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Obata, Takeshi 1969-

Overview
Works: 671 works in 1,550 publications in 8 languages and 31,156 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  Horror comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Draftsman, ilt, Creator, 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 )
46 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,424 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 )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,309 libraries worldwide
L recuits Misa to infiltrate Kira and feed them information to bring them into the open
Target by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 729 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
Boredom by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 642 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?
Contact by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
19 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and French and held by 622 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 )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 555 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
Desu nōto = Death note by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
29 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 554 libraries worldwide
Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects--and he's bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami (death god). Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and now Light has vowed to use the power of the Death Note to rid the world of evil. Will Light's noble goal succeed, or will the Death Note turn him into the very thing he fights against?
Hikaru no go by Yumi Hotta( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 554 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 )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 528 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?
Love by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 522 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
Deletion by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 516 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 : black edition by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
40 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 484 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 )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
"With sure and steady moves, Sai and Hikaru are making a name for Hikaru Shindo as the one who might possibly 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
Finis by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 464 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 )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
As tension rises in the Go tournament, there is a telling match between Akira and Hikaru, but which one wins?
Hikaru no go by Yumi Hotta( Book )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and German and held by 446 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 )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 441 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."
Bakuman by Tsugumi Ōba( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 435 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 )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 425 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 )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 422 libraries worldwide
Hikaru faces the preliminary rounds of the pro test in which he must eliminate all opponents, including one who seems to know how to exploit Hikaru's weaknesses
 
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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 (244)
French (21)
Japanese (12)
German (11)
Spanish (11)
Polish (3)
Dutch (2)
Czech (1)
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