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Shirodaira, Kyō 1974-

Overview
Works: 179 works in 284 publications in 1 language and 2,994 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Comics (Graphic works)  Fiction  Young adult works  Horror comic books, strips, etc  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Fantasy comics  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery comics 
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
Spiral : the bonds of reasoning by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 182 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 )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
"Thousands of years ago, Vampire King Akabara Rosered 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?"--P [4] cover
The record of a fallen vampire by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 141 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 is heavily injured during his battle against Kayuki, the newest incarnation of the Black Swan. Kayuki remains shrouded in mystery--not only does she bear a striking resemblance to the previous Black Swan, but she also offers Akabara a temporary truce! Why does she need to keep the Vampire King alive?"--Cover
The record of a fallen vampire by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 134 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 )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 125 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?"--Cover
The record of a fallen vampire by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 115 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
The record of a fallen vampire by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
"Recollections of the past come to an end just as the terrors of the present are unleashed! The survival of humans and dhampires alike depends on Strauss, but does he dare take action and thus reveal one of his most closely guarded secrets?"--Page 4 of cover
The record of a fallen vampire by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
"Long ago, Strauss tried to bring peace to his realm by exposing himself to sunlight, only to have that very sunlight betray him. Now, with his queen freed from her imprisonment, Strauss reveals that her far more bitter betrayal, the cause of his thousand-year quest for revenge, was never what it seemed!"
Spiral : the bonds of reasoning by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
"When Kirie's DNA tests on Ayumu, Hizumi, and their respective older brothers yield shocking results, the disgruntled Watcher confronts the only two people who can confirm the truth of Ayumu's parentage: his mom and dad. What she learns shakes her to the core, burt how will Ayumu react when Hizumi reveals how science has warped their fates? Will Ayumu's resolve to save the Blade Children remain firm, or will anger and despair cause him to waver?"--Page 4 of cover
The record of a fallen vampire by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 88 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?"--Page 4 of cover
Spiral by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 80 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 78 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
The record of a fallen vampire by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 68 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. bonds of reasoning by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 66 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
In/spectre by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
"The 17 year-old Kotoko has a unique situation. When she was a child, she was kidnapped by spirits called yōkai, and returned missing one leg and one eye. Since then, she has been able to communicate with other worldly forces, both benevolent and dangerous"--Page 4 of cover
Spiral. the bonds of reasoning by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 57 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
Spiral by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 54 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 2009 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
"Kanon is startled by the sudden arrival of Madoka Narumi, but not so much as to shake his aggressive offense. Still, it's enough to give Rio the chance to rescue the captive Ayumu. Free at last, Ayumu must face the difficult decision that lies before him. Is his only option to kill Kanon? As the Blade Children fall back and lick their wounds, Ayumu must find a solution to end Kanon's reign of terror once and for all, even if it means becoming a murderer himself"--Publisher's web site
Spiral. the bonds of reasoning by Kyō Shirodaira( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
"Hiyono's gamble has bought Ayumu some time, but is ten minutes long enough to reason out an effective plan? Ayumu kicks his mind into overdrive, orchestrating a series of wave attacks designed to overcome Kanon's incredible fighting skills. But should any member of his already battered team miss their mark, it could mean death for them all. As the players move into position, Ayumu stands to face Kanon in what will be their final showdown."--P. [4] of cover
 
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Alternative Names
Kyo Shirodaira
Kyō Shirodaira 1974-...
Kyo Shirodaira auteur de bande dessinée japonais
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, 1974-
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