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Amano, Yoshitaka

Overview
Works: 210 works in 318 publications in 5 languages and 4,555 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Catalogs  Exhibition catalogs  Comic books, strips, etc  Juvenile works  Horror comic books, strips, etc  Young adult works  Graphic novels  Pictorial works 
Roles: Illustrator, Director, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PL832.I37, 895.636
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Raiser of gales by Hideyuki Kikuchi ( Book )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of Japan's best-known horror writers takes readers to the year 12090 when the balance of power between humans and vampires shifts as the blood suckers learn how to operate during daylight hours
Vampire hunter D by Hideyuki Kikuchi ( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novelization of a Japanese anime classic finds humans locked in a struggle for survival against vampires as civilization collapses and vampire slayers become powerful individuals within a new feudal social structure
Vampire hunter D by Hideyuki Kikuchi ( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The enigmatic vampire hunter D is called upon to save the daughter of a village elder from the vampire Noble Mayerling, who brings forth a diabolical army of human/monster half-breeds to fight him
Mysterious journey to the North sea by Hideyuki Kikuchi ( )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The picturesque coastal town of Florence was known for millennia as a pleasure resort for the Nobility. As retribution for their decadence, the cruel and beautiful vampire inhabitants were punished, driven out more than a thousand years ago by a solitary traveler in black. Only one-Baron Meinster-refused to leave, only to be thrown to the waves by the mysterious assassin. Summoned to contemporary Florence by Su-in, sister of a murdered village girl, the enigmatic Vampire Hunter D discovers a vampire curse ravaging the town's human inhabitants. The plague apparently originating, impossibly, from the unforgiving sea-could it be Meinster's Revenge? * More than seventeen million Vampire Hunter D books in print worldwide. * Cover and six interior illustrations by renowned artist Yoshitaka Amano!
Vampire hunter D by Hideyuki Kikuchi ( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vampire hunter D tracks a group of vampires who are terrorizing The City, a small community which floats a few feet above the ground and has always been safe
Vampire hunter D by Hideyuki Kikuchi ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the title story, Dark Nocturne, D is hired to unlock the secret of a siren's song that is drawing men in their twenties to their deaths in the hills outside Anise Village. In Notes on Imagined Autumn D finds himself caught between two lovers during a ritualistic sacrifice in the village of Shirley's Door, but if D can't stop the sacrifice will all in the village be doomed? And in Legend of the War Demons two living weapons, genetically engineered creatures who are the last remnants of a war waged hundreds of years in the past, find that battle is not so easily forgotten. It's up to D to stop their unending conflict before it consumes the present as it did the past
Vampire hunter D by Hideyuki Kikuchi ( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Granny Viper is a people finder, a searcher for lost souls along the roads of a forbidding wasteland. Her latest mission: the safe return of a young woman named Tae, kidnapped eight years ago by vampire Nobility and held in Castle Gradinia on the Frontier's far border. But rescuing Tae is only half the battle--Viper knows she and the girl can't cross the formidable expanse to the town of Barnabas alone. After making the fatal mistake of hiring the mercenary Bullow Brothers to help her, Granny turns to the legendary Vampire Hunter D for salvation. As they traverse the bleak desert between the Inner and Outer Frontier, the two women and D find themselves in a race for their lives. And they soon discover how cruel the desert is--and how very ruthless the Bullow Brothers are . . . * Features six illustrations by the renowned Yoshitaka Amano, illustrator of Neil Gaiman's Sandman: The Dream Hunters
The stuff of dreams by Hideyuki Kikuchi ( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
D the vampire hunter is drawn to the side of a seventeen-year-old girl who has slept, unaging, for thirty years after being kissed by a vampire, but D is unwelcome, for he may disrupt the delicate peace between the village's mortals and the vampire Nobility
Vampire hunter D by Hideyuki Kikuchi ( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doris Lang knew what her fate was when the vampire lord Count Magnus Lee bit her. An agonizing transformation into one of the undead, to be stalked by her fellow villagers or cursed to become the bride of the unholy creature and face an eternity of torment, driven by the thirst for human blood. There was only one chance, and as she watched him ride in from the distance she knew there was hope. Salvation ... from a vampire hunter named D
Fairies by Yoshitaka Amano ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yoshitaka Amano's lush ethereal paintings of magical creatures, spirits, goblins, and apparitions have been praised and admired all over the world. In Fairies he turns his considerable talent to capturing in breathtaking images characters from such beloved stories as Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, the wizard Merlin and his muse the intoxicating Nimue, mermaids of the deep as well as his interpretation of fairies from Celtic and Japanese mythology
The tale of Genji by Yoshitaka Amano ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yoshitaka Amano has been praised around the world for his lush watercolors and evocative work dealing with myth and legend. In The Tale of Genji Mr. Amano brings his considerable talent to retelling one of the most famous of Japanese myths: written by Murasaki Shikibu shortly after 1000 AD and considered by most scholars to be the first novel ever written, The Tale of Genji is the story of the romantic adventures of Genji, the amazingly handsome prince and his many romantic conquests. Told through stunning paintings, Mr. Amano brings this classic story to life for a new generation. ? As one of the most respected stories of all time, The Tale of Genji holds a worldwide place of honor among lovers of myth and legend. ? Will appeal to the legions of Vampire Hunter D fans worldwide, as well as fans of his work on Sandman (written by New York Times-bestselling author Neil Gaiman) and Wolverine (with award-winning author Greg Rucka)
Vampire hunter D by Hideyuki Kikuchi ( )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Baron Byron Balazs nears the end of his arduous journey; his bodyguard-the enigmatic and deadly Vampire Hunter D -- has delivered him to his faraway home in Krauhausen. Having survived the near-epic journey, and many attempts on his life -- ordered by his father, the dread Vampire Noble Lord Vlad -- the baron thinks he is ready for his final battle, whatever the cost. But Lord Vlad is not so easily vanquished, as he unleashes yet another host of nefarious killers on his son, not least of whom is a mad doctor who was enlisted to perform sinister experiments on the young baron's mother years before! * The epic conclusion of the longest Vampire Hunter D story ever. This book was originally published in four individual novels in Japan. To make this more affordable for fans, we're releasing this mega-novel as two omnibus volumes! * Features thirteen black-and-white line illustrations by Yoshitaka Amano
Dark road parts one and two by Hideyuki Kikuchi ( )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
D has crossed over the southern border, into the domain of the cruelest and most evil of the royalty, General Gaskell. On the way, he picks up a victim -- one of few survivors in the villages-and makes way with her and the Deliverers. Along the way, he is attacked by the Drowned, and fights many more unspeakably horrible enemies. All of this suggests that Gaskell -- who was supposed to have been put to death under the light of the sun -- is still very much alive. But why? * Dark Horse has sold over 300,000 copies of Vampire Hunter D! * Vampire Hunter D features twelve black-and-white line illustrations by Yoshitaka Amano
Vampire hunter D by Hideyuki Kikuchi ( )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Vampire Hunter D entered the town of Sedoc it was in search of answers to the meaning of a dying vampire's last words: Find Muma. But when he meets Mia, the daughter of the local fortuneteller, he learns the mists emanating from a smoking crater on the outskirts of Sedoc have reanimated thousands of corpses, compelling them to crawl from their graves and hurl themselves into the smoking chasm. When D goes to investigate, he finds himself split in two: a second Vampire Hunter D, full of passion and lust and hunger for the company of women, is born! * Features eleven black-and-white line illustrations by Yoshitaka Amano. Richly descriptive, filled with bone crushing action and horror aplenty, this is one wild ride down the highway to Hell. - Active Anime <img src=http://images.darkhorse.com/darkhorse/index_images/news/dmlogo.gif>
Vampire hunter D by Hideyuki Kikuchi ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a sacrifice in Sakuri is interrupted the vampire's armored bodyguards vow to murder the villagers one by one until the would-be hero who interrupted the sacrifice is captured. Vampire Hunter D faces the challenge of rescuing a town that may not want to be rescued and uncovering the secret that even the vampire Nobel is afraid to reveal
Vampire hunter D by Hideyuki Kikuchi ( )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vampire Hunter D takes on his greatest challenge yet! The ruthless vampire Noble General Gaskell commands the loyalty of some of the most infamous and deadly vampires in history, and Gaskell has no patience for D's interference, heroic or not! With the odds stacked against him, D must prevail -- or perish. *o Dark Horse Books and Digital Manga Publishing are proud to continue presenting the classic novels and stories in the Vampire Hunter D series for the first time to English- speaking fans everywhere! * Features seven gorgeous black-and-white line illustrations by Yoshitaka Amano as well as a color tip-in illustration
Tyrant's stars by Hideyuki Kikuchi ( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vampire Hunter D has been dispatched to vanquish an ancient vampire who protects a buried treasure when the exiled renegade vampire, Valcua, returns to Earth to exact his revenge
Tyrant's stars by Hideyuki Kikuchi ( )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vampire Hunter D continues his quest to overcome the interstellar evil brought to earth by the ultimate Noble, the terrifying renegade vampire Valcua. Wielding a sword that can cut through the fabric of space and time, Valcua has a score to settle with the bloodline of humans responsible for his exile
Vampire hunter D by Hideyuki Kikuchi ( Book )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The picturesque coastal town of Florence was known for millennia as a pleasure resort for the Nobility. As retribution for their decadence, the cruel and beautiful vampire inhabitants were "punished," driven out more than a thousand years ago by a solitary traveler in black. Only one--Baron Meinster--refused to leave, only to be thrown to the waves by the mysterious assassin. Summoned to contemporary Florence by Su-in, sister of a murdered village girl, the enigmatic Vampire Hunter D discovers a vampire curse ravaging the town's human inhabitants. The plague apparently originating, impossibly, from the unforgiving sea-could it be Meinster's Revenge?--From publisher description
Fortress of the elder god by Hideyuki Kikuchi ( )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
D, the ageless, supernatural Vampire Hunter, takes charge protecting the survivors of an aircraft that has crash-landed in a deadly zone known as ?the Playground.? But before D can assist them, he must first battle a legion of undead warriors swarming from the fortress of the Sacred Ancestor, the oldest vampire in existence!
 
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