Rémi LOPEZ: The Impact of Akira: A Manga [R]evolution


  • Martin DE LA IGLESIA Heidelberg University, Germany




manga, Akira, Ōtomo Katsuhiro, comics


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How to Cite

de la Iglesia, M. (2022). Rémi LOPEZ: The Impact of Akira: A Manga [R]evolution. Asian Studies, 10(1), 449–453. https://doi.org/10.4312/as.2022.10.1.449-453