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Wakao, Tokuhei 1918-1976

Overview
Works: 169 works in 326 publications in 2 languages and 1,497 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Epic films  Samurai films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Swashbuckler films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Motion pictures 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tokuhei Wakao
Miyamoto Musashi = Samurai I by Hiroshi Inagaki( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 17th-century Japan, portraying the beginning of the saga of Musashi Miyamoto. Musashi's dreams of military glory end in betrayal, defeat, and a fugitive lifestyle. He is saved by a woman and a priest who guide him to the samurai path
Zoku Miyamoto Musashi : Ichijōji no kettō = Miyamoto Musashi two : duel at Ichijoji Temple by Hiroshi Inagaki( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musashi is a wondering samurai swordsman who is honing his skills during a succession of duels. When he defeats a succession of students, he becomes marked for death and is attacked in a series of cowardly ambushes. Romantic threads are further complicated when two women meet and discover their rivalry. Musashi earns himself an archenemy who vows to defeat Musashi to make his name the finest in all of Japan
The samurai trilogy( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Japanese and English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sweeping saga of the legendary seventeenth-century samurai, Musashi Miyamoto, set against the turmoil of a devastating civil war. Follows Musashi's odyssey from his unruly youth to his enlightened years as a warrior
The samurai trilogy : three films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sweeping saga of the legendary seventeenth-century samurai, Musashi Miyamoto, set against the turmoil of a devastating civil war. Follows Musashi's odyssey from his unruly youth to his enlightened years as a warrior
Miyamoto Musashi kanketsuhen : kettō ganryūjima = Miyamoto Musashi three : duel at Ganryu Island( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musashi is now a legendary swordsman whose latest quest is to save an isolated viallage from rampaging brigands. He also, remains haunted by his memories of Otsu. Meanwhile, the ruthless and increasingly jealous Kojiro plots his battle royal with Musashi to prove who is the finest swordsman in Japan
Miyamoto Musashi kanketsu-hen : kettō Genryū-jima = Samurai III : duel at Genryu island( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this third and last installment of the Samurai trilogy, the main character continues his quest for enlightenment, but turns his back on the world in disillusionment. Forced to fight again, he eventually comes face to face with his arch rival and long time enemy in a final showdown. This release includes the original theatrical trailer
The samurai trilogy( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sweeping saga of the legendary seventeenth-century samurai, Musashi Miyamoto, set against the turmoil of a devastating civil war. Follows Musashi's odyssey from his unruly youth to his enlightened years as a warrior
Zoku Miyamoto Musashi : Ichijōji no kettō = Samurai II : duel at Ichijoji Temple( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this second installment of the Samurai trilogy, the main character faces several enemies eager to test his reputation as a great fighter. He pays the price for his success with the loss of the woman he loves and a meeting with his life-long enemy, yet still pursues spiritual enlightenment
Miyamoto Musashi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary seventeenth-century samurai Musashi Miyamoto begins his quest for military glory. His dream ends in defeat, but the love of a woman and the cunning of a Buddhist priest set him on the samurai path
Zoku Miyamoto Musashi : chijoji no ketto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musashi Miyamoto, the 17th century warrior, must prove himself to be a worthy samurai by defeating many foes
Miyamoto Musashi = Samurai( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in Japanese and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one of the three part Samurai trilogy, this film follows a young man, Musashi Miyamoto, as he begins his quest to become a samurai. After the army with whom he is fighting is defeated, Miyamoto becomes an outlaw, and is saved through the kindness of an orphan and a Buddhist priest
Samurai( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musashi Miyamoto, the 17th century warrior, must prove himself to be a worthy samurai by defeating many foes
Samurai( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this second installment of the Samurai trilogy, Miyamoto's technical skills are perfected and his transformation to savage warrior is complete. He undergoes a mythic spiritual quest for inner harmony, disrupted by the presense of a rival samurai and the loss of the woman he loved
Samurai( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musashi is a brash and ambitious peasant who desires frame and power as a swordsman. His dreams of glory in war sour when his army is routed and he becomes hunted by the authorities. With the help of a severe monk, he develops from a hot-tempered into a thoughtful swordsman
Wakao Tokuhei shinarioshū by Tokuhei Wakao( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samurai II( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musashi Miyamoto wanders through the turmoil of 17th century Japan in search of the skill and temperament worthy of a great warrior. Along the way, he pays a price for his success with the abandonment of the woman he loves and the arrival of a life-long enemy in the guise of a rival samurai
Samurai III : Duel at Ganryu Island by Hiroshi Inagaki( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musashi is now a legendary swordsman whose latest quest is to save an isolated village from rampaging brigands. He also remains haunted by his memories of Otsu. Meanwhile, the ruthless and increasingly jealous Kojiro plots his battle royal with Musashi to prove who is the finest swordsman in Japan
Samurai 1. Miyamoto Musashi( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musashi is a brash and ambitious peasant who desires frame and power as a swordsman. His dreams of glory in war sour when his army is routed and he becomes hunted by the authorities. With the help of a severe monk, he develops from a hot-tempered into a thoughtful swordsman
Samurai I = Miyamoto Musashi( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a civil war in 17th century Japan, a young man goes off in search of glory, only to suffer defeat on the wrong side at the Battle of Sekigahara. He returns as an outlaw, half-mad and uncontrollable, and is saved only by the intervention of a village girl who loves him and a Buddhist priest who tries to heal his soul
 
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Tokonei, Wakao

Tokuhei, Wakao

Tokuhira, Wakao

Wakao, Tokonei

Wakao, Tokuhei 1918-1976

Wakao, Tokuhira

ワカオ, トクヘイ

ワカオ, トクヘイ 1918-1976

若尾徳平 1918-1976

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