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Arai, Takahiro

Overview
Works: 111 works in 157 publications in 2 languages and 6,033 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Comic books, strips, etc  Horror comic books, strips, etc  Young adult works  Graphic novels  Horror tales 
Roles: Illustrator, con, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.S52823, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Takahiro Arai
Publications by Takahiro Arai
Most widely held works by Takahiro Arai
Cirque du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 569 libraries worldwide
Two boys who are best friends visit an illegal freak show, where an encounter with a vampire and a deadly spider forces them to make life-changing choices
Vampire Mountain by Darren Shan( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
"Darren and Mr. Crepsley embark on a dangerous trek to the very heart of the vampire world. Will a meeting with the Vampire Princes restore Darren's human side, or turn him further toward the darkness? Only one thing is certain-- Darren's initiation into the vampire clan is more deadly than he ever could have imagined"--Publisher's web site
Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
"Darren Shan's days as an ordinary schoolboy are over, and his life as the vampire's assistant has begun! With his mentor, Lartan Crepsley, Darren joins the Cirque Du Freak and slowly begins settling into his new role there, an adjustment made simpler when he makes a couple of new friends. But life as a half-vampire can never be easy or ordinary -- as Darren learns only too well when tragedy strikes!"--P. [4] of cover
Cirque du freak by Darren Shan( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
"Accompanying his master, Mr. Crepsley, on a trip to the city, half-vampire Darren Shan is ready to enjoy a pleasant holiday away from the Cirque du Freak with his friend Evra. But when he learns of a string of grisly murders whose victims have been drained of blood, Darren begins to suspect that his mentor may be involved. Has Mr. Crepsley crossed the line, or could it be that some creature more fearsome than a vampire haunts the city's streets?"--Publisher's web site
Cirque du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
In agreeing to undergo the Trials of Initiation in order to restore Mr. Crepsley's honor, Darren may have bitten off more than a half-vampire can chew. Each trial is more taxing than the last, and despite his resolve, Darren simply may not be up to the task! In the depths of Vampire Mountain, through, a threat even deadlier than the Trials is stirring ..."--P. [4] of cover
Cirque du freak by Darren Shan( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
"Darren Shan, the vampire's assistant, faces certain death. Branded a traitor, betrayed by a friend, hunted by the vampire clan -- can Darren reverse the odds and outwit a Vampire Prince and scores of murderous vampanese, or is this the end of thousands of years of vampire rule?"--Cover
Cirque du freak by Darren Shan( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
"Setting out from Vampire Mountain, Darren embarks on a mission as part of an elite quartet sent to find the Vampanese Lord. Along their journey, though, they are imparted an ominous prophecy: '--If you have faced the Vampaneze Lord four times and failed to kill him, only one of you will be alive to witness the fall of the vampire clan'"--P. [4] of cover
Cirque du freak by Darren Shan( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Darren Shan, a normal human boy, is coerced by the vampire Larten Crepsley into becoming his assistant and a half-vampire
Cirque du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and French and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Darren Shan, a normal human boy, is coerced by the vampire Larten Crepsley into becoming his assistant and a half-vampire
Cirque du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
"Outnumbered, outsmarted, and desperate, the hunters are on the run, pursued by the vampaneze, the police, and an angry mob. With their enemies clamoring for blood, the vampires prepare for a deadly battle. Is this the end for Darren and his allies?"--P. [4] of cover
Cirque du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
"Endeavoring to learn more about who Harkat truly is, Darren and Harkat journey to the Lake of Souls. Facing unending twists, turns, and trials, the two of them eventually find themselves at the edge of a lake teeming with souls. Time to go fishing! If Darren and Harkat can reel in the little person's soul, they might be able to find out more about Harkat's past ... and Mr. Tiny's cruelty."--Amazon.com
Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
When Darren Shan returns home, he is met by old enemies and scores to be settled, and with destiny certain to destroy him, the world seems doomed to fall to the Ruler of the Night
Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Visiting his hometown with the Cirque Du Freak, Darren falls into a vampaneze trap and is shot with a bowgun by Steve's son, Darius. Saved by the vampirites, Darren is reunited with his friends, but another enemy attack leads to Evra's son, Shancus', abduction. With Darius held hostage in order to strike a deal, Darren witnesses the horrible sight of Steve murdering Shancus. And to make things worse, Darius is Darren's nephew!
The vampire's assistant by Darren Shan( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
"Darren Shan's days as an ordinary schoolboy are over, and his life as the vampire's assistant has begun! With his mentor, Lartan Crepsley, Darren joins the Cirque Du Freak and slowly begins settling into his new role there, an adjustment made simpler when he makes a couple of new friends. But life as a half-vampire can never be easy or ordinary -- as Darren learns only too well when tragedy strikes!"--P. [4] of cover
Trials of death by Darren Shan( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
To restore Mr. Crepsley's honor, Darren undergoes trials of initiation
Hunters of the dusk by Darren Shan( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
In a story told in graphic novel format, best friends Darren and Steve visit a mysterious freak show known as the Cirque du Freak, where an encounter with a vampire and a deadly spider forces them to make life-changing choices
The saga of Darren Shan by Darren Shan( Book )
in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Sons of destiny by Darren Shan( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Visiting his hometown with the Cirque Du Freak, Darren falls into a vampaneze trap and is shot with a bowgun by Steve's son, Darius. Saved by the vampirites, Darren is reunited with his friends, but another enemy attack leads to Evra's son, Shancus', abduction. With Darius held hostage in order to strike a deal, Darren witnesses the horrible sight of Steve murdering Shancus. And to make things worse, Darius is Darren's nephew!
Tunnels of blood by Darren Shan( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
"Accompanying his master, Mr. Crepsley, on a trip to the city, half-vampire Darren Shan is ready to enjoy a pleasant holiday away from the Cirque du Freak with his friend Evra. But when he learns of a string of grisly murders whose victims have been drained of blood, Darren begins to suspect that his mentor may be involved. Has Mr. Crepsley crossed the line, or could it be that some creature more fearsome than a vampire haunts the city's streets?"--Publisher's web site
Lord of the shadows by Darren Shan( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
When Darren Shan returns home, he is met by old enemies and scores to be settled, and with destiny certain to destroy him, the world seems doomed to fall to the Ruler of the Night
 
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Alternative Names
Arai, Takahiro
Takahiro, Arai
アライ, タカヒロ
新井 隆広
Languages
English (61)
French (1)
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