WorldCat Identities

Sivasubramanian, Kumar

Overview
Works: 221 works in 407 publications in 1 language and 7,170 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Comics (Graphic works)  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  History  Horror comics  Historical comics  Fantasy comics  Thriller comics  Fiction 
Roles: Translator, Contributor
Classifications: PN6790.J34, 741.5952
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kumar Sivasubramanian
Guardians of the Louvre by Jirō Taniguchi( Book )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... After a group trip to Europe, a Japanese artist stops in Paris alone, intent on visiting the museums of the capital. But, bedridden in his hotel room with fever, he faces the absolute solitude of one suffering in a foreign land, deprived of any immediate or familiar recourse. When the fever breaks somewhat, he sets out on his visit and promptly gets lost in the crowded halls of the Louvre. Very soon, he discovers many unsuspected facets to this world in a museum in a journey oscillating between feverish hallucinations and reality, actually able to speak with famous painters from various periods of history, led to crossroads between human and personal history by ... the Guardians of the Louvre"--Cover
Metropolis by Osamu Tezuka( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an artificially created girl of the future, who searches for her parents, who do not exist
She and her cat by Makoto Shinkai( Book )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the story of Miyu, a woman who lives alone with her cat, Chobi. As Miyu navigates the world of adulthood, she discovers both the freedom and loneliness that come with living independently, and Chobi learns of the outside world through her actions. Time drifts slowly for Miyu and her cat, but the harsh realities of the world soon catch up"--Provided by publisher
Knights of Sidonia by Tsutomu Nihei( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While the Sidonia girds up to take the battle to the Greater Cluster Ship, a lethal threat that has been brewing within the family erupts"--P. [4] of cover
Message to Adolf by Osamu Tezuka( Book )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A graveyard in contemporary Israel has an unlikely visitor. The elderly gentleman from Japan, a former news correspondent, lays a bouquet of flowers at the tomb of one Adolf Kamil. For he remembers the tale of three Adolfs: Kamil, a Jew who grew up in Kobe, Japan, the son of a baker; Kaufmann, only child of a German consul stationed at that port city and his Japanese wife; and the Führer with whom the Far Eastern nation made common cause. A briskly paced political thriller, in this first part Message to Adolf takes us from the Nazi propaganda victory of the 1936 Berlin Olympics to the ravaging flames and atrocities of World War II. The disastrous education of Adolf Kaufmann in the ways and prerogatives of the master race begins"--Publisher's web site
How to raise a boring girlfriend by Fumiaki Maruto( Book )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En route to school one spring day, Tomoya Aki meets the girl of his dreams amid the dancing cherry blossom petals. But his bliss is soon crushed with the realization that the girl on the other end of his fateful encounter is none other than his boring, bland wallflower of a classmate! Now Tomoya, an aspiring video game developer, is on a mission: turn this dull damsel into the heroine of a dating sim...or bust!"--Back cover
I am a hero by Kengo Hanazawa( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having escaped being eaten by his zombie girlfriend and torn apart by his infected co-workers, Hideo Suzuki continues to head away from civilisation and the bloodthirsty hordes taking over Japan. In a 'suicide forest' that winds up being just as dangerous as the city, Hideo finds a young girl who needs help, and who could also help him more than he realises! The zombie apocalypse has never been more surreal!
Knights of Sidonia by Tsutomu Nihei( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A lone seed ship, the Sidonia, plies the void, ten centuries since the obliteration of the solar system. The massive, nearly indestructible, yet barely sentient alien life forms that destroyed humanity's home world continue to pose an existential threat. Nagate Tanikaze has only known life in the vessel's bowels deep below the sparlking strata where humans have achieved photosynthesis and new genders. Not long after he emerges from the Underground, however, the youth is bequeathed a treasured legacy by the spaceship's coolheaded female captain."--Page 4 of cover
I am a hero omnibus by Kengo Hanazawa( Book )

in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strangest zombie survival series continues! Having avoided being eaten by his zombie girlfriend, Hideo Suzuki continues to head away from civilisation and the bloodthirsty hordes taking over metropolitan Japan. In a suicide forest, Hideo finds a girl who needs help - and who could end up helping him more than he realises
Message to Adolf by Osamu Tezuka( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this second and concluding part, the comics master's late masterpiece takes the tale of the three Adolfs beyond the Axis defeat-- for the war's damage does not end with it-- to the middle East"--Page 4 of cover
Knights of Sidonia by Tsutomu Nihei( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A faction of the Sidonia that believes humanity's aggressive posture toward the Gauna is responsible for the extraterrestrial behemoth's hostility desires to chart a separate course. Hero Tanikaze and his middle-gendered friend Shinatose are both promoted while the scion of the Kunato family delves into dubious experiments in this installment of the premiere hard sci-fi series ..."--Back cover
Old boy by Garon Tsuchiya( Book )

in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ten years ago, they took him. He doesn't know who. For ten years he has been confined in a private prison. He doesn't know why. For ten years his only contact with the outside world has been a television set and the voices of his jailers. In time, he lost himself. He changed -- transformed himself into something else-- something hard-- something lethal. Suddenly one day, his incarceration ends, again without explanation. He is sedated, stuffed inside a trunk, and dumped in a park. When he awakes, he is free to reclaim what's left of his life-- and what's left is revenge"--Publisher's website
Knights of Sidonia by Tsutomu Nihei( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a forbidden room is unsealed, heroic pilot Saito is no longer the only legendary Sidonian with a deceptive avatar on board. Meanwhile, an incoming asteroid forces the spaceship's mobile units to skirmish in a positive-gravity environment."--Cover
Knights of Sidonia by Tsutomu Nihei( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While Captain Kobayashi asserts sole command over the seed ship-- and dons ancient armor-- ace pilot Tanikaze looks for choice real estate, a lot of old ducts are a must"--
I am a hero by Kengo Hanazawa( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hideo and his new ward, young Hiromi, head out of the desolate forest they've been hiding in, hoping to find refuge at a local shrine. Once there, however, they soon realize that populated areas are just as dangerous as the haunted woods they've left! A new ally may help them find a safe place to hole up again--but one quick, deadly bite could threaten all of their lives!
I am a hero by Kengo Hanazawa( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The zombie apocalypse has never been more surreal! A mentally unhinged manga artist witnesses the beginning of a zombie outbreak in Tokyo, and he's certain of only two things: he's destined to be the city's hero, and he possesses something very rare in Japan--an actual firearm!"--Amazon.com
Hiroki Endo's Tanpenshu by Hiroki Endō( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this volume, a disfigured misfit befriends a doomed Yakuza outcast, a group of school kids fail to see the anger that's about to boil over from one of their own, and members of an experimental theater troupe embark on a project that will test both their friendships and the group's grasp on reality"--Page 4 of cover
Eden : it's an endless world! by Hiroki Endō( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the world reeling from the after effects of a brutal, widespread virus, civilization is torn between the laws and ways of the old world and a new order where cybernetic implants are commonplace and might means right. Elijah and his comrades-in-arms attempt to cross the Andes Mountains, with Propater's gruesome Aeon soldiers and armored troops hot on their heels
Knights of Sidonia by Tsutomu Nihei( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nagate Tanikaze was a homeless teen living in the depths of a space colony with a passion for simulation games and stealing rice. Now he is the lead fighter pilot, protecting said space colony from a race of shape-shifting space giants!
Knights of Sidonia by Tsutomu Nihei( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If humanity's latest bold experiment, Tsumugi Shiraui, can be said to have a mother, it would be the Hawk Moth, which provided the placenta. Their fateful encounter on Planet Nine will spell the end of one of them."--Page 4 of cover
 
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