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Bandai Bijuaru Kabushiki Kaisha

Overview
Works: 741 works in 1,263 publications in 6 languages and 17,398 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Animated television programs  Science fiction television programs  Fantasy films  Conspiracy films  Anthology films  Action and adventure 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 Kenji Kamiyama( Visual )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in English and Japanese and held by 918 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 )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in Japanese and held by 660 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 Tarō Rin( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in Japanese and English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the futuristic city of Metropolis, humans and robots who once lived together peacefully are now involved in a bitter revolution
Ghost in the shell by Mamoru Oshii( Visual )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans une ville futuriste, une policière mi-humaine, mi-robot, poursuit un mystérieux individu qui se sert de l'inforoute à des fins criminelles
Cowboy bebop : the movie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 529 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
Hana-bi = Fireworks by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in Japanese and Turkish and held by 524 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. Combines cool violence and powerful emotions
Umi yori mo mada fukaku = After the storm by Hiroshi Abe( Visual )

10 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 483 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
Aruitemo aruitemo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 434 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
Shijie = The world by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 373 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
Kikujirō no natsu by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Brash, loudmouthed and opportunistic, Kikujiro hardly seems the ideal companion for little Masao who is determined to travel long distances to see the mother he has never met. Their excursion to the cycle races is the first of a series of adventures for the unlikely pair which soon turns out to be a whimsical journey of laughter and tears with a wide array of surprises and odd ball characters to meet along the way. "--IMDb
Memories by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 353 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
Kaubōi bibappu : the complete series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2071 A.D., after the world falls into chaos, Spike and Jet, a pair of suave bounty hunters cruise the galaxy in the spaceship Bebop, so named because of their love for jazz. Soon, the pair have hooked up with Faye Valentine, a sexy bounty hunter who has something of a rivalry with Spike, as well as Ed and Ein, a young tomboy and her dog
Outrage by Yohji Yamamoto( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in Japanese and French and held by 226 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
Dolls by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in Japanese and English and held by 225 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 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takeshi Kitano returns to his yakuza saga, Outrage, but this time a manipulative police crackdown on organized crime has ignited a tricky power struggle in the yakuza underworld that the police hope starts a war between the crime families and that the families destroy each other
Jinrō = JIn-roh by Hiroyuki Okiura( Visual )

9 editions published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 200 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
Patlabor 2 : the movie( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 194 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( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in Japanese and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spike Spiegel and Jet Black are partners in a bounty hunting enterprise. Aboard their ship, the Bebop, they track down dangerous criminals to make a living. They encounter a number of desperados, criminals, and free spirits, some of whom actually wind up joining them on their adventures
Cowboy bebop( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 173 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
Kaubōi Bibappu = Cowboy bebop( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 173 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
 
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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株式会社

バンダイビジュアル販売株式会社

バンダイビジョアル株式会社

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