Akira (Toho, 1987). Rolled, Very Fine/Near Mint. J...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionAkira (Toho, 1987). Rolled, Very Fine/Near Mint. Japanese B2 (20.25" X 28.75") Advance.
Potentially offered to theater patrons on opening night, this very rare poster from one of the most influential anime films of all time comes printed on tea paper, which gives the piece its distinct coloring. As a feature of extra authenticity, the poster comes with a metallic sticker in the lower right corner from the publisher of Akira's original manga run, Kodansha. Due to its exceptional scarcity, this is Heritage's first time to ever offer this B2, making it an exciting opportunity for fans of Katsuhiro Otomo's seminal work. In impeccable condition, this poster only shows the most minute edge wear and very faint creases. Soft surface rippling is also visible, however this does not affect the grade as it is common to tea paper. Much like other styles of this iconic poster, there are some convincing fakes on the market presented as originals. Heritage has verified the authenticity of this poster by confirming the thickness and feel of the tea paper, as well as the crisp vibrancy of the red printing. Rolled, Very Fine/Near Mint.
Estimate: $800 - $1,600.
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