Try out our new iPhone application!
Manga is the Japanese equivalent of comics
with a unique style and following. Join the revolution! Read some manga today!
Coded in ConTEXT
Join #baka-updates @irc.irchighway.net
Login to add items to your list, keep track of your progress, and rate series!
Akira is set in the post-apocalypse Neo-Tokyo of 2030, a vast metropolis built on the ashes of a Tokyo annihilated by an apocalyptic blast of unknown power that triggered World War III. The lives of two streetwise teenage friends, Tetsuo and Kaneda, change forever when dormant paranormal abilities begin to waken in Tetsuo, who becomes a target for a shadowy government operation, a group who will stop at nothing to prevent another catastrophe like that which leveled Tokyo. And at the core of their motivation is a raw, all-consuming fear: a fear of someone -- or something -- of unthinkably monstrous power known only as...Akira.
Won the 8th Kodansha Manga Award for Best General Manga.
Status in Country of Origin
6 Volumes (Complete)
Anime Start/End Chapter
Average: 8.7 / 10.0 (612 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.59
|| 33% (205 votes)
|| 26% (159 votes)
|| 22% (136 votes)
|| 11% (65 votes)
|| 4% (26 votes)
|| 1% (6 votes)
|| 1% (7 votes)
|| 0% (2 votes)
|| 0% (2 votes)
|| 1% (4 votes)
April 12th 2015, 2:41pm PST
Serialized In (magazine)
Licensed (in English)
(6 Volumes - Complete)
Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Note: You must be logged in to update information on this page.
|You must login to comment for this series! Register an account.