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Takahata, Isao

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Kaze no tani no Naushika = Nausicaä of the valley of the wind by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

38 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 1,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic coming-of-age tale of Nausicaa, a compassionate princess warrior striving to negotiate peace between kingdoms battling over the last of the planet's precious natural resources
The tale of the Princess Kaguya = Kaguyahime no monogatari by Isao Takahata( Visual )

58 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her, but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime
Grave of the fireflies : Hotaru no haka by Akiyuki Nosaka( Visual )

77 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Empire of the Sun crumbles upon itself and a rain of firebombs falls upon Japan, the final death march of a nation is echoed in millions of smaller tragedies. Seita and his younger sister Setsuko are two children born at the wrong time, in the wrong place, and now cast adrift in a world that lacks not the care to shelter them, but simply the resources. They are forced to fend for themselves in the aftermath of fires that swept entire cities from the face of the earth
Hotaru no haka = Grave of the fireflies by Isao Takahata( Visual )

32 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Empire of the Sun crumbles upon itself and a rain of firebombs falls upon Japan, the final death march of a nation is echoed in millions of smaller tragedies. Seita and his younger sister Setsuko are two children born at the wrong time, in the wrong place, and now cast adrift in a world that lacks not the care to shelter them, but simply the resources. They are forced to fend for themselves in the aftermath of fires that swept entire cities from the face of the earth
Pom poko by Shang Shang Typhoon( Visual )

72 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extraordinary tale of transformation and hope is told as the human world begins to encroach upon the animal world. When the raccoons of the Tama Hills are forced from their homes by encroaching houses and shopping malls, they band together and perfect the ancient art of transformation until they are able to appear as humans
Castle in the sky by Walt Disney( Visual )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy and a mysterious girl search for a fantastic floating castle while trying to outrun pirates, the army, and government agents
Only yesterday = Omoide poro poro( Visual )

52 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting family in the Japanese countryside, 27-year-old Taeko remembers her childhood spent solely in the city and wonders if her life has followed her childhood dreams
Hōhokekyo tonari no Yamada kun = My neighbors the Yamadas by Isao Takahata( Visual )

35 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in English and Japanese and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join in the adventures of the quirky Yamada family - brilliantly presented in a unique, visually striking comic strip style
Yume to kyōki no ōkoku = The kingdom of dreams and madness by Mami Sunada( Visual )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in Japanese and English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look inside the notoriously insular Studio Ghibli, a production company known for its animated films. Follows director Hayao Miyazaki, producer Toshio Suzuki, and director Isao Takahata for a year as the studio rushes to complete two films, Miyazaki's The Wind Rises and Takahata's The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
Castle in the sky by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pazu is an engineer's apprentice who finds Sheeta, a young girl, floating down from the sky, wearing a glowing pendant. Together, they discover both are searching for Laputa, a legendary floating castle, and vow to unravel the mystery of the luminous crystal around Sheeta's neck. Their quest won't be easy. There are greedy air pirates, secret government agents and astounding obstacles to keep them from learning the truth
Castle in the sky by Qijun Gong( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a world out of time. A world where a young boy's dreams soar as high as the mythical floating island known as Laputa. Pazu's dreams are about to be realized when Sheeta, a young princess and government escapee, literally floats down from the skies, saved only by a mysterious, glowing pendant, a pendant comprised of Levitation Crystal, the supposed power of Laputa itself. Now, pursued by pirates and Secret Service agents alike, Sheeta and Pazu seek the fabled island to fulfill Pazu's dreamquest and learn the secrets of Sheeta's clouded heritage
Le tombeau des lucioles by Isao Takahata( Visual )

29 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japon, été 1945. Les bombardiers américains arrosent Kobe de bombes incendiaires. Un jeune adolescent et sa petite soeur perdent leurs parents. Ils se réfugient dans leur famille proche mais cruelle. Leur quête désespérée d'un monde meilleur les amènera à traverser les ruines du Japon ensanglanté par la fin de cette guerre
Taiyou no ōji Horusu no daibōken = The great adventure of Horus, prince of the sun( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brave young boy who pulls a blade out from a centuries-old rock giant only to discover that it is the Sword of the Sun. If re-forged, the sword's destiny will transform the boy into the Prince of the Sun
Panda family!( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Mimiko who has no parents and lives with Papa Panda and his son, Panny
Jūniseiki no animēshon : kokuhō emakimono ni miru eigateki, anime-tekinaru mono by Isao Takahata( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in Japanese and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lupin III( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of his partner Jigen, Lupin takes on the world in elaborate heists, clasic car chases, and nasty explosions. Followed by two other unsavory characters, a buxom redhead and a swift swordsman, Lupin and his band of misfits always manage to get into trouble
Die letzten Glühwürmchen by Isao Takahata( Visual )

29 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan, 1945. Das Land steht kurz vor der Kapitulation, Hungersnöte und Bombenangriffe kosten viele Leben unter der Bevölkerung. Zwei Waisenkinder, der 14jährige Seita und seine kleine Schwester Setsuko, versuchen verzweifelt, in dieser Welt zu überleben - ein Ding der Unmöglichkeit. Aus dem gleichen Studio wie "Prinzessin Mononoke" stammend, beeindruckt dieser Film durch die gnadenlose Darstellung des Leids und der Hoffnungslosigkeit im Krieg
La tumba de las luciernagas( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Setsuko and Seita are brother and sister living in wartime Japan. After their mother is killed in an air raid they find a temporary home with relatives. They leave the city and live in an abandoned shelter. While their soldier father's destiny is unknown, the two depend on each other to keep a roof over their heads and food in their stomachs. When everything is in short supply, they gradually succumb to hunger and their only entertainment is the light of the fireflies
La tombe des lucioles by Akiyuki Nosaka( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two orphans in war-time Kobe, Japan, face fire-bombs, hunger, homelessness, and despair as the war and their lives come to an end
Panda family!( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl named Mimiko lives with Papa Panda and his son, Panny. Mimiko takes Panny to school, where, despite his efforts to behave, he causes a lot of trouble. Then he finds a baby tiger named Tiny, and the Panda family has further adventures looking for Tiny's mother and rescuing some animals from a trapped circus train
 
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Isao, Tahakata

Isao, Takahata

Isao Takahata 1935-2018

Isao Takahata animatore e regista giapponese

Isao Takahata director d'anime japonès

Isao Takahata director, productor y guionista de cintas de animación japonesa

Isao Takahata Japanese anime director

Isao Takahata japanischer Regisseur und Produzent

Isao Takahata Japans filmregisseur

Isao Takahata japansk regissør og producent

Isao Takahata japoński reżyser anime

Isao Takahata Réalisateur de film d'animation japonais et cofondateur du studio Ghibli

Takahata, Isao

Takahata, Isao 1935-

Takahata, Isao, 1935-2018

Takahata Isao japansk filmskapare

Takahata Iszao

Исао Такахата японский режиссёр анимации

Такахата Ісао

Такахата Ісао японський режисер анімації

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איסאו טקהאטה

اایسائو تاکاهاتا کارگردان ژاپنی

إيزاو تاكاهاتا

إيزاو تاكاهاتا مخرج أنمي ومنتج أفلام ياباني

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고전훈 1935-

다카하타 이사오

たかはたいさお 1935-

タカハタ, イサオ

タカハタ, イサオ 1935-

タカハタ, イサオ, 1935-2018

高畑, 勲

高畑 勲 1935-2018

高畑勳

高畑勲 1935-

高畑勲 1935-2018

高畑勳 日本動畫電影導演

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