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The Resource Akira, Katsuhiro Otomo ; translation and English-language adaptation, Yoko Umezawa, Linda M. York, Jo Duffy

Akira, Katsuhiro Otomo ; translation and English-language adaptation, Yoko Umezawa, Linda M. York, Jo Duffy

Label
Akira
Title
Akira
Title number
1
Statement of responsibility
Katsuhiro Otomo ; translation and English-language adaptation, Yoko Umezawa, Linda M. York, Jo Duffy
Creator
Contributor
Artist
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
Tetsuo and Kaneda, teenage friends in Neo-Tokyo following World War III, see their relationship change when Tetsuo begins developing paranormal abilities, making him the target of a shadowy agency motivated by fear of an unthinkable power known as Akira
Member of
Summary
The science fiction tale set in 2019 in Tokyo after the city was destroyed by World War III, follows the lives of two teenage friends, Tetsuo and Kaneda, who have a consuming fear of a monstrous power known as Akira
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
122895
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ōtomo, Katsuhiro
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Rated OT, ages 16+
Language note
Translated from Japanese
LC call number
PN6790.J3
LC item number
O86 2009
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 10
  • 12
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Umezawa, Yoko
  • York, Linda M.
  • Duffy, Jo
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Akira series
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenagers
  • Parapsychology
  • Supernatural
  • World War III
  • Tokyo (Japan)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Akira, Katsuhiro Otomo ; translation and English-language adaptation, Yoko Umezawa, Linda M. York, Jo Duffy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • In keeping with the original Japanese format, this book reads from back to front and right to left
  • "First published in Japan in 1984 by Kodanasha Ltd., Tokyo"--Title page verso
  • "A Kodansha Comics trade paperback original"--Title page verso
  • Volume 1 published by Dark Horse Comics in 2000
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
6 volumes
Isbn
9781935429074
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • 326533804
  • (OCoLC)326533804
Label
Akira, Katsuhiro Otomo ; translation and English-language adaptation, Yoko Umezawa, Linda M. York, Jo Duffy
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • In keeping with the original Japanese format, this book reads from back to front and right to left
  • "First published in Japan in 1984 by Kodanasha Ltd., Tokyo"--Title page verso
  • "A Kodansha Comics trade paperback original"--Title page verso
  • Volume 1 published by Dark Horse Comics in 2000
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
6 volumes
Isbn
9781935429074
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • 326533804
  • (OCoLC)326533804

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