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Shirodaira, Kyō 1974-

Overview
Works: 151 works in 235 publications in 2 languages and 2,774 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Comics (Graphic works)  Fiction  Young adult works  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Horror comic books, strips, etc  Drama  Animated television programs  Fantasy television programs 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PN6790.J34, 741.5952
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Kyō Shirodaira
Publications by Kyō Shirodaira
Most widely held works by Kyō Shirodaira
The record of a fallen vampire by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
25 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 583 libraries worldwide
"Thousands of years ago, Vampire King Akabara lost both his kingdom and his queen. Since humans were unable to kill the queen, they sealed her away, erecting thousands of fake seals so that the king would never find her true location. Despite being pursued by relentless dhampires, Akabara continues to search for his queen to this day. Dhampire leader Bridget delivers a shocking revelation about Akabara and his queen, Adelheid! The mystery of Akabara's dark past continues to unwind, but can the truth Bridget divulges be trusted?"--Page 4 of cover
Spiral. the bonds of reasoning by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
"Despite thorough planning and preparation, the offensive against Kanon is not going well. Bruised and broken, Rio, Ryouko, and Kousuke are no closer to reaching Kanon than when they started. But Ayumu's trusty information-gathering sidekick is ready and willing to help out. Now they know where Kanon is holding the hapless Ayumu hostage, but they're still in no shape attack. Thankfully, Rio managed to nick Kanon with an anesthetic bullet in their last assault, so he too is taking time to recover. Now everyone's attention is on the mysterious representative of the 'Watchers' who has arrived to hear Kanon's demands"--Publisher's web site
The record of a fallen vampire by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
"...Despite a solemn promise never to do so, Adelheid decides she must reveal who really killed Stella. The revelation is a shock, but not to Strauss, who found out long ago not only who the murderer was but what had prompted such a heinous act. But can any of this really matter with Earth facing an imminent alien invasion?"--P. [4] of cover
Spiral : the bonds of reasoning by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
When world-class detective Kiyotaka Narumi suddenly disappears after vowing to uncover the mystery of the Blade Children, his younger brother, Ayumu, takes up the investigation and uncovers more questions than answers about who and what they are
The record of a fallen vampire by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
"Thousands of years ago, Vampire King Akabara 'Red Rose' Strauss lost both his kingdom and his queen. Since humans were unable to kill the queen, they sealed her away, erecting thousands of fake seals so that the king would never find her true location. Despite being pursued by relentless dhampires, Akabara continues to search for his queen to this day. Akabara's quest takes a sinister turn when an entity called the Black Swan appears. The Black Swan inhabits the body of a young human girl every 50 years, giving her the power to destroy the Vampire King and his queen. With each incarnation the Black Swan grows stronger -- will the 49th Black Swan mean the end of Akabara?"
The record of a fallen vampire by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Vampire King Akabara "Red Rose" Strauss continues his quest to find his imprisoned queen, while the events of one thousand years ago are revealed, including the circumstances of Bridget's birth, and the political struggles of the age
Spiral. the bonds of reasoning by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
"Hizumi's "happy high schooler" facade begins to crumble as Ayumu confronts Kirie about Hizumi's cheerful acceptance of the fate that awaits him. Big brother Kiyotaka has always cast a shadow over Ayumu's life, but what kind of despair has Hizumi known that would make him so ready to die? Hizumi still hasn't laid all of his cards on the table, and his next play could take out one of the Blade Children for good."--Page 4 of cover
The record of a fallen vampire by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
"Thousands of years ago, Vampire King Akabara 'Red Rose' Strauss lost both his kingdom and his queen. Since humans were unable to kill the queen, they sealed her away, erecting thousands of fake seals so that the king would never find her true location. Despite being pursued by relentless dhampires, Akabara continues to search for his queen to this day ... Now that she knows the truth about Stella and the Black Swan, Kayuki is faced with a fateful decision concerning the conflict between her and Strauss. Strauss and Adelheid, meanwhile, prepare to deal with the looming alien invasion, knowing that the future of vampires, dhampires and humans depends on overcoming seemingly insurmountable odds!"--Page 4 of cover
Spiral by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Though he's gifted at playing the piano, Ayumu Narumi's musical passion is conflicted because it constantly reminds him that he's no match for his missing older brother, Kiyotaka. But when a world-renowned pianist (and member of the Blade Children), Eyes Rutherford, sets his sights on testing the younger Narumi, Ayumu must confront his self-doubt to save himself and solve another hideous murder. Could it be that Ayumu's fate was intertwined with that of the Blade Children even before his journey began?
Spiral by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
"When an unexpected source promises to give Ayumu Narumi a few clues about the Blade Children, the deceptively cute Rio, a Blade Child herself, ruthlessly murders the man in broad daylight! Faced with another brutal murder to solve and one step further from discovering what the Blade Children really are, Ayumu and Hiyono find themselves the direct targets of Rio's malice. Even when her murderous plot seemingly backfires, Rio challenges Ayumu to a life-and-death gamble. Only this time Hiyono calls Rio's bet and raises her one! Who will emerge victorious?"--Page 4 of cover
Spiral. bonds of reasoning by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
World-class detective Kiyotaka Narumi's last words prior to his sudden disappearance continue to haunt his younger brother, Ayumu. The cheeky 10th-grader becomes further embroiled in the mystery when he is mistaken for the prime suspect in a murder at his school. Led by Ayumu's sister-in-law, Kiyotaka's wife and fellow detective, Madoka, the investigation into the murder gives Ayumu a chance to clear his name. But in doing so, he not only uncovers ties to the Blade Children but also more questions than answers about who and what they are
Spiral by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 59 libraries worldwide
"Though Ayumu is steadily losing confidence, the Blade Children are gearing up to act against Kanon's threat. Claiming the newspaper room as their temporary headquarters (much to Hiyono's dismay), Rio, Kousuke, and Ryouko organize their offensive with an array of weaponry to take down their former friend. But when Eyes makes an unexpected recovery, Kanon is pressured to make his move, putting Ayumu and the entire school in danger. How will Auymu's logic and reasoning fare against Kanon's brute violence?"--Cover
Spiral. the bonds of reasoning by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
"When Hiyono turns the tables on Rio and Kousuke and demands a rematch for Ayumu, she ends up getting kidnapped! However, it looks like there'll be a rematch after all. In exchange for his trusty information dealer, Ayumu must hand over Hiyono's hard evidence against the Blade Children-- in one of Rio's devilish games! Will Ayumu's pride be his downfall?"--Publisher's web site
The record of a fallen vampire by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
"WIth aliens poised to take over Earth, Akabara forges a tentative alliance with the humans to help fight off the invasion. But can everyone on the team be trusted, especially since the Black Swan's ultimate mission is to kill Akabara."--Page 4 of cover
Spiral. the bonds of reasoning by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
"The battle with Kanon may be over, but it's going to be some time before Ayumu and the others fully recover from the ordeal. As the police and media casually sweep the entire incident under the rug, Ayumu realizes he's no closer to solving the mystery of the Blade Children. But a month in the hospital is a prime opportunity to gather information from his fellow inpatients, who seem ready to share the secrets of their curse. A dark and dangerous path lies ahead ... Has Ayumu grown strong enough to face it?"--Page 4 of cover
Spiral. the bonds of reasoning by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
"Hizumi makes his final plea, begging Ayumu to accept the fate that has been forced upon them. By killing Hizumi and taking out Kiyotaka before his own natural demise, Ayumu can remove all the supernatural pieces on the board. After what he's been through, Ayumu certainly intends to meet his brother, but will he face Kiyotaka in the name of defiant hope--or broken surrender? That may depend on Kiyotaka, as he reveals his last cruel twist of the plot in the final volume of Spiral."--Page 4 of cover
Spiral by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
"Now in Japan, Kanon Hilbert immediately goes on the hunt for Blade Children! Eyes, Ryouko, Rio, and Asazuki are there to prevent Kanon from doing as he pleases, but their numbers take a hit when he targets two of them on the sly. And when Kanon requests Ayumu's cooperation, his methods make it clear that he won't take no for an answer!"--Page 4 of cover
Spiral : the complete series ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
"What are the Blade Children? This is a question Ayumu Narumi has been asking himself since his brother's disappearance two years before. But today isn't the day to be bothering with such questions, as Ayumu finds himself accused of murder. In the attempt to defend himself against these growing allegations, the young man must unwrap the mystery of the Blade Children. Who are they? What have they done to deserve their fate? Why do they believe Ayumu to be the key to their salvation? Only one thing is certain: the Blade Children will stop at nothing to complete their destiny"--Container
Spiral by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
"The Blade children are on the alert as the first 'hunter' -- Kanon Hilbert, a fellow Blade child and Eyes Rutherford's childhood friend -- is sent to eradicate them"--Cover
Record of a fallen vampire by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Kyo Shirodaira
Kyō Shirodaira 1974-...
Kyō Shirodaira Japanese comics artist
Kyō Shirodaira Japans striptekenaar
Kyōta Shirodaira 1974-...
SHIRODAIRA, K. Y. O.
Shirodaira, Kyō 1974-
Shirodaira, Kyo 1976-
Shirodaira Kyōta 1974-....
Shirodaira, Shiro 19..-...
Сиродаира, Кё
성평경 1976-
시로다이라 쿄 1976-
シロダイラ, キョ 1976-
シロダイラ, キョウ
シロダイラ, キョウ 1974-
城平 京 1974-....
城平 京太 1974-....
城平京
城平京, 1974-
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Japanese (3)
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