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Bandai Bijuaru Kabushiki Gaisha

Works: 632 works in 953 publications in 6 languages and 15,914 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Animated films  Film adaptations  Animated television programs  Fantasy films  Science fiction television programs  Conspiracy films  Anthology films  Gangster films 
Roles: Producer, Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Bandai Bijuaru Kabushiki Gaisha
Ghost in the shell by Mamoru Oshii( Visual )

36 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,320 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
Dare mo shiranai by Hirokazu Koreeda( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Keiko, m©·re c©♭libataire plut©þt volage, vit seule avec ses quatre enfants, Akira, Kyoko, Shigeru et Yuki. Ceux-ci, ©Øg©♭s entre cinq et douze ans, sont issus de quatre p©·res diff©♭rents. Tout ce petit monde emm©♭nage en cachette dans un appartement plus spacieux (en effet, afin d'avoir le logement, Keiko doit faire croire au propri©♭taire qu'elle n'a qu'un fils en lui cachant l'existence des trois autres petits). Akira assume toutes les t©Øches m©♭nag©·res, avec l'aide de sa s¿₃ur Kyoko, pendant que leur m©·re travaille. Or, un jour, celle-ci ne revient pas du travail et part rejoindre un nouvel amant. Les enfants sont alors livr©♭s a eux-m©®mes". --Site wikip©♭dia, consult©♭ le 7 janvier 2015
Cowboy bebop : the movie by Shinichirō Watanabe( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terrorist bomb destroyed a tanker truck on Highway One on Mars releasing a deadly virus killing hundreds. The rewards for the bomber's capture is massive and the bounty hunter crew of the spaceship Bebop would love to get their hands on it
Metropolis by Tarō Rin( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in Japanese and English and held by 663 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 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"--Publisher description
Aruitemo aruitemo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 444 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 )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in Japanese and Turkish and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard-boiled ex-cop, haunted by a troubled past and pushed to the edge by the shooting of his partner, confronts his demons in a ruthless quest for justice and redemption
Kikujirō no natsu by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Japanese and held by 375 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
Memories( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 360 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
Shijie = The world by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Chinese and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the outskirts of Beijing is an amusement park called The World. The staff may be happy around the guests, but it's a different story behind the scenes. The park is seen through the eyes of the staff, along with the romances, dreams, and loneliness
Tiger & bunny( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stern Bild City is a thriving metropolis where superheroes called "NEXT" protect the streets, sponsors pull the strings, and a hugely popular show called Hero TV captures all of it. Veteran hero Kotetsu Kaburagi and hotheaded new hero Barnaby Brooks, Jr. (nicknamed Bunny by his friends) are forced to team up not only to protect Stern Bild City, but to earn as many points on Hero TV as possible
Outrage by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 262 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 243 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 = Kaubōi bibappu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 227 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
Dolls by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

8 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 202 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
Wolfs rain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 176 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
Avalon by Mamoru Oshii( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Polish and English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a futuristic Central Europe, a young woman named Ash has become increasingly addicted to a virutal reality war game called Avalon; when she hears rumors of an advanced level, she journeys with others in search of it
Jinrō = JIn-roh by Hiroyuki Okiura( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 172 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
Cowboy bebop( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spike, Jet, Fay and the odd hacker Ed travel the galaxy searching for high-priced bounties
Patlabor 2 : the movie( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 130 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
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バンダイ ビジュアル カブシキ ガイシャ




MemoriesJinrō = JIn-roh