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Kōdansha

Overview
Works: 2,852 works in 3,843 publications in 4 languages and 16,794 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Encyclopedias  Film adaptations  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Fiction  Juvenile works  Animated television programs  History  Fantasy television programs 
Roles: Producer, Publisher, Editor, Other
Classifications: DS805, 952.003
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kōdansha
Japan : an illustrated encyclopedia by Fumio Hatano( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kodansha encyclopedia of Japan by Gen Itasaka( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Over 11,000 entries on Japanese politics, government, economics, corporate behavior, art, culture, and history
Ghost in the shell by Mamoru Oshii( Visual )
33 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 2029 a female cybernetic government agent and the Internal Bureau of Investigations are hot on the trail of "The Puppet Master", a mysterious and threatening computer virus capable of infiltrating human hosts. Together, with her fellow agents from Section 9, they embark on a high-tech race against time to capture the omnipresent entity
Ghost in the shell 2 innocence by Mamoru Oshii( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Batou is a cyborg. His body is artificial: the only remnants left of his humanity are traces of his brain ... and the memories of a woman called The Major. A detective for the government's covert anti-terrorist unit, Public Security Section 9, Batou is investigating the case of a gynoid - a hyper-realistic female robot created specifically for sexual companionship - who malfunctions and slaughters her owner. As Batou delves deeper into the investigation, questions arise about humanity's need to immortalize its image in dolls. Together, Batou and his partner must take on violent Yakuza thugs, devious hackers, government bureaucrats and corporate criminals to uncover the shocking truth behind the crime. Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence is the story of a solitary cyborg who desperately wants to hold on to what's left of his humanity in a world where the worth of the human soul is fading almost into obscurity
Memories by Koji Morimoto( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Magnetic Rose: Two space travellers follow a distress signal and are drawn into a magnificent world created by one woman's memories. Stink bomb: A young chemist accidentally transforms himself into an unstoppable biological weapon set on a direct course for Tokyo. Cannon fodder: Depicts a day in the life of a city whose entire purpose is the firing of cannons at an unknown enemy
Tokyo mew mew a la mode by Mia Ikumi( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The cats are back, and a new Mew is about to emerge! Berry just transferred to a new school - but little does she know she's about to become the first Mew Mew with two sets of animal genes in her blood. Half cat, half rabbit, Berry is joining the Mew Mew team just in time: a gang called the Saint Rose Crusaders has appeared"--P. [4] of cover
Bent by Sean Mathias( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pursued and captured by the Nazis because he is gay, Max is placed in a concentration camp where he meets another gay prisoner and learns a life-altering lesson about human love
Tokyo mew mew a la mode by Mia Ikumi( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Someone is releasing secret subliminal messages about the Mews through the television and the Internet. The messages, such as "Down with the Mew Mew" and "Hate the Mews!," are working everyone into a Mew-hating frenzy--even Mew Berry's crush!
The Tokyo trial ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program presents a clear, concise, and complete history of events in the Far East from the Sino-Japanese War of 1894 through 1952. The International Military Tribunal for the Far East provides the framework for this monumental archive. The program uses the charges themselves and the evidence presented to illustrate the events: the Manchurian, Sian, China, and Nanking Incidents; the occupation of Northern Indochina; the Japanese-American negotiations in late 1941; the attack on Pearl Harbor; the Bataan Death March; the turning tide and the end of the war. The program ends with the execution of the convicted Japanese war criminals
The Tale of Genji ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elegant and lyrical, The Tale of Genji-written by Murasaki Shikibu, considered by many to be the world's first novelist-predates the seminal Don Quixote by an incredible 600 years. This extraordinarily beautiful program traces the plot, which centers on the romantic relationships of the noble hero Genji, through the panels of a series of illustrated hand scrolls dating from the early 12th century. The program explains both Genji's adventures and the visual effects created by the paintings, decorated paper, and calligraphy of the scrolls, making accessible to Western audiences a formative work of Japanese culture and one of the milestones of world literature. (60 minutes)
Chobits ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tokyo is abuzz with persocoms - humanoid computers that are virtually perfect. The socially and technologically inept Hideki is dying to get his hands on one. When he finds Chi abandoned in the trash, she's cuter than any current model he's ever seen, but when he gets her home and turns her on, she has no data and only a single learning program installed. While Hideki puts his whole heart into teaching Chi the ins and outs of humanity, a mystery unfolds as a dark secret within her awakens"--Container
Ghost in the shell 2.0 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a world caught in the grip of information overload, Major Kusanagi is an elite officer and heavily modified cybernetic agent on the trail of a computer-criminal who turns people into human marionettes. She discovers that his true identity lies at the center of a vast and lethal political conspiracy
School rumble ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tenma has fallen for her oblivious classmate but hasn't worked up the courage to express her feelings for him. She continually tries unorthodox ploys to confess to him with a frustrating lack of success
Ah! My goddess ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Keiichi Morisato accidentally finds himself blessed with Belldandy, the perfect girlfriend and a goddess in every sense of the word. Unfortunately, she has no idea how to act in the human world
Xxxholic ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A curse that flows through Watanuki's bloodline causes him to be haunted by dark spirits. When these demons drag him to the ornate door of the Dimensional Witch Yuko, he meets a mystical women who is quick to help those in a bind, but only for a fee. To free himself from his visions he decides to work in her shop of dreams and wishes. Little does he know this may cost him his soul. Includes textless songs, and trailers
Tsubasa: reservoir chronicle ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a fateful night, Sakura lost all her memories as a result of a conspiracy to obtain her powers. In order to regain her memory, Syaoran has to travel from one alternate reality to another to collect fragments of Sakura's memory
Himizu ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Sumida Yuichi (Sometani) just wants to grow up to become a normal adult, while his classmate Chazawa Keiko (Nikaidou) is madly in love with him. Their fates take an unexpected turn when Sumida's father re-enters his life after racking up debt and disappearing."--J-Pitch JFDB
Tokyo mew mew a la mode by Mia Ikumi( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The cats are back, and a new Mew is about to emerge! Berry just transferred to a new school - but little does she know she's about to become the first Mew Mew with two sets of animal genes in her blood. Half cat, half rabbit, Berry is joining the Mew Mew team just in time: a gang called the Saint Rose Crusaders has appeared"--P. [4] of cover
Ah! My goddess ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Keiichi Morisato accidentally finds himself blessed with Belldandy, the perfect girlfriend and a goddess in every sense of the word. Unfortunately, she has no idea how to act in the human world
Oh my goddess! ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Burning hearts on the road: "It's really lonely up in the heavens without your big sisters to keep you company, especially when that means you are stuck with the job of tracking down all the bugs that keep cropping up in the Ultimate Force System. So little Skuld decides to pay her big sister Belldandy a visit. When she hears about the contract that binds Belldandy and Keiichi together, she decides that something must be done! Meanwhile, Keiichi gets stuck with representing the Auto Club in the University Drag Race, only to find out that his sempai, Tamiya, has a secret bet laid down on the outcome. But that's not his only problem. He's got an angry little goddess gunning for him!"--Container
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Dai Nihon Yūbenkai

controlled identity Dai Nihon Yūbenkai Kōdansha

Chiang tʻan she
Dai Nippon yūben kai
Dai Nippon yūben kai Kōdansha
Dai Nippon yūben-kai Kōdansha Tokyo
Dai Nippon yūben-kai Tokyo
Dai Nippon yuben-kwai Kōdansha Tokyo
Dai Nippon yubenkwai Kōdansha
Jih-pen kuo chiang tʻan she
Kd̄ansha.
Kimono To Kitsuke Henshubu
Kōdan-sha
Kōdansha.
Kodansha Box
Kodansha Keiei Sogo Kenkyujo
Kōdansha Ltd.
Kodansha Ltd. Tokyo
Kodansha publishing company
Kodansha Publishing company Tokyo
Kōdansha Tokyo
Ramyuzu Henshubu
Sankyoku A Tokubetsu Chimu
Sensho Mechie Henshubu
きものと着つけ編集部
キモノ ト キツケ ヘンシュウブ
コウダンシャ
コウダンシャ box
コウダンシャ ケイエイ ソウゴウ ケンキュウジョ
サンキョク A トクベツ チーム
センショ メチエ ヘンシュウブ
ラミューズ ヘンシュウブ
ラミューズ編集部
三局A特別チーム
構談社
讲谈社
講談社 東京
講談社box
講談社経営総合研究所
選書メチエ編集部
鷹の爪団教育担当
Languages
English (61)
Japanese (56)
Spanish (4)
French (3)
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