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AKIRA. Michelle Le Blanc and Colin Odell. BFI Publishing, British Film Institute, London, 2014. BFI Film Classics. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Palgrave Macmillan, New York. 96 pp. with 61 ills. (57 col.). 19 x 14 cm. ISBN 9781844578085 In English.
Publisher's description: Successful in both Japan and the West, Akira had a huge impact on the international growth in popularity of manga and anime. Closely analysing the film and its key themes, Colin O'Dell and Michelle Le Blanc assess its historical importance, its impact on the Western perception of anime, and its influence on science fiction cinema.
Indexing: Western, Non-Western in a Western Style, Asia (Western Style) — Japan — Post-1970 — Video/Film/Performance, Criticism/Theory
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 163028
Paperbound $17.95x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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