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Shimizu, Takashi 1972-

Overview
Works: 152 works in 264 publications in 8 languages and 3,481 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comic books, strips, etc  Biography  Film adaptations  Graphic novels  Horror films  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Instrumentalist, Producer, Performer, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Takashi Shimizu
The grudge by Takashi Shimizu ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Karen is an American nurse living and working in Tokyo who agrees to cover the shift of another nurse. When she enters the assigned home, she discovers an elderly woman who is lost in a catatonic state. As she tends the woman, Karen hears scratching sounds upstairs and goes to investigate. Within this house is a chain of terror more terrifying than she could ever imagine, resulting from a terrifying evil that was born years before. As more people die, Karen is pulled into the cycle of horror and learns the secret of the vengeful curse. Now she must stop it before it's too late
The grudge 2 by Takashi Shimizu ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Karen's sister, Audrey, been affected by the supernatural curse. Audrey is trying to find the origin of the hate infected curse and find a way to free herself. The quest involves families who are living in Chicago, a photojournalist from Hong Kong, and three schoolgirls from Tokyo's International High School. This group of unrelated strangers try to find and stop the curse before it becomes too late
Juon ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eerie tale of a family who is brutally killed in their own home, leaving behind an evil spirit lurking in the shadows. When an unknowing homecare worker enters the house, the spirit is awakened and a terrifying chain of events begin
Rinne ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirty-five years after the slaughter, a film director returns to the scene of a mass murder to recreate the gruesome killings on film. As he and his crew step into the now abandoned hotel, the cast members begin to see creepy visions and nightmares. When shooting commences, the cast members begin to suffer very familiar fates-- the exact fate they are to act out in the film
Ju-on 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young couple and a tragic car accident which leaves Kyoko, a pregnant television star, devastated. With her fiancé in a coma and her unborn baby supposedly miscarried, she continues with her blossoming career in horror films. But when she agrees to appear in a pseudo-documentary about the "haunted house" where Kayako and Toshio still "reside," the virus of the Grudge begins anew. Soon, everyone involved with the production is missing or dead, and Kyoko, who has recently been informed that she is still pregnant, begins to realize that what she is carrying may not be hers at all
Marebito ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Masuoka (Shinya Tsukamoto) is a cameraman possessed by the craving to understand fear. When he begins to uncover the horrifying secrets of a beautiful, mute girl, he realizes that he has found the key to gaining the terrible knowledge he so craves
Ju-On : video side / story by Takashi Shimizu ; Manga adapation by Miki Rinno by Miki Rinno ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ju-On - video side - is the manga adaptation of the Japanese horror movie that spawned an enormous franchise in Japan... and inspired a blockbuster Hollywood remake! This chilling tale of murder, secrets and revenge centers on a home and the ugly events that transpired there. The place now has new owners, but there is a vile presence that permeates the building and pollutes every surface. What wickedness set off this unstoppable angry spirit? Why has its bloody grudge infected the home and its inhabitants? In the spirit of The Ring, Ju-On delivers a dark warning of a cursed spirit and the corrupting influence it has on the living
Yume jūya ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Delves into the surreal subconscious with ten madly imaginative, reality-subverting visions that range from wonderfully wacky to nightmarishly unsettling
Ju-on the grudge ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Hollywood blockbuster - The Grudge, the normal facade of a modest house in Tokyo belies the hidden terror within. It is possessed by a violent plague that destroys the lives of everyone who enters. Known as "The Grudge", this curse causes its victims to die in the grip of a powerful rage and passes like a virus to all those who enter the house in an endless, growing chain of horror
Rigor mortis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in Chinese and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A washed-up actor, desperate and suicidal, moves into a haunted apartment building where zombies, vampires, ghosts, Taoist exorcists and undead souls prey upon his sanity
Ju-On 2 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yayoi Kusama I love me ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary showing Japanese avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama at work
Dark tales of Japan ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in Chinese and Japanese and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes an introduction and five horror tales by Japanese horror directors
Tormented ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daigo doesn't speak anymore. Not since he killed that rabbit on the playground at school. His sister, Kiriko, is worried because he's bullied, he sleepwalks and their father is no help. They never should have gone to that 3D movie. The one with the stuffed rabbit that floated out of the screen. Now Daigo is missing. He's in danger and Kiriko will have to follow him into a world of nightmares to discover the truth
Shock labyrinth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of teenagers take a sick friend to a hospital only to find out it is a horrific labyrinth
Katsura Funakoshi whispering gaze by Tomoaki Kawai ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Witness the visionary sculptor Katsura Funakoshi as he breathes life into camphor wood. His human-like sculptures are known for their distant gaze as if pondering philosophical thoughts and projecting subtle yet bold emotions
Ju-on by Takashi Shimizu ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Japanese and English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eerie tale of a family who is brutally killed in their own home, leaving behind an evil spirit lurking in the shadows. When an unknowing homecare worker enters the spirit is awakened and a terrifying chain of events begin
Hisashi Tenmyouya samurai nouveau ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles Hisashi Tenmyouya, who paints in the Japanese neo-traditional style
Reincarnation ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirty-five years after the slaughter, a film director returns to the scene of a mass murder to recreate the gruesome killings on film. As he and his crew step into the now abandoned hotel, the cast members begin to see creepy visions and nightmares
Ju-on ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ju-On: White Ghost tells the story of senior high school student Arkane, whose strong ESP power induces him into seeing Mirai, the ghost of an old school friend. Ju-On: Black Ghost tells the chilling story of a young woman called Fukie who discovers that she's carrying an unborn 'grudge', which vengefully curses all those around her
 
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Alternative Names
Shimizu, Takashi.
Shimizu, Takashi 1972-
Šimizu, Takaši 1972-
Takashi Shimizu 1972-....
シミズ, タカシ 1972-
清水 崇 1972-....
清水崇 1972-
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