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●BOOK● AKIRA ANIMATION ARCHIVES (アキラ・アーカイヴ)











The epic Katsuhiro Otomo movie AKIRA has finally the ultimate 'behind the scenes' book it deserved for a long time. Akira Animation Archives dives deep more than a decade ago in the production of the movie that defined a period in the japanese animation. This book contains hundreds of production drawings, concept art, background paints, layouts and storyborads with interviews and comments by the director Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋), the chief animators Takashi Nakamura (なかむら たかし) and Koji Morimoto (森本 晃司) and the key animators Toshiyuki Inoue (井上 俊之), Hiroyuki Okiura (沖浦 啓之) and Hiroyuki Kitakubo (北久保 弘之)


BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Kodansha (講談社)
Release date: 2002-XII-24
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 194
Size: 11.6 x 8.1 x 0.8 inches (A4)
Retail price:¥2,800
ISBN-10: 4063301958
ISBN-13: 978-4063301953


AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/TPgHLJ
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●DVD● AKIRA 'dts sound edition' LIMITED EDITION 〈初回限定版〉




Pioneer has released today in japan a 2 disc limited edition of Katsuhiro Otomo's epic animation film AKIRA on DVD. The first disc that includes the film with a newly remastered 5.1 dts soundtrack is the same that comes in the standard single disc edition release. The second disc includes more than 4500 production still, including the complete storyboard of the film drawn by Otomo, and hundreds of backgrounds and character sheets as well as the original release trailers. This limited edition comes with a special sleep case with an illustration by Katsuhiro Otomo that was reprinted in the page 14 of the artbook KABA 2.

DVD DETAILS

Publisher: Pioneer (パイオニアLDC)
Release date: 2002-XII-21
Format: NTSC | Region 2 | DVD9+DVD5 | 16:9 LB
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1 & DTS 5.1
Subtitles: none
Duration: 124 min (movie)
Retail Price: ¥3,990
Catalogue number: PIBA-1267

AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/19z8jLx
Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1E1vJGb
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Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/1N50XCd
Amazon FR: http://amzn.to/1N50TCp
Amazon IT: https://amzn.to/2QgMkjJ
Amazon ES: https://amzn.to/2O3Q7is



2002 ● SINGLE DISC EDITION

DVD DETAILS
Publisher: Pioneer (パイオニアLDC)
Release date: 2002-XII-21
Format: NTSC | Region 2 | DVD9 | 16:9 LB
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1 & DTS 5.1 Subtitles: none
Duration: 124 min (movie)
Retail Price: ¥3,990
Catalogue number: PIBA-1268


AVAILABILITY
Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1cK7JJp
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2011 ● SINGLE DISC EDITION ● Re-release

DVD DETAILS
Publisher: GENEON UNIVERSAL
Release date: 2011-VI-22
Format: NTSC | Region 2 | DVD9 | 16:9 LB
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1 & DTS 5.1 Subtitles: none
Duration: 124 min (movie)
Retail Price: ¥1,890
Catalogue number: GNBA-1328


AVAILABILITY
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