WorldCat Identities

武重洋二 1964-

Works: 11 works in 33 publications in 4 languages and 4,650 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Children's films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Steampunk films  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations 
Roles: ard
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by 武重洋二
Spirited away by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 2,037 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
Howl's moving castle by Christian Bale( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sophie, an average teenage girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she was literally swept off her feet by handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl. After this chance meeting she is turned into a 90-year old woman by the vain and conniving Witch of the Waste. Embarking on an incredible adventure to lift the curse, she finds refuge in Howl's magical moving castle where she becomes acquainted with Markl, Howl's apprentice, and a hot-headed fire demon named Calcifer. As the true power of Howl's wizardy is revealed, and his relationship with Sophie deepens, our young grey heroine finds herself fighting to protect them both from a dangerous war of society that threatens their world
Samā wōzu by Mamoru Hosoda( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenji is your typical teenage misfit. He's good at math, bad with girls, and spends most of his time hanging out in the all-powerful, online community known as OZ. His second life is the only life he has--until the girl of his dreams, Natsuki, hijacks him for a starring role as a fake fiancé at her family reunion. Things only get stranger from there. A late-night email containing a cryptic mathematic riddle leads to the unleashing of a rogue AI intent on using the virtual word of OZ to destroy the real world, literarily. As Armageddon looms on the horizon, Kenji and his new family set aside their differences and band together to save the worlds they inhabit in this near-perfect blend of social satire and science fiction
The art of The secret world of Arrietty : [based on a Studio Ghibli Film by Hiromasa Yonebayashi] by Hiromasa Yonebayashi( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of concept sketches, concept art, backgrounds, character sketches and designs, and film stills of the animated film The secret world of Arrietty
The art of The Wind Rises by Hayao Miyazaki( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The latest in the perennially popular line of Studio Ghibli artbooks, which includes interviews, concept sketches, and finished animation cels from classics such as Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro. The Wind Rises is Miyazaki's love letter to the power of flight and the imagination, an examination of the rise of Japan's military might in the years leading up to the Second World War, and a call for worldwide peace and harmony in the face of destruction. This book captures the art of the film, from conception to production, and features in-depth interviews with the filmmakers
Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 22 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
The wind rises by Tatsuo Hori( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jiro Horikoshi, a young aircraft engineer who dreams of designing airplanes since he was a child, reunites with Nahoko whom he meets during the 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake. Although Nahoko's health deteriorates, the two are soon engaged and determined to be together. With the encouragement of his wife, Jiro finally realizes his dream of building a beautiful aircraft. However, his "Zero", the most famous fighter aircraft in the history of Japan, is used as a weapon during World War II. --
Getto senki = Tales from Earthsea( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Something bizarre has come over the land. The kingdom is deteriorating. People are beginning to see dragons, which shouldn't enter the world of humans. Due to these bizarre events, Ged, a wandering wizard, is investigating the cause. During his journey, he meets Prince Arren, a shy young teen with a severe dark side, which grants him strength, hatred, and ruthlessness. He has no mercy when it comes to protecting Teru. For the witch Kumo this is a perfect opportunity to turn Ged against Arren
Hōhokekyo tonari no Yamada kun = My neighbors the Yamadas by Isao Takahata( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join in the adventures of the quirky Yamada family, from the hilarious to the touching, brilliantly presented in a unique, visually striking comic strip style
I racconti di Terramare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In un mondo che sta sprofondando nel caos, Arren uccide senza un motivo apparente suo padre, il Re, e s'impossessa della spada forgiata con l'aiuto della magia. Durante la sua fuga il protagonista incontra il mago Sparviere e la misteriosa Therru, con il cui aiuto riuscirà a fermare il mago Aracne, deciso a impossessarsi del segreto della vita eterna. Il suo coraggio lo riscatterà così dal suo terribile passato e lo libererà finalmente dalla propria paura di morire
The art of Miyazaki's Spirited away by Hayao Miyazaki( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection of concept sketches, background art, cel art, and digital data that tell the story of Spirited away, an animated film conceived, scripted, and directed by Hayao Miyazaki
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The art of Miyazaki's Spirited away
Alternative Names
たけしげようじ, 1964-

武重洋二, 1964-