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Ōtomo, Katsuhiro 1954-

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Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( visu )
112 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,579 libraries worldwide
Clandestine army activities threaten the war-torn city of Neo-Tokyo when a mysterious being with powerful psychic abilities escapes his prison and inadvertently draws a violent motorcycle gang into a heinous web of experimentation. As a result, a biker with a twisted mind embarks on a path of war, seeking revenge against a society that once called him weak
Metropolis by Osamu Tezuka( visu )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 854 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 )
30 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 811 libraries worldwide
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 )
27 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 754 libraries worldwide
In the 21st century, the once-glittering Neo-Tokyo lies in ruins, leveled in minutes by the infinite power of the child psychic giant, Akira. Now a wasteland of rubble and anarchy, the Great Tokyo Empire rises, a ragtag group of zealots and crazies who worship and fear Akira and his mad prime minister, Tetsuo, an angry teen with immense powers of his own -- and equally immense twisted ambitions. The planet at large is not taking the threat lying down, however, and the might of the world is ready to take on the Empire, but will technology's most advanced weaponry be enough to destroy Akira -- and is Tetsuo an ever greater threat? The fifth chapter in a sweeping epic of over 2000 pages, Akira vol. 5 is the penultimate act of a mind-blowing graphic-novel masterpiece of awe-inspiring imagination and gut-wrenching power, and the inspiration for the classic Akira animated film
Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )
29 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 722 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
Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )
26 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 584 libraries worldwide
Tetsuo, whose psychic abilities are rapidly growing, becomes obsessed with confronting Akira face-to-face, but those who want the sleeping giant to stay dormant, including Tetsuo's former friend Kaneda, will stop at nothing to destroy Tetsuo before he can release Akira
Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )
63 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 581 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
Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )
23 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 524 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. Set off by the bullet of a would-be assassin, Neo-Tokyo has been leveled by Akira's godlike psychic fury. Now cut off from the rest of world, the Great Tokyo Empire rises, with Akira its king, Tetsuo its mad prime minister, and a growing army of fanatic acolytes. Forces on the outside still search for a way to stop Akira, and the answer may lie in the hands of the mysterious Lady Miyako, a powerful member of Akira's psychic brotherhood. But the solution to harnessing Akira may ultimately be more dangerous than Akira himself!
Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )
25 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 517 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!
Memories by Koji Morimoto( visu )
22 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Three Animé stories each with its own distinct style
Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 215 libraries worldwide
As Tetsuo begins losing control of his abilities, the military's forces converge on Neo-Tokyo for the final confrontation
Domu : a child's dream by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 143 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 109 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
Rōjin Z ( visu )
20 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Takazawa, an elderly invalid, is forced to take part in an experiment with a machine that is supposed to be a surrogate nurse, Haruko, his real-life nurse, rescues him from the Z-00l machine
Akira club : the memory of Akira lives on in our hearts! by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 83 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
Mushi-shi the movie by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 75 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
Spriggan ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 72 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
Steamboy by Chitaka Kato( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Steamboy by Sadayuki Murai( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 49 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 49 libraries worldwide
 
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Katsuhiro, Ōtomo
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Ootomo, Katsuhiro
Ootomo, Katsuhiro 1954-
Ōtomo, Katsuhiro
Ōtomo, Katsuhiro 1954-
オオトモ, カツヒロ 1954-
大友 克洋 1954-....
大友克洋 1954-
Languages
English (203)
Japanese (120)
French (56)
German (27)
Spanish (27)
Finnish (12)
Danish (10)
Italian (7)
Dutch (6)
Multiple languages (5)
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