WorldCat Identities


Works: 2,973 works in 4,373 publications in 7 languages and 19,083 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated television programs  Science fiction films  Encyclopedias  Juvenile works  Graphic novels  Fiction  Animated films  Film adaptations  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Producer, Publisher, Editor, Other, isb, Correspondent
Classifications: DS805, 741.5952
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kōdansha
Ghost in the shell by Mamoru Oshii( Visual )

64 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world caught in the grip of information overload, Major Kusanagi is an elite officer and heavily modified cybernetic agent. She is on the trail of a computer-criminal who turns people into human marionettes, controlled by computer. She discovers that his true identity lies at the center of a vast and lethal political conspiracy
Japan : an illustrated encyclopedia by Fumio Hatano( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kodansha encyclopedia of Japan( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive resource on Japan. Based on Japan: an illustrated encyclopedia, published in 1993 with additional updated material
Tokyo mew mew by Mia Ikumi( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tokyo Mew Mew DNA continues to merge with the DNA of wild animals. Berry--the next Mew--just transferred to a new school. Little does she know she's about to become the first Mew with TWO sets of animal genes. Half cat, half rabbit, Berry is joining the feline Mew Mew team just in time. A gang has appeared, and its leader happens to love wild animals (and especially rabbits)--well done and served for dinner!
Shingeki no kyojin. Attack on Titan( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the man-eating giants called Titans first appeared, humans retreated behind massive walls. After a hundred years of safety, a colossal-sized Titan smashes through the defenses unleashing a flood of giants and carnage in the streets. Eren Jaeger watches helplessly as one of the creatures devours his mother. He vows to kill every Titan walking the Earth. He may be humanity's last hope against extinction
Memories by Koji Morimoto( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnetic Rose: Two space travellers follow a distress signal and are drawn into a magnificent world created by one woman's memories. Stink bomb: A young chemist accidentally transforms himself into an unstoppable biological weapon set on a direct course for Tokyo. Cannon fodder: Depicts a day in the life of a city whose entire purpose is the firing of cannons at an unknown enemy
Bent by Sean Mathias( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursued and captured by the Nazis because he is gay, Max is placed in a concentration camp where he meets another gay prisoner and learns a life-altering lesson about human love
The Tokyo trial( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary film on the International Military Tribunal for the Far East Tokyo war crimes trial -- presenting a clear, concise history of the events from the Sino-Japanese War of 1894 through 1952--organized and illustrated with footage that both documents the events and brings to life the people and actions during a turbulent period
Attack on Titan( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrowly avoiding execution, Eren's fate is entrusted to the Scout Regiment where he must prove capable of following orders. But on an expedition outside the wall, a unique female Titan appears and cuts through the Scouts, leaving a trail of carnage and splintered bones behind her and making it difficult for Eren to control his rage. As it becomes obvious that a traitor is sabotaging the Regiment from within, Eren must ask himself who humanity's true enemy really is
School rumble( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tenma has fallen for her oblivious classmate but hasn't worked up the courage to express her feelings for him. She continually tries unorthodox ploys to confess to him with a frustrating lack of success
Chobits( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tokyo is abuzz with persocoms - humanoid computers that are virtually perfect. The socially and technologically inept Hideki is dying to get his hands on one. When he finds Chi abandoned in the trash, she's cuter than any current model he's ever seen, but when he gets her home and turns her on, she has no data and only a single learning program installed. While Hideki puts his whole heart into teaching Chi the ins and outs of humanity, a mystery unfolds as a dark secret within her awakens"--Container
Himizu( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sumida Yuichi (Sometani) just wants to grow up to become a normal adult, while his classmate Chazawa Keiko (Nikaidou) is madly in love with him. Their fates take an unexpected turn when Sumida's father re-enters his life after racking up debt and disappearing."--J-Pitch JFDB
Fairy tail( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Across the Fiore kingdom wizards join guilds and make their pay by filling magical needs - but one guild has a reputaion as the roughest, rowdiest most dangerous of all : Fairy Tail
Tsubasa reservoir chronicle( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a fateful night, Sakura lost all her memories as a result of a conspiracy to obtain her powers. In order to regain her memory, Syaoran has to travel from one alternate reality to another to collect fragments of Sakura's memory
Disney's all-time favorite classics by Robyn Bryant( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen of Disney's beloved classics
Tōkyō Saiban by Noboru Kojima( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kōdansha shichijūnenshi( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kodansha encyclopedia of Japan( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Over 11,000 entries on Japanese politics, government, economics, corporate behavior, art, culture, and history
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Japan : an illustrated encyclopedia
Alternative Names

controlled identityDai Nihon Yūbenkai

controlled identityDai Nihon Yūbenkai Kōdansha

Chiang tʻan she

Dai Nippon yūben kai

Dai Nippon yūben kai Kōdansha

Dai Nippon yūben-kai Kōdansha Tokyo

Dai Nippon yūben-kai Tokyo

Dai Nippon yuben-kwai Kōdansha Tokyo

Dai Nippon yubenkwai Kōdansha

Jih-pen kuo chiang tʻan she


Kimono To Kitsuke Henshubu




Kodansha Box

Kōdansha editore giapponese di letteratura e manga

Kodansha Japanese publishing company

Kōdansha japanischer Verlag

Kodansha Keiei Sogo Kenkyujo

Kōdansha Ltd.

Kodansha Ltd. Tokyo

Kodansha publishing company

Kodansha Publishing company Tokyo

Kōdansha Tokyo


Ramyuzu Henshubu

Sankyoku A Tokubetsu Chimu

Sensho Mechie Henshubu







キモノ ト キツケ ヘンシュウブ


コウダンシャ box

コウダンシャ ケイエイ ソウゴウ ケンキュウジョ

サンキョク A トクベツ チーム

センショ メチエ ヘンシュウブ

ラミューズ ヘンシュウブ





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Japan : an illustrated encyclopediaTokyo mew mewMemoriesKodansha encyclopedia of Japan