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Watsuki, Nobuhiro

Overview
Works: 791 works in 1,770 publications in 2 languages and 18,170 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  History  Comic books, strips, etc  Comics (Graphic works)  Fiction  Young adult works  Drama  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Illustrator, Artist, Scenarist
Classifications: PN6790.J33, 741.5952
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Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )
52 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,497 libraries worldwide
Kenshin leaves for Kyoto, against the wishes of nearly everyone who knows him as the gentle "rurouni."
Rurouni Kenshin by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )
46 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,071 libraries worldwide
A warrior arose 140 years ago in Kyoto, with the coming of the American "black ships," who helped introduce the progressive age known as Meiji and then vanished. This tale begins in the 11th year of Meiji, in Tokyo. With his killer blade, legend-warrior Hitokiri Battosai once helped close the turbulent Bakumatsu era and slashed open the progressive age known as Meiji. It's now 1878, ten years after the bloody Meiji Revolution that marked the end of the rule of the Shogun and the Samurai in Japan. In Tokyo, where swords have been banned, Kaoru bumps into the wandering Kenshin while looking for the Battosai, who is ruining the name of her fencing school by killing people in the streets using her signature style. Thus begins an extraordinary relationship between Kaoru, a master swordswoman with a heart of gold; Kenshin, a past master who has vowed never to fight again; and the seemingly invincible would-be Battosai
Rurouni Kenshin : Meiji swordsman romantic story : vol. 2 : the two Hitokiri by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )
50 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 728 libraries worldwide
Things are settling down at the Kamiya dojo. Former "fight merchant" Sanosuke has come to grips with his past, realizing that things may not be quite as black and white as he thought, that good men may serve bad causes, and vice versa. Yahiko, the angry-fisted young man, is learning to relax. And Kenshin is enjoying Kaoru's cooking. But even in these strange early days of modern Japan, there is such a thing as pure evil - Udo Jin-e, black-hatted, crazy-eyed former assassin, is still chasing the scent of blood, his mad thirst for vengeance felling the innocent and guilty alike. If a man kills too many, for too long, as Kenshin says, he loses his original purpose, and succumbs to the spell of blood. When hitokiri faces hitokiri, can Kensin withstand the hypnotic power of Jin-e?
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
A glimpse of the new Japan, if the mad ambitions of Shishio Makoto should succeed, is revealed when Kenshin arrives in Kyoto and meets him at last
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )
29 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Isurugi Raijuta, a truly old-school swordsman, comes to Kenshin and requests his aid in reforming the state of swordsmanship schools, or kenjutsu dojo, in Japan
Rurouni Kenshin : Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )
21 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 559 libraries worldwide
After a night of gambling, Kenshin and Sanosuke return with an unexpected prize - a woman. Beautiful and mysterious, Takani Megumi, the daughter of a famous family of physicians, has unwittingly been participating in the production of a super-powerful, super-profitable form of opium. Hot on her trail is shady industrialist Kanryu, and Sanosuke may not be her best protector after the death of one of his friends from an opium overdose. But Kenshin has looked into her eyes and seen her sadness. He knows he must act - but will he be able to save her from the wrath of Kanryu, or for that matter, from Sanosuke?
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )
27 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
Held captive and running out of hope, Megumi must face a life of suffering or a peaceful death. Meanwhile, Kenshin and the others continue their battle with the elite former guards who spit fire and throw poison darts
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
The Shinsengumi--fearsome and formidable protectors of the Shogunate. Kenshin knows them well
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 381 libraries worldwide
Kenshin's battle with Raijuta to decide the fate of Meiji Era swordsmanship is coming to a head
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 381 libraries worldwide
A glimpse of the new Japan, if the mad ambitions of Shishio Makoto should succeed, is revealed when Kenshin arrives in Kyoto and meets him at last
Rurouni Kenshin : Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )
19 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Kaoru locates Kenshin in Kyoto at Hiko Seijûrô's home, where he has convinced his master to complete his training. As Kenshin resumes the role of student, Shinomori Aoshi arrives and is recruited to Shishio Makoto's cause, and Saitô Hajime frees Sano from jail and questions Ten Swords member Chô
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 libraries worldwide
"As Kenshin continues his re-education at the hand of his master in Hiten Mitsurugi, Hiko Seijûrô, he looks back also to the first, early years of that training ... including the moment in his life in which he changed his name to "Kenshin." Meanwhile, the remaining members of the Juppongatana, or "Ten Swords," arrive in Kyoto, while the first phase of Shishio Makoto's plan for Japan finally gets underway. While Misao and the Oniwabanshu plan how best to pool their resources to stop Shishio from setting Kyoto ablaze, Kenshin, Sano, and Saitô--now reunited--must consider their own next course of action"--
Rurouni Kenshin : Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 344 libraries worldwide
As the Ten Swords move to attack Kaoru and the other Kyoto-based spies at Aoi-Ya, Kenshin, Sansuke, and Saitô square off against Shinomori Aoshi, former head of the Oniwabanshû, fighting for the freedom of Misao's Aoshi-sama
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 341 libraries worldwide
If there's one thing tough-as-nails street brawler - and ex-Sekiho Army cadet - Sagara Sanosuke can't stand, it's hypocritical, loudmouthed braggarts who talk the talk but are incapable of walking the walk. Finding himself in the middle of a provincial squabble between an old man and the local yakuza, Sano returns to his old "fight merchant" ways and agrees to do some ad hoc butt kicking for pay. But the old man he's hired to tangle with might be his strongest foe to date
Rurouni Kenshin by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 330 libraries worldwide
The Great Kyoto Fire behind them (and casualities relatively slight), Kenshin and the others consider their next move. The Oniwabanshu may indeed be allies this time, but their leader, Shinomaori Aoshi, is not. Is Kenshin truly, as it is claimed, the only one who can bring peace to the former Okashira or "head"of the Kyoto-based spy group? Elsewhere, madman Shishio Makoto has made his own plans for Kenshin and the others, plans involving a "man-to-man", death match style battle to the finish
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
As the feared assassin of the Bakumatsu, Himura Kenshin killed in the name of the new era. As the rurouni of Meiji, he wielded a sakabato to protect those who counldn't protect themselves, all along holding true to his vow to never take another life. Now Kenshin's fight with Enishi has entered its final stage, as has his quest for atonement. Will another life be required to complete the circle? The road of redemption has been a long one for the world-weary swordsman, but now that Kenshin has found the will to live, can he muster the strength to survive?
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
Is there such a thing as divine will or guidance? Seta Sojiro, stopping for a moment in mid-battle with Kenshin, may be beginning to think so. When Sojiro made the fateful decision to ally with the monomaniacal Shishio Makoto, his family paid the ultimate price. But is the flesh of the weak truly the sustenance of the strong, as Shishio insists? Kenshin, whose Hiten Mitsurugi school places the protection of the helpless before all else, would surely disagree. In a world where might makes right only too often, what choice have "the wronged" but to wait for a savior? And when that savior comes too late, what then?
Rurouni Kenshin : Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
Kenshin has been wielding his sword for the "New Era" under Katsura Kogoro of Choshu. One night he defends himself against an assassin sent by the shogunate; but a woman he helped in a pub witnesses the scene
Buso Renkin by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
After high school student Kazuki Muto rescues Tokiko from a monster that eats human flesh, he learns there is only one thing that can annihilate these flesh-eating monsters-- a buso renkin. Now, his heart has been transformed into a buso renkin, and the fight is on
Rurouni Kenshin. Meiji swordsman romantic story by Nobuhiro Watsuki( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
Kenshin and his comrades have finally discovered the location of Enishi's island compound, but to free Kaoru from captivity, a good deal of fighting will be necessary. Woo Heishin, Enishi's mysterious second-in-command, meets them on the beach and brings his deadly bodyguards, the Su-Shin or the "Four Stars," to serve as a welcoming committee. Yahiko, Sanosuke, Saito and Aoshi dive into combat with Woo Heishin's warriors as Kenshin prepares himself for his fateful, climactic duel with Enishi. Each of them a ferocious fighter, the Su-shin are set on stopping Kenshin's friends dead in their tracks
 
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Alternative Names
Nobuhiro, Watsuki
Nobuhiro Watsuki 1970-....
Nobuhiro Watsuki dessinateur japonais
Nobuhiro Watsuki fumettista giapponese
Nobuhiro Watsuki Japanese manga artist
Nobuhiro Watsuki japanischer Mangaka
Nobuhiro Watsuki Japans mangaka
Nobuhiro Watsuki Mangaka japonés
Vacuki Nobuhiro
Vacuki Nobuhiro japán mangaka
Watsuki Nobuhiro
Watsuki, Nobuhiro 1970-
Watuki, Nobuhiro
Вацукі Нобухіро
Нобухиро Вацуки
نوبوهيرو واتسوكي
와쓰키 노부히로
와츠키 노부히로 1970-
화월신굉 1970-
ワツキ, ノブヒロ
ワツキ, ノブヒロ 1970-
和月 伸宏 1970-....
和月伸宏
和月伸宏 1970-
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