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Material Type: Book
Collection: Comics
Call Number: JAPAN SPECFIC OTO2011
Title: Akira Volume 5
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Personal name: Otomo, Katsuhiro
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011151 checked in 2019-06-19 14:14:00

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Topical term or geographic name as entry element: Speculative Fiction
International Standard Book Number: 9781935429074
Name of publisher, distributor, etc.: Kodansha Comics
Date of publication, distribution, etc.: 2011
Other physical details: Softcover
Volume number/sequential designation: Volume 5
Summary, etc. note: IN THE 21ST CENTURY, the once glittering Neo-Tokyo lies in ruin, leveled in minutes by the infinite power of the child psychic Akira. From the flooded wasteland of rubble and anarchy rises the Great Tokyo Empire, populated by a ragtag army of zealots and crazies who worship and fear Akria ad his mad prime minister, Tetsuo, and angry teen with immense powers of his own– and equally immense, twisted ambitions. The world at large is not taking the threat lying down, and the military strength of the planet is massing to take on the empire, but will technology's most advanced weaponry be enough to destroy Akira? And are Tetsuo's rapidly growing paranormal abilities a potentially greater threat? A mind-blowing epic, Akira is a sweeping graphic-novel tour de force of awe-inspiring vision and gut-wrenching intensity– and the inspiration for the brilliant Akira animated film. Creator Katsuhiro Otomo has influenced a generation of graphic novelists and animators and is universally acknowledged as a storyteller of extraordinary skill, standing alongside the finest writers and directors of science fiction.
Expansion of summary note: Japan, Japanese, Asian, PoC, BIPOC, futuristic, science fiction, manga, fantasy, neo-Tokyo, World War lll, paranormal abilities, teenagers, mystery, action, adventure
Method of acquisition: Donation
Date of acquisition: June 2019
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