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Tokuma Shoten

Overview
Works: 295 works in 744 publications in 6 languages and 25,235 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, prn, Editor, Translator, pre
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tokuma Shoten
Spirited away by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

45 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 3,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chihiro and her parents accidentally wander into another world ruled by witches and monsters. When her parents are captured by the ruler of the world, she tricks the witch into hiring her so she can figure out how to free them
My neighbor Totoro by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

50 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep inside a tree trunk, two children discover a fascinationg new world inhabited by Totoros, amazing, charming creatures who become their friends
Princess Mononoke by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

37 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boar God turned Tatari-Gami (a Cursing God) curses a young prince to a slow but certain death. To find a possible cure for the curse, he travels to find a Shishi-Gami (a Deer-God). During his journey he becomes entangled in a battle between a clan of humans and the forest's animal gods led by Princess Mononoke, a young woman who was raised by a Wolf God. Set during the Muromachi era in Japan
Kiki's delivery service by Minami Takayama( Visual )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,392 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 )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman named Sophie is cursed by the Witch of the Waste and is turned into an old woman who is unable to tell anyone of her plight. Unable to continue her job at her mother's hat shop, she goes to the ambulatory castle of the notorious wizard Howl and insinuates herself into his household. Sophie befriends Calcifer, the fire demon who powers the castle and who is bound to Howl by a contract, the terms of which Calcifer cannot reveal. They promise to help each other with their problems. Like Calcifer, Howl can also see through the Witch's spell, and he and Sophie fall in love. Sophie helps Howl confront his former teacher, and the Witch of the Waste
Castle in the sky by Walt Disney( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,906 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
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 1,817 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 Toshio Suzuki( Visual )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and Japanese and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shizuku Tsukishima is a bit of a book-worm, spending her last summer vacation in junior high school reading and translating popular, foreign music into Japanese. With aspirations to one day become a writer, Shizuku can't help but notice that the name Sejji Amasawa appears on every one of the books she borrows from the library. Through a series of curious and magical incidents, she comes to meet Sejji and discovers he has dreams of becoming a famous violinmaker in Italy. While their life-long goals put them in two different directions, Shizuku and Sejji are determined to remain true to their strong feelings for one another
Porco Rosso by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,194 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 )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 1,144 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 )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in Chinese and Mandingo and held by 822 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 796 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 )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting family in the Japanese countryside, 27-year-old Taeko remembers her childhood spent solely in the city and wonders if her life has followed her childhood dreams
Umi ga kikoeru = Ocean waves by Nobuo Tobita( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 516 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 374 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
Castle in the sky by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in Japanese and English and held by 202 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
Tales from Earthsea by Ursula K Le Guin( Visual )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and held by 97 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. Based on the classic fantasy book series by Ursula Le Guin
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 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join in the hilarious adventures of the quirky Yamada family in this wonderfully offbeat celebration of the little and sometimes bigger victories of life. Presented in a series of brilliant comic vignettes, Takashi Yamada and his wacky wife Matsuko navigate their way through the ups and downs of work, marriage, and family life wiht a sharp-tongued grandmother, a teenage son who wished he had cooler parents, and a young daughter with an unusually loud voice
Kaze no tani no Naushika( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic coming-of-age tale of Nausicaä, a compassionate princess warrior striving to negotiate peace between kingdoms battling over the last of the planet's precious natural resources
3D wonderland( Book )

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

 
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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

德間書店

徳間書店編集部

株式会社徳間書店

Languages
English (212)

Japanese (136)

Chinese (14)

Spanish (8)

French (1)

Mandingo (1)