WorldCat Identities

AnimEigo, Inc

Overview
Works: 389 works in 587 publications in 2 languages and 6,851 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Animated films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Short films  Historical films  Samurai films  War films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Inc AnimEigo
Growing up with Hello Kitty. (and other stories)( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hello Kitty and her twin sister Mimmy look identical but have very different personalities. Children will enjoy watching Hello Kitty and Mimmy and learn important life lessons
Growing up with Hello Kitty. (and other stories)( Visual )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hello Kitty and her twin sister Mimmy look identical but have very different personalities. Now your children can enjoy watching them learn important life lessons from their loving parents and friends, such as how to share, how to be polite, and why it's important to put away toys and eat vegetables
Narayamabushi kō = The ballad of Narayama by Shōhei Imamura( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small village in a remmote valley, everyone who reaches the age of 70 is banished to the top of Mt. Narayama to die, so as not to be a burden on the village and bring disgrace upon their family. Orin is 69 and despite being in good health, her time is coming. First, though, she has things to do and a score to settle
Kuroi ame = Black rain by Shōhei Imamura( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. and Mrs. Shizuma and their niece Yasuko make their way through the ruins of Hiroshima, devastated by the atomic bomb. Five years later, Yasuko is living with her aunt and uncle, and her senile grandmother, in a village containing many survivors of the bombing. Yasuko does not appear to be affected, but the Shizumas are worried about her marriage prospects, fearing that she might succumb to radiation sickness at any time
Nihon no ichiban nagai hi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic story of the end of WWII and the destruction faced by the Japanese people. This is the story of August 15, 1945, Japan's longest day, where in a single 24-hour period, the fate of 100 million people would be decided
Yukinojo henge by Kon Ichikawa( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While performing in a touring kabuki troop, leading female impersonator Yukinojo comes across the three men who drove his parents to suicide twenty years earlier, and plans his revenge on them
Yōkirō = The geisha by Yingxiong Wushe( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the age of twelve Momokawa was sold to Yōkirō, the most successful Geisha house in western Japan. Despite being the top geisha, her many complicated relationships provide unending challenges throughout her glamorous but turbulent life
Shogun assassin by Kenji Misumi( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once a noble samurai, he is now Japan's most feared assassin, known only as Lone Wolf. Now a widower because the Shogun has had his wife killed, he wanders the countryside with his young son, hunted by the merciless minions of an evil Shogun
Kurōn ha kokyō wo mezasu / The clone returns home / produced by Inoue Kiyoshi, Yamamoto Rie, Togo Yoshiaki ; written and directed by Nakajima Kanji( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An astronaut dies on a mission, but he has a clone, which has been imprinted with his memories. Unfortunately, the upload malfunctions and the clone fixates on a tragic memory from the dead astronaut's youth, setting off a chain of events that will result in tragedy and a profound exploration of what it means to be human, and have a soul
Shurayukihime = Lady Snowblood( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Japanese and English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trained in the arts of death by the priest who adopts her, Yuki sets out to find the four villains who destroyed her family
Ko o kashi ude kashi tsukamatsuru( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shogun and personal executioner Ogami finds his wife murdered by the Ninja assassins of Lord Yagyu. He escapes certain death with his young son, Daigoro, and gives the boy a choice between a ball and a sword: if he chooses the ball, he will join his mother in heaven ; if he chooses sword, he will be a fellow fugitive seeking vengeance. Part one of a six-part series
Chūshingura( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timeless tale of honor and revenge. The true story of a group of samurai who become ronin after their lord is forced to commit seppuku for assaulting a court official
Gekidō no Shōwa shi, Okinawa kessen = Battle of Okinawa : a tempestuous annal of the Showa Period( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final stand against the Allied onslaught on Okinawa became the bloodiest battle of the Pacific Theater, as the desperate Japanese Army demonstrates to the Americans what they should expect when they assault the Japanese mainland
Hisshiken torisashi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expert swordsman Kanemi Sanzaemon is, first and foremost, a man of principle. In order to save his clan from the corrupting influence of his lord's favorite concubine, he publicly assassinates her, fully expecting it will result in his own death by seppuku. Instead, he is sentenced to solitary confinement for an entire year, then released under one inexplicable condition: he must now serve as the lord's bodyguard
Shi ni kaze ni mukau ubaguruma( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After undergoing torture to demonstrate his honor and buy the freedom of a girl about to be forced into a life of prostitution, Ogami is hired by his very-impressed torturers to kill a corrupt governor
Sanzu no kawa no ubagurama( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Yagyu hires a female assassin and her ninjas to avenge the deaths of his sons at the hands of Ogami. Ogami slays all her killers, forcing the woman to hire three masters of death. Part two in a six-part series
Kiryūin Hanako no shōgai = Onimasa : the Japanese Godfather (the life of Kiryuin Hanako)( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Kyoto in early 20th century, Onimasa is the egocentric boss of a powerful yakuza (Japanese mafia) clan on Shikoku Island, and the last heir to a family of samurai. His struggles with his enemy yakuza and the tumultuous life of his adopted daughter, Matsue, form the backdrop of this epic tale of justice, obedience, and bloody revenge
Bubblegum crisis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join the Knight Sabers as they risk their lives to fight the evil Genom Corporation in the 8 episodes of "original video animation" which launched numerous mangas, games, and follow-up TV productions. The Knight Sabers are a superhero team of four young women, each a specialist in a different field, who battle the Boomers, half biological/half-mechanical robots built by Genom
Shin Zatōichi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the outskirts of the town of Furukawa, blind masseur and master blade-slinger Zatoichi encounters one-armed Chinese martial artist Wang Kang and a young boy. Discovering that the pair are on the run from the corrupt local Samurai, murderers of the boy's parents, Zatoichi agrees to guide them to a nearby temple. Unfortunately, things are never that easy for the blind man, as he becomes entangled in in a struggle to save not only these two, but also the lives of the people they come across. When the situation worsens, Zatoichi may discover that his greatest enemy is not the men sent to kill the party, but Wang Kang and a lack of a common language between the two of them. As the crisis escalates, the two master swordsmen will find themselves alone in a confrontation where only one will walk away alive!" The 22nd movie in the series
Bushidō zankoku monogatari( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For 350 years, the Iikura family have honored bushido, the stern code of the samurai, above all other considerations. Susumu, a modern-day Japanese professional, chronicles the shocking stories of his forefathers as he decides whether to break free from the bonds of an ancient code of honor, or take up the role that tradition has ordained for him
 
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Nihon no ichiban nagai hi
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Yukinojo hengeShogun assassinShurayukihime = Lady SnowbloodKiryūin Hanako no shōgai = Onimasa : the Japanese Godfather (the life of Kiryuin Hanako)Bushidō zankoku monogatari
Alternative Names
Anime Eigo (Firm)

Languages
Japanese (33)

English (23)