuhisa Hida (肥田 光久)
Shinichiro Inoue (井上 伸一郎)
Tsukasa Ariyoshi

Producer:
Kazufumi Nomura (野村 和史)
Yasuhisa Kazama (風間 康久)

Animation Assistance:
AIC
Ashi Productions (葦プロダクション)
Aubeck (アウベック)
DAST
Magic Bus (マジックバス)

Animation Production: 
A.P.P.P.

Finish Animation: 
Hana Pro

Photography:
IMG

Production:
MOVIC (ムービック)
Sony Music Entertainment (ソニー・ミュージックエンタテインメント)
Studio A.P.P.P.
The Television
Tokyo Theater
TV Asahi (テレビ朝日)

●PAMPHLET● ROUJIN Z movie pamphlet (老人Z 映画パンフレット)




Theater Program of Roujin Z (老人Z) directed by Hiroyuki Kitakubo (北久保 弘之) and written by Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋) who was as well in charge of the mechanical designs that featured in the movie.


PAMPHLET DETAILS

Publisher:-
Release date: 1991-IX-14
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: -
Size: A4
Retail price:-

●MANGA SCRIPT● ZeD part 7



ZeD part 7
Published in Mr Magazine (ミスターマガジン) in 1991-IX-11
20 pages.
B/W.

Story by Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋) 
Art by Tai Okada (岡田鯛)

Collected in a single volume book: ZeD

This is the manga adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's screenplay for the theatrically released animation film Roujin Z (老人Z), directed by Hiroyuki Kitakubo (北久保 弘之) where Otomo was also in charge of the mechanical designs.

●VHS● WORLD APARTMENT HORROR (ワールド・アパートメント・ホラー)


WORLD APARTMENT HORROR (ワールド・アパートメント・ホラー) was released today on VHS in Japan. This live action movie was co-written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo upon an original story by Satoshi Kon (今 敏).  A manga with the same name was published in Kodansha's Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) co-written by Katsuhiro Otomo and drawn by Satoshi Kon. It was collected in the book WORLD APARTMENT HORROR (ワールド・アパートメント・ホラー) together with three more stories by Satoshi Kon.



VHS DETAILS

Publisher: Sony Music Entertainment 
Release date: 1991-IX-01 
Audio: Japanese
Duration: 97 min.
Retail price: ¥14,300
Catalogue number: SRVF-1442


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●LASER DISC● WORLD APARTMENT HORROR (ワールド・アパートメント・ホラー)



WORLD APARTMENT HORROR (ワールド・アパートメント・ホラー) was released today on Laser Disc in Japan. This live action movie was co-written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo upon an original story by Satoshi Kon (今 敏). A manga with the same name was published in Kodansha's Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) co-written by Katsuhiro Otomo and drawn by Satoshi Konthat was collected in the book WORLD APARTMENT HORROR (ワールド・アパートメント・ホラー) together with three more stories by Satoshi Kon. 


LD DETAILS

Publisher: Sony Music Entertainment
Release date: 1991-IX-01
Format: NTSC | CLV | 1.85:1
Audio: Japanese Dolby Stereo digital & analog
Duration: 97 min.
Retail price: ¥7,600
Catalogue number: SRLF-1442