About Akira comics
The year is 2038, in a post apocalyptic Neo Tokyo gripped by terrorism and violence, a world trying to recover from the third world war.
Tetsuo Shima and his friends are forever getting into trouble. When hes was captured by an underground resistance organization Tetsuo discovers Akira, the most powerful psychic held in a cyro stasis for over 30 years.
Together, Akira and Tetsuo created the Great Tokyo Empire, organizing survivors and finding more psychics. With what remains of the resistance, they tried to strengthen their resources against the Westerners who took interest in assassinating Akira.
Akira is a cyberpunk sci fi manga series created by Katsuhiro Otomo. It was first released on December 20, 1982 and stopped publication on June 25, 1990, totaling only 6 volumes.
Recommended Issues: Issues 1 until 12
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The award winning comic creator ok Akira comics, get to know more about Katsuhiro Otomo's works and achievements here on Lambiek.
The largest Japanese publisher of manga comics & magazines. Kodansha published popular titles such as Cardcaptor Sakura and Akira comic books.