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●PAMPHLET● MEMORIES movie pamphlet (メモリーズ 映画パンフレット)




The theatre program of MEMORIES the last animation project by Katsuhiro Otomo. Includes a chronology of Katsuhiro Otomo, a review of the 3 episodes and a talk with directors Koji Morimoto (森本晃司) and Takashi Okamura (岡村天斉).


PAMPHLET DETAILS:

Publisher: Sochiku (松竹)
Release date: 1995-XII-23
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 20
Size: LP
Retail price:-


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A facsimile of it was included as a booklet in the Laser Disc Box Set and first edition of the DVD of the film. 

●ANIMATION FILM● MEMORIES (メモリーズ)



Today it was released in Japanese theaters MEMORIES (メモリーズ) an omnibus project consisting on three animation pieces directed by Koji Morimoto (森本 晃司), Tensai Okamura (岡村 天斎) and Katsuhiro Otomo. the three of them based on original stories by Otomo.


MAIN FILM CREDITS

MAGNETIC ROSE●
KANOJO NO OMOIDE (彼女の想いで)
Directed by
 Koji Morimoto (森本 晃司)

Script & setting:
Satoshi Kon (今 敏)

Storyboard:
 Koji Morimoto (森本 晃司)

Music:
Yoko Kanno (菅野 よう子)

Original creator:
Katsuhiro Otomo

Character Design & Animation Director:
Toshiyuki Inoue (井上 俊之)

Art Director:
Akira Yamakawa
Mutsuo Koseki
Nizo Yamamoto
Yuji Ikehata

Director of Photography:
Hiroaki Edamitsu (枝光 弘明)

Producer:
Eiko Tanaka (田中 栄子)

CG:
Hiroaki Ando (安藤 裕章)

Color design: 
Yuko Kobari (小針 裕子)

Editing:
Takeshi Seyama (瀬山 武司)

Harmony:
Noriko Takaya (高屋 法子)


●STINK BOMB●
SAISHŪ HEIKI(最臭兵器)
Direction & Storyboard by
 Tensai Okamura (岡村 天斎)

Original creator and Script: 
Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋)

Music:
Jun Miyake (三宅 純)

Character Design:
Hirotsugu Kawasaki (川崎 博嗣)

Art Director:
Tatsuya Kushida(串田 達也)

Animation Director:
Hirotsugu Kawasaki (川崎 博嗣)

Mechanical design & Mechanical animation Director: 
Morifumi Naka (仲 盛文)

Director of Photography:
Hitoshi Yamaguchi (山口 仁)

Producer:
Masao Maruyama (丸山 正雄)

Art Setting:
Hiroshi Kato (加藤 浩)

Color design:
Takako Suzuki (すずき たかこ)

Color setting:
Kumi Akiyama (秋山 久美)

Editing:
Takeshi Seyama (瀬山 武司)

Special Effects:
Kunji Tanifuji (谷藤 薫児)

Supervision:
Yoshiaki Kawajiri (川尻 善昭)


●CANNON FODDER●
TAIHŌ NO MACHI (大砲の街)
Written & Directed by
Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋)

Storyboard & Art: 
Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋)

Music:
Hiroyuki Nagashima

Original creator & charater designer:
Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋)

Character Design & animation director:
Hidekazu Ohara (小原 秀一)

Director of Photography: 
Hiroaki Edamitsu (枝光 弘明)

Producer:
Eiko Tanaka (田中 栄子)

CG:
Hiroaki Ando (安藤 裕章)

Color design:
Terumi Nakauchi (中内 照美)

Editing:
Takeshi Seyama (瀬山 武司)

CG Technical Support: 
Hiroyuki Tanaka

Chief Production Supervisor: 
Katsuhiro Otomo

Planning:
Katsuhiro Otomo
Shin Unozawa

Title Music:
Takkyu Ishino

Animation Production:
MADHOUSE 
Studio 4°C

Broadcaster:
Bandai Channel

Distributor:
Shochiku Co., Ltd.

Production:
Bandai Visual
Kodansha
Shochiku Co., Ltd.

Production Studio:
Mushroom
Oniro
Studio 4°C


●CD● 4 Pieces of MEMORIES


This Single CD from MEMORIES, the upcoming animation project by Katsuhiro Otomo that will be released theatrically on december 23, 1995  features four tracks by four different composers.


CD DETAILS

Label: Victor Entertainment (ビクターエンタテインメント)
Release date: 1995-XII-16
Running time: 17 min
Retail price: ¥1,500
Cataloge number: VICL-15044


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TRACK LIST

1. Chorale by Yoko Kanno (菅野 よう子)
2. Nobuo's Groove I by Jun Miyake (三宅 純)
3. The Cannon's Fanfare by Hiroyuki Nagashima (長嶌 寛幸)
4. In Yer Memory by Takkyu Ishino (石野 卓球)

●BOOK ENGLISH EDITION● AKIRA #36 MIYAKO'S LAST STAND



Thirty-sixth 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 12 (オールカラー国際版 AKIRA 12).

COMIC BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Marvel Epic Comics
Release date: 1995-XII
Language: English
Number of pages: 68
Size: 10x7 in
Retail price: $6.95

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ITALIAN EDITION ● AKIRA #36 L'ultimo baluardo

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 1994-X
Number of pages: 64
Language: Italian
Size: 19x28 cm
Retail price: L 5.000

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SPANISH EDITION ● AKIRA #36 Haz lo que debas

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Dragón | Glénat
Release date: 1995-V
Number of pages: 64
Language: Spanish

Size: 19x28 cm
Retail price: 450ptas
ISBN 10: 84-406-6039-1
ISBN 13: 978-84-406-6039-8

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●BOOK ENGLISH EDITION● AKIRA #35



Thirty-fifth 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 12 (オールカラー国際版 AKIRA 12).

COMIC BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Marvel / Epic Comics
Release date: 1995-XI
Language: English
Number of pages: 68
Size: 10x7 in
Retail price: $6.95

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ITALIAN EDITION ● AKIRA #35 faccia a faccia


BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 1994-VI
Number of pages: 64
Language: Italian
Size: 19x28 cm
Retail price: L 5.000

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SPANISH EDITION ● AKIRA #35 Cara a cara

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Dragón | Glénat
Release date: 1995-V
Number of pages: 64
Language: Spanish

Size: 19x28 cm
Retail price: 450ptas
ISBN 10: 84-406-5576-2
ISBN 13: 978-84-406-5576-9

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●ILLUSTRATION● SAKAMOGI SONG (サカモギ・ソング)


Katsuhiro Otomo's  original illustration from 1982, for the first LP of the band METROFARCE (メトロファルス) named SAKAMOGI SONG (サカモギ・ソング) was reused for the CD release. The  CD contains 4 extra tracks not included in the LP and a new cover design. The illustration is reprinted in the page 171 of the art book KABA.


CD DETAILS

Label: Teichiku (テイチク)
Release date: 1995-X-22
Retail price: ¥2,000
Ref number: TECN-20313 


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TRACK LIST

1. サカモギ・ソング
2. アルルカン急行
3. 穴ぐらの夜
4. 凍結少年
5. チキン・イン・ザ・キッチン
6. インスタント・エナミー
7. ザイラ
8. ガリヴァーの海
9. 消息不明の子供達
10. ミストラル
11. シークレット・ナイト
12. バジリスク

●BOOK ENGLISH EDITION● AKIRA #34 PHANTOM VOICES



Thirty-fourth 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 12 (オールカラー国際版 AKIRA 12).

COMIC BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Marvel / Epic Comics
Release date: 1995-X
Language: English
Number of pages: 68
Size: 10x7 in
Retail price: $6.95


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ITALIAN EDITION ● AKIRA #34 Abbandonare la nave

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 1994-IV
Number of pages: 64
Language: Italian
Size: 19x28 cm
Retail price: L 5.000

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SPANISH EDITION ● AKIRA #34 ¡Abandonen el barco!

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Dragón | Glénat
Release date: 1995-V
Number of pages: 64
Language: Spanish

Size: 19x28 cm
Retail price: 450ptas
ISBN 10: 84-406-5575-4
ISBN 13: 978-84-406-5575-2

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●ILLUSTRATION● DOVE LOVES DUB



Katsuhiro Otomo has drawn the cover illustration for the album DOVE LOVES DUB by Takkyu Ishino ( 石野卓球). The illustration is contained in the pages 38-39 of the book KABA 2.


CD DETAILS

Label: Ki/oon Records (キューンレコード)
Release date: 1995-IX-1
Duration: 74 min
Retail price: ¥2,854
Catalogue number: KSC2 129

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TRACK LIST

01. Bruce And Rhythm Guitar – Shigekazu Aida
02. TKO Tone
03. GTR Engineer Shojiro Watanabe | Music By F. Tanaka
04. Monkey Dance Engineer Shojiro Watanabe | Music By F. Tanaka
05. Trip-O-Matic Guitar Shigekazu Aida
06. Sex, E
07. I Thought 3, But Were 4 In Fact
08. Magatta Kaono Oyaji (Nagatomix)
09. Dream Baby Dream Lyrics By, Music By – A. Vega, M. Rev

●ILLUSTRATION● YOUNG MAGAZINE ZOUKAN AKA BUTA


Katsuhiro Otomo has drawn the red pig mascot that will feature in the YOUNG MAGAZINE ZOUKAN AKA BUTA (ヤングマガジン増刊赤ブタ ) from August 1995 to 1999. This illustration will be also be used in promotional T-shirts as well as telephone cards with various designs as shown in the image.

●ILLUSTRATION● DOVE LOVES DUB 4 TRACKS




Katsuhiro Otomo has drawn the cover illustration for the LP  by Takkyu Ishino ( 石野卓球) DOVE LOVES DUB 4 TRACKS. The illustration is contained in the pages 38-39 of the book KABA 2.


LP DETAILS

Label: Yum Yum Vinyl
Released date: 1995
Format: Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM
Catalogue number: 16YUM-001


TRACK LIST

A1 - Magatta Kaono Oyaji (Tsumamix)
A2 - I Thought 3, But Were 4 In Fact (Original Mix)
B1 - GTR (Original Journey) Written by F. Tanaka
B2 - TKO Tone (Subvoice Remix)

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●TV● TEZUKA OSAMU NO ISAN Atom to Akira Otomo Katsuhiro ga kataru Tezuka Osamu (手塚治虫の遺産 アトムとAKIRA~大友克洋が語る手塚治虫~)



NHK has aired today two ETV special programs on the heritage of Osamu Tezuka. The second one TEZUKA OSAMU NO ISAN: ATOM TO AKIRA  ~Otomo Katsuhiro ga kataru Tezuka  Osamu~ (手塚治虫の遺産 アトムとAKIRA~大友克洋が語る手塚治虫~) featuring Katsuhiro Otomo, follows him visiting the workplaces of Osamu Tezuka and commenting on his works, it also features talks with Osamu Akimoto (秋本治), Fujiko F Fujio (藤子F不二雄) and Rintaro (りんたろう)

●BOOK● AKIRA CLUB








Akira Club is a book that collects Katsuhiro Otomo's drawings that weren't collected in AKIRA  volumes such as over 100 title-page illustrations created for the original serialization in Young Magazine, multiple promotional illustrations, rarely seen alternate art, preliminary drawings, production sketches and a variety of Akira posters and promotional illustration as well as merchandising.


BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Kodansha (講談社)
Release date: 1995-VI-9
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 258
Size: 10.3 x 8.2 x 0.8 inches (B5)
Retail price: ¥3,500
ISBN10: 406330003X
ISBN13: 978-4063300031


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US EDITION

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Dark Horse
Release date: 2007-XI-11
Language: English
Number of pages: 258
Size: 8.5 x 1.1 x 10.5 inches
Retail price: $29.95
ISBN-10: 1593077416
ISBN-13: 978-1593077419

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UK EDITION

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
Release date: 2007-VII-27
Language: English
Number of pages: 258
Size: 8.3 x 0.9 x 10.2 inches
Retail price: $29.95 

ISBN-10: 1845766121
ISBN-13: 978-1845766122

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GERMAN EDITION

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Publisher: Carlsen Verlag
Release date: 2007-VIII-1
Language: German
Number of pages: 256
Size: 21,3 x 1,9 x 26,1 cm
Retail price: €29,90
ISBN-10: 3551771057
ISBN-13: 978-3551771056

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ITALIAN EDITION

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Panini Comics
Release date: 2007-VII-20
Language: Italian
Number of pages: 256
Size: 8.5 x 1.1 x 10.5 inches
Retail price: €25
ISBN-10: 8883436903
ISBN-13: 978-8883436901

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SPANISH EDITION

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Norma Editorial
Release date: 2007-VII-27
Language: Spanish
Number of pages: 258
Size: 8.5 x 1.1 x 10.5 inches
Retail price: €29.50 

ISBN-10: 8498470196
ISBN-13: 978-8498470192


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●ILLUSTRATION● GIRLY magazine vol.1



Katsuhiro Otomo has drawn the cover illustration of GIRLY magazine vol.1. The illustration is contained in the page 43 of Katsuhiro Otomo's KABA 2.

MAGAZINE DETAILS

Publisher: Kodansha (講談社)
Release date: 1995-IV-25
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 282
Size:
Reatil Price: 290

●MANGA● HI NO JOUYIN (火之要鎮)



HI NO JOUYIN (火之要鎮)

COMIC CUE Vol.1
1995-I-1 | 9 pages | B&W


Collected in the book:
OTOMO KATSUHIRO ANTHOLOGY 2


This story was adapted in 2013 to an homonym animation short film directed by Otomo himself part of the omnibus project SHORT PEACE.