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Tokuma Shoten

Works: 272 works in 673 publications in 6 languages and 24,229 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Children's films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Steampunk films  Science fiction films  Aviation films 
Roles: Producer, Editor, prn, Translator, pre
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Tokuma Shoten
Spirited away by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

43 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 3,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young girl gets trapped in a strange new world of spirits, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free herself and rescue her parents
My neighbor Totoro by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

48 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story follows Satsuke and Mai, two young girls who find their new country home is in a mystical forest inhabited by a menagerie of mystical creatures called Totoros. They befriend O Totoro, the biggest and eldest Totoro, who is also the king of the forest. As their girls' mother lies sick in the hospital, O Totoro brings the sisters on a magical adventure but also helps them to understand the realities of life
Princess Mononoke by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

32 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inflicted with a deadly curse, a young warrior named Ashitaka sets out to the forests of the west in search of the cure that will save his life. Once there, he becomes inextricably entangled in a bitter battle that matches Lady Eboshi and a proud clan of humans against the forest's animal gods who are led by the brave Princess Mononoke, a young woman raised by wolves
Kiki's delivery service by Minami Takayama( Visual )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her 13th birthday, a young witch named Kiki must fly away from home to a new city to find her niche in life. Accompanied by her chatty cat, Jiji, she starts a flying service and discovers lots of fun-filled escapades and meets plenty of new friends
Howl's moving castle by Christian Bale( Visual )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuenta la historia de Sophie, una joven que trabaja en una sombrerería en un pueblo de las montañas y que un buen día conoce a un extraño joven, con el cual escapa de unas extrañas criaturas que le persiguen. Tras despedirse de él, Sophie vuelve a la sombrerería, donde recibe la visita de una enorme mujer que la maldice, transformándola en una anciana de 90 años que no puede decirle a nadie quien es. Sin poder decir nada en su propia casa, Sophie decide partir hacia los páramos en busca de la única persona que cree que podría ayudarla, el mago Howl, del que se cuenta que devora el corazón de la gente
Castle in the sky by Walt Disney( Visual )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orphaned girl and her friend must soar above the clouds to find the legendary floating city of Laputa and its treasures
Kaze no tani no Naushika = Nausicaä of the valley of the wind by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

27 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in Japanese and English and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thousand years have passed since the violent collapse of industrial civilisation. Small pockets of humanity survive on the fringes of a vast polluted forest, inhabited by giant mutated insects, of which the Ohmu are the greatest threat. The Valley of the Wind is a small community of humans protected by sea breezes from the toxic spores. Their young princess, Nausicaä, tries to understand rather than destroy the Toxic Jungle. The peaceful life of the valley is threatened when the Torumekian princess, Kushana, arrives with her army. She plans to destroy the jungle and at the same time she is waging war against the kingdom of Pejite, another small pocket of human survivors
Whisper of the heart = Mimi o sumaseba by Toshio Suzuki( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and Japanese and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une écolière nommée Shizuku, qui a envie de découvrir ses vrais talents, rencontre le mystérieux Seiji, un garçon qui est déterminée à suivre ses rêves, et Baron, un chat magique qui l'aide à écouter les murmures de son cœur
Porco Rosso by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Early 1930's era Italy, air pirates, bounty hunters, and high flyers of all sorts rule the skies. The most cunning and skilled of these pilots is Porco Rosso. After watching the spirits of the pilots killed in the last air battle he fought in rise to the heavens, his head turned into that of a pig. He now makes a living taking jobs, such as rescuing those kidnapped by air pirates. Donald Curtis, Porco's rival, provides a constant challenge to the hero
The cat returns by Hiroyuki Morita( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 1,129 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
Judou = Ju Dou by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in Chinese and Mandingo and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The abused wife of a sadistic Chinese mill owner and his overworked nephew fall in love. Only murder could free the lovers from the mill owner's tyranny- or could it?
Pom poko by Isao Takahata( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extraordinary tale of transformation and hope is told as the human world begins to encroach upon the animal world. When the raccoons of the Tama Hills are forced from their homes by encroaching houses and shopping malls, they band together and perfect the ancient art of transformation until they are able to appear as humans
Only yesterday = Omoide poro poro( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After living her whole life in the city, 27-year-old Taeko decides to visit her relatives in the countryside. As she travels, memories of her youth resurface. And after meeting young farmer Toshio, she wonders if she's been true to the dreams of her childhood self
Umi ga kikoeru = Ocean waves by Nobuo Tobita( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a young man returns home after his first year away at college he recalls his senior year of high school and the iron-willed, big city girl that turned his world upside down
Castle in the sky by Qijun Gong( Visual )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphaned, Pazu is caught up in a thrilling adventure after Sheeta, a young girl wearing a glowing pendant, floats out of the night sky and into his life. Now, the pair must soar above the clouds in order to find the legendary floating city of Laputa and its treasures
Tales from Earthsea by Ursula K Le Guin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a mythical world filled with magic and bewitchment, crops are dwindling, dragons have reappeared, and humanity is giving way to chaos. Journey with Lord Archmage Sparrowhawk, a master wizard, and Arren, a troubled young prince, on a tale of redemption and self-discovery as they search for the force behind a mysterious imbalance in the land of Earthsea
3D wonderland( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirai shōnen Konan( Book )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in Japanese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hōhokekyo tonari no Yamada kun = My neighbors the Yamadas by Isao Takahata( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in English and Japanese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of amusing episodes that winkingly and meanderingly observes the daily goings of the quirky, yet normal Yamada family, with a gentle touch of humor and humanity
Gamera : the guardian of the universe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"That giant fire-breathing turtle you loved as a kid is back with a vengeance ... Viewers of the original series, however, should be forewarned that this all new, multi-million dollar Gamera isn't aimed at the kiddies! [T]he lean, green fighting machine has been reborn with a whole new set of tricks under his 200-foot shell!.. Aiding Gamera in his fight are a courageous naval officer, an intrepid ornithologist, and a beautiful young psychic."--Container
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Kiki's delivery service
Alternative Names
Tokuma Shoten

Tokuma Shoten Henshubu

Tokuma Shoten label discographique japonais

Tokuma Shoten Publishing Co., Ltd.

Tokuma Shoten. Tokyo

توكوما شوتين

도쿠마 쇼텐

トクマ ショテン

トクマ ショテン ヘンシュウブ




English (182)

Japanese (125)

Chinese (14)

Spanish (8)

French (1)

Mandingo (1)