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Takanashi, Mitsuba

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Works: 63 works in 153 publications in 3 languages and 2,732 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Sports stories  Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works 
Classifications: PN6790.J34, 741.5952
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Publications about Mitsuba Takanashi
Publications by Mitsuba Takanashi
Most widely held works by Mitsuba Takanashi
Crimson hero by Mitsuba Takanashi( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and French and held by 261 libraries worldwide
"Nobara's family wants her to inherit the role of "young mistress," serving rich patrons at her family's old-fashioned Japanese restaurant. No thanks! When Nobara transfers to Crimson Field High School, known for its top-notch volleyball team, it turns out that her mother will stoop to dirty tricks to keep her off the court. With assistance from her feisty Aunt Momoko, who's got some connections at Crimson Field, Nobara decides to start playing offense"--Publisher website (April 2008)
Crimson hero by Mitsuba Takanashi( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and French and held by 198 libraries worldwide
If Nobara's vollyball team can score one point against the boys' team, the girls will win. But, if the girls lose, Nobara will have to give up on having a girls' vollyball team at Crimson Field forever
Crimson hero by Mitsuba Takanashi( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and French and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Even though Nobara maintains she is not interested in boys, she becomes upset when seeing Yushin with his girlfriend, and things get worse when he brings her to Crimson Field's big volleyball game against Yabesho High. Presented in graphic novel format
Crimson hero by Mitsuba Takanashi( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and French and held by 169 libraries worldwide
"Keisuke, jealous of Nobara's crush on his teammate Yushin, finds it hard to concentrate on volleyball, and both boys end up benched during a game. Now their coach has ordered Nobara to stay away from both of them"--P. [4] of cover
Crimson hero by Mitsuba Takanashi( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Nobara's drive to get the girls' volleyball team ready to qualify for the next Spring Tournament has tensions running high. Have Nobara's dreams finally outgrown those of her teammates?
Crimson hero by Mitsuba Takanashi( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Former star setter Tomoyo joins the team and the team is finally recognized by Crimson Field High School. Nobara fails to notice that her team is falling apart. Plus, she must find the money to pay for her uniform and club dues. She may have to either swallow her pride or give up on her dream
Crimson hero by Mitsuba Takanashi( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in French and English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Coach Shima sends Nobara to train with the men's team at Central Sokai University. However, these college guys have no intention of letting a girl join their practice--unless Nobara can find a way to gain their respect
Crimson hero by Mitsuba Takanashi( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and French and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old volleyball player Nobara Sumiyoshi's feelings for the star of the boys' team, Yushin, grow more complicated when the two of them witness Yushin's girlfriend, Satomi, kissing another boy
Crimson Hero by Mitsuba Takanashi( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and French and held by 143 libraries worldwide
"Although Yushin told Nobara he likes her, he doesn't want to start dating until after the Spring Tournament is over - and he wants to keep their relationship a secret! Nobara agreed to Yushin's terms, but can she hold up under Haibuki's charm?"--Cover
Crimson Hero by Mitsuba Takanashi( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Just when Nobara is set to play with the eagles against the men's team at Central Sokai University, Yushin shows up on campus! Has he come to make a play for Nobara?
Crimson hero by Mitsuba Takanashi( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 137 libraries worldwide
"All that matters to 15-year-old Nobara Sumiyoshi is volleyball--she's an awesome player with big-time ambitions. But sometimes it seems like a girl just can't get a break in the competitive world of high school volleyball. With one of their ace players injured, Nobara and the Crimson Field girls must fight harder than ever. Their challenge is the Newcomers' Tournament, and their performance in this venue will determine just how far the team can go. But Nobara's distracted when she learns that one of her not-so-secret admirers seeks to crush Yushin and destroy the boys' team!"--P. [4] of cover
Crimson hero by Mitsuba Takanashi( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
"Nobara's [volleyball] team is getting closer to the spring tournaments, but when their star setter Tomo sprains her ankle, the rest of the team must step up if they want to get through the playoffs. Meanwhile, a love triangle between Nobara and boys' volleyball team members Yushin and Haibuki seems to be turning into a square, as Haibuki reconsiders his feelings for his ex-girlfriend, the injured Tomo!"--p. [4] of cover
Crimson hero by Mitsuba Takanashi( Book )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
"Fending off a secret admirer with less-than-admirable intentions only intensifies Nobara's feelings for boys' team caption Yushin. As the two ace players grow closer every day, the boys' and girls' volleyball teams of Crimson Field High also grow closer to their goal of competing in the Spring Tournament. But when scandalous gossip about the volleyball club rocks the campus, Nobara's forced to reexamine her priorities"--P. 4 of cover
Crimson hero by Mitsuba Takanashi( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
"In an attempt to stop the vicious rumors spreading at Crimson Field High School, Nobara ended her relationship with the boys' team captain Yushin. But when she runs into Haibuki, a talented boys' team player who mysteriously left school when he found out about Nobara and Yushin's romance, Yushin is the first person she calls. Can Nobara and Yushin convince their heartbroken teammate to return to Crimson Field?"--P. [4] of cover
Crimson hero by Mitsuba Takanashi( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 79 libraries worldwide
When fifteen-year-old Nobara Sumiyoshi transfers to Crimson Field High School, she hopes to play competitive volleyball, but her mother will do anything to keep her off the court and working at her family's Japanese restaurant
The devil does exist by Mitsuba Takanashi( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Kayano and Takeru are finally dating, but a troublemaking pretty-boy named Yuzu might ruin everything! Not only has this menace confessed his love, he has also threatened to hurt Takeru if Kayano doesn't reciprocate his feelings. To make matters worse, there's a theft at school, and Takeru is the main suspect. Kayano's new boyfriend can't be guilty, can he?
The devil does exist by Mitsuba Takanashi( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Kayano's potential rival for Takeru's affection makes an important decision that could give Kayano a reason to hope. Things get even better when Takeru gives her a "couples" ring. But of course, just when things seem to be improving, Kayano finds new reasons for concern as outside influences and family tensions cast their shadows over her relationship with the "Devil" who has captured her heart
The devil does exist by Mitsuba Takanashi( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
The devil does exist by Mitsuba Takanashi( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
The devil does exist by Mitsuba Takanashi( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
When her mother becomes engaged to the high school principal, Kayano's life gets even more complicated since the principal's son, Takeru, constantly bullies her
 
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Alternative Names
高梨 みつば
Languages
English (79)
French (12)
Spanish (4)
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