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Minekura, Kazuya

Overview
Works: 112 works in 371 publications in 7 languages and 3,068 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Animated television programs  Drama  Animated films  Fantasy television programs  Juvenile works  Action and adventure television programs 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN6790.J34, 741.5952
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kazuya Minekura
Saiyuki by Kazuya Minekura( Book )

106 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was a time of chaos, when Heaven and Earth were as one, and humans and demons - the youkai - lived together in peace. But now a great evil threatens this harmony. Sanzo is down and possibly out for the count as he tries to protect Goku from an old friend turned foe. In a fight, Goku's youkai power limiter shatters, sending Goku into a violent rampage
Saiyuki reload by Kazuya Minekura( Book )

64 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The renegade Sanzo priest Ukoku/Ni Jianyi tells Hazel of the Great Sage Equalling Heaven, the most dangerous youkai in the land, and that the Sage is traveling with the Sanzo party. Meanwhile, the Sanzo party ends up in a mysteriously prosperous and youkai-free village. How did they manage that?
Saiyūki by Kazuya Minekura( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sanzo, Goku and Hakkai are out to find 'God' -- and Gojyo. At the same time, Gojyo climbs the seemingly endless stairway to heaven and is assailed by a very maternal monster. The gang finally catches up to Gojyo, but the battle has just begun."--Publisher's description
Saiyūki by Kazuya Minekura( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A set of twins catches our heroes by surprise, trapping Goku and Hakkai in a magical gourd. Sanzo and Gojyo set off on a hunt to find and free their friends. But when they finally track down the duo, not everything is what it appears to be ..."--Publisher's description
Wild adapter by Kazuya Minekura( Book )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Makoto Kubota wandered through life, not taking things too seriously or looking too deep within himself. His job as the head of the Izumo Group's youth gang kept him pleasantly occupied with yakuza wars, mahjong and assassinations. . . Until the day he stumbled upon a strange drug called Wild Adapter that produces bizarre side-effects-- including death. Forever changed, Kubota becomes entangled with a drifter named Minoru Tokito, and the two form an unlikely companionship that draws them deeper into the mystery of Wild Adapter"--Website
Bus gamer : 1999-2001, the pilot edition by Kazuya Minekura( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Toki, Nobuto and Kazuo are hired to play the "Biz" game, company secrets and insane amounts of money collide in a frenzied competition that starts out as an innovative way to win cash. But as the game goes on, the players are ushered into a world filled with mystery ... deceit ... and murder. Suddenly they realize what is truly at stake-- their very lives!"--Page 4 of cover
Wild adapter by Kazuya Minekura( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Makoto Kubota wandered through life, not taking things too seriously or looking too deep within himself. His job as the head of the Izumo Group's youth gang kept him pleasantly occupied with yakuza wars, mahjong and assassinations. . . Until the day he stumbled upon a strange drug called Wild Adapter that produces bizarre side-effects-- including death. Forever changed, Kubota becomes entangled with a drifter named Minoru Tokito, and the two form an unlikely companionship that draws them deeper into the mystery of Wild Adapter"--Website
Wild adaptor by Kazuya Minekura( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A year has passed since Makoto Kubota left Sanada and the Izumo Organization in a rain of blood, and took in his little "stray cat." Kubota and Tokito may be living together, but Tokito is still as wild as ever, and without memory of his past or the origins of his grotesquely strong right arm. Later, Kubota bumps into a young runaway, who gets a rare glimpse into the private lives of these two young men
Saiyuki( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Japanese and English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonkind and man once lived in harmony. A group of demons now seek to resurrect a diabolical monster, a dark spiritual energy begins to cover the land. Now it's up to a renegade priest, a monkey king, a lecherous water sprite, and a sympathetic demon to stop the resurrection and return harmony to a dangerous land
Saiyuki( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He is powerful enough to grant divinity to demons that become his loyal subjects. He is strong enough to waltz into Houtou Castle and steal the Seiten Scripture out from under Gyokumen Koushu's nose. He is Homura, the Prince of War
Saiyuki( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The road west is marred by the potholes from the past. But was it these childhood burdens that made Sanzo, Hakkai, and Gojyo into the only men who could undertake this incredible journey!
Wild adapter by Kazuya Minekura( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping to pick up information on Wild Adapter and perhaps Tokito's forgotten past, Kubota and Tikito infiltrate a popular cult that preaches a return to a more animalistic level of humanity. But the yakuza are still hot on their tail, and there is a lot more to this new religion than just meditation and ritual chanting!
Wild adapter by Kazuya Minekura( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursued by rival yakuza factions and linked to the mysterious and dangerous drug, "Wild Adapter," the distant Kubota and prickly Tokito have formed a relationship where they trust no one but each other. But just how did the strange bond between a young man who cares for nothing but himself and a stray with a monstrous right hand come to pass in the first place? Finally, the missing year between volumes 1 and 2 is revealed, and we learn just what happened after Kubota picked up his little "stray cat" off the street!
Saiyuki( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a band of demonic forces decided mankind was no longer friend but food, it takes a renegade priest, a monkey king, a lecherous water sprite, and a sympathetic demon to stop the resurrection and return harmony to the dangerous land
Saiyuki( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The time is now for the War God to complete his plan--to replace the universe with a new Heaven and Earth. And sacrificing Son Goku is a price he'll gladly pay to do it!
Wild adapter by Kazuya Minekura( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saiyuki( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When our four heroes are forced to camp out during a storm, the closed atmosphere brings out the horror of long-buried memories. The tangled pasts of Hakkai, Gojyo, Sanzo, and Goku are fraught with murder, lies, and a bloodthirsty quest for vengeance!
Saiyuki requiem, the motion picture( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man and demon live in harmony in the land of Shangri-La until a rogue group of demons seek to ressurect an evil demon; now it is up to a band of unlikely heros made up of a renegade priest, a monkey king, a lecherous water sprite, and a sympathetic demon to save the world
Saiyuki reload( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary Sanzo group continues on the path to saving the world from the revival of Gyumaoh and his demons
Saiyuki reload( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary Sanzo group continues on the path to saving the world from the revival of Gyumaoh and his demons
 
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Alternative Names
Kazuya, Minekura

Kazuya, Minekura 1975-

Kazuya Minekura dessinateur japonais

Kazuya Minekura fumettista giapponese

Kazuya Minekura Japanese manga artist

Kazuya Minekura japanische Manga-Zeichnerin

Kazuya Minekura Japans mangaka

Minekura, Kazuya

Minekura, Kazuya 1975-...

Минэкура, Кадзуя

미네쿠라 카즈야 1975-

봉창가즈야 1975-

봉창かずや 1975-

ミネクラ, カズヤ

ミネクラ, カズヤ 1975-

峰倉 かずや 1975-....

峰倉かずや

峰倉和也

Languages
English (121)

Japanese (62)

French (19)

German (18)

Chinese (11)

Polish (8)

Spanish (4)

Covers
Saiyuki reloadSaiyūkiSaiyūkiWild adapterBus gamer : 1999-2001, the pilot editionWild adapterWild adaptorWild adapter