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Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha

Works: 1,976 works in 4,402 publications in 5 languages and 71,100 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Film adaptations  Children's films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Samurai films  Science fiction films  Monster films 
Roles: prn, Producer, Distributor, Publisher, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Other, pre
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
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Most widely held works by Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
Hauru no ugoku shiro = Howl's moving castle by Christian Bale( Visual )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sophie, a quiet girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl. The vengeful Witch of the Waste, jealous of their friendship, puts a spell on Sophie. In a life changing adventure, Sophie climbs aboard Howl's magnificent moving castle and enters a magical world on a quest to break the spell
Shichinin no samurai = Seven samurai by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 2,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This epic masterpiece is about a group of 16th century samurai who are hired to defend a small Japanese village that finds itself annually raided by an army of bandits who steal the meager crops harvested by the peasants. Tired of relinquishing their food supply but woefully inept in combat skills, the villagers decide to hire a band of samurai to protect them. In addition to the primary conflict between the villagers and the bandits, much of the tale revolves around young Katsushiro's coming-of-age, both sexually and emotionally. Kikuchiyo's search for acceptance forms the other major storyline. Indeed, everyone in Seven Samurai is searching: for adventure, for experience, for freedom from their oppressors
Godzilla by Terry Morse( Visual )

34 editions published between 1980 and 2019 in English and Japanese and held by 2,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species, thought to be mere myths, rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity's very existence hanging in the balance
Kumonosujō = Throne of blood (Spider's web castle) by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

83 editions published between 1957 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth, set in feudal Japan. Tells the story of a Samurai lord who kills his master and usurps his power in fulfillment of a witch's prophecy
Pokémon Detective Pikachu( Visual )

8 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story begins when ace private eye Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son Tim to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry's former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu: a hilariously wisecracking, adorable super-sleuth who is a puzzlement even to himself. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to communicate with one another, Tim and Pikachu join forces on a thrilling adventure to unravel the tangled mystery
The wind rises by Tatsuo Hori( Visual )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted and unable to be a pilot, he becomes one of the world's most accomplished airplane designers, experiencing key historical events in an epic tale of love, perseverance and the challenges of living and making choices in a turbulent world"--Container
Ponyo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy named Sosuke rescues a goldfish named Ponyo, and they embark on a fantastic journey of friendship before Ponyo's father forces her to return to the sea. Ponyo's desire to be human upsets the balance of nature and only Ponyo's mother, a beautiful sea goddess, can restore nature's balance and make Ponyo's dreams come true
Kimi no na wa = Your name by Makoto Shinkai( Visual )

21 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mitsuha, adolescente coincée dans une famille traditionnelle, rêve de quitter ses montagnes natales pour découvrir la vie trépidante de Tokyo. Elle est loin d'imaginer pouvoir vivre l'aventure urbaine dans la peau de... Taki, un jeune lycéen vivant à Tokyo, occupé entre son petit boulot dans un restaurant italien et ses nombreux amis. À travers ses rêves, Mitsuha se voit littéralement propulsée dans la vie du jeune garçon au point qu'elle croit vivre la réalité... Tout bascule lorsqu'elle réalise que Taki rêve également d'une vie dans les montagnes, entouré d'une famille traditionnelle... dans la peau d'une jeune fille ! Une étrange relation s'installe entre leurs deux corps qu'ils accaparent mutuellement. Quel mystère se cache derrière ces rêves étranges qui unissent deux destinées que tout oppose et qui ne se sont jamais rencontrées ?".--Site allociné.com, consulté le 24 janvier 2018
The cat returns by Hiroyuki Morita( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an imaginative and lighthearted tale, a young schoolgirl saves the life of a noble cat and is rewarded with a shocking proposal of marriage - to the Cat King's son - and a fateful journey to the extraordinary Kingdom of Cats
From up on Poppy Hill by Sarah Bolger( Visual )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 1963 in Yokohama, an innocent romance blossoms between two high school students, Umi and Shun. As Japan recovers from World War II and prepares to host the 1964 Olympics, the mood contains both optimism and conflict as the younger generation struggles to escape the shackles of the past. While trying to save a dilapidated Meiji-era club house from demolition, the relationship flourishes. But a buried secret from their past emerges to cast a shadow on the future and pull them apart
Kakushitoride no san akunin = Hidden fortress by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

33 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess must escape across enemy lines with the royal treasure, guarded only by a loyal general and two greedy peasants
When Marnie was there by Geena Davis( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When shy, artistic Anna moves to the seaside to live with her aunt and uncle, she stumbles upon an old mansion surrounded by marshes, and the mysterious young girl, Marnie, who lives there. The two girls instantly form a unique connection and friendship that blurs the lines between fantasy and reality. As the days go by, a nearly magnetic pull draws Anna back to the Marsh house again and again, and she begins to piece together the truth surrounding her strange new friend
Ikiru = To live by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

14 editions published between 1952 and 2020 in Japanese and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovering that he is in the terminal stages of cancer, a clerk spends his last months in search of the meaning to life. After his pursuit of pleasure has failed, he finds self-realization in bringing about the building of a children's playground in the slums and dies quiety fulfilled
Kagemusha( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 16th century feudal Japan, a thief is saved from execution to train as a double for one of the warlords, Shingen. Three warlords, Shingen, Nobunaga, and Ieyasu, battle for total power over Japan. When Shingen receives a mortal wound, the double must take his place to hold the Takeda clan together
Shichinin no samurai = Seven samurai by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

72 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a group of Japanese farmers who hire seven professional swordsmen, or samurai, to protect them from the yearly raids of bandits
Tsubaki Sanjūrō = Sanjuro by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

20 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young men set out to clean up the corruption in their town. They are joined by a scruffy, cynical samurai who doesn't fit their concept of how a warrior should look and act
Norainu = Stray dog by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

17 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in Japanese and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bad day gets worse for rookie detective Murakami when a pickpocket steals his gun on a hot, crowded bus. Desperate to right the wrong, he goes undercover, scavenging Tokyo's sweltering streets for the thief, whose desperation has led him to a life of crime. With each step, the cop and the criminal's lives become more intertwined and the investigation becomes an examination of Murakami's own dark side --
Shin Gojira = Shin Godzilla by Hiroki Hasegawa( Visual )

13 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le retour de Godzilla dans une nouvelle aventure, qui menace le Japon, trois personnages uniront leurs forces pour tenter de l'arrêter. Dans ce nouveau film, Godzilla mesure 118 m de haut (dépassant ainsi le Godzilla de Gareth Edwards qui avait déjà des mensurations très respectables : 108 m de haut), la plus grande incarnation du personnage selon la Toho. Pour Hideaki Anno, l'ambition est de réaliser, selon ses termes "le plus terrifiant Godzilla jamais vu", le film mélangerait les techniques traditionnelles de costumes, et des effets 3D."--Wikipédia français
Yoidore tenshi = Drunken angel by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

33 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Sanada is an alcoholic, in part due to the despair that constantly assails him as he tries to keep the inhabitants of a post-World War II Tokyo slum as healthy as possible. Food and medical supplies are scarce, the neighborhood is around an open sewer, and the only place to buy medicines is the black market-- controlled by the Yakuza. Matsunaga, a young yakuza with a violent temper, seeks Sanada's help to remove a bullet from his hand, but Matsunaga's cough catches the doctor's attention. What follows is a wrestling match for Matsunaga's life. Will he follow Sanada's instructions and make the smart, healthy decision, or will he let the fabled yakuza code of honor destroy him?
Godzilla by Aaron Taylor-Johnson( Visual )

14 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years after his mother's death at a nuclear power plant in Japan, Ford Brody discovers a conspiracy to hide the fact that giant monsters exist. But it doesn't take long for the world to also find out, as a "Massive Unidentified Terrestrial Organism" attacks Hawaii, and Godzilla turns up
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Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.11 for Ponyo / ... to 0.87 for Eiga "Hawa ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Ikiru = To live
Kumonosujō = Throne of blood (Spider's web castle)Kakushitoride no san akunin = Hidden fortressIkiru = To liveKagemushaShichinin no samurai = Seven samuraiNorainu = Stray dog
Alternative Names

controlled identityTōhō Eiga, Kabushiki Kaisha

controlled identityTōkyō Takarazuka Gekijō

Studios Toho


Tōhō Aen Kabushiki Kaisha

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Tōhō companie japoneză de film

Toho Company

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Toho công ty phân phối phim tại Nhật Bản

Toho Eiga.

Tōhō Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

Tōhō Filmproduktiounsgesellschaft

Tōhō filmstudie i Japan

Toho filmstudio

Tōhō Japanese film production company

Tōhō japanilainen elokuvastudio

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Toho Japon film yapım şirketi

Tóhó japonská filmová produkční společnost

Tōhō Kabushiki-gaisha

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