Akira 35th Anniversary Box Set

by Katsuhiro Otomo
Akira 35th Anniversary Box Set
  • ISBN-13: 9781632364616
  • Author(s): Katsuhiro Otomo
  • Subject: Graphic novels: Manga
  • Publisher: Kodansha Comics
  • Imprint: Kodansha Comics
  • Publication Date: 02-11-2017
  • Format: h/b

Availability: Reprinting

£175.00
In 1982, Kodansha published the first chapter of Akira, a dystopian saga set in Neo-Tokyo, a city recovering from thermonuclear attack where the streets have been ceded to motorcycle gangs and the rich and powerful run dangerous experiments on destructive, supernatural powers that they cannot control. Today, it remains a touchstone for artists, writers, filmmakers, and fans, retaining all the brutal impact and narrative intensity it had when Otomo first unleashed it onto the world, and is presented here in six beautiful hardcover volumes.
About the book

In 1982, Kodansha published the first chapter of Akira, a dystopian saga set in Neo-Tokyo, a city recovering from thermonuclear attack where the streets have been ceded to motorcycle gangs and the rich and powerful run dangerous experiments on destructive, supernatural powers that they cannot control. Today, it remains a touchstone for artists, writers, filmmakers, and fans, retaining all the brutal impact and narrative intensity it had when Otomo first unleashed it onto the world, and is presented here in six beautiful hardcover volumes.

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