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Yukimura, Makoto 1976-

Overview
Works: 125 works in 355 publications in 5 languages and 3,110 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Comics (Graphic works)  History  Historical comics  Fiction  Action and adventure comics  Science fiction comics  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Artist, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN6790.J34, 741.5952
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Makoto Yukimura
 
Most widely held works by Makoto Yukimura
Vinland saga by Makoto Yukimura( Book )

27 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a gambit to become the power behind the Danish and English thrones, Askeladd has taken the prince, Canute, and plunged deep into a winter storm behind enemy lines. Canute's father, King Sweyn, gives him up for dead in his haste to suppress English resistance. But Askeladd's small band can't outrun the tenacious maniac Thorkell forever, and when the warriors finally clash, a storm of sweat and gore ensues that will turn a boy into a man and a hostage into a ruler of men!
Vinland saga by Makoto Yukimura( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[S]et in medieval England during the Viking invasions, it follows a band of Viking warriors through an epic story of vengeance, blood, tragedy, royal intrigue and more blood"--Publisher's web site
Vinland saga by Makoto Yukimura( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The foolish King Ethelred has fled, and Askeladd's band is one of hundreds plundering the English countryside. Yet victory brings no peace to the elderly Danish King Sweyn, who worries that his untested, sensitive son Canute will never be ready to take the throne. The king's attempt to force his son to become a man places the young prince within the grasp of the gleeful killer Thorkell! Whoever holds Canute holds the key to the thrones of England and Denmark--and Askeladd has his own reasons for joining the fray!"--Amazon.com
Vinland saga by Makoto Yukimura( Book )

11 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the 11th century, the North Sea is in the grip of the Viking terror. The clever Askeladd leads his small band of mercenaries into London, with the aid of the ruthless young Thorfinn, son of a warrior in the dreaded Jomsvikings. But this is an alliance of convenience: Thorfinn has sworn to kill Askeladd one day to avenge his father's death. When a race begins to capture the prince and secure the rights to the throne, personal grudges will clash with the fate of a kingdom, and blood will be spilled!
Planetes by Makoto Yukimura( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the 2070s, and mankind has conquered space, making interplanetary travel possible and igniting the imaginations of the world. It's also vastly increased the amount of dangerous space debris, and someone has to clean it up. Hachimaki, Yuri, and Fee are a crew on that beat
Planetes by Makoto Yukimura( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures, in 2070, of a crew of space debris collectors: Hachimaki, who wants to buy his own spaceship; Yuri, who hopes to find some trace of the wife he lost in a space travel accident; and Fee, who takes pride in her profession. Their job--to keep the frequently traveled space lanes free of debris
Vinland saga by Makoto Yukimura( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"His army starving for resources, King Canute schemes to confiscate Ketil's farm. Ketil and his sons become fugitives, barely escaping the capital aboard Leif Ericson's ship, but Canute follows in pursuit with his best men. Upon Ketil's return, he finds his beloved slave Arnheid has helped her former husband, a runaway who has killed many of Ketil's bodyguards, escape. Beset by betrayal on all sides, there may be no way out for Ketil, but Thorfinn finally has his freedom. Yet, the son of Thors feels bound to Denmark by his unfinished business with Canute ..."--Back cover
Vinland saga by Makoto Yukimura( Book )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Canute plots to become ruler of the entire Danish world, Thorfinn's only ambition is to see a harvest profitable enough to buy his own life back. But the fates of prince and slave will come together once again, as Canute plans to seize Ketil Farm from its kindhearted master. What sinister tricks does the have up his sleeve, and could they dash Thorfinn's hopes for freedom? Meanwhile, Einar's infatuation with Arnheid takes an unexpected turn when her former husband - an escaped slave - barges onto the farm, insisting she run away with him
Vinland saga by Makoto Yukimura( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free at last, Thorfinn sets off on an expedition to Vinland, to establish a place free of war and slavery. In an effort to fund his project, Thorfinn visits Iceland where Halfdan, a wealthy man who shared a dark history with his late father, awaits. Meanwhile, the marriage between Halfdan’s son Sigurd and Leif ’s relative Gudrid are well under way, but Gudrid dreams of becoming a sailor, not a bride. A battle soon breaks out as Gudrid attempts to escape aboard Leif ’s ship. With Sigurd hot at their tail, Thorfinn and the crew press eastward to the city of Miklagard, picking up an orphaned baby and a dog along the way…
Planetes by Makoto Yukimura( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Every step humanity takes into outer space leaves more hazardous debris in Earth's orbit, which means the crew of the debris-pickup ship DS-12 never runs out of work. ... This is the series' concluding omnibus volume, produced fom the original files and including all of its color pages and bonus stories."--Publisher's description
Vinland saga by Makoto Yukimura( Book )

10 editions published in 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thorfinn and his crew are on their way to Greece, the first leg of their expedition to Vinland. Having landed near Bergen, in Norway, Thorfinn is attacked by a bear, only to be saved by a fierce huntress name Hild. While sharing a meal together, Hild recounts how her village and family were massacred many years ago-- a story Thorfinn knows quite intimately. Now Thorfinn must face Hild and his own violent past in order to press forward. As his jourey progresses, Thorfinn encounters more factions that do not share his vision, and a war in the name of Vinland may be looming on the horizon."--Back cover
Planetes by Makoto Yukimura( Book )

in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the lives of three interplanetary space debris collectors--Hachimaki, who dreams of owning his own spaceship; Yuri, who lost his wife in a space travel accident; and Fee, who has left her husband and young son on Earth to join the crew
Planetes by Makoto Yukimura( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hachimaki wants nothing more than to join a mission to Jupiter and be one of the first men to travel that far into the solar system. A group of environmentalists is protesting the further exploitation of space, however, and when the clash gets deadly, Hachimaki is caught in the middle
Vinland saga by Makoto Yukimura( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After months of hard labor as a farm slave, Thorfinn begins to realize what his father meant by the words, "A true warrior needs no sword." Perhaps he can find a new purchase on life in the mysterious land he heard tell of in his childhood: the continent to the west known as Vinland" -- Amazon.com
Planetes by Makoto Yukimura( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spiritually bankrupt, young astronaut Hachimaki finds himself turning to Tanabe, a girl he once found annoying, for support as the first manned mission to Jupiter draws near
Vinland saga by Makoto Yukimura( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in medieval England during the Viking invasions, this saga follows the adventures of Thorfinn, a young Viking warrior driven by his twin desires to avenge his father's death and reach the free and peaceful land Leif Ericson called Vinland
Planetes by Makoto Yukimura( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fee decides to spend more time with her family. With all the debris in Earth's orbit, she may never be able to return to space. Plus, Hachimaki and the crew of the Von Braun reach Jupiter, and Weiner Locksmith becomes haunted by the lives lost pursuing his vision
Planetes by Makoto Yukimura( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attack on the U.S. in orbital space brings the world to the brink of another war. The amount of debris created could end the careers of DS-12, so some anti-war activism may be called for
Vinland saga by Makoto Yukimura( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his father plotted to kill him, Prince Canute tries to take the throne for himself, while Thorfinn watches from afar as the vengeance he has waited so long to achieve might be stolen out from underneath him
Planetes by Makoto Yukimura( Book )

in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the 2070s, and mankind has conquered space, making interplanetary travel possible and igniting the imaginations of the world. It's also vastly increased the amount of dangerous space debris, and someone has to clean it up. Hachimaki, Yuri, and Fee are a crew on that beat, each with their own goals, tendencies, and personal problems: Hachimaki dreams of deep-space exploration in his own ship, Yuri is still recovering from the death of his wife in an accident caused by orbiting debris, and Fee is secretive, but there's a lot going on under the surface!
 
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Alternative Names
Makoto, Yukimura

Makoto Yukimura dessinateur japonais

Makoto Yukimura fumettista giapponese

Makoto Yukimura japanischer Mangaka (Comiczeichner)

Makoto Yukimura Japans mangaka

Makoto Yukimura Manga artist

Yukimura, Makoto

Yukimura, Makoto 1976-

Юкимура, Макото

ماكوتو يوكيمورا مانغاكا ياباني

행촌성 1976-

ユキムラ, マコト

ユキムラ, マコト 1976-

幸村誠 1976-

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