Akira

Vol: 6
4.511 out of 5 from 932 votes
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In the aftermath of WWIII Tokyo was re-built as Neo-Tokyo; thirty-eight years later it has become a major metropolis. With the memory of the war and reconstruction fading, corruption, criminality and civil strife are threatening to tear the city apart. The military has a secret project developing humans with psychic powers which they hope will help Neo-Tokyo solve its problems. However, when one of the test subjects escapes and hides with one of the biker gangs plaguing the city, the military does everything it can to recover its test subject and cover up the existence of its research program...

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ThePhoenix23's avatar by ThePhoenix23 on May 23, 2014
Score: 9.5/10

Akira (First impressions) I have seen the movie of Akira
Read 238 pages of Volume 1 I own 2 volumes
Story:In the year 2019, a police state, scheming politicians, religios sects, revolutionaries and a secret scientific project all combine to produce an explosive mixture in Neo-Tokyo. The rival groups all have their eyes on one prize: control of Akira, a boy of such destructive psychic ability that he... read more

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