Akira Vol. 1
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Akira Vol. 1

Writer: Katsuhiro Otomo Artist: Katsuhiro Otomo Publisher: Kodansha Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
9.0Critic Rating
9.5User Rating

Welcome to Neo-Tokyo, built on the ashes of a Tokyo annihilated by a blast of unknown origin that triggered World War III. The lives of two streetwise teenage friends, Tetsuo and Kaneda, change forever when paranormal abilities begin to waken in Tetsuo, making him a target for a shadowy agency that will stop at nothing to prevent another catastrophe like the one that leveled Tokyo. At the core of the agency’s motivation is a raw, all-consuming fear of an unthinkable, monstrous power known only as Akira.

Katsuhiro Otomo’s stunning science fiction masterpiece is considered by many to be the finest work of graphic fiction ever p more

  • 9.0
    AIPT - Mark Pellegrini Sep 24, 2015

    The art is superb, particularly in the layouts and technical details, and Otomo's sense of fluid motion is practically unparalleled. Read Full Review

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