Neo-Tokyo lies in ruin. The culprit, a small boy with psychic
abilities named Akira. Street gangs rule supreme. Akira must
be stopped but no weaponry exists that can do the job effectively.
Not only that, but there is another growing threat. Tetsuo,
another physic, is starting to realise the powers he can muster.
Kaneda, former friend of Tetsuo, must stop his old friend
and Akira before they destroy the planet. Is this Neo-Tokyo's
final installment of Akira incorporates some of the
best work that master storyteller Katsuhiro Otomo has created
for this epic saga.
volume finally sees Tetsuo come to terms with what he has
become, as well as discovering how he became like that in
the first place, as he fights the demons in order to stay
this side of human. Kaneda must choose whether to kill his
old friend and say humanity of try to save what is left of
those who were first attracted to the legend of Akira
through the Manga movie you will realise now how that movie
only scratched the surface of what is a much more complex
and thought provoking work.
steal and borrow the money to buy this. Akira is, without
doubt the most influential piece of Japanese comic storytelling
that you will ever read. Now you know why Otomo is the master.
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