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Kōdansha

Overview
Works: 4,198 works in 5,598 publications in 4 languages and 22,576 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Encyclopedias  Animated television programs  Reference works  Fantasy films  Detective and mystery films  Conspiracy films 
Roles: Publisher, Producer, Editor, Other, isb, Illustrator, prn
Classifications: DS805, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Kōdansha
Japan : an illustrated encyclopedia( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kodansha encyclopedia of Japan( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 11,000 entries on Japanese politics, government, economics, corporate behavior, art, culture, and history
Ghost in the shell by Kenji Kamiyama( Visual )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in English and Japanese and held by 918 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
Ghost in the shell by Mamoru Oshii( Visual )

37 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2029 - a female cybernetic government agent is hot on the trail of 'the Puppet Master', a mysterious and threatening computer virus capable of infiltrating human hosts. Together with her fellow agents from Section 9, they embark on a high-tech race against time to capture the omnipresent entity
Ghost in the shell 2 : innocence by Mamoru Oshii( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in Japanese and English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Batou is a cyborg, his body is artificial: the only remnants left of his humanity are traces of his brain ... and the memories of a woman called The Major. A detective for the government's covert anti-terrorist unit, Public Security Section 9, Batou is investigating the case of a gynoid - a hyper-realistic female robot created specifically for sexual companionship - who malfunctions and slaughters her owner ... This is the story of a solitary cyborg who desperately wants to hold on to what's left of his humanity, in a world where the worth of the human soul is fading almost into obscurity
A silent voice by Naoko Yamada( Visual )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2019 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deaf elementary school girl named Shoko Nishimiya transfers to a new school and meets a boy named Shoya Ishida. Shoya leads the school in bullying Shoko over her disability until she transfers to another school. Immediately, the class bullies Shoya for having bullied Shoko. Shoya loses contact with Shoko, and for years he suffers the consequences of his guilt. Upon entering high school, Shoya finally decides he must find Shoko, determined to make amends for what he did in elementary school
The Tokyo trial( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program presents a clear, concise, and complete history of events in the Far East from the Sino-Japanese War of 1894 through 1952. The International Military Tribunal for the Far East provides the framework for this monumental archive. The program uses the charges themselves and the evidence presented to illustrate the events: the Manchurian, Sian, China, and Nanking Incidents; the occupation of Northern Indochina; the Japanese-American negotiations in late 1941; the attack on Pearl Harbor; the Bataan Death March; the turning tide and the end of the war. The program ends with the execution of the convicted Japanese war criminals
Memories by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three short stories all put together as a series of Memories. Part one is titled Magnetic Rose, a science fiction tale that tells a chilling story of love, loss, and the unwillingness to forget. Part two is titled Stink Bomb - a tongue-in-cheek story of a chemical researcher who is just looking for a way to get rid of his cold ... so why is everybody around him dying? Story three is titled Cannon fodder, and is an introspective tale about modern wars and simply following orders
Bent by Sean Mathias( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2019 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930s Berlin, homosexual Max sleeps with German officer Wolf, only to see him killed by his fellow Nazis the next morning. Fleeing with his boyfriend, Rudy, Max is eventually caught and forced to beat his partner to death on a train to prove they have no connection. He's then sent to Dachau concentration camp and meets Horst, a proud gay man also bound for the camp. Despite their harsh surroundings, the two fall in love
The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elegant and lyrical, The Tale of Genji-written by Murasaki Shikibu, considered by many to be the world's first novelist-predates the seminal Don Quixote by an incredible 600 years. This extraordinarily beautiful program traces the plot, which centers on the romantic relationships of the noble hero Genji, through the panels of a series of illustrated hand scrolls dating from the early 12th century. The program explains both Genji's adventures and the visual effects created by the paintings, decorated paper, and calligraphy of the scrolls, making accessible to Western audiences a formative work of Japanese culture and one of the milestones of world literature
Shingeki no kyojin : endo obu za wârudo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eren's newfound Titan ability may be the key to saving everyone and defeating the Titans. Except that isn't what the government has planned. After Eren is pulled away from his execution by a mysterious Titan, he finds himself in a strange place with Shikishima. Suddenly, he learns there is more going on than he could even comprehend. Government secrets, the truth about Titans and their existence. Are Titans even the real monsters?
Tokyo mew mew a la mode by Mia Ikumi( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The cats are back, and a new Mew is about to emerge! Berry just transferred to a new school - but little does she know she's about to become the first Mew Mew with two sets of animal genes in her blood. Half cat, half rabbit, Berry is joining the Mew Mew team just in time: a gang called the Saint Rose Crusaders has appeared"--Page 4 of cover
Attack on titan( Visual )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 204 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. Includes extras
Tokyo mew mew a la mode by Mia Ikumi( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone is releasing secret subliminal messages about the Mews through television and the Internet. Everyone who watches TV is about to go into a Mew-hating trance
Kodansha encyclopedia of Japan( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairy tail( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mayhem continues as Fairy Tail fights to fend off Phantom Lord, whose Element 4 must be defeated in order to disable the magic cannon aimed at guild headquarters. Natsu and friends use all their powers to protect Lucy and save Magnolia from total annihilation
Shingeki no kyojin. Attack on titan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 168 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
Fairy tail( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 167 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
Ghost in the shell 2.0( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Japanese and English and held by 153 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 on the trail of a computer-criminal who turns people into human marionettes. She discovers that his true identity lies at the center of a vast and lethal political conspiracy
Tokyo mew mew a la mode by Mia Ikumi( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Ichigo studying in London, the Mew Mew crew accepts a new member, Berry, who has been injected with both cat and rabbit DNA. She joins the team just in time, too. A new gang called the Saint Rose Crusaders has appeared and they find rabbits quite tasty!
 
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Japan : an illustrated encyclopedia
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Kodansha encyclopedia of JapanGhost in the shell 2 : innocenceMemoriesTokyo mew mew a la modeTokyo mew mew a la modeTokyo mew mew a la mode
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Kōdansha editore giapponese di letteratura e manga

Kodansha Japanese publishing company

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Kodansha Keiei Sogo Kenkyujo

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Kōdansha maison d'édition japonaise

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Japanese (77)

Spanish (3)

French (3)