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Obata, Takeshi 1969-

Overview
Works: 496 works in 1,678 publications in 12 languages and 31,607 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Fiction  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Young adult works  Juvenile works  Ghost stories  Comics (Graphic works)  Drama  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Artist, Bibliographic antecedent, Draftsman, Creator, Contributor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN6790.J34, 741.5952
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Publications about Takeshi Obata
Publications by Takeshi Obata
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Most widely held works by Takeshi Obata
Death note by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
412 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 9,887 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
Hikaru no go by Yumi Hotta( Book )
261 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 5,470 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
Bakuman by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
133 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,897 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!"--Page 4 of cover
Boredom by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 622 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?
Deletion by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 499 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
Bakuman by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 462 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? After losing to manga genius Eiji Nizuma, Moritaka and Akito make it their mission to beat this rival-- even going to far as to ignore their editor's wishes! But will this decision ultimately help or harm their cause?"--Page 4 of cover
Finis by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 444 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 )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 409 libraries worldwide
The main round of the pro test has begun. Everyone's feeling the pressure, no one more so than Hikaru's friend Isumi, who has failed the test twice before. Fighting off his feelings of self-doubt, Isumi faces his next opponent, who turns out to be Hikaru. But a careless mistake lands the pair in an awkward position!
Hikaru no go by Yumi Hotta( Book )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Hikaru's career as a professional Go player begins. In his first game he must face veteran player Toya Meijin, none other than Akira's father. But to Sai, this round is "personal."
Bakuman by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 369 libraries worldwide
Moritaka and Akito find themselves with another rival for space in "Weekly Shonen Jump" when Aiko Iwase teams up with Eiji, making it even more difficult to achieve their dream. Plus, Akito must face Kaya's father, a master in karate, to ask permission to marry her
Bakuman by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 365 libraries worldwide
"With Hattori, their former editor, helping out again, Moritaka and Akito do everything they can to make their new series the best it can be. Moritaka works on the character designs while Akito tries to come up with the perfect names for the characters and the series itself. But when it debuts in Weekly Jump magazine, can it take the top spot?!"--Publisher's web site
Bakuman by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 351 libraries worldwide
"With their new series Perfect Crime Party doing well in Weekly Shonen Jump, Moritaka and Akito sets their sights on beating their rivals in the magazine. But just as their dreams seem within reach, some surprising news will deal them an unexpected setback"--Publisher's web site
Bakuman by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Moritaka and Akito are posed a challenge by Nanamine, whose manga is struggling, but accepting it could put everything they've worked for at risk. And, Akito reacts when the media places the spotlight on their series for the wrong reason
Bakuman by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 333 libraries worldwide
"Is Akito Takagi and Moritaka Mashiro's newest rival also their greatest fan? The duo is asked to judge a manga contest and the best entry reminds them of their own creations. But who is this mysterious new artist and what are his controversial methods of creating manga?"--The publisher
Bakuman by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 329 libraries worldwide
"Eiji Nizuma announces that if he can top the Weekly Shonen Jump survey results for ten straight weeks, he will have one of the manga series in the magazine canceled. But which series does Eiji want to cancel? And what will Ashirogi and the other manga creators do to stop him?!"--Page 4 of cover
All you need is kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka( Book )
18 editions published in 2014 in 6 languages and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Conscripted by alien invaders and forced to die on the battlefield, Keiji Kiriya is astonished to find himself alive the next morning and sent out to die again, a cycle he is forced to repeat unendingly before he learns of the existence of a woman soldier who may enable his escape
Bakuman by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
"As the veteran manga artists start taking over Weekly Shonen Jump, the younger artists feel the pressure. But what is behind this sudden surge of older artists making a comeback in the magazine? And what is the connection between Azuma and Moritaka's late uncle?"--Page 4 of cover
Hikaru no go. sai vs. toya koyo by Yumi Hotta( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
When Hikaru convinces go master Toya Meijin to play Sai online, the meijin raises the stakes: if he wins, "sai" must reveal his true identity; if he loses, he will quit the game forever! Then, Hikaru challenges himself by playing Kurata 6 dan. How do you win a game in which both players use the same color stones?!
How to Read by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and French and held by 311 libraries worldwide
A guide to the manga series "Death Note" provides character profiles, interviews with the author and artist, plotlines, commentary on the design process, trivia, and a series of side stories not published in the original series
Bakuman by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
"After being told their current series Perfect Crime Party will not be turned into an anime, Moritaka and Akito start planning on ways to create a second series. Their best chance might be to do well in a new contest where they will compete with their rivals over who can create the best romance story!"--Page 4 of cover
 
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Alternative Names
Obata T.
Obata, Takeshi
Obata, Takeshi 1969-
Obata Takesi
Obata, Takeši 1969-
Takeshi, Obata
Takeshi, Obata 1969-
Takeshi Obata fumettista e character designer giapponese
Takeshi Obata Japanese manga artist
Takeshi Obata japanischer Mangaka
Takeshi Obata Japans mangaka
Takeşi Obata
Обата, Такэси
Такэси Обата
Թաքեշի Օբատա
تاكيشي أوباتا
تاکه‌شی اوباتا
ทะเกะชิ โอะบะตะ
소전건 1969-
오바타 다케시
오바타 타케시 1969-
オバタ, タケシ 1969-
小畑, 健
小畑 健 1969-....
小畑健 1969-
Languages
English (532)
Japanese (142)
French (141)
Chinese (51)
German (34)
Spanish (23)
Polish (13)
Korean (13)
Swedish (12)
Dutch (2)
Hungarian (1)
Italian (1)
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