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Asō, Kumiko 1978-

Overview
Works: 119 works in 276 publications in 8 languages and 3,237 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Werewolf films  Horror films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Children's films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Dancer, Other, Choreographer, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kumiko Asō
Mirai( Visual )

11 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four-year-old Kun's new baby sister is named Mirai (meaning 'future'), and the baby quickly wins the hearts of Kun's entire family. As his mother returns to work, Kun becomes increasingly jealous of baby Mirai, until one day he storms off into the garden, where he encounters guests from the past and future, including his sister Mirai as a teenager. Together, Kun and teenage Mirai go on a journey through time, uncovering their family's incredible story
The boy and the beast by Mamoru Hosoda( Visual )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kyuta, a young orphan living on the streets of Shibuya, stumbles into a fantastic world of beasts, he's taken in by Kumatetsu, a gruff, rough-around-the-edges warrior beast who's been searching for the perfect apprentice. Despite their constant bickering, Kyuta and Kumatetsu begin training together and slowly form a bond as surrogate father and son. But the unlikely pair will be put to the ultimate test; a final showdown
Kairo = Pulse by Kiyoshi Kurosawa( Visual )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD. A computer virus causes a young man to commit suicide. His friends find his shadow and other suicide victims lurking in their computers and real life. As one by one the friends commit suicide, a few try to resist
Wolf children by Mamoru Hosoda( Visual )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hana was a student before she was a mother. ... Then she met a man, who turned out to be a wolf, and together they built a family. Hana loved her mate fiercely, but fate took him from her, leaving her alone with two unusual kids she didn't know how to raise. ... This is a mother's journey. Teach your children to chase their dreams--and smile through the tears as they disappear into the world in search of who they will become"--Container
Kanzō Sensei = Dr. Akagi by Shōhei Imamura( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of WWII, Japanese Doctor Akagi searches for the cure for hepatitis in the prisoner-of-war camp before an epidemic sweeps his country. Lampoons Japanese military bureaucracy, but shows a loving portrait of a dedicated man and those in his inner circle
Casshern( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the late 21st century, Earth is in crisis and the future of mankind is at risk. Hope lies in a geneticist's discovery of a "Neo-Cell" which can rejuvenate the human body, but it is used by an evil corporation to create a race of mutants bent on the annihilation of humanity. A powerful warrior, Casshern, emerges in the battle against this new menace. Only he can save the human race as it fights an ultimate war against its own extinction
Kaidan( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shinkichi, a handsome 25-year old man, was cursed as a baby when his father killed a businessman. Unknowing of the curse, Shinkichi gets married to an older woman, Oshiga, who works as a teacher. It doesn't take long before the curse starts to take its toll on the couple and during a dispute, Shinkichi accidentally injures his wife in the face. The injury doesn't seem very bad at first but the infection soon spreads and Oshiga dies. Shinkichi tries to start over with other women but the deadly curse is far from over
Mirai no Mirai( Visual )

3 editions published in 2019 in Japanese and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four-year-old Kun is jealous of his new baby sister until one day when he storms off into the garden and meets her as a teenager from the future
Casshern( Visual )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist creates a new cell that regenerates human body parts after a war that lasted 50 years ravages the planet and its inhabitants. When the cells mutate and create a new menace, it's a war between the human race and its own extinction
Ringu : anthology of terror( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rasen ("The spiral") the sequel to Ringu, finds a doctor linking the horrifying death of his former medical school classmate with four teens who died after watching a cursed videotape
Ringu 0 : Bāsudei = Ring 0 : 'birthday"( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this prequel to The ring a young Sadako becomes an actress with the hope of escaping her troubled past. But strange visions and terrifying powers begin to manifest
Kanzo Senseï = Dr Akagi by Shōhei Imamura( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Japanese and French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set on a small Japanese island near the end of World War II, this is the story of a doctor's obsession to retain his decency and stamp out a deadly disease
Mamoru Hosoda's the boy and the beast( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kyuta, a young orphan living on the streets of Shibuya, stumbles into a fantastic world of beasts, he's taken in by Kumatetsu, a gruff, rough-around-the-edges warrior beast who's been searching for the perfect apprentice. Despite their constant bickering, Kyuta and Kumatetsu begin training together and slowly form a bond as surrogate father and son. But the unlikely pair will be put to the ultimate test; a final showdown
Kairo = : Pulse( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hace tiempo que Michi, Yunko y Yabe no tienen noticias de un amigo. Cuando Michi va a visitarlo a su casa lo encuentra un poco extraño. Aunque él dice encontrarse bien, al poco rato se encuentra colgado del techo. Por otro lado tenemos a Ryusuke, que prueba a conectarse a internet por primera vez, sin mucho éxito. De pronto su ordenador comienza a entrar solo en la red, y aparece una extraña página web, donde aparecen turbadoras imágenes de habitaciones oscuras y finalmente un inquietante mensaje: "¿Quieres ver un fantasma?"
Samurai resurrection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"37,000 peasants perished in the Shinabara Revolt; among them, the leader of that uprising, Shiro Amakusa. More than a decade later, Amakusa rises from the dead hellbent on revenge. Resurrecting a ghastly army of living dead master swordsmen by way of an occult art called "Makai Tensho" (demonic transmigration), he sets his sights on overthrowing the Shoganate. Standing in their way legendary samurai Jubei Yagyr, who will have to fight the reincarnation of his own father before the fierce final confrontation with Shiro Amakusa himself"--Container
Ring 0 : birthday by Norio Tsuruta( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The video curse which struck in the previous installments of Ring was not, it turns out, the first incarnation of the fatal power possessed by Sadako. With a death toll reaching back as far as the 1950s - when open-reel tape recorders were the technological means by which the curse could manifest itself - the evil legacy has been more widespread than anyone could have imagined. Finally, the secrets surrounding the evolution of the curse are about to be be revealed ... When a reporter is struck down during a widely publicised demonstration of parapsychological power by one Yananura Shizuko, unnatural events are put into motion. One by one, every single journalist present at the event is struck down, and as the 1960s draw to a close, the fiance of the first man to die is determined to find whoever, or whatever, is responsible and take her revenge
Ringu 0 : bāsudai( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this prequel to Ringu, a young Sadako becomes an actress in hopes of escaping her troubled past. But strange visions and terrifying powers begin to manifest
Akiresu to kame( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Machisu, who was born into a wealthy family, but lost his parents as a child, is a lonely, poor painter. He meets a woman named Sachiko and they fall in love
Yūnagi no machi ; Sakura no kuni( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story in 2 parts. The first part tells the story of an atomic bomb survivor Hiirano Minami who lost her father and sisters to the bomb and radiation poisoning, and has not seen her brother since he was evacuated years ago. She takes hesitant steps toward first love with her coworker, but happiness and normalcy are elusive in the atomosphere of postwar Hiroshima. The second part takes place decades later when Ishikawa Nanami travels to Hiroshima to find out the reason by her father's frequent mysterious trips to the city. There she slowly retraces the story of a young woman whose life has affected hers in more ways than she realized
Uchū kyōdai by Senyilong( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Brothers who have been enchanted by the starry skies since childhood pursue their dreams of becoming astronauts, each at his own pace."--J-Pitch JFDB
 
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Alternative Names
Hiramaru, Kumiko 1978-

Hirota, Emi 1978-

Iga, Kumiko 1978-

Kumiko Asō actrice japonaise

Kumiko Aso actriz japonesa

Kumiko Aso ator

Kumiko Aso atriz japonesa

Kumiko Aso attrice giapponese

Kumiko Asō Japanese actress

Kumiko Asō Japanische Schauspielerin

Kumiko Aso Japans actrice

Kumiko Asō pemeran perempuan asal Jepang

Асо, Кумико

كوميكو آسو ممثلة يابانية

کومیکو آسو بازیگر ژاپنی

คุมิโกะ อะโซะ

아소 구미코

麻生久美子 1978-

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