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Obata, Takeshi 1969-

Overview
Works: 734 works in 1,706 publications in 8 languages and 32,306 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Illustrator, Artist, Bibliographic antecedent, Draftsman, ilt, Creator, Contributor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN6790.J34, 741.5952
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Publications about Takeshi Obata
Publications by Takeshi Obata
Most widely held works about Takeshi Obata
 
Most widely held works by Takeshi Obata
Confluence by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
68 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,069 libraries worldwide
When high school student Light Yagami finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a Shinigami death god, he discovers that any person whose name is written in it dies, so Light decides to use the notebook to rid the world of evil
Give-and-take by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
24 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 1,261 libraries worldwide
L recruits Misa to infiltrate Kira and feed them information to bring them into the open
Desu nōto = Death note by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
65 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 890 libraries worldwide
L recuits Misa to infiltrate Kira and feed them information to bring them into the open
Target by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 686 libraries worldwide
When high school student Light Yagami finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a Shinigami death god, he discovers that any person whose name is written in it dies, so Light decides to use the notebook to rid the world of evil
Kindred spirit by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 678 libraries worldwide
When high school student Light Yagami finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a Shinigami death god, he discovers that any person whose name is written in it dies, so Light decides to use the notebook to rid the world of evil
Death note by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 671 libraries worldwide
L asks Light, though he is still under suspicion, to join the taskforce and help locate the second Kira. Light agrees so he can access the taskforce resources, but when he finally meets the new Kira, she's not at all what he expects. SUBJECT(S)
Boredom by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
Light tests the boundaries of the Death Note's powers as L and the police begin to close in. Luckily Light's father is the head of the Japanese National Police Agency and leaves vital information about the case lying around the house. With access to his father's files, Light can keep one step ahead of the authorities. But who is the strange man following him, and how can Light guard against enemies whose names he doesn't know?
Hikaru no go by Yumi Hotta( Book )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
Hikaru Shindo is like any sixth-grader in Japan: a pretty normal school boy with a two-tone head of hair and a penchant for antics. One day, he finds an old bloodstained Go board in his grandfather's attic-- and that's when things get really interesting. Trapped inside the Go board is Fujiwara-no-Sai, the ghost of an ancient Go master who taught the strategically complex board game to the Emperor of Japan many centuries ago
Hikaru no Go by Yumi Hotta( Book )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
Akira is beginning a new school year at Kaio Middle School. With his daunting reputation as the Toya Meijin's son, Akira finds he must prove himself to more than a few mean and jealous classmates. And with the help of upper-classman Yuri Hidaka, Akira finds the confidence to persevere in his hunt to beat Hikaru. Meanwhile, Hikaru is having a hard enough time just trying to find a third teammate to play in the Haze Middle School Go Club. A possible teammate arrives in the form of Yuki Mitani--but will he join their club or continue to swindle old timers for their pocket change?
Deletion by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 502 libraries worldwide
When high school student Light Yagami finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a Shinigami death god, he discovers that any person whose name is written in it dies, so Light decides to use the notebook to rid the world of evil
Hikaru no go by Yumi Hotta( Book )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
"With sure and steady moves, Sai and Hikaru are making a name for Hikaru Shindo as the one who might paossibly beat the venerable Akira Toya ... Principals, teachers and Go tournament kids alike are all wondering who this unruly bronco of a Go player is."--Cover
Bakuman by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
"Average student Moritaka Mashiro enjoys drawing for fun. When his classmate and aspiring writer Akito Takagi discovers his talent, he begs Moritaka to team up with him as a manga-creating duo. But what exactly does it take to make it in the manga-publishing world? Moritaka is hesitant to seriously consider Akito's proposal because he knows how difficult reaching the professional level can be. Still, encouragement from persistent Akito and motivation from his crush push Moritaka to test his limits!"--P. [4] of cover
Hikaru no go by Yumi Hotta( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
Tension is high during a Go tournament between the Kaio Go Club and the Haze Go Club, particularly during the final match between Akira and Hikaru. Afterward, Hikaru and Kimihiro learn more about playing the game and Hikaru finds a way to let Sai play all the Go he desires without drawing attention
Finis by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
"The human whose name is written in this note shall die" ... Light Yagami, a straight-A high school student, picked up this "death note" dropped into the human world and used it to rid the world of criminals. Years have passed, and various forces have tried to gain possession of the note, but the battle stops here
Hikaru no go by Yumi Hotta( Book )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
Hiraku manages to pass his insei test, but his new opponents are much stronger than he expected and he loses almost all of his games. Will he ever rank high enough to play against Akira Toya?
Hikaru no go by Yumi Hotta( Book )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
Sai's Internet Go games have people around the world guessing who he is. Akira, Hikaru's rival, suspects it's Hikaru himself. He even skips the first day of his pro exam for a re-match with "Sai."
Hikaru no go by Yumi Hotta( Book )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
Hiraku struggles to turn his losing streak at the insei school around in time for the Young Lions Tournament, where he could have a chance to play against his rival, Go prodigy Akira Toya. But that's only three months away!
Hikaru no go by Yumi Hotta( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
While practicing at Go salons, Hikaru mistakenly insults Suyong Hong, a twelve-year-old who is studying for the pro test in his native Korea. To settle their differences, they must play a grudge match
Hikaru no go by Yumi Hotta( Book )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 389 libraries worldwide
"Hikaru Shindo is like any sixth-grader in Japan: a pretty normal school boy with a two-tone head of hair and a penchant for antics. One day, he finds an old bloodstained Go board in his grandfather's attic-- and that's when things get really interesting. Trapped inside the Go board is Fujiwara-no-Sai, the ghost of an ancient Go master who taught the strategically complex board game to the Emperor of Japan many centuries ago."--Cover of v. 1
Bakuman by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
Big changes are in store now that Moritaka and Akito have their own series in Shonen Jump. Hanging out with their favorite manga creators, hiring assistants, keeping track of the weekly reader surveys -- life as a professional manga artist is tough! Can these two survive the pressure?
 
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Obata, Takeshi
Obata, Takeshi 1969-
Obata, Takeši 1969-
Takeshi, Obata
Takeshi Obata 1969-....
オバタ, タケシ 1969-
小畑 健 1969-....
小畑健 1969-
Languages
English (320)
Spanish (13)
French (11)
Japanese (6)
German (3)
Dutch (2)
Chinese (1)
Czech (1)
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