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●BOOK● SŌ TEN'NENSHOKU AKIRA 2 (総天然色AKIRA 2)




KODANSHA has released a new edition of AKIRA in Japan. This time presenting the colored version of the manga with japanese texts for the very first time. This second book collects the same episodes of the original black and white volume AKIRA 2. Each of this six volumes of SŌ TEN'NENSHOKU AKIRA (総天然色AKIRA) come in a transparent slip case.

Katsuhiro Otomo's epic manga AKIRA started its serialization in black and white in Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) on December 20, 1982. The international version colored by by Steve Oliff was first published by Marvel / Epic Comics in color in the US in a 38 paperback issues that were collected in Japan in twelve box sets as ŌRU KARĀ KOKUSAI BAN AKIRA (オールカラー国際版 AKIRA), each set included a booklet with the English-to-Japanese translation.


BOOK DETAILS:

Publisher: Kodansha (講談社)
Release date: 2003-XII-6
Number of pages: 308
Language: Japanese
Size: 26 x 18.6 x 2.2 cm (B5)
Reatail price: ¥3,600
ISBN: 4-06-364501-0
ISBN-13: 978-4063645019


AVAILABILITY

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OTHER EDITIONS


SPANISH EDITION ● AKIRA 2

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Norma Editorial
Release date: 2006-I-27
Language: Spanish
Number of pages: 304
Size: 25.8 x 18.8 x 2.8 cm (B5)
Reatail price: €19,95
ISBN-10: 8498144167
ISBN-13: 978-8498144161

AVAILABILITY
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●BOOK● SŌ TEN'NENSHOKU AKIRA 1(総天然色AKIRA 1)



KODANSHA has released a new edition of AKIRA in Japan. This time presenting the colored version of the manga with japanese texts for the very first time. This first book collects the same episodes of the original black and white volume AKIRA 1. Each of this six volumes of SŌ TEN'NENSHOKU AKIRA (総天然色AKIRA) come in a transparent slip case.

Katsuhiro Otomo's epic manga AKIRA started its serialization in black and white in Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) on December 20, 1982. The international version colored by by Steve Oliff was first published by Marvel / Epic Comics in color in the US in a 38 paperback issues that were collected in Japan in twelve box sets as ŌRU KARĀ KOKUSAI BAN AKIRA (オールカラー国際版 AKIRA), each set included a booklet with the English-to-Japanese translation.


BOOK DETAILS:

Publisher: Kodansha (講談社)
Release date: 2003-XII-6
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 360
Size: 26 x 19 x 2.5 cm (B5)
Reatail price: ¥3,800
ISBN: 4-06-364500-2
ISBN-13: 978-4063645002



AVAILABILITY

Amazon CA: http://amzn.to/1EA15mW
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1EWmrJp

OTHER EDITIONS


SPANISH EDITION ● AKIRA 1

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Norma Editorial
Release date: 2005-X-28
Language: Spanish
Number of pages: 360
Size: 25.8 x 18.8 x 2.8 cm (B5)
Reatail price: €19,95
ISBN-10: 8498143594
ISBN-13: 978-8498143591

AVAILABILITY
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●ILLUSTRATION● KICHIJOJI ANIME WONDERLAND 2003




Katsuhiro Otomo did this illustration for the 1999 released set of phone cards to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Kichiyoji Station. The illustration has been used this time in the promotional posters and the official event guide of this years KICHIJOJI ANIME WONDERLAND 2003 (吉祥寺アニメワンダーランド 2003).


The illustration is reprinted in the page 76 of the book KABA 2.


●ILLUSTRATION● STEAMBOY POSTER



Katsuhiro Otomo has drawn the illustration for the poster and flyers of STEAMBOY to be released on Japanese theaters in October 2003.

●DVD● BS MANGA YAWA DŌMU - KATSUHIRO OTOMO (BSマンガ夜話 童夢 -大友克洋)



BS Manga Yawa (BSマンガ夜話), a late night talk show about manga that in this first episode was focused on Katsuhiro Otomo's Dōmu (童夢) was released today on DVD. This program was originally aired in 1996-VIII-20 in NHK-BS. 


DVD DETAILS

Studio: Happinet Pictures (ハピネット・ピクチャーズ)
Release Date: 2003-I-25
Format: NTSC | Region 2 | DVD5
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital Stereo
Run Time: 56 minutes
Retail price: ¥3,218
Catalog number: BBBE-3371


AVAILABILITY

●ILLUSTRATION● STYLE LOGO



Katsuhiro Otomo has drawn de corporate logo of STYLE CO. LTD. a company in charge of the magazine KIKAN ESU(季刊エス) as well as anime an illustration books like Tatsuyuki Tanaka's (田中 達之) CANNABIS WORKS and Satoshi Kon's (今敏 ) CHIYOKO MILLENIAL ACTRESS (千年女優画報) among others.

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●DVD● GENMA TAISEN (幻魔大戦) DTS Ultimate Edition



This Limited Edition of Genma Taisen (幻魔大戦) , the animation film directed by Rintaro (りんたろう), originally released theatrically in Japan on march 12, 1983 includes the single disc DTS sound edition DVD a 80 page booklet and a special Vega mini figure. This film was the first collaboration of Katsuhiro Otomo in an animation project in which he worked as character designer.


DVD DETAILS

Publisher: Kadokawa (角川書店)
Release date: 2003-I-1
Format: NTSC | Region 2 | DVD9 | 1.66:1
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital Stereo & DTS
Subtitles:-
Run time: 131 min
Retail price: ¥5,800
Catalogue number: KABD-518


AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/PZ2H4u


REGULAR JAPANESE EDITION 

DVD DETAILS:
Publisher: Kadokawa (角川書店)
Release date: 2003-I-1

Format: NTSC | Region 2 | DVD9 | 1.66:1
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital Stereo & DTS
Subtitles:-
Run time: 131 min
Language: Japanese
Retail price: ¥3,800
Catalogue number: KABD-517

AVAILABILITY

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2008 JAPANESE EDITION

DVD DETAILS:
Publisher: Kadokawa (角川書店)
Release date: 2008-IV-25
Format: NTSC | Region 2 | DVD9 | 1.66:1
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital Stereo & DTS
Subtitles:-
Run time: 131 min
Language: Japanese

Retail price: ¥3,300
Catalogue number: DABA-0379

AVAILABILITY

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●DVD● MANIE-MANIE MEIKYU MONOGATARI (MANIE-MANIE 迷宮物語)



MANIE-MANIE MEIKYU MONOGATARI (MANIE-MANIE 迷宮物語) was released today in DVD. This 1987 released OVA consist in three short animation films:

●HASHIRU OTOKO (走る男) directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri (川尻 善昭)

●LABYRITH (ラビリンス) directed by Rintaro (りんたろう)

●KOUJI CHUUSHI MEIREI (工事中止命令 ) written and directed by Kastuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋) with animation direction by Takashi Nakamura (なかむら たかし)




DVD DETAILS

Publisher: Kadokawa (角川書店)
Release date: 2003-I-1
Format: NTSC | Region 2 | DVD5 | 1.66:1
Audio: Japanese Dolby Stereo
Subtitles: -
Duration: 50 min.
Retail price: ¥3,990
Catalogue number: KABD-520

AVAILABILITY

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Amazon IT:-
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OTHER EDITIONS:

2008 ● JAPANESE RE-RELEASE

DVD DETAILS
Publisher: Kadokawa (角川書店)
Release date: 2008-IV-25
Format: NTSC | Region 2 | DVD5 | 1.66:1
Audio: Japanese Dolby Stereo
Subtitles: -
Duration: 50 min.
Retail price: ¥3,465
Catalogue number: DABA-0383

AVAILABILITY
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2004 ● US EDITION ● NEO-TOKYO

DVD DETAILS
Publisher: ADV
Release date: 2004-IX-14
Format: NTSC | Region 1 | DVD5 | 1.33:1
Audio: Japanese (Dolby Digital 2.0), English (Dolby Digital 2.0)
Subtitles: English
Duration: 50 min.
Retail price: 24.98$
Catalogue number: 7-02727-09482-8

AVAILABILITY
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2005 ● GERMAN EDITION ● NEO-TOKYO

DVD DETAILS
Publisher: ADV
Release date: 2005-V-30
Format: PAL | Region 1 | DVD5 | 1.77:1
Audio: Japanese & German (Dolby Digital 5.1)
Subtitles: German
Duration: 50 min.
Retail price:-
Catalogue number: -

AVAILABILITY
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2008 ● FRENCH EDITION ● Manie-Manie : Les Histoires du labyrinthe

DVD DETAILS
Publisher: Dybex
Release date: 2008-II-14
Format: PAL | Region 2 | DVD5 | 1.77:1
Audio: Japanese (Dolby Digital 2.0), French (Dolby Digital 2.0 & Dolby Digital 5.1)
Subtitles: French
Duration: 50 + 40 min.
Retail price: 19.99€
Catalogue number: 5413505303784

AVAILABILITY
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2012 ● FRENCH EDITION ● Manie-Manie : Le Film - Edition Gold

DVD DETAILS
Publisher: Dybex
Release date: 2012-VI-5
Format: PAL | Region 2 | DVD5 | 1.77:1
Audio: Japanese (Dolby Digital 2.0), French (Dolby Digital 2.0 & Dolby Digital 5.1)
Subtitles: French
Duration: 50min
Retail price: 9.95€
Catalogue number: 5413505380556

AVAILABILITY
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2007 ● ITALIAN EDITION ● Manie-Manie - I Racconti del Labirinto

DVD DETAILS
Publisher: Dynit
Release date: 2007-III-7
Format: PAL | Region 2 | DVD5 | 1.77:1
Audio: Japanese & Italian (Dolby Digital 2.0)
Subtitles: Italian
Duration: 50min
Retail price: 7.99€
Catalogue number: 8019824907770

AVAILABILITY
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