Akira Vol. 2

Writer: Katsuhiro Otomo Artist: Katsuhiro Otomo Publisher: Kodansha Critic Reviews: 1
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IN THE 21ST CENTURY, Neo-Tokyo has risen from the ashes of a Tokyo obliterated by a monstrous psychokinetic power known only as Akira, a being who yet lives, secretly imprisoned in frozen stasis. Those who stand guard know that Akira's awakening is a terrifying inevitability. Tetsuo, an angry young man with immense—and rapidly growing—psychic abilities, may be their only hope to control Akira when he wakes. But Tetsuo is becoming increasingly unstable and harbors a growing obsession to confront Akira face to face. A clandestine group including his former best friend sets out to destroy Tetsuo before he can release Akira—or before Tetsuo more

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    AiPT! - Mark Pellegrini Nov 9, 2015

    So while I do think this second volume was a step down from the first, perhaps stretching its story too thin, it's keeping me hooked. I'm quickly running out of familiar scenes and the promise of unknown material will certainly bring me back. Read Full Review

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