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Bandai Bijuaru Kabushiki Kaisha

Overview
Works: 643 works in 1,071 publications in 7 languages and 17,315 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Silent films  Dystopian films  Action and adventure films  Documentary films  Animated television programs  Crime films 
Roles: Producer, Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bandai Bijuaru Kabushiki Kaisha
Ghost in the shell by Rupert Sanders( Visual )

43 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world caught in the grip of information overload, Major Kusanagi is an elite officer and heavily modified cybernetic agent. She is on the trail of a computer-criminal who turns people into human marionettes, controlled by computer. She discovers that his true identity lies at the center of a vast and lethal political conspiracy
Cowboy bebop : the movie by Shinichirō Watanabe( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bebop crew is just trying to make a buck. This motley lot of intergalactic loners teams up to track down fugitives and turn them in for cold hard cash. On their own, any one of them would be likely to get lost in the sprawl of space, but together, they're the most entertaining gang of bounty hunters in the year 2071
Dare mo shiranai by Hirokazu Koreeda( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keiko, a young, confused and irresponsible single mother tasked with four children sneaks them into a new apartment, instructing them that only the eldest,12-year-old Akira, can be seen, and that the others must remain hidden. Over time, Keiko leaves them increasingly alone, eventually abandoning the children completely, only leaving behind an envelope of cash. Akira, his two sisters, Kyoko and Yuki, and their irrepressible younger brother, Shigeru, are left to fend for themselves without even comprehending their situation
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in Japanese and English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the industrial, tri-level world of Metropolis, Duke Red is a powerful leader with plans to unveil a highly advanced robot named Tima. But Duke Red's violent son Rock distrusts robots, and intends to find and destroy Tima. Lost in the confusing labyrinth beneath Metropolis, Tima is beginning a sweet friendship with the young nephew of a Japanese detective. But when Duke Red separates the two innocents, Tima's life--and the fate of the universe - is dangerously at stake
Aruitemo aruitemo by Hirokazu Koreeda( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year, the Yokoyama clan gets together to honor the life of eldest son Junpei, drowned 15 years earlier while saving a man from drowning. Retired physician father Shohei still mourns, while his wife Toshiko has become a passive-aggressive domestic goddess, the two bicker continually. Surviving son Ryota has married at last-his new wife Yukari is a widow with a young son. Daughter Chinami and her car-salesman husband have their two kids in tow. The sound of a family not getting along is an international language. Amidst the bustle of chatter and cooking, and under the pressure of forced conviviality after long separations, this family reveals its dysfunctions, its secrets, and the complications and trials of its love
Hana-bi = Fireworks by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

19 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in Japanese and Turkish and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former police officer Nishi feels responsible for the shattered lives of his loved ones. His partner Horbie has been crippled in a disastrous stakeout, a colleague is shot dead by the same villain, and his own wife has a terminal illness. In debt to a yakuza loanshark, Nishi conceives a bank robbery to provide for his partner, help the dead cop's widow, and take one last holiday throughout Japan with his wife and share a final taste of happiness
Kikujirō no natsu by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Japanese and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lonely nine-year-old Masao leaves Tokyo in search of his mother, whom he has never met. He's accompanied on his journey across the Japanese countryside by the surly, middle-aged crook Kikujiro, who is none too happy being the chaperone. When Kikujiro gambles away all the travel money, the two must rely on their wits and the kindness of strangers
Shijie = The world by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Chinese and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film centers on a young dancer, her security guard boyfriend and others who work at World Park, a bizarre cross-pollination of Las Vegas and Epcot Center, where visitors can interact with famous international monuments without ever leaving the Beijing suburbs
Memories by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnetic Rose: Two space travellers follow a distress signal and are drawn into a magnificent world created by one woman's memories. Stink bomb: A young chemist accidentally transforms himself into an unstoppable biological weapon set on a direct course for Tokyo. Cannon fodder: Depicts a day in the life of a city whose entire purpose is the firing of cannons at an unknown enemy
After the storm = Umi yori mo mada fukaku by Tammy Wood( Visual )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of his father, his aging mother and beautiful ex-wife seem to be moving on with their lives. Renewing contact with his initially distrusting family, Ryota struggles to take back control of his existence and to find a lasting place in the life of his young son
Outrage by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in Japanese and French and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a ruthless battle for power, several yakuza clans vie for the favor of their head family in the Japanese underworld. The rival bosses seek to rise through the ranks by scheming and making allegiances sworn over sake. Longtime yakuza Otomo has seen his kind go from elaborate body tattoos and severed fingertips to becoming important players on the stock market
Kaubōi Bibappu = Cowboy bebop( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2071, the crew (Spike, Jet, Faye, Ed, and the Welsh Corgi named Ein) of the spaceship Bebop travel the solar system bringing bad guys to justice and trying to make some cash while doing it. In the slang of the era, "Cowboys" are bounty hunters. Most episodes revolve around a specific bounty, but the show often shares its focus with the pasts of one of each of the four main characters
Dolls by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in Japanese and English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dolls is the 10th film by acclaimed Japanese director Takeshi Kitano. Focusing on three couples and the overpowering love that both drives and dooms them, the film is inspired by the beauty of traditional Japanese Bunraku puppet theater
Beyond outrage( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otomo sale de la cárcel dispuesto a derrocar al clan Sanno, que lo dio por muerto años atrás. A esta venganza personal se suma una guerra entre familias rivales y, también, la ofensiva de las fuerzas de la ley contra el crimen organizado
Patlabor 2 : the movie( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terrorist organization threatens to send shockwaves throughout Japan's military. With evidence of the impending takeover, the Patlabor units must defend the city against danger
Cowboy Bebop remix( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2071, the crew (Spike, Jet, Faye, Ed, and the Welsh Corgi named Ein) of the spaceship Bebop travel the solar system bringing bad guys to justice and trying to make some cash while doing it. In the slang of the era, "Cowboys" are bounty hunters. Most episodes revolve around a specific bounty, but the show often shares its focus with the pasts of one of each of the four main characters
Cowboy bebop( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Japanese and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2071 AD, humanity chose the stars as the final frontier. A mixed jumble of races from collapsed nations, they took with them confused concepts of freedom, violence, illegality and love. They became a new generation of outlaws called Cowboy Bebops
Avalon by Mamoru Oshii( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Polish and English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a future world, young people are increasingly becoming addicted to an illegal (and potentially deadly) battle simulation game called Avalon. When Ash, a star player, hears of rumors that a more advanced level of the game exists somewhere, she gives up her loner ways and joins a gang of explorers. Even if she finds the gateway to the next level, will she ever be able to come back to reality?"--IMBd
Jinrō = JIn-roh by Hiroyuki Okiura( Visual )

6 editions published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a very different Tokyo from the one we know today, the totalitarian government rules with an iron fist. But a group called The Sect is staging demonstrations and challenging the government's martial law
Wolfs rain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rakuen is paradise, but only wolves can find it! It is the future, and mankind endures on the inhospital Earth. Wolves are said to have been extinct for over 100 years. But one man, Quent, believes differently
 
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Dare mo shiranai
Alternative Names

controlled identityBandai Bijuaru Hanbai

Bandai bijuaru kabushiki gaisha

Bandai Visual.

Bandai Visual Co.

Bandai Visual Corporation

Bandai Visual (Firm)

バンダイ ビジュアル カブシキ ガイシャ

バンダイビジュアル

バンダイビジュアルコーポレーション

バンダイビジュアル販売株式会社

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MemoriesJinrō = JIn-roh