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Urasawa, Naoki 1960-

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Pluto by Naoki Urasawa( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world where man and robots coexist, the powerful Swiss robot Mont Blanc has been destroyed. Elsewhere a key figure in a robot rights group is murdered. The two incidents appear to be unrelated ... except for one very conspicuous clue -- the bodies of both victims have been fashioned into some sort of bizarre collage complete with makeshift horns placed by the victims' heads. Interpol assigns robot detective Gesicht to this most strange and complex case -- and he eventually discovers that he too, as one of the seven great robots of the world, is one of the targets. -- [Viz Media.com]
Pluto : Urasawa X Tezuka by Naoki Urasawa( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An advocate for robot rights and a renowned European robot have been murdered. Gesicht, the detective assigned to the case, has deduced that the killer is targeting the great robots of the world - which means that he too is one of the targets. Gesicht takes it upon himself to warn the potential targets, and Atom, the famous boy robot from Japan is next on his list."--Page 4 of cover
Pluto : Urasawa x Tezuka by Naoki Urasawa( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: In a distant future where sentient humanoid robots pass for human, someone or something is out to destroy the seven great robots of the world. Europol's top detective Gesicht is assigned to investigate these mysterious robot serial murders-the only catch is that he himself is one of the seven targets
Monster by Naoki Urasawa( Book )

31 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johan is a cold and calculating killer with a mysterious past, and brilliant Dr. Kenzo Tenma is the only one who can stop him!
Monster by Naoki Urasawa( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and French and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr. Tenma has fallen into a trap set by Johan and is now wanted by the police as a serial killer. While narrowly evading the police dragnet, Tenma pursues Johan in an attempt to prove his own innocence and prevent another murder, edging closer to the Monster by tracing his secret past. As the only person who knows what Johan is, Tenma serarches for Nina, who has been captured by neo-Nazis. His investigation leads him to uncover a horrific fact ... the ultra-rightists are conspiring to set Johan up as a second Adolf Hitler."--Page 4 of cover
20th century boys by Naoki Urasawa( Book )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Humanity, having faced extinction at the end of the 20th century, would not have entered the new millennium if it weren't for them. In 1969, during their youth, they created a symbol. In 1997, as the coming disaster slowly starts to unfold, that symbol returns. This is the story of a gang of boys who try to save the world. Failed rock musician Kenji's memories of his past come rushing back when one of his childhood friends mysteriously commits suicide. Could this new death be related to the rise of a bizarre new cult that's been implicated in several other murders and disappearances? Determined to dig deeper, Kenji reunites with some of his old buddies in the hope of learning the truth behind it all"--Page [4] of cover of Vol. 01
Pluto by Naoki Urasawa( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this daring reinvention of "The Greatest Robot on Earth" story arc from Osamu Tezuka's Astro Boy series, the world is a place where humans and robots coexist. The lives of the seven great robots of the world--Atom, Mont Blanc, North No. 2, Brando, Hercules, Epsilon and Gesischt--are turned upside down into a virtual garden of terror filled with carnage and destruction. A killer is after them, but what exactly is his motive? The story intensifies when Pluto, the namesake of the lord of the underworld, makes his appearance in this finely crafted work of science fiction and suspense"--Publisher's web site
Pluto by Naoki Urasawa( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pluto-- Sahad-- Goji-- Abullah-- Mysterious figures somehow involved with the serial murders of the great robots of the world. Europol's top robot detective Gesicht has been put on the case, and he's mere steps away from discovering the horrifying truth behind the killer and his motives-- Little does he realize that he's also steps away from discovering a horrifying truth of his own-- Masterfully crafted science fiction and suspense at its best!"--Publisher's web site
20th Century Boys by Naoki Urasawa( Book )

29 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The giant robot has already been built and now awaits the Great Awakening-- With the Friend's identity still a mystery, the countdown to the apocalypse continues, day by day, minute by minute--for on December 31, 2000, humanity will meet its final hour. Hoping to get as many people who knew about their group's emblem involved in their clandestine efforts, Kenji's crew reaches out to their childhood antagonists: the twins Yanbo and Mabo. Back when they were kids, Yanbo and Mabo terrorized Kenji and company to no end. As adults, and with a crisis looming, will the evilest brothers in history now fight on the side of good?"--Publisher's web site
Pluto by Naoki Urasawa( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The seven great robots of the world are being destroyed one after the other, and the former members of the politically charged Bora Survey Group are also being targeted. Could Professor Tenma, the man who created the Japanese boy robot Atom, hold the key to finding the killer and his motive? The latest developments in the investigation send shock waves throughout the world in this masterful work of science fiction and suspense"--Publisher's web site
Pluto : Urasawa X Tezuka by Naoki Urasawa( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Atom is back, and the fate of the earth is in his hands! Now that Atom has all the answers to the unsolved mysteries around Pluto, Bora and more, he's prepared to put everything on the line. With the memory of his fallen brethren--Gesicht, Mont Blanc, North No. 2, Brando, Hercules and Epsilon--etched deeply into his heart, Atom is headed for one last battle to save the world!"--Publisher's web site
Naoki Urasawa's monster by Naoki Urasawa( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Kenzo Tenma risks his promising medical career to save the life of a critically wounded young boy
Pluto by Naoki Urasawa( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pluto has destroyed six out of the seven great robots of the world, and the pacifist robot Epsilon is the only one that remains. Will Epsilon, who refused to participate in the 39th Central Asian War, leave behind his war-orphaned charges to step onto the battlefield? It just might be that kindly Epsilon, who wields the power of photon energy, will be Pluto's greatest opponent of all!"--Amazon.com
Monster by Naoki Urasawa( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Everyone faces uncertainty at some point in their lives. Even a brilliant surgeon like Kenzo Tenma is no exception. But there's no way he could have known that his decision to stop chasing professional success and instead concentrate on his oath to save peoples' lives would result in the birth of an abomination. The questions of good and evil now take on a terrifyingly real dimension. Years later, in Germany during the tumultuous post-reunification period, middle-aged childless couples are being killed one after another. The serial killer's identity is known. The reasons why he kills are not. Dr. Tenma sets out on a journey to find the killer's twin sister, who may hold some clues to solving the enigma of the 'Monster.'" -- Back of book
Pluto : Urasawa X Tezuka : a new vision based on Astro boy, the greatest robot on earth by Naoki Urasawa( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The seven great robots of the world are being destroyed one after the other, and the former members of the politically charged Bora Survey Group are also being targeted. Could Professor Tenma, the man who created the Japanese boy robot Atom, hold the key to finding the killer and his motive? The latest developments in the investigation send shock waves throughout the world in this masterful work of science fiction and suspense"--Publisher's web site
20th century boys by Naoki Urasawa( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Humanity, having faced extinction at the end of the 20th century, would not have entered the new millennium if it weren't for them. In 1969, during their youth, they created a symbol. In 1997, as the coming disaster slowly starts to unfold, that symbol returns. This is the story of a gang of boys who try to save the world. Failed rock musician Kenji's memories of his past come rushing back when one of his childhood friends mysteriously commits suicide. Could this new death be related to the rise of a bizarre new cult that's been implicated in several other murders and disappearances? Determined to dig deeper, Kenji reunites with some of his old buddies in the hope of learning the truth behind it all"--Page 4 of cover
20th century boys. the prophet by Naoki Urasawa( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Friend, an enigmatic cult leader who plans to destroy the world, declares, 'The cosmos has begun choosing those who are true friends.' Meanwhile, horrifying incidents are taking place: the emergence of a mysterious virus, the revelations of a man on the run-- Kenji tries to find out who this Friend is, but the answer is still far ahead. The footsteps of doom slowly creep closer and a shadow falls over the city-- Yukiji remembers who came up with their group's enigmatic symbol: Otcho. She also discovers that, nine years earlier, Otcho had been working in Thailand but mysteriously vanished. Could Otcho be the mysterious Friend? Also, a legendary detective is hot on the trail of the Shikishima kidnappers, but the clues he uncovers lead him dangerously close to the Friends cult. Is his life now in danger as well?"--Publiisher's web site
Master Keaton by Naoki Urasawa( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taichi Hiraga-Keaton, the son of a Japanese zoologist and a noble English woman, is an insurance investigator known for his successful and unorthodox methods of investigation. Educated in archaeology and a former member of the SAS, Master Keaton uses his knowledge and combat training to uncover buried secrets, thwart would-be villains, and pursue the truth. When a life insurance policy worth £1 million takes Master Keaton to the Dodecanese Islands of Greece, what will he discover amidst his scuffles with bloodthirsty thieves and assassins?
Naoki Urasawa's 20th century boys by Naoki Urasawa( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Will 2015 bring an end to human history?! An urgent but mysterious messsage left by her mother Kiriko in 2002 finally reaches Kanna. But where is Kiriko, who developed the germ warfare weapons used on Bloody New Year's Eve, and what is she doing now? Memories of New Years past flood the minds of Kenji's friends and family. Will Yoshitsune's clandestine actions eventually prove fruitful, or are they doomed to repeat the tragedies of the year 2000? Meanwhile, Otcho and Kakuta are busily trying to track down Kiriko's former colleague, Dr. Yamane. Unexpectedly, their search leads them to the very neighborhood that Otcho, Kenji, Maruo and the rest of their childhood pals grew up in. Can a visit to their old school shed new light on a bizarre incident that happened when they were all in the sixth grade?"--Amazon.com
Master Keaton by Naoki Urasawa( Book )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taichi Hiraga-Keaton, the son of a Japanese zoologist and a noble English woman, is an insurance investigator known for his successful and unorthodox methods of investigation. Educated in archaeology and a former member of the SAS, Master Keaton uses his knowledge and combat training to uncover buried secrets, thwart would-be villains, and pursue the truth
 
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