Akira 35th Anniversary Box Set
If you or someone you know is a fan of comic books then the chances are that you will also be a fan of Japanese anime and manga. If you know someone who is a fan then you should consider buying this beautiful boxed set of Akira. This box set is a commemorative edition for the 35th anniversary of its original publication in comic book form. The original comics were believed to be one of the most influential comic books of all time. It was an epic science fiction story that changed the face of anime and manga completely.
The box set is presented in six beautiful hardcover editions plus as an added bonus, there is the Akira Club Art Book that brings together behind the scenes information and specialist art of the genre. It was originally published in 1982 but in 1988 the story was adapted and made into an animated movie which was the most expensive animated movie of its time. The movie took the original comic that was very popular in Japan and basically made it a global phenomenon. Today it is a milestone that artists, filmmakers, writers, and fans strive to at least equal.
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The author, Katsuhiro Otomo, is probably best known for this epic 3000-page story. He also directed the animated feature film that grew from the comics as well as another highly acclaimed animated movie, Steamboy. He has also directed the live action movie, Mushishi.
The complete box set is a hardcover set of six volumes plus the bonus Akira Club Art Book and comprises a total of 2530 pages. It was published as the box set in 2017 by Kodansha Comics.
This box set is a compilation of the Akira comic books originally published in 1982
It contains a bonus book containing behind the scenes content for the specialist collector
It is made up of 2530 pages
All the customer reviews are extremely positive and point to this box set as being great value for money
Although at first sight, this might seem a very expensive purchase, it is, in fact, a very reasonable price for such a ground-breaking version of the original comic books. We have very little doubt that in the future this box set will become a collector’s piece much sought after by connoisseurs of comic books, anime, and manga in general but specifically of the works of the author Katsuhiro Otomo.