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Hoshikawa, Seiji 1924-

Overview
Works: 195 works in 352 publications in 2 languages and 458 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Samurai films  Martial arts films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Biography  Fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Adapter
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Most widely held works by Seiji Hoshikawa
Zatōichi kyōjō tabi = The fugitive( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth of a series of films set in medieval Japan about Ichi, a blind masseur who lives by the Yakuza code and uses his deadly cane sword against his enemies. In this episode, Masseur Ichi seeks revenge on a ruthless gang and a powerful ronin
Sleepy eyes of death( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nemuri Kyoshiro, the half-breed son of a Japanese noblewoman raped by a Christian missionary, lives only for the moment, amused by the chaos that surrounds him. But those who decide to use him for their own ends soon discover that they have made a fatal error. For Kyoshiro wields the fabled Musuo-Masamune blade and is master of the most subtle and deadly technique in all of sword-play: the Full-Moon cut. All those who challenge him must face the Sleepy Eyes of Death
Sleepy eyes of death( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nemuri Kyoshiro, the half-breed son of a Japanese noblewoman raped by a Christian missionary, lives only for the moment, amused by the chaos that surrounds him. But those who decide to use him for their own ends soon discover that they have made a fatal error. For Kyoshiro wields the fabled Musuo-Masamune blade and is master of the most subtle and deadly technique in all of sword-play: the Full-Moon cut. All those who challenge him must face the Sleepy Eyes of Death
The fugitive = Kyojo tabi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zatoichi seeks bloody vengeance on a ruthless gang and a powerful ronin. Arriving in the village of Shimonita, Ichi learns that a local gang has placed a bounty on his head. A powerful hired ronin attacks Ichi and nearly claims his life, but when a defenseless woman is slain by the assassin, Ichi can no longer control his rage. After laying waste to the entire gang, Ichi's final duel becomes a deadly meeting of the samurai's superior swordsmanship and the blind masseur's unbridled rage
Sleepy eyes of death : [the Chinese Jade]( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in Japanese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kyoshiro must find a man who is already dead, and get him to reveal the secret of The Chinese Jade. Once he knows the secret, everyone will want him dead
Sleepy eyes of death 1( Visual )

2 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Kyoshiro disposes of a half-dozen ambushers (and thus demonstrating his skill), their master, Lord Maeda, sends his ward Chisa to seduce him and set him agasinst his enemy, Chen Sun. Chen is trying to protect a document that, if revealed, will cause the downfall of Maeda's Clan, an event Chen would relish. Deception is piled upon treachery, and to solve the mystery, Kyoshiro must find a man who is already dead, and get him to reveal the secret of The Chinese Jade. And then, of course, everyone will want him dead!
Koden shō by Seiji Hoshikawa( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in Japanese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Komura Settai by Seiji Hoshikawa( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in Japanese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edo yoi toko by Seiji Hoshikawa( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in Japanese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zatoichi : masseur Ichi, the fugitive( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Zatoichi, a blind swordsman and gambler, in the town of Shimonita
Rikyū by Seiji Hoshikawa( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sleepy eyes of death 2( Visual )

2 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kyoshiro is drugged and kidnapped for the pleasure of the Shogun's degenerate daughter, Princess Taka. Features the famous ambush at the public baths!
Yagura no masayume by Seiji Hoshikawa( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daiei kyōto satsueijo katsudōya hanjōki by Seiji Hoshikawa( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katsudōya hanjōki by Seiji Hoshikawa( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sleepy eyes of death : full circle killing( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of mysterious slayings in a peasant village attracts Nemuri Kyoshiro's attention and brings him into conflict with Takayuki, one of the Shogun's many bastard children. When Takayuki decides he must possess Kyoshiro's spectacular blade, Kyoshiro finds himself entangled in a web of deception, treachery and death
Nemuri Kyoshiro Enjoken : Nemuri Kyoshiro fire-passion sword( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Kyoshiro witnesses the culmination of a 3 year quest for revenge, little does he know that he is being ensnared in a deadly plot. Usually everyone wants Kyoshiro dead. This time, everyone wants everyone dead"--Container
Iriai no kane by Seiji Hoshikawa( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gomesu no na wa Gomesu : Ryūsa ; sō tennenshoku ; Shōwa shijūninen gogatsu nijūsannichi Eirin kansei shisha by Seiji Hoshikawa( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Umi wa furimukanai : Shōwa 44-nen 9-gatsu 6-nichi kansei Eirin shinsa : sōtennenshoku by Seiji Hoshikawa( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Hoshikawa, Seiji 1921-2008

Seiji Hoshikawa

Seiji Hoshikawa Japanese novelist and screenwriter

Seiji Hoshikawa Japans romanschrijver (1921-2008)

Seiji Hoshikawa Scénariste et romancier japonais

ホシカワ, セイジ

ホシカワ, セイジ 1921-2008

星川清司 1924-

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