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Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha

Works: 1,882 works in 4,105 publications in 5 languages and 67,059 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Children's films  Samurai films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  History  Science fiction films 
Roles: prn, Producer, Distributor, Publisher, pre, Other
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
Shichinin no samurai = Seven samurai by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

16 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 2,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tells the story of a sixteenth-century village whose desperate inhabitants hire seven out-of-work warriors to protect them from invading bandits"--Container
Hauru no ugoku shiro = Howl's moving castle by Christian Bale( Visual )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman named Sophie, who works in a hat shop, finds her life is turned upside-down when the wicked Witch of the Waste casts a spell on her in a jealous fit. In a quest to break the spell, Sophie flies to a magical world with the aid of the wizard Howl
Kumonosujō = Throne of blood (Spider's web castle) by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

72 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth, set in feudal Japan. A Samurai lord kills his master and usurps his power in fulfillment of a witch's prophecy
The wind rises by Tatsuo Hori( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 1,605 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 1,589 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
Godzilla by Raymond Burr( Visual )

23 editions published between 1980 and 2019 in English and Japanese and held by 1,525 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
Ikiru = To live( Visual )

40 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in Japanese and English and held by 1,475 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 quietly fulfilled
Pokémon Detective Pikachu( Visual )

5 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 1,316 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
Kimi no na wa = Your name by Makoto Shinkai( Visual )

17 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in Japanese and English and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mitsuha, a high school girl living in a rural town deep in the mountains, has a dream that she is a boy living an unfamiliar life in Tokyo. Taki, a high school boy living in Tokyo, dreams that he is a girl living in the mountains. As they realize they are changing places, their encounter sets the cogs of fate into motion
The cat returns by Hiroyuki Morita( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haru, a schoolgirl, saves a cat's life. To her surprise it is the prince of cats, and she is allowed to enter his kingdom and be his bride
From up on Poppy Hill by Sarah Bolger( Visual )

15 editions published in 2013 in English and Javanese and held by 1,072 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 )

27 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 1,006 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 983 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
Kagemusha by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 851 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
Yōjinbō( Visual )

39 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Akira Kurosawa's influential 1961 effort, an action-packed, sometimes humorous reconception of the individualistic loner from the American Western, stars Mifune, the director's leading man of choice, as a samurai-for-hire who becomes involved in a dispute between two warring factions in a small village
Tsubaki Sanjūrō = Sanjuro by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

14 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A skilled but slovenly ronin comes to the aid of a group of naive young warriors fighting their corrupt clan leaders and manages to keep them out of trouble and alive in spite of their high ideals
Shin Gojira = Shin Godzilla by Hiroki Hasegawa( Visual )

13 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a massive gilled monster emerges from the deep and tears through Tokyo, the Japanese government scrambles to save its citizens. A ragtag team of volunteers cuts through a web of red tape to uncover the monster's weakness and its mysterious ties to a foreign superpower. But time is not on their side, because the greatest catastrophe to ever befall the world is about to evolve right before their very eyes
Godzilla by Aaron Taylor-Johnson( Visual )

13 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 768 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
Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru = Bad sleep well by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

23 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in Japanese and English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Akira Kurosawa, the acclaimed Japanese director, adopts the American gangster-film style to weave a fascinating tale of corporate greed. The story focuses on a grieving son, (Toshiro Mifune), who seeks revenge for his father's murder as he infiltrates the corrupt construction company that was responsible for his father's death
James Clavell's shōgun( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Blackthorne is a ship-wrecked English navigator who becomes both an observer and a participant in historic changes in Japan during the Tokugawa, or, Edo period. Toranaga is a feuding warlord vying to become the supreme military dictator, or shōgun. Blackthorne is drawn into the turmoil and becomes determined to be the first foreigner to become a samurai warrior
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Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.11 for Ponyo / ... to 0.96 for Tōhō mon ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Ikiru = To live
GodzillaIkiru = To liveKakushitoride no san akunin = Hidden fortressKagemushaJames Clavell's shōgun
Alternative Names

controlled identityTōhō Eiga, Kabushiki Kaisha

controlled identityTōkyō Takarazuka Gekijō

Studios Toho


Tōhō Aen Kabushiki Kaisha

Toho Co.

Toho Company

Toho Company Ltd.

Toho Eiga.

Tōhō Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

Tōhō Filmproduktiounsgesellschaft

Tōhō filmstudie i Japan

Toho filmstudio

Tōhō Japanese film production company

Tōhō Kabushiki-gaisha

Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha.

Tōhō société de production cinématographique japonaise

Toho Studios

Toho Японська кінокомпанія


Tōkyō Takarazuka Gekijō Kabushiki gaisha








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