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Ōtomo, Katsuhiro 1954-

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Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )
199 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 3,256 libraries worldwide
In the 21st century, the glittering Neo-Tokyo has risen from the rubble of a city destroyed by an apocalyptic telekinetic blast from a young boy called Akira--a subject of a covert government experiment gone wrong. Imprisoned for three decades in frozen stasis, Akira sleeps, but his awakening is a terrifying inevitability. Surrounded by those who want to use him, those who want to destroy him and those who want only to protect him, Akira is the nexus of a struggle that could spell mankind's destruction ... or its salvation. One of the true international classics of graphic fiction--and the inspiration for the classic Akira animated film soon to be re-released in America--and unavailable in an English-language edition for nearly a decade, Akira has once again taken America by storm. Katsuhiro Otomo is acclaimed worldwide as a master storyteller, and Akira is a timeless, sweeping work of unforgettable beauty, horror, and imagination. Tetsuo, an angry young man with immense and rapidly growing psychic abilities, has done the unthinkable: he has released Akira and set into motion a chain of events that could once destroy the city and drag the world to the brink of Armageddon. Resistance agents and an armada of government forces race against the clock to find the child with godlike powers before his unthinkable destructive abilities are unleashed! One of the true international classics of graphic fiction and unavailable for nearly a decade in America, Akira has once again taken America by storm, its first Dark Horse volume selling out almost overnight in comic shops and bookstores across the country!
Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( visu )
117 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,635 libraries worldwide
"Childhood friends Tetsuo and Kaneda's motorcycle gang encounters a military operation to retrieve an escaped experimental subject. The military captures Tetsuo and conducts experiments on him that unleash his latent psychic ability, but when these new powers rage out of control, Tetsuo lashes out at the world that has oppressed him"--Container
Metropolis by Osamu Tezuka( visu )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 859 libraries worldwide
In the industrial, tri-level world of Metropolis, Duke Red is a powerful leader with plans to unveil a highly advanced robot named Tima. But Duke Red's violent son Rock distrusts robots, and intends to find and destroy Tima. Lost in the confusing labyrinth beneath Metropolis, Tima is beginning a friendship with the young nephew of a Japanese detective. But when Duke Red separates the two innocents, Tima's life, and the fate of the universe, is at stake. An anime film based upon the 1927 film: Metropolis
Steamboy by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( visu )
31 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 825 libraries worldwide
In 19th century England, young Ray Steam receives a Steam Ball, a mysterious, powerful device, from his inventor grandfather. Governments and businesses around the world covet Ray's Steam Ball, and he finds himself in a murderous conflict over its possession. He's also caught between his father who builds terrible weapons for an American arms merchant, and his grandfather, who believes science should improve people's lives
Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )
29 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 741 libraries worldwide
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
Memories by Koji Morimoto( visu )
24 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Three Animé stories each with its own distinct style
Domu : a child's dream by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )
27 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 192 libraries worldwide
A twisted old man, gifted with extrasensory powers, silently holds sway over an entire block of apartments. The occupants are puppets for him to control. Life is his to give ... and to take. But suddenly there is a new voice in his head, and before he knows it, a young girl with her own battery of psychic abilities has arrived to challenge him! Soon, the sprawling complex becomes a battleground between two minds possessing incredible, unimaginable power. Winner of Japan's 1983 Science Fiction Grand Prix award, the first graphic novel ever awarded such an honor
Perfect blue by Satoshi Kon( visu )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Japanese and English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Mima quits her career as a pop singer to try her hand as an actress on a detective/murder mystery television program. Then her life falls apart as reality and hallucinations merge into a terrifying netherworld where innocence is lost and dreams turn into nightmares. She discovers Internet sites describing every intimate detail of her life. Her associates are threatened and even killed by a mysterious stalker
Mushi-shi the movie by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Japan, turn-of-the-century. Ginko is afflicted with the gift of seeing strange natural spirits called Mushi. He travels the countryside ridding people of these ancient, troublesome forces. He is haunted by the childhood events that turned him into a Mushi-Shi, or Mushi Master, and struggles with the realization that the very same Mushi that changed him could now be controlling an old mentor and wrecking havoc on the natural world
Rōjin Z by Hiroyuki Kitakubo( visu )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Presents a solution to the problem of elderly care in the form of Z-001, a robotic life support system programmed to respond to a pensioner's every need with maximum energy and minimum compassion. However, trials on the unsuspecting Mr. Takizawa bring about some alarming results
Spriggan ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 71 libraries worldwide
An elite superhuman agent must stop a foreign military unit from seizing control of an ancient artifact that holds the key to ultimate power
Akira club : the memory of Akira lives on in our hearts! by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 65 libraries worldwide
"Akira began serialization in December of 1982 in Young Magazine, and the curtains finally closed when the sixth paperback collection was released in March 1993. This book chronicles that decade-plus of history in its entirety..."--T.p
Steamboy by Chitaka Kato( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
The legend of Mother Sarah : Tunnel town by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Steamboy by Sadayuki Murai( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Hipira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Welcome to the vampire city of Saruta, where the sun never rises, and all the vampire children love trying to stay up late. Hipira-Kun is a precocious young vampire whose best friend is a fairy named Soul. Hipira-Kun and Soul are an odd couple to say the least, and their games, pranks and adventures
Memories : the collection by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Akira : the beginning by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Katsuhiro Otomo's Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Steamboy by Chitaka Kato( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
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Japanese (136)
French (68)
German (30)
Spanish (30)
Danish (20)
Finnish (12)
Dutch (12)
Multiple languages (8)
Italian (7)
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