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Central Park Media (Firm)

Overview
Works: 349 works in 500 publications in 3 languages and 7,028 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Animated films  War films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Film adaptations  Animated television programs  Television series  Historical television programs 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Central Park Media (Firm)
Grave of the fireflies : Hotaru no haka by Isao Takahata( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and Japanese and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the experiences of two orphaned Japanese children as they struggle to survive following a bombing during WWII
The Silk road( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panoramic tour examining the world's most historic and inaccessible locations, Silk Road escorts the viewer on the ancient path travelled by Marco Polo, linking the riches of China with the European markets of the Middle Ages
Shōjo kakumei Utena( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Utena came to the Ohtori Academy in pursuit of the mysterious prince from her past, not to fight for possession of the Rose Bride. But the Rose Bride, Anthy, is more than just a prize, she's her best friend. But the president of the Student Council is a Duelist, and he may be Utena's prince as well. Utena must decide whether or not to fight the man she's loved since childhood, or her best friend may lose her freedom
The boy who wanted to be a bear( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother bear's cub dies in the Artic wild, and her mate steals a human boy to be their son. The mother bear loves the child more with each passing day, and he grows as wild and free as the strongest bear. When the boy's human father arrives to take him back, the child must choose his own destiny. Can her return to the life of humankind, or will his heart forever be the heart of a beast?
Glories of ancient Chang-an( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visit modern-day Xi-an, formerly Chang-an, the starting point of the Silk Road, the path travelled by Marco Polo, and the world's largest city when it was capital of Tan Dynasy China in the 7th century. The viewer will see the clay army of Emperor Qin Huang Di, the sculptures of Emperor Gao-zong's tomb, enter a Buddist temple, climb the Great Wall, and examine the underground murals of Princess Yong-tai
The art-gallery in the desert( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tour the Ma-gao Caves at Dun-Huang--over 500 caves, more than 30 miles in length, with 3,000 murals and statues--in the middle of the Gobi Desert. Dating from 366 AD, and encompassing the art styles of Greece, India and the many dynasties of China, these hand-tunneled caves are a tour-de-force of religious art
A thousand kilometres beyond the Yellow River( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leave Xi-an and cross the Yellow River on a goat-skin raft. Visit the giant Buddha at Bing-li-si, traverse the forbidding He-xi Corridor, stroll the streets of the citadel town of Zhang-ye, and visit the Nie-pan Buddha, already 200 years old when Marco Polo lived there in the fourteenth century
The dark castle( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the ghost castle of Khara-khoto, 250 miles from the oasis of Jiu-chang in the Gobi Desert. This legendary city was obliterated from the face of the Earth by Ghengis Khan. Later unearthed by the Russian explorer Koslov, who took its artworks to the Hermitage, it remains empty today as local citizens consider the ground to be cursed
In search of the Kingdom of Loulan( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn of the lost kingdom of Lou-lan, which vanished into the sands of the Taklamakan Desert when the nearby lake Lop Nor moved away. Find relics of the Silk Road from over a millenium ago
Across the Taklamakan Desert( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visit the ancient Buddhist city of Miran, meet the Uighurs of the oasis town of Cherchen, cross the Taklamakan Desert, and stumble into the ruins of Niya
Pumping iron II : the women( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on five top female body-builders as they prepare for the Caesars Palace World Cup championship
KakuRenBo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a street where no one lives, where ghostly lights flicker in the shadows. It is whispered that children who play hide-and-seek there after dark are kidnapped by demons and disappear forever. Tonight, a boy named Hikora joins the game in search of his missing sister. The stree lamps flare though no one is there to light them The game - and the terror - are about to begin!
Pearl Harbor : the view from Japan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first Pearl Harbor documentary from the Japanese perspective
The tale of Genji by Akihisa Hase( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in Japanese and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the life and loves of Hikaru Genji, a nobleman who was born the son of an emperor and later made a commoner. He was the most handsome man in the nation with abilities in poetry and music that were unparalleled
The silk road( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panoramic tour examining the world's most historic and inaccessible locations, Silk Road escorts the viewer on the ancient path travelled by Marco Polo, linking the riches of China with the European markets of the Middle Ages
Descendants of darkness( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Japanese and English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A vampire is on the loose, and it's up to dashing supernatural detective Tsuzuki to stop her! But are good looks, charm and preternatural powers enough to brind this fiend to justice?"--Container
Urusei yatsura, beautiful dreamer by Kazuo Yamazaki( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in Japanese and English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ataru was a hopeless teenage loser until he met the beautiful space princess Lum. Now he's a famous loser with a superpowered alien girlfriend! ... Lum's very existence throws the space-time continuum completely out of whack, and Ataru's high school is trapped in an alternate reality bursting with obnoxious aliens."--Container
Biruma no tategoto( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in Japanese and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taiyō no kisetsu: youth of the postwar period who rejected the moral strictures of traditonal Japan
Ultimate crop circles : signs from space?( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crop circle expert Colin Andrews offers insights into the mystery of crop circle and the intelligence community's efforts to prevent his further research on the subject
Khotan : oasis of silk and jade( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tour the Kun-lun mountains where jade has been mined for over two thousand years; join the search for the rediscovery of Dandan Oilik, the great Buddhist temple city; watch the silk dance of the Xin-Yu Song and Dance Troupe; and wander a Sunday market in Khotan
 
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Pearl Harbor : the view from Japan
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