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Ōtomo, Katsuhiro 1954-

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Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Visual )

188 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,885 WorldCat member 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
Steamboy by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Visual )

53 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 872 WorldCat member 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
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

44 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a futuristic city at the height of its civilisation. Tells the story of Tima, a beautiful and mysterious humanoid who does not realise that she is actually a highly advanced robot. It is Tima who must discover her true self and begin to bridge the gap between humans and humanoid, to save the entire city from the dark dictator Duke Red
Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: Welcome to Neo-Tokyo, built on the ashes of a Tokyo annihilated by a blast of unknown origin that triggered World War III. The lives of two streetwise teenage friends, Tetsuo and Kaneda, change forever when paranormal abilities begin to waken in Tetsuo, making him a target for a shadowy agency that will stop at nothing to prevent another catastrophe like the one that leveled Tokyo. At the core of the agency's motivation is a raw, all-consuming fear of an unthinkable, monstrous power known only as Akira. Katsuhiro Otomo's stunning science fiction masterpiece is considered by many to be the finest work of graphic fiction ever produced, and Otomo's brilliant animated film version is regarded worldwide as a classic
Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member 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
Memories by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Visual )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Animé stories each with its own distinct style
Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Akira and his mad prime minister ruling the Great Tokyo Empire, the world at largeis gathering its military strength to take on the Empire
Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Tetsuo begins losing control of his abilities, the military's forces converge on Neo-Tokyo for the final confrontation
Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Neo-Tokyo lies in ruin after an assasination attempt invokes the fury of Akira, the Great Tokyo Empire rises with Akira its king, Tetsuo its mad prime minister, and a growing number of acolytes ready to go to any length to please the new leaders
Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite being stuck in a frozen status, Akira still poses a threat to Neo-Tokyo and Tetsuo might be the city's only hope if it is ever released, but Tetsuo and his powers have become unstable and a group gathers to stop him from doing the unthinkable
Domu : a child's dream by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 133 WorldCat member 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
Rōjin Z by Hiroyuki Kitakubo( Visual )

30 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member 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
Perfect blue by Satoshi Kon( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Japanese and English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pop singer Mima Kirigoe looks forward to a bright new career when she quits her chart-topping trio to become an actress. When she lands a role in a sexually charged murder mystery, Mina's life begins to fall apart. Reality and hallucinations merge into a terrifying netherworld where innocence is lost and dreams turn into nightmares. Quickly descending into a dangerous state of paranoid delusions, Mina discovers Internet sites describing every minute detail of her life. Helpless and afraid, she watches as her associates are threatened and killed by a mysterious stalker
Steamboy by Chitaka Kato( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Akira club : the memory of Akira lives on in our hearts! by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member 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 ..."
Posters : Otomo Katsuhiro graphic design by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Akira by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genga : Otomo Katsuhiro original pictures by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaba : artwork by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Kaba : Otomo Katsuhiro artwork : 1971-1989 illustration collection by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Katsuhiro Ootomo

Katsuhiro Ootomo 1954-....

Katsuhiro, Ōtomo

Katsuhiro Ōtomo 1954-....

Katsuhiro Otomo Japanese manga artist, screenwriter and film director

Katsuhiro Otomo japanischer Manga-Zeichner, Drehbuchautor und Regisseur

Katsuhiro Otomo Japans filmregisseur

Katsuhiro Ōtomo regista e fumettista giapponese

Ootomo Katshuhiro

Ootomo Katshuhiro 1954-....

Ootomo, Katsuhiro

Ootomo, Katsuhiro 1954-

Ōtomo, Katsuhiro

Ōtomo, Katsuhiro 1954-

Otomo, Katuhiro

Отомо, Кацухиро

کاتسوهیرو اوتومو

대우극양 1954-

오토모 가쓰히로

オオトモ, カツヒロ

オオトモ, カツヒロ 1954-

大友, 克洋

大友 克洋 1954-....

大友克洋

大友克洋 1954-

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