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Akira, Volume 2

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In the year 2030, the dazzling Neo-Tokyo has risen from Tokyo's ashes, but the power that once levelled Tokyo and sent the world to the brink of Armageddon -- a being of monstrous telekinetic power known only as Akira -- lives on in absolute-zero frozen stasis far below the city. Those who stand guard will stop at nothing to keep Akira from awakening, but Tetsuo, an angry young man with immense -- and rapidly growing -- psychic abilities becomes obsessed with confronting Akira face-to-face. In time, Akira will ...

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Overview

In the year 2030, the dazzling Neo-Tokyo has risen from Tokyo's ashes, but the power that once levelled Tokyo and sent the world to the brink of Armageddon -- a being of monstrous telekinetic power known only as Akira -- lives on in absolute-zero frozen stasis far below the city. Those who stand guard will stop at nothing to keep Akira from awakening, but Tetsuo, an angry young man with immense -- and rapidly growing -- psychic abilities becomes obsessed with confronting Akira face-to-face. In time, Akira will surely awaken, and Tetsuo may be the only being potentially capable of controlling him, but Tetsuo is becoming increasingly unstable and violent, and a group including his former friend Kaneda sets out to destroy Tetsuo before he can release Akira -- or before Tetsuo himself becomes so powerful that no force on Earth can stop him!

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  • ISBN-13: 9781569714997
  • Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
  • Publication date: 4/9/2001
  • Series: Akira Series , #2
  • Edition description: Graphic Novel
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 7.12 (w) x 9.98 (h) x 0.84 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 2, 2003

    Thrilling, A Page Turner

    Akira Volume 2 is a great graphic novel that should be on everyone's bookshelf. It's suspenseful, exciting, and funny.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 23, 2001

    One of the finest pieces of Japanese Literature

    AKIRA is the greatest anime ever. The story is complicated and thoughtful, the characters are deep and real, and the surrondings sureal and hauntingly possible. This graphic novel is just as good as the first part and leaves you on the edge. Simply increditable.

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