WorldCat Identities

宮部みゆき 1960-

Works: 519 works in 1,390 publications in 8 languages and 9,515 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Comic books, strips, etc  Psychological fiction  Graphic novels  Young adult works  Drama  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author, Production personnel, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Originator
Classifications: PL856.I856, 895.635
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by 宮部みゆき
Brave story by Miyuki Miyabe( Book )

35 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a determined plan to reunite his mother and father, the 10-year-old boy named Wataru knowingly enters a fantasy realm inhabited by a goddess who has the power to change destiny. With the help of the Lizard Boy, the Cat Girl, and the Fire-breathing Dragon, Wataru faces a series of seemingly insurmountable obstacles on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. One way or another, the young hero must reach the Tower of Destiny and bring his mother and father back together again
All she was worth by Miyuki Miyabe( Book )

60 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tokyo's Inspector Shunsake Honma investigates the case of a woman who may have murdered another in order to take her identity. A tale of credit cards and debt and rampant consumerism in today's Japan
The devil's whisper by Miyuki Miyabe( Book )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan's bestselling mystery author, should garner new fans in the U.S. with this eerie tale that recalls some classic Japanese horror films. Mamoru Kusaka, a sensitive and intelligent teen, is troubled by the loss of his parents. Twelve years after his father disappeared following a municipal financial scandal, his mother has died of a stroke. As Mamoru tries to start a new life with relatives in Tokyo, his uncle, taxi driver Taizo Asano, is arrested after running over a young woman
Shadow family by Miyuki Miyabe( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compelling murder mystery focuses on the murky world of Internet chat rooms. Veteran Desk Sergeant Takegami finds himself in center stage of the investigations after his colleague is hospitalized
Crossfire by Miyuki Miyabe( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine possessing the paranormal ability to set someone on fire. Toast. Just by thinking about it. Junko Aoki has those pyrokinetic powers, and--in the third novel by Japanese horror-mystery writer Miyuki Miyabe to be translated into English--she's using them to leave a trail of smoldering bodies across Tokyo
The sleeping dragon by Miyuki Miyabe( Book )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kosaka, a journalist, joins forces with two young men who claim to have psychic powers, as they search for a young boy who has gone missing after a typhoon has struck Tokyo, each harboring suspicions about each other and the possibility that the boy has been murdered
The Book of Heroes by Miyuki Miyabe( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her brother Hiroki disappears after a violent altercation with school bullies, eleven-year-old Yuriko finds a magical book in his room which leads her to another world where she learns that Hiroki has been possessed by a spirit from The Book of Heroes
Riyū by Miyuki Miyabe( Book )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu jiang shu zai yi ge bao feng yu zhi ye, qian zhu bei xin cheng de yi zuo gao ji gong yu li fa sheng le yi jia si kou bei sha an, mi yi ban de an jian, cuo zong fu za
Shei? by Miyuki Miyabe( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Na mo naki doku by Miyuki Miyabe( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories about various types of poison that lurks everywhere. In one short story, the author writes about Saburou Sugimura, who is an editor of an internal newsletter for a monopolistic conglomerate. He goes to visit a private detective Kitami where he meets a schoolgirl who lost her grandfather to an indiscriminate random poisoning incident
Brave story. a retelling of a classic by Miyuki Miyabe( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life couldn't be more average for Junior High School student Wataru, whose only real skill is playing video games. But that all changes in the blink of an eye when a mysterious transfer student comes to his school and drags him into a land of magic and monsters. Now, Wataru must face challenges he could not imagine in even his wildest dreams
Yōkai dai sensō = The great yokai war( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy with a troubled home life becomes "chosen," and he stumbles into the middle of a great spirit war, where he meets a group of friendly spirits who become his companions through his journey. Now he must fight to protect his friends and free the world of the spirits from oppression
Ji mo lie ren = sa bi si i ka ri yu u do by Miyuki Miyabe( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A business card found in a book in a small-town bookstore starts off this mystery novel
Ban gui lian by Miyuki Miyabe( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ico, castle in the mist by Miyuki Miyabe( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iko, a boy with horns, is sent to an evil castle shrouded in mist, where he meets an imprisoned girl named Yoruda. Then, he decides to fight the castle lord to overcome his destiny and escape with Yoruda
Guai by Miyuki Miyabe( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lin ren de fan zui by Miyuki Miyabe( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brave story. a retelling of a classic by Miyuki Miyabe( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After proving their innocence, Wataru, Kaori and Ki-Kiima are released from the Gasara town jail, prepared to help the Branch defeat the fanatical "Church of the Elder God." Enter "Left Snake-Tail" Gruse, a member of the northern empire's elite guard, who is determined to keep our heroes from accomplishing their mission. When "Left Snake-Tail" soundly defeats Wataru and Ki-Kiima and brings Kaori as his captive to the Church of the Elder God camp, will Kaori be able to infiltrate their stronghold from within?"--Cover
Level 7 by Miyuki Miyabe( Book )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gate of sorrows by Miyuki Miyabe( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A series of murders shocks Tokyo's Shinjuku ward, but Shigenori, a retired police detective, is instead obsessed with a gargoyle that seems to move. College freshman Kotaro launches a web-based investigation of the killer, and comes to find that answers may lie within an abandoned building in the center of Japan's busiest neighborhood, and beyond the Gate of Sorrows. In this New Adult sequel to Miyabe's The Book of Heroes, you will meet monsters from other worlds and ordinary horrors that surpass even supernatural threats"--
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Audience level: 0.38 (from 0.22 for Brave stor ... to 0.91 for Daigakusei ...)

Brave story
Alternative Names
Mijabè, Mijuki

Mijabė, Mijuki 1960-

Miyabe M.

Miyabe, Miyuki

Miyabe, Miyuki 1960-

Miyuki Miyabe

Miyuki, Miyabe 1960-

Miyuki Miyabe a popular contemporary Japanese author active in a number of genres that include science fiction, mystery fiction, historical fiction, social commentary, and young adult literature

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Yabe, Mikuyi 1960-

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Миюки Миябэ

Миябэ Миюки

Миябэ, Миюки 1960-

Міюкі Міябе

ميوكي ميابي

궁부미유키 1960-

궁부みゆき 1960-

미야베 미유키

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ミヤベ, ミユキ

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宮部美幸 1960-

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矢部, みゆき

Japanese (189)

English (79)

Chinese (47)

French (16)

Korean (16)

German (8)

Vietnamese (1)

Russian (1)

All she was worthThe devil's whisperShadow familyCrossfireThe sleeping dragonThe Book of HeroesRiyūBrave story. a retelling of a classic