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Im, Tar-yŏng

Overview
Works: 211 works in 271 publications in 2 languages and 1,231 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Juvenile works  Comics (Graphic works)  Young adult works  Drama  Action and adventure television programs  Animated television programs 
Roles: Author, Creator, Illustrator
Classifications: PN6790.K63, 741.5
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Black god by Tar-yŏng Im( Book )

in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deciding to stop for ramen at a noodle stand on his way home, game programmer Keita Ibuki finds himself entangled in the affairs of a manic girl who turns out to be a Mototsumitama, a guardian of the coexistence equilibrium
Black god by Tar-yŏng Im( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Balancing a normal existence and an unbreakable pact with a divine being is anything but easy. Much to his chagrin, Keita's discovering this the hard way. Try as he might to distance himself from recent events, he can't shake Kuro, the Motosumitama who saved his life. But when the stakes get higher and another human-Motosumitama pair comes looking for a fight, one with his girlfriend, Akane, as the prize, Keita is forced to reevaluate his attitude and stand by both his old and new friends. Who will emerge victorious?"--Cover, p.[4]
Zero : the beginning of the coffin by Tar-yŏng Im( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a PC video game of the same title, Zero is the prequel to the game and encompasses a story in which a young man must protect himself and his two sisters from those who are after their special abilities
Black god by Tar-yŏng Im( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After overcoming the initial shock of seeing his dead mother in a recent photograph, Keita travels to Okinawa with Kuro and Akane. Following a reunion with his karate-master grandfather, Keita and company are led to an island where they meet twin feral Mototsumitamas. Though they're initially hostile, it seems the twins hold a piece of the puzzle that will bring Keita and his companions closer to the truth about the aims of the ruthless Shishigami. But as they get closer to that truth, Keita comes face-to-face with his mother?! Or is s...?
Black god by Tar-yŏng Im( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wending his way home after a bender one evening, master moocher and game programmer Keita Ibuki decides to satisfy a craving for ramen at a noodle stand. Instead of slurping soup, though, he surrenders his meal to a manic girl who, unbeknownst to Keita, is a Mototsumitama, a guardian of the coexistence equilibrium. When his new acquaintance is attacked, Keita gets caught in the crossfire and loses an arm. Awakening from the shock, Keita finds himself back in his apartment, arm intact! But just whose arm is it?!"--Publisher's website
Black god by Tar-yŏng Im( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Having systematically destroyed all the protective soul stones in Japan, Hiyou reveals his plot to gather alter egos together and unleash a massive wave of negative energy that could threaten the entire country. The last soul stone is in Okinawa-- the stone once guarded by Makana and Kakuma's family. With Kuro and Keita detained at the resort and Kakuma captured by Tribal Ends, Makana's ready to step up and defend the pure place of his fallen relatives. But a lone Mototsumitama may not have the strength to oppose the evil at work"--Publisher's web site
Black god by Tar-yŏng Im( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Upon discovering that his new enemies are actually allies, Keita receives the guidance (and the goods) necessary to take on the evil behind the false alter-egos running rampant. But he must also revisit the painful memory of his mother's disappearance when this new battle takes him and Kuro to his mother's hometown of Okinawa. Will the strength gained from his newfound friends be enough to help him through this grueling journey?"--Cover
Unbalance unbalance by Tar-yŏng Im( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freezing by Tar-yŏng Im( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extra-dimensional beings known as the Nova have invaded our garden world, hellbent on wiping humanity off the face of the planet. The only hope is a specialized force of genetically-engineered female Pandora and their male partners known as Limiters, who represent the last line of defense against a monstrous foe. Kazuya Aoi is a teenager Limiter who enrolls in the prestigious West Genetics Academy. Having made a promise to his fallen Pandora sister, Kazuya must overcome his grief and become the best he can be. Enter second-year student Satellizer el Bridget, a frigidly beautiful and ruthless Pandora who has never lost a battle simulation. Can Kazuya pierce through her icy exterior and win her trust? More importantly, can he ready himself for an impending war?
Black god by Tar-yŏng Im( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Accosted by an agent of the Shishigami clan, Keita and Kuro have no choice but to fight. The duo seems to be holding its own against the mototsumitama Aragi, but it's too early to celebrate. Just as Kuro manages to take Aragi down, his contractee shows up, eager to wrap things up as quickly as possible. Keita crumbles as Aragi's contractee unleashes her thousand, the Gravi Doom, and with their synch broken, Kuro is left alone to face the unrelenting Aragi. Never has Kuro felt so powerless in battle. Even if she emerges from the fight alive, will her confidence remain intact?"--Publisher's web site
Black god by Tar-yŏng Im( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mikami may have slipped through the Kaionji Group's fingers once, but they aren't about to let her escape again! Before she can make her getaway, Saishu of the Shishigami clan takes out Mikami's beloved Ferrari, forcing her to face him in battle. Enraged, Mikami readily leaps into the fight, but without a contractee even the fierce mototsumitama is no match for Saishu's skillful attacks. Excel watches in tears as her only precious friend is bloodied and beaten ... which rouses memories of another person she once held very dear
Black god by Tar-yŏng Im( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kuro opens up about her life before she came to Earth, that of a carefree princess in her family's haven of pure tera. But factions emerged among the mototsumitama, and now the violent betrayal that destroyed her clan drives her search for the head of the Shishigami family. The mutual tragedy of their pasts draws Keita and Kuro closer together-- this fight has become personal for both of them. But will their bond of trust give them the strength to take on the Kaionji Group as Kouei's sinister plot unfolds in Okinawa?"--Publisher's web site
Black god by Tar-yŏng Im( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Still in Okinawa, Kuro and the twins unvover a Shishigami plot to systematically destroy sources of tera around the world! But the conflicted Keita isn't really in a position to be much help as he juggles getting to know his mother's doppeliner, Shinobu, with fulfilling his duties as Kuro's partner. But when the Shishigami invite Keita to join them, will that be enough to snap him out of his confusion?"--Publisher's web site
Black god by Tar-yŏng Im( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With the danger in Okinawa now passed, Keita, Kuro, and Akane return to Tokyo. Though Kuro and he were ultimately victorious in Okinawa, Keita worries that his own weakness is holding back the team and begins training even harder to face the battles that lie ahead. Unfortunately, more than danger is looming on the horizon. A roaming mototsumitama wanders into town, causing as much of a fuss as Kuro did when she first arrived in Keita's life!"--Publisher's web site
Freezing by Tar-yŏng Im( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The ultra-violent and sexy manga series that spawned multiple hit anime. Extraterrestrial beings have invaded our garden world, hellbent on wiping humanity off the face of the planet. The only hope is a specialized force of genetically-engineered female "Pandoras" and their male partners known as "Limiters," who represent the last line of defense against a horrific alien force. Kazuya Aoi is a Limiter who enrolls in a prestigious academy that trains genetically-engineered soldiers. Having made a promise to his Pandora sister who died in battle, Kazuya must overcome his sadness and become the best he can be. His first major obstacle is a frigid second-year student known as Satellizer el Bridget, who has remained undefeated in combat simulation. Does Kazuya have what it takes to beat her, while readying himself for an impending war?"--Publisher
Kurokami, the animation( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story focuses on Keita, a high school student living on his own, who lost his mother in his youth. One night at a ramen stand, he meets a mysterious girl named Kuro. Keita is told the story of how if a person runs into another that looks just like them, they would die
Black God by Tar-yŏng Im( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keita and Kuro learn more about Ghost, the masked man who serves as the face of the Shishigami clan to those mototsumitama living in Tokyo. When Arie Souyou describes how Ghost convinced her father to agree to an alliance with the Shishigami before mudering him before her eyes, Kuro and Keita decide to pursue Ghost in the hope that he will lead them to the elusive mastermind behind the upheaval in Tokyo - Reishin Shishigami. However, tracking down Ghost will require the assistance of the other Tokyo clans, and they may be less than willing to help Kuro, as she herself is a member of the dreaded Shishigami!
Kurokami, the animation( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having formed a ritualistic bond between human and Tera Guardian known as a Pact, Kuro saved Keita's life and attained new posers. But the bond carried a price that neither Kuro nor Keita was truly aware. Through new comrades formed in battle, Keita learns that his mother might have been involved with Tera Guardians before her untimely death. With mysteries to be answered, Kuro and Keita head to Okinawa to find answers
Black God by Tar-yŏng Im( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In spite of weeks of training with Keita, Kuro crumbles at the reappearance of the Mototsumitama Aragi. But just as Kuro is prepared to submit to death, someone calls out to her from deep within her heart ... In the most of her terror, Kuo feels the presence of Keita's grandfather and Kakuma, who died protecting their home in Okinawa, as well as her mother, who saved Kuro in her final hour. Their actions helped fortify Kuro in the past, but will their words give her the strength she needs to draw upon the full extent of her power and defeat her most feared enemy?"--Cover
Freezing by Tar-yŏng Im( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The ultra-violent and sexy manga series that spawned multiple hit anime. Extraterrestrial beings have invaded our garden world, hellbent on wiping humanity off the face of the planet. The only hope is a specialized force of genetically-engineered female "Pandoras" and their male partners known as "Limiters," who represent the last line of defense against a horrific alien force. Kazuya Aoi is a Limiter who enrolls in a prestigious academy that trains genetically-engineered soldiers. Having made a promise to his Pandora sister who died in battle, Kazuya must overcome his sadness and become the best he can be. His first major obstacle is a frigid second-year student known as Satellizer el Bridget, who has remained undefeated in combat simulation. Does Kazuya have what it takes to beat her, while readying himself for an impending war?"--Publisher
 
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Black god
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Black godZero : the beginning of the coffinBlack godBlack godBlack godBlack godUnbalance unbalanceBlack god
Alternative Names
Dall-Young Lim

Im Tal-Yōñ

Im, Tal-Yong

Im, Tar-yong

Imm Dal-Yeong

Lim Dall-Young

Lim Dall-young auteur de manhwas

Lim Dall-young Manga artist

Lim Dall-young n/a uit Zuid-Korea

Lim Dall-Youngbr 임달영

Rim Dal-Yeong

Rimm Dal-Yeong

Young Lim Dall

임, 달영

임달영

林达永

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