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    Akira Yamagata Animation Drawing (Tokyo Movie Shinsha, 1988). Kaneda's right-hand man of the motorcycle gang the Capsules, Yamagata, revs up for the iconic chase sequence seen near the beginning of the anime feature masterpiece Akira. Significantly influential to several other anime and sci-fi titles, Akira is regarded by many as one of the most important anime works to garner massive Western interest in Japanese animation, ushering in a new generation of animated fandom. Created for the moment seen at the 3:39 mark of the film, this original animation drawing is rendered masterfully in graphite and color pencil on a sheet of animation paper measuring 13.75" x 9.25". Yamagata measures 10.25" x 6". The sheet is numbered A3 in the upper right corner of the piece, and the paper shows minor handling and edge wear with some paint debris on the artwork. The condition overall is Very Good.

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