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

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

Label
Akira
Title
Akira
Title number
1
Statement of responsibility
Katsuhiro Otomo ; [translation and English-language adaptation, Yoko Umezawa, Linda M. York, and Jo Duffy]
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Welcome to neo-Tokyo, built on the ashes of a Tokyo annihilated by a blast of unknown origin that triggered World War III. The live 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 who will stop at nothing to prevent another catastrophe like that which leveled Tokyo. At the core of their motivation is a raw, all-consuming fear of an unthinkable, monstrous power known only 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
INU
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
comic strips
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 10
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Akira series
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Akira, Katsuhiro Otomo ; [translation and English-language adaptation, Yoko Umezawa, Linda M. York, and Jo Duffy]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
The artwork of this volume has been produced as a mirror-image of the original Japanese edition to conform to English language standards
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm419041079
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
volumes
Isbn
9781569715260
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)419041079
  • (Sirsi) a1380051
Label
Akira, Katsuhiro Otomo ; [translation and English-language adaptation, Yoko Umezawa, Linda M. York, and Jo Duffy]
Publication
Note
The artwork of this volume has been produced as a mirror-image of the original Japanese edition to conform to English language standards
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm419041079
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
volumes
Isbn
9781569715260
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)419041079
  • (Sirsi) a1380051

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