Steamboy (Novel 1)
Volume: Novel 1
Distributor: Viz Media
Release date: 2005-12-06
Suggested retail price: $17.99
Age rating: 13+
ISBN-10: 1421501457 1421501457
ISBN-13: 9781421501451 9781421501451
Based on the hit movie from Katsuhiro Otomo, director of the groundbreaking animated feature Akira, STEAMBOY is the story of Ray Steam, a resourceful young inventor whose father and grandfather have harnessed the ultimate energy source: a form of steam that could either revolutionize the world or destroy it!
Set in Otomo's futuristic vision of Victorian England, the novel follows Ray's struggle to prevent his family's invention from falling into the wrong hands and destroying the city of London.
This book is hardcover and contains illustrations by Shinji Kimura, art director of the Steamboy movie.
Story by Sadayuki Murai, Original Concept by Katsuhiro Otomo.
(added on 2005-06-21, modified on 2005-06-21)
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