Akira Volume 3 by Katsuhiro OtomoAkira Volume 3 by Katsuhiro Otomo

Akira Volume 3

byKatsuhiro Otomo

Paperback | July 13, 2010

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IN THE 21ST CENTURY, the glittering Neo-Tokyo has risen from the rubble of a Tokyo destroyed by an apocalyptic telekinetic blast from a young boy called Akira—the subject of a covert government experiment gone wrong now imprisoned for three decades in frozen stasis. But Tetsuo, an unstable youth with immense paranormal abilities of his own, has done the unthinkable: He has released Akira and set into motion a chain of events that could once again destroy the city and drag the world to the brink of Armageddon. Resistance agents and an armada of government forces race against the clock to find the child with godlike powers before his unstoppable destructive abilities are unleashed.

One of the true international classics of graphic fiction, Akira has once again taken America by storm. Artist/writer/filmmaker Katsuhiro Otomo is acclaimed worldwide as a master storyteller, and Akira showcases Otomo at the peak of his creative form. Akira is a timeless, epic work of unforgettable beauty, horror, and imagination.
Title:Akira Volume 3Format:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.9 inPublished:July 13, 2010Publisher:Kodansha ComicsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1935429043

ISBN - 13:9781935429043

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great A must-read for any fan of the movie!
Date published: 2017-12-29
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Date published: 2017-02-01

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