AKIRA (アキラ?) is a black and white serial manga or graphic novel by Katsuhiro Otomo. Set in a post-apocalyptic Neo-Tokyo, the work uses conventions of the cyberpunk genre to detail a saga of turmoil. Initially serialised … see full wiki
While I'm not usually the type of guy to gripe about how "the book is better than the movie," I do have to say that the Akira manga series is much better than the well-known anime movie. The Akira manga series has a much more developed storyline and themes, and its characters are more numerous in both quanity and quality. An example would be Chiyoko, Kay's aunt, who's only featured in the manga series. She's almost like a … more
Transcendental (hyper-connective, matter manipulating) consciousness is awakened in a young, rebellious, frustrated member of a motorcycle gang. It threatens to multiply beyond all reckoning. 'nuff said.