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Watsuki, Nobuhiro

Overview
Works: 701 works in 1,533 publications in 2 languages and 17,874 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  History  Comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Comics (Graphic works)  Young adult works  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Juvenile works  Drama  Romance comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Illustrator, Artist, Scenarist
Classifications: PN6790.J33, 741.5952
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Most widely held works by Nobuhiro Watsuki
Rurouni Kenshin by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )

48 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 1,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A warrior arose 140 years ago in Kyoto, with the coming of the American "Black Ships," who helped introduce the progressive age known as Meiji and then vanished. This tale begins in the 11th year of Meiji, in Tokyo
Rurouni Kenshin : Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )

51 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a night of gambling, Kenshin and Sanosuke return with an unexpected prize - a woman. Beautiful and mysterious, Takani Megumi, the daughter of a famous family of physicians, has unwittingly been participating in the production of a super-powerful, super-profitable form of opium. Hot on her trail is shady industrialist Kanryu, and Sanosuke may not be her best protector after the death of one of his friends from an opium overdose. But Kenshin has looked into her eyes and seen her sadness. He knows he must act - but will he be able to save her from the wrath of Kanryu, or for that matter, from Sanosuke?
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenshin leaves for Kyoto, against the wishes of nearly everyone who knows him as the gentle "rurouni."
Rurouni Kenshin : Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaoru locates Kenshin in Kyoto at Hiko Seijûrô's home, where he has convinced his master to complete his training. As Kenshin resumes the role of student, Shinomori Aoshi arrives and is recruited to Shishio Makoto's cause, and Saitô Hajime frees Sano from jail and questions Ten Swords member Chô
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the madman Shishio Makoto's headquarters, the long-delayed duel between Kenshin and Shinomori Aoshi concludes, while at Aoi-Ya, those left behind wage their own, desperate battle against Shishio's Juppongatana or "Ten Swords." The strength of one swordsman in particular seems monstrous, and defeat imminent ... that is, until Kenshin's former Hiten Mitsurugi master, Hiko Seijûrô, takes the field. Will the respect of one warrior for another succeed where all else has failed? Elsewhere, Kenshin and Sôjirô cross swords at last. Although well-matched, Kenshin's victory is by no means certain"--
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )

28 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isurugi Raijuta, a truly old-school swordsman, comes to Kenshin and requests his aid in reforming the state of swordsmanship schools, or kenjutsu dojo, in Japan
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Held captive and running out of hope, Megumi must face a life of suffering or a peaceful death. Meanwhile, Kenshin and the others continue their battle with the elite former guards who spit fire and throw poison darts
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A glimpse of the new Japan, if the mad ambitions of Shishio Makoto should succeed, is revealed when Kenshin arrives in Kyoto and meets him at last
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenshin's battle with Raijuta to decide the fate of Meiji Era swordsmanship is coming to a head
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )

11 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A glimpse of the new Japan, if the mad ambitions of Shishio Makoto should succeed, is revealed when Kenshin arrives in Kyoto and meets him at last
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As Kenshin continues his re-education at the hand of his master in Hiten Mitsurugi, Hiko Seijûrô, he looks back also to the first, early years of that training ... including the moment in his life in which he changed his name to "Kenshin." Meanwhile, the remaining members of the Juppongatana, or "Ten Swords," arrive in Kyoto, while the first phase of Shishio Makoto's plan for Japan finally gets underway. While Misao and the Oniwabanshu plan how best to pool their resources to stop Shishio from setting Kyoto ablaze, Kenshin, Sano, and Saitô--now reunited--must consider their own next course of action"--
Rurouni Kenshin : Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wandering swordsman, Kenshin Himura, once an assassin, now fights to protect those in need
Rurouni Kenshin : Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Ten Swords move to attack Kaoru and the other Kyoto-based spies at Aoi-Ya, Kenshin, Sansuke, and Saitô square off against Shinomori Aoshi, former head of the Oniwabanshû, fighting for the freedom of Misao's Aoshi-sama
Rurouni Kenshin by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Kyoto Fire behind them (and casualities relatively slight), Kenshin and the others consider their next move. The Oniwabanshu may indeed be allies this time, but their leader, Shinomaori Aoshi, is not. Is Kenshin truly, as it is claimed, the only one who can bring peace to the former Okashira or "head"of the Kyoto-based spy group? Elsewhere, madman Shishio Makoto has made his own plans for Kenshin and the others, plans involving a "man-to-man", death match style battle to the finish
Rurouni Kenshin : Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Kenshin tries to embrace the peace he and others fought so hard for, there are those who don't agree. In ten days, Kenshin's enemies will come for him and all those who stand with him are in danger also. Is it time for Kenshin to pay for his past sins?
Rurouni Kenshin : Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenshin has been wielding his sword for the "New Era" under Katsura Kogoro of Choshu. One night he defends himself against an assassin sent by the shogunate; but a woman he helped in a pub witnesses the scene
Buso Renkin by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After high school student Kazuki Muto rescues Tokiko from a monster that eats human flesh, he learns there is only one thing that can annihilate these flesh-eating monsters-- a buso renkin. Now, his heart has been transformed into a buso renkin, and the fight is on
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Kenshin is incapacitated by the gargantuan, Enishi attacks Kaoru in attempt to destroy Kenshin's resolve and strip of his will to fight for good
Rurouni Kenshin : Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although he is now one of the good guys, Kenshin is still haunted by the events in Kyoto, where, as Hitokiri Battôsai, he once made the streets flow with blood. He wonders, if a scar remains as long as strong feelings are attached to a wound, where did the cross-shaped scar on his face come from?
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the feared assassin of the Bakumatsu, Himura Kenshin killed in the name of the new era. As the rurouni of Meiji, he wielded a sakabato to protect those who counldn't protect themselves, all along holding true to his vow to never take another life. Now Kenshin's fight with Enishi has entered its final stage, as has his quest for atonement. Will another life be required to complete the circle? The road of redemption has been a long one for the world-weary swordsman, but now that Kenshin has found the will to live, can he muster the strength to survive?
 
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Rurouni Kenshin
Alternative Names
Nobuhiro, Watsuki

Nobuhiro Watsuki 1970-....

Nobuhiro Watsuki dessinateur japonais

Nobuhiro Watsuki fumettista giapponese

Nobuhiro Watsuki Japanese manga artist

Nobuhiro Watsuki japanischer Mangaka

Nobuhiro Watsuki Japans mangaka

Vacuki Nobuhiro

Vacuki Nobuhiro japán mangaka

Watsuki Nobuhiro

Watsuki, Nobuhiro 1970-

Watuki, Nobuhiro

Вацукі Нобухіро

Нобухиро Вацуки

نوبوهيرو واتسوكي

와쓰키 노부히로

와츠키 노부히로 1970-

화월신굉 1970-

ワツキ, ノブヒロ

ワツキ, ノブヒロ 1970-

和月 伸宏 1970-....

和月伸宏

和月伸宏 1970-

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