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小島剛夕

Overview
Works: 497 works in 770 publications in 2 languages and 6,769 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  Young adult works 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Artist, Performer
Classifications: PN6790.J34, 741.5952
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Most widely held works about 小島剛夕
 
Most widely held works by 小島剛夕
Lone wolf and cub by Kazuo Koike( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and Japanese and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains five powerful, classic tales of the assassin Itto Ogami, the Lone Wolf, as he continues his journey to hell. The Yagyu clan, fearful of the growing legend surrounding Lone Wolf, has decided to protect itself by sending its own assassin after him, and later pit the greatest swordsman of a rival clan against him. Also, Lone Wolf must face the leader of a bounty-hunting gang who seeks revenge against Ogami for slaying his young lord years ago, and a master gunsmith who values the art of warfare above all else and will change his life forever. Don't miss a single volume of the acclaimed epic series that belongs on every bookshelf: Lone Wolf and Cub. This volume contains the following stories: Trail Markers Executioner's Hill Black Wind Decapitator Asemon The Guns of Sakai
The assassin's road by Kazuo Koike( Book )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is more than just blood between parent and child. Itto Ogami and his son Daigoro have seen more blood flowing from more bodies than anyone in Edo, but what connects them is their spirit and path. In this collection of classic stories, Itto must protect a young girl after her family is destroyed by a cunning courtesan. Meanwhile, Itto's arch-enemy, Yagyu Retsudo, has sent the civilian police force to round up the Lone Wolf as a common criminal, and before long, Daigoro is coincidentally tangled in a messy pair of crimes. And, most dramatically, Itto returns to the scene of one of his past executions to enter a tender and honorable sword fight against an executed lord's former retainer. This volume contains the following stories: Dragnet Night Stalker Cloud Dragon, Wind Tiger Inn of the Last Chrysanthemum Penal Code Article Seventy-Nine
Samurai executioner by Kazuo Koike( )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the adventures of Kubikiri Asa, known as the Decapitator Asaemon, who was responsible for testing the swords for the shogun
The gateless barrier by Kazuo Koike( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic continues! Among the five stories in this issue: Cub has been captured while Lone Wolf lies unconscious! All of Cub's captors are cruel, all but the osue (the lowest maid). But her help may be her undoing. The household waits for the feared Lone Wolf to come looking for his son...and when he does...pick up Volume Two to find out what happens -- plus four other great stories, as this classic epic continues! This volume includes the following stories: Red Cat The Coming of the Cold Tragic O-Sue The Gateless Barrier Winter Flower
Lone Wolf & Cub omnibus by Kazuo Koike( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of Ogami Itto, a samurai framed and forced into exile with his infant son, as he pursues his quest for revenge against those who murdered his wife
Black wind by Kazuo Koike( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains five powerful, classic tales of the assassin Itto Ogami, the Lone Wolf, as he continues his journey to hell. The Yagyu clan, fearful of the growing legend surrounding Lone Wolf, has decided to protect itself by sending its own assassin after him, and later pit the greatest swordsman of a rival clan against him. Also, Lone Wolf must face the leader of a bounty-hunting gang who seeks revenge against Ogami for slaying his young lord years ago, and a master gunsmith who values the art of warfare above all else and will change his life forever. Don't miss a single volume of the acclaimed epic series that belongs on every bookshelf: Lone Wolf and Cub. This volume contains the following stories: Trail Markers Executioner's Hill Black Wind Decapitator Asemon The Guns of Sakai
Ko o kashi ude kashi tsukamatsuru( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 113 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
Lanterns for the dead by Kazuo Koike( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend of Lone Wolf and Cub continues to grow in this latest chapter of Koike and Kojima's epic samurai masterpiece chronicling the wanderings of Japan's deadliest assassin, Itto Ogami, and his infant son, Daigoro. In this volume, Ogami takes on the most dangerous killer of the countryside, foils the plans of a deceptive gambling troupe, tricks an evil lord into exposing his weak underbelly, and pits himself against the Shogun's dangerous and deadly Kurokawa ninja! Drawing extensively from Sun Tzu's The Art of War, and featuring the saddest puppy-dog story ever published, this must-have volume is packed with action and emotion. This volume contains the following stories: Lanterns for the Dead Deer Chaser Hunger Town The Soldier is the Castle One Stone Bridge
Chains of death by Kazuo Koike( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journey of vengeance in blood and honor continues. Under the itinerant thumb of Yagyu Retsudo, the Shogun's secret ninja warriors, the Kurokuwa clan, attempt to ensnare Ogami. Can the Lone Wolf break the chains? If so, there are many in line behind Yagyu waiting to challenge the masterful swordsman, such as a vengeful widow, numerous police, and the freezing cold of winter itself. Plus, read the story of Ogami's rise to the position of the Shogun's Officer of Death, feel the seething root of Retsudo Yagyu's bitterness against Ogami, and watch Ogami teach a proud thief about true honor and the wages of deception. Five action-packed chapters, including never-before-translated material, are included in the latest volume of this classic series. Read it on the bullet train to Edo! This volume contains the following stories: Tidings of the Geese The Frozen Crane Chains of Death The Infinite Path Thread of Tears Beku-no-ji
Echo of the assassin by Kazuo Koike( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Water, death, and angry ninja take the foreground in this exciting volume of the legendary Lone Wolf and Cub series! A pitiful ferryboat girl discovers the tragic ways of "A Wife of the Heart," as the Lone Wolf, Ogami Itto, stands against the man she loves. In "Wayward Swords," a rogue swordsman-for-hire learns a valuable lesson about Bushido, the Way of the Warrior, from the Lone Wolf. Afterwards, Ogami once again must face the treachery of the Kurokuwa ninja clan, then becomes a river porter to foil the secret plans of his enemy, the Yagyu clan, and in doing so declares war against them all! The Lone Wolf's actions lead to a nationwide manhunt and an epic, bloody battle unlike any in comics. Don't dare miss a volume of the series that belongs on every bookshelf: Lone Wolf and Cub. This volume contains the following stories: Wife of the Heart Wandering Samurai Echo of the Assassin Naked Worms The Yagyu Letter: Prologue
Hostage child by Kazuo Koike( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The six paths and four lives are split asunder, as Itto Ogami and Daigoro become separated in one of this series' most powerful stories to date! The Lone Wolf's arch-enemy, Yagyu Retsudo, pursues Ogami to retrieve the secret letter stolen from him, only to watch dozens of his men fall victim to the Lone Wolf's hungry sword! But Yagyu drives father and son apart as they tumble down a cliff and must survive on their own! Little Daigoro must begin his honorable search for his father. But with Yagyu's henchmen hunting high and low for the Lone Wolf and his cub, the net drags closer and the danger wraps tighter, but the blood flows ever freely... This volume contains the following stories: The Yagyu Letter The Tears of Daigoro The Fisherwoman's Love Drifting Shadows Straw Boy
Lone Wolf and Cub by Kazuo Koike( )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the adventures of Ogami Itto, a samurai framed and forced into exile, as he pursues his quest for revenge, carrying his infant son with him
Path of the assassin by Kazuo Koike( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A master ninja's duty is to protect the boy who would grow up to become Shogun and unify Japan
Samurai executioner by Kazuo Koike( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lone Wolf & Cub omnibus by Kazuo Koike( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ronin samurai Ogami Itto and his young son Daigoro travel a dark road, beset by enemies sworn to destroy the Lone Wolf and his Cub. But how did Ogami, once the shogun's loyal retainer and trusted executioner, become a dishonored fugitive marked for death by the shogun himself? What hidden forces moved to destroy Ogami's family and fuel his relentless quest for retribution?
Talisman of Hades by Kazuo Koike( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the epic samurai adventure
In these small hands by Kazuo Koike( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heaven and earth by Kazuo Koike( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rain. Poison. Explosives. Vengeance. It's a deadly combination that forms a volatile mixture of deceit, betrayal, and hate as the final showdown between Lone Wolf assassin Ogami Itto and his nemesis Retsudo begins. While the torrential rains continue to pound Edo, the fiery Retsudo and his bloodthirsty Yagyu army rush along the banks of the swelling Hatcho River, racing to beat a load of explosives that's traveling down the other side, heading right into the hands of the vengeful samurai Ogami. Meanwhile, the cunning poisoner Abeno sees his chance to destroy both sides as they run headlong on their collision course - he's going flood all of Edo! Forced to put their battle aside, Ogami and Retsudo find themselves fighting side by side to save all of Edo from the floods, while Ogami's little son Daigoro wanders alone, fighting for his life and searching for his father! It's a deluge of evil, and it threatens to wash away all that stands in its path!
Oya no kokoro ko no kokoro( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ogami Itto, previously the official Shogunate executioner, is now a wandering assassin stripped of everything but his son, two swords, and his desire for revenge. Ogami is hired to kill Oyuki, the tatooed mistress of the martial arts, but on the way to fulfill his mission he has to fight Yagyu Gunbei and other assassins from the Yagyu clan
Twilight of the Kurokuwa by Kazuo Koike( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Goseki 1928-2000 Kojima

Goseki, Kojima, 1928-2000

Kojima, Goseki

Kojima, Goseki 1928-2000

コジマ, ゴウセキ 1928-2000

小島, 剛夕 1928-2000

小島剛夕

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The assassin's roadSamurai executionerThe gateless barrierBlack windLanterns for the deadChains of deathHostage childLone Wolf and Cub