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●BOOK● AKIRA 5




Katsuhiro Otomo's AKIRA (アキラ) ran on Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) from December 20, 1982 to June 25, 1990. Episodes 72 to 96 are collected in this fifth volume. This edition of AKIRA includes the original black and white artwork and a few color pages at the beginning of each volume. AKIRA is the longest lasting manga series by Katsuhiro Otomo. It was also adapted as a full length animation movie released in 1988, directed by Otomo himself. 

BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Kodansha (講談社)
Release date: 1990-XII-11
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 413
Size: 9.8 x 7.2 x 1.5 inches (B5 )
Retail price: ¥1,100
ISBN: 4-06-313166-1
ISBN: 978-4-06-313166-6



EPISODES

AKIRA part 72
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.10
1986-V-19 | 18 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 73
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.12
1986-VI-16 | 16 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 74
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.13
1986-VII-7 | 15 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 75
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.14
1986-VII-21 | 17 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 76
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.15
1986-VIII-4 | 17 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 77
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.18
1986-IX-15 | 20 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 78
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.19
1986-X-6 | 17 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 79
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.21
1986-XI-3 | 20 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 80
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.22
1986-XI-17 | 15 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 81
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.23
1986-XII-1 | 17 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 82
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.24
1986-XII-15 | 17 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 83
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.1
1987-I-5 | 15 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 84
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.2
1987-I-19 | 17 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 85
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.4
1987-II-16 | 17 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 86
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.7
1987-IV-6 | 17 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 87
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.8
1987-IV-20 | 17 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 88
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.22
1988-XI-21 | 15 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 89
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.23
1988-XII-5 | 20 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 90
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.24
1988-XII-19 | 20 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 91
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.1
1989-I-16 | 15 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 92
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.3
1989-II-6 | 15 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 93
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.4
1989-II-20 | 20 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 94
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.5
1989-III-6 | 15 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 95
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.6
1989-III-20 | 20 pages | B&W


AKIRA part 96
Young Magazine (ヤングマガジン) No.7
1989-IV-3 | 17 pages | B&W



OTHER JAPANESE EDITIONS

AKIRA was first published in color in the 90's in the US and Europe. The 38 paperback issues that conformed the collection were also released in Japan packed in twelve box sets, each containing a booklet with the English-to-Japanese translations. The episodes collected in this book correspond to the colored ones included in the box sets:

In 2004, the colored version of AKIRA was released with Japanese text in six volumes that correspond to the six original AKIRA books. The episodes from this book are collected in color in the book:



INTERNATIONAL EDITIONS



●2002 US EDITION● AKIRA 5

First edition of AKIRA in black & white in english language. 

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Drak Horse
Release date: 2002-I-1
Language: English
Number of pages: 440
Size: 7 x 1.4 x 10 inches (B5)
Retail price: $29,99
ISBN-10: 1569715270
ISBN-13: 978-1569715277


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●2011 US EDITION● AKIRA 5

Kodansha USA re-released AKIRA in english in a edition that is almost identical to the one published by Dark Horse a decade ago.

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Kodansha Comics
Release date: 2011-III-1
Language: English
Number of pages: 416
Size: 7 x 1.4 x 10 inches (B5)
Retail price: $29,99
ISBN-10: 1935429078
ISBN-13: 978-1935429074

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●2002 UK EDITION● AKIRA 5

Almost identical edition to the one Dark Horse published in the US at the same time.

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Titan Books
Release date: 2002-I-25
Language: English
Number of pages: 416
Size: 7 x 1.4 x 10 inches (B5)
Retail price: £24.99
ISBN-10: 1840233974
ISBN-13: 978-1840233971



●2001 GERMAN EDITION● AKIRA 5

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Carlsen
Release date: 2001-VII
Language: German
Number of pages: 440
Size: 16,9 x 4 x 25,7 cm (B5)
Retail price: €16
ISBN-10: 3551745250
ISBN-13: 978-3551745255

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●1999 FRENCH EDITION● AKIRA 5

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 1999-XII-1
Language: French
Number of pages: 409
Size: 25,6 x 3 x 18,1 cm (B5)
Retail price: €16
ISBN-10: 2723428257
ISBN-13: 978-2723428255

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●2018-2019 FRENCH EDITION● AKIRA 5 Édition originale

New edition with new translation, subtitled onomatopoeias,
Japanese right to left reading style and original cover design.

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Glénat
Release date: 2019-V-2
Language: French
Number of pages: 416
Size: 25,6 x 3,3 x 18 cm (B5)
Retail price: €14.95
ISBN-10: 2344012443
ISBN-13: 978-2344012444

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●2000 ITALIAN EDITION● AKIRA Vol.9

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Plante Manga
Release date: 2000-II
Language: Italian
Number of pages:
Size: 18 x 26 cm
Retail price: €5,11









●2000 ITALIAN EDITION● AKIRA Vol.10

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Planet Manga
Release date: 2000-V
Language: Italian
Number of pages:
Size: 18 x 26 cm
Retail price: €5,11









●2006 ITALIAN EDITION● AKIRA 5

BOOK DETAILS:
Publisher: Panini Comics
Release date: 2006-IV-30
Language: Italian
Number of pages: 414
Size: 25,6 x 3 x 18,1 cm (B5)
Retail price: €15
ISBN-10: 8883435435
ISBN-13: 978-8883435430

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●2000 SPANISH EDITION● AKIRA 5

BOOK DETAILS
Publisher: Ediciones B
Release date: 2000-VIII-8
Language: Spanish
Number of pages: 408
Size: 25,6 x 3 x 18,1 cm (B5)
Retail price: €15.50
ISBN-10: 8440699409
ISBN-13: 978-8440699404

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