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Amano, Yoshitaka

Overview
Works: 208 works in 381 publications in 6 languages and 6,024 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Comic books, strips, etc  Comics (Graphic works)  Graphic novels  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Horror fiction  Fantasy fiction  Catalogues raisonnés  Catalogs  Horror comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author, Director, Illustrator, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PL832.I37, 895.636
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Yoshitaka Amano
The Sandman : the dream hunters by Neil Gaiman( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dream Hunters is a novella with a story tangential to The Sandman series. Inspired by Japanese folklore, Gaiman tells of a fox who wins a monk's temple to use as her den, falls in love with the cleric and bargains with the Japanese Bringer of Dreams to protect the monk from his enemy, the lord of a neighboring estate
Vampire hunter D volume 1 by Hideyuki Kikuchi( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 301 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
Raiser of gales by Hideyuki Kikuchi( Book )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 184 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
Tale of the dead town by Hideyuki Kikuchi( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 153 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
Demon deathchase by Hideyuki Kikuchi( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 151 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
Pilgrimage of the sacred and the profane by Hideyuki Kikuchi( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 143 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
The rose princess by Hideyuki Kikuchi( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 121 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
Dark nocturne by Hideyuki Kikuchi( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of four Vampire Hunter D novellas
The stuff of dreams by Hideyuki Kikuchi( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 116 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 )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 98 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
Fairies by Yoshitaka Amano( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 91 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
Hideyuki Kikuchi's Vampire hunter D by Hideyuki Kikuchi( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 63 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( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 55 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
Dark road by Hideyuki Kikuchi( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 54 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
Twin-shadowed knight by Hideyuki Kikuchi( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 53 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!
Tyrant's stars by Hideyuki Kikuchi( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 42 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( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 41 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
Fortress of the elder god by Hideyuki Kikuchi( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 25 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!
Amano : the complete prints of Yoshitaka Amano by Yoshitaka Amano( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yoshitaka Amano by Yoshitaka Amano( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Amano 1952-....

Amano Jositaka japán képzőművész

Amano, Yoshitaka

Amano, Yoshitaka 1952-

Yoshitaka, Amano

Yoshitaka Amano 1952-....

Yoshitaka Amano artist, character designer, and illustrator

Yoshitaka Amano illustratore e character designer giapponese

Yoshitaka Amano japanischer Künstler

Yoshitaka Amano Japans Model sheet

Yoshitaka Amano japoński rysownik

Амано Есітака

Ёситака Амано

يوشيتاكا أمانو

یوشی‌تاکه آمانو

โยะชิตะกะ อะมะโนะ

천야희효 1952-

アマノ, ヨシタカ

アマノ, ヨシタカ 1952-

天野 喜孝 1952-....

天野義孝

天野喜孝

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Vampire hunter D volume 1Raiser of galesTale of the dead townDemon deathchasePilgrimage of the sacred and the profaneThe rose princessDark nocturneThe stuff of dreams