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This new edition of AKIRA (アキラ) by KODANSHA presents the colored version of the manga with japanese texts for the very first time. 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 and the colored version by Steve Oliff and MARVEL was introduced in the nineties for it's international release. AKIRA is the longest lasting manga series by Katsuhiro Otomo that ran for eight years and 120 parts. It was also adapted as a full length animation movie directed by Otomo himself in 1988. Each of this six volumes of 'True Natural Color' edition of AKIRA comes in a transparent slip case.


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


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AKIRA part1
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1982-XII-20 
26 pages | Color

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-I-3
20 pages | Color

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-I-17
20 pages | Color

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-II-7
20 pages | Color

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-II-21
20 pages | Color

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-III-7
20 pages | Color

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-III-21
20 pages | Color

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-IV-4
20 pages | Color

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-IV-18
20 pages | Color

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-V-2
20 pages | Color

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-V-16
20 pages | Color

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-VI-6
20 pages | Color

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-VI-20
20 pages | Color

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-VII-4
20 pages | Color

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-VII-18
20 pages | Color

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-VIII-1
20 pages | Color

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-VIII-15
20 pages | Color

Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) 1983-IX-5

20 pages | Color


AKIRA was first published in color in US and Europe as 38 paperback issues that were also released in Japan, collected in twelve box sets, each containing a booklet with the English-to-Japanese translation. The epsiodes in this book corresponds to the ones collected in this box sets:

The episodes included in this book correspond to the ones collected in the original black and white edition:


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

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