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

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

Label
Akira, Book one
Title
Akira
Title number
Book one
Statement of responsibility
Katsuhiro Otomo ; [translation and English-language adaptation, Yoko Umezawa, Linda M. York, Jo Duffy]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Neo-Tokyo, built on the former site of Tokyo after World War III, two teenagers are targeted by agencies after they develop paranormal abilities
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
OEM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Otomo, Katsuhiro
Dewey number
741.5/952
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
OT, ages 16+
Language note
Translated from Japanese
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
  • Science fiction comic books, strips, etc
  • Graphic novels
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Akira, Book one, Katsuhiro Otomo ; [translation and English-language adaptation, Yoko Umezawa, Linda M. York, Jo Duffy]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in Japan in 1984 Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo."
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
363 p.
Isbn
9781935429005
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010293135
Other control number
3138613
Other physical details
chiefly ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781935429005
  • (OCoLC)459789310
Label
Akira, Book one, Katsuhiro Otomo ; [translation and English-language adaptation, Yoko Umezawa, Linda M. York, Jo Duffy]
Publication
Note
"First published in Japan in 1984 Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo."
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
363 p.
Isbn
9781935429005
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010293135
Other control number
3138613
Other physical details
chiefly ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781935429005
  • (OCoLC)459789310

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