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Tanaka, Min

Overview
Works: 94 works in 224 publications in 9 languages and 2,434 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Samurai films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  History  Science fiction films  Animated films  Documentary films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Dancer, Author, Choreographer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Tasogare Seibei( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the Bakumatsu period (mid 19th century) a low-ranking samurai is forced to choose service over love
Tekkonkinkreet by Taiyo Matsumoto( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Treasure Town, life can be both gentle and brutal. This is never truer than for our heroes, Black and White, two street urchins who watch over the city, doing battle with an array of old-world Yakuza and alien assassins vying to rule the decaying metropolis. When foreign investors want to destroy the town and turn it to an amusement park, they face their greatest adversaries yet
Oedipus rex by Igor Fiodorovich Stravinsky( Visual )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This ambitious production uses a number of striking visual elements including a massive set that floats above a reflecting pool, huge puppets, and sculptures. The noted Butoh artist, Min Tanaka, dances the role of Oedipus, and is joined by twenty dancers to portray this classical tragedy
47 ronin by Carl Rinsch( Visual )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a treacherous warlord kills their master and banishes their kind, 47 leaderless samurai vow to seek vengeance and reclaim their honor. This band of ronin must seek help from Kai ... an enslaved half-breed they once rejected--in their ultimate fight for redemption"--Container
The twilight samurai by Yoji Yamada( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in Japanese and German and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the feudal Shogun period is unravelling in late 19th-century Japan, widowed, low-ranking samurai Seibei devotes his life not to the art of war but to his two children and ailing mother. Hopeful that true happiness may at last find him when his childhood love divorces her husband, Seibei instead succumbs to fate when he is forced to face a renowned enemy warrior in a life-or-death battle
Rurouni Kenshin( Visual )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in Japanese and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kenshin Himura is a legendary swordsman in the wars accompanying the turbulent fall of Japan's Shogunate in the 19th century. Once feared as 'Battosai the Killer', he has adopted a peaceful life since the arrival of the 'new age'. As Makoto Shishio, the 'Shadow Killer' who succeeded to Kenshin's position, knew too much of the dark side of the new government, he was stabbed and his body set on fire on the rise of the new age; However, he survived, and, wrapped in bandages, he has since then been scheming in the Kyoto underworld, and raised an army of disaffected former samurai with the aim of overthrowing the new regime. Agreeing to a request by the new government to defeat Shishio, Kenshin leaves his beloved ones in Tokyo and sets out for Kyoto. He and Shishio are a match in skill and in wits, but their aims are opposite. Can Kenshin preserve the nation without breaking his vow that he will kill no more ...?"--Container
Rurouni Kenshin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in Japanese and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rurouni Kenshin Part III takes place after Kenshin's confrontation with Shishio ends in defeat. Kenshin Himura awakens at the home of his old Master. With his mind set on revenge, he trains day and night to learn the final technique of his deadly fighting style. While he builds up his strength, Shishio and his army attack the coastline and force the new government to name Kenshin a wanted man
Mugen no jûnin = Blade of the immortal( Visual )

4 editions published in 2018 in Japanese and English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To work off his curse of immortality, the samurai Manji embarks on his quest to fight evil by avenging the killing of young Rin's parents by a group of master swordsmen
Oedipus Rex : opera-oratorio in two acts + conversations with Julie Taymor( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Latin and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the tragedy about Oedipus, who, having unwittingly slain his father and married his mother, is driven by the plague that has swept through his kingdom to track down the evildoer who has polluted his land and its people
Map of the sounds of Tokyo by Isabel Coixet( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narra la historia de una asesina a sueldo de Tokio (Rinko Kikuchi), que esconde su profesión bajo la apariencia de empleada en un mercado. Kikuchi (nominada al Oscar por su papel de joven sordomuda en "Babel") interpreta a la criminal, mientras que Sergi López encarna al propietario de una tienda de vinos en Tokio
Mezon Do Himiko( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saori is hired to take care of her estranged father. He lives in an old people's home for gays and is terminally ill. At first she helps out only for the money but soon she gets to know these friendly old people and her attitude changes
Eine Karte der Klänge von Tokio( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oedipus rex opera-oratorio in two acts by Igor Strawinsky( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in Latin and Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iya monogatari : oku no hito( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As a tunnel construction project threatens the natural order of one of Japan's last untouched regions, an old man and his [adopted] granddaughter Haruna's humble lifestyle begins to influence the outlook of a man from Tokyo."--IMDb
Tanaka Min : Umi yama no aida by Masato Okada( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tetsuo by Shinya Tsukamoto( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Undetermined and Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a car accident, a young metal fetishist discovers that he has strange powers & his body begins to painfully mutate into a synergy of flesh & metal
Butoh : body on the edge of crisis by Michael Blackwood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the origins and development of Butoh, the Japanese avant-garde dance/theater form. Using contemporary footage of leading Butoh performers, this documentary presents the history of the development of Butoh dance from its birth in 1950 and explores the cultural significance of the Butoh dance form in Japan. Includes statements by most of its major exponents in Japan, among them its founder Tatsumi Hijikata (in an interview recorded in 1985); Akaji Maro, leader of the company Dai Rakuda Kan; Min Tanaka, leader of Maijuku; Kazuo Ohno; Natsu Nakajima, leader of Muteki-Sha; Isamu Ohsuka, leader of Byakko-Sha, and its principal dancer Sanae Hiruta; and Yoko Ashikawa, leader of Hakutobo. These dancers and companies, as well as Ushio Amagatsu and Sankai Juku, are seen in numerous rehearsal and performance excerpts. Commentaries are also offered by Akiko Motofuji, Hijikata's widow; dancer/choreographer Yukio Waguri and dance critic Nario Goda
Rurouni Kenshin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To defeat Makoto Shishio who aims to conquer Japan, Kenshin arrives in Koyoto and tries to face the troop of Shishio. However, his mighty enemy is ready to start invading Tokyo with the steel-reinforced battleship. To help captured Kaoru who is thrown into the sea by Shishio, Kenshin also dives in to save her but is washed ashore alone, unconcious. As he recovers with the help of Seijuro Hiko, the master of Kenshin who happens to find him on the shore, Kenshin realizes he may be no match for Shishio now and asks the master to give the ultimate technique of the sword style. On the one hand, Shishio finds that Kenshin is still alive, and then he orders the government to execute Kenshin. Confronting warrior after warrior, can Kenshin beat the last but the most madly opponent Makoto Shishio?"--Container
Ishin denshin : kotoba to karada no osahō = Conscious body, contagious mind by Min Tanaka( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El ocaso del samurai( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seibei Iguchi, un samurai de bajo rango, vive alejado de la gloria trabajando como burócrata en el Japón de mediados del siglo XIX. Se le presentan nuevas perspectivas cuando se entera de que Tomoe, su amor de siempre, se ha divorciado de su cruel marido. La convulsa sociedad política de su país pondrá a prueba la capacidad del guerrero, atado por el código de honor de los samuráis
 
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Min Tanaka

Min Tanaka danseur et chorégraphe

Min Tanaka Japanese actor and dancer

Min Tanaka japanischer Schauspieler und Tänzer

Min Tanaka Japans acteur

Min Tanaka japonský tanečník a herec

Min Tanaka pemeran laki-laki asal Jepang

Tanaka, Min.

Tanaka, Min 1945-

Танака, Мин

دقيقه تاناكا

مین تاناکا طراح رقص، بازیگر، و رقاص ژاپنی

타나카 민

タナカ, ミン

タナカ, ミン 1945-

田中泯

田中泯 日本の舞踊家、俳優

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