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Tokuma, Yasuyoshi

Works: 45 works in 99 publications in 5 languages and 6,201 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Aviation films  Motion pictures  Social problem films 
Roles: Producer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Yasuyoshi Tokuma
Most widely held works by Yasuyoshi Tokuma
Spirited away by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 2,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young girl gets trapped in a strange new world of spirits, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free herself and rescue her parents. Chihiro and her parents accidentally wander into another world ruled by witches and monsters. When her parents are captured by the ruler of the world, she tricks the witch into hiring her so she can figure out how to free them
Princess Mononoke by Yoji Matsuda( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 1,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Ashitaka develops a deadly virus, he travels the forests in search of a cure and becomes entangled in the bitter battles of the people that he meets
My neighbor Totoro by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in Japanese and English and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While their mother recovers from an illness, Satsuki and her little sister Mei ... get away from it all in an idyllic rural retreat. Far from the bustle of the city, they discover a mysterious place of spirits and magic, and the friendship of the Totoro woodland creatures"--Container
Ju Dou = Judou by Heng Liu( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in Chinese and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1920s China, a young woman is forced into marriage and is then abused by her elderly husband. Her suffering attracts the sympathy of her husband's younger, kinder nephew, and the two begin a secret affair that could lead to tragic consequences
Mādadayo by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in postwar Japan, the film portrays the relationship between four students and Hyakken Uchida, one of the true free spirits of the Japanese literary world
Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chihiro and her family are on their way to their new house when her father decides to take a shortcut and they discover an open-air restaurant filled with food. Her parents dig in, but Chihiro senses danger and refuses. As night falls, the area fills with faceless spirits and Chihiro discovers that her parents have turned into pigs. A mysterious boy gets her a job in a bathhouse for Japan's gods and spirits. She does as well as she can, but her parents are still waiting in the hotel's stockyard
Kiki's delivery service by Minami Takayama( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kiki leaves her family and flies off to a faraway city where she starts her own business as part of learning her craft as a witch. As her job opens up a world of fun-filled escapades and new friendships, Kiki discovers that the confidence she needs to overcome the challenges of growing up is within herself and not in her magic
Omohide poro poro = Only yesterday( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Realising that she is at a crossroads in her life, bored twenty-something office worker Taeko heads for the countryside. The trip dredges up forgotten memories, the first stirrings of childish romance, puberty and growing up, the frustrations of maths and boys."--Container
Whisper of the heart = Mimi o sumaseba by Toshio Suzuki( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl finds that all the books she chooses in the library have been previously checked out by the same boy. Later she meets a very infuriating fellow ... could it be her "friend" from the library?
Prinzessin Mononoke by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in German and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vor langer, langer Zeit, als in Japan noch die Götter regieren, lebt in einem riesigen Wald die wilde Prinzessin Mononoke bei den Wölfen. Doch das friedliche Miteinander von Mensch und Tier ist bedroht: Immer weiter frisst sich die Zivilisation in die Natur hinein. Erstmals werden Waffen aus Eisen geschmiedet, Gewehre, deren Kugeln bereits den Panzer einer Samurai-Rüstung durchschlagen können. Nun wollen die Menschen die alte Ordnung endgültig umstürzen und machen Jagd auf den mächtigen Waldgott. Die Tiere aber wollen sich nicht kampflos ergeben und sammeln sich zu einer letzten grossen Schlacht. Mitten hinein in diesen tödlichen Konflikt gerät der junge Krieger Ashitaka. Er und Mononoke finden sich zwischen den Fronten wieder - und nur in ihren Händen liegt die Macht, die drohende Katastrophe abzuwenden
Meine Nachbarn die Yamadas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gamera : the guardian of the universe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plan to dump radioactive waste at sea is disrupted when a mysterious atoll appears at the dumping location. That atoll proves to be something altogether different when hideous flying reptiles, the Gyaos, attack a nearby island-and the atoll rises from the sea. It is Gamera! The super turtle combats both a misguided military and the man-eating Gyaos, with help from a courageous naval officer, an intrepid ornithologist and a beautiful young psychic
Irezumi : (Spirit of tattoo)( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To please her eccentric lover, a young Japanese woman defies cultural taboos and submits to having her back elaborately tattooed
Mis vecinos los Yamada( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basada en el famoso manga de Hisachi Ishii, esta película cuenta pequeñas e imaginativas historias de la vida diaria de una típica familia de clase media de Tokyo. Los Yamada son Takashi y Matsuko (el padre y la madre), Shige (la suegra), Noboru (el hijo), Nonoko (la hija) y Pochi (el perro de la familia). (FILMAFFINITY)
Tenkū no shiro Rapyuta = Laputa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Victorian era, a young boy with many dreams and a girl who can make his dreams a reality. Her magical pendant takes them on many adventures as pirates chase them as they look for the legendary floating city of Laputa and its treasures
Chūgoku no shisō( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Porco Rosso by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Slouching towards middle age, Porco Rosso makes his living by flying about in his red bi-plane and fighting sky bandits who prey on cruise ships sailing the Adriatic. When he's not engaging in dog fights, this pilot lives on a deserted island retreat. Porco was once a strappling young man, but after his entire squardron was wiped out, he is mysteriously transformed into a pig. Then he is defeated in a dogfight against a dashing American rival, who has been hired by the dastardly bandits. With his plane damaged, he finds a repair hanger near Milan where a local woman fixes his plane
Miyazaki's Spirited away( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ōgon no inu = Dog of fortune( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Pom poko by Shang Shang Typhoon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An extraordinary tale of transformation and hope is told as the human world begins to encroach upon the animal world. When the raccoons of the Tama Hills are forced from their homes by encroaching houses and shopping malls, they band together and perfect the ancient art of transformation until they are able to appear as humans
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Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.17 for My neighbo ... to 0.96 for Miyazaki's ...)

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