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Tokuma Shoten

Works: 298 works in 707 publications in 6 languages and 24,783 library holdings
Genres: Animated films  Drama  Children's films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  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 3,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl, Chihiro, finds herself trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call on the courage she never knew she had to free herself and return her family to the outside world. An unforgettable story, brimming with creativity, this will take viewers on a journey beyond imagination
My neighbor Totoro by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

44 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,078 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 )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a frightening creature attacks his remote village, young warrior Ashitaka is able to put the great beast out of its misery. It is a boar god corrupted by sinister magic, transformed into a monster by a wound from a mysterious iron ball. Ashitaka has received a wound as well, which bubbles with supernatural putrescence, so he must travel far to the east seeking a cure. In Iron Town, Lady Eboshi employs freed prostitutes, former serfs, and even outcast lepers to build a human empire that will civilize the wilderness with iron and guns. In the forest, the wild gods gather their strength to fight back, led by San, the Princess Mononoke. She is a beautiful but savage girl who has chosen to give up her humanity and side with the animals. Ashitaka finds himself embroiled in a battle between the two forces, both of whom see him as supporting the enemy
Kiki's delivery service by Minami Takayama( Visual )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,319 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 2,165 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 )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in Japanese and English and held by 1,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pazu is an engineer's apprentice who finds Sheeta, a young girl, floating down from the sky, wearing a glowing pendant. Together, they discover both are searching for Laputa, a legendary floating castle, and vow to unravel the mystery of the luminous crystal around Sheeta's neck. Their quest won't be easy. There are greedy air pirates, secret government agents and astounding obstacles to keep them from learning the truth
Kaze no tani no Naushika = Nausicaä of the valley of the wind by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic coming-of-age tale of Nausicaa, a compassionate princess warrior striving to negotiate peace between kingdoms battling over the last of the planet's precious natural resources
Whisper of the heart = Mimi o sumaseba by Yoshifumi Kondō( Visual )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and Japanese and held by 1,214 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 1,192 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 )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 1,136 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 827 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 Shang Shang Typhoon( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and Japanese and held by 787 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 773 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 )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 489 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 )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 372 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 )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and held by 93 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
Castle in the sky by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy and a mysterious girl search for a fantastic floating castle while trying to outrun pirates, the army, and government agents
Hōhokekyo tonari no Yamada kun = My neighbors the Yamadas by Isao Takahata( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in Japanese and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join in the adventures of the quirky Yamada family, from the hilarious to the touching, brilliantly presented in a unique, visually striking comic strip style
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 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.15 for Castle in ... to 0.72 for Mirai shō ...)

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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 (188)

Japanese (123)

Chinese (13)

Spanish (8)

French (1)

Mandingo (1)