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Smith, Toren

Overview
Works: 242 works in 969 publications in 2 languages and 10,438 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Fiction  History  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Juvenile works  Comics (Graphic works)  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Caricatures and cartoons  Romance comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author
Classifications: PN6790.J33, 741.5952
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Toren Smith
Publications by Toren Smith
Publications by Toren Smith, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Toren Smith
Oh my goddess! by Kōsuke Fujishima( Book )
211 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 3,410 libraries worldwide
"Ever since a cosmic phone call brought the literal young goddess Belldandy into college student Keiichi's residence, his personal life has been turned upside down, sideways, and sometimes even into strange dimensions! Maybe you think Peorth couldn't cause any more trouble -- well, think again! Determined to provide Keiichi 'better service' than Belldandy, she's dragging him out on a date -- having studied human mating customs through shojo manga! But what is the secret slight that truly drives Peorth's efforts against her rival?"--Publisher's web site
Blade of the immortal by Hiroaki Samura( Book )
172 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 2,232 libraries worldwide
The immortal samurai Manji is recovering from his wounds as Rin hunts for her family's murderer
Ghost in the shell = Kōkaku kidōtai by Masamune Shirow( Book )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 361 libraries worldwide
In a world caught in the grip of information overload, Major Kusanagi is an elite officer and heavily modified cybernetic agent. She is on the trail of a computer-criminal who turns people into human marionettes, controlled by computer. She discovers that his true identity lies at the center of a vast and lethal political conspiracy
Wrong number by Kōsuke Fujishima( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
College student Keiichi Morisato accidentally dials the Goddess Technical Helpline and is delivered the living, breathing, literal goddess Belldandy--and one wish. When he jokingly asks for Belldandy to stay with him forever, he gets his wish--and one headache after another as the Spiritual Plane and the Material World clash
Oh my goddess! : Childhood's end by Kōsuke Fujishima( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
It's the latest volume of one of America's most popular Japanese comics! Several favorite characters face new challenges in this brand-new collection. Skuld, the youngest of the three goddesses living with college student Keiichi, may be a whiz at inventions, but her immaturity usually gets the better of her. Can she learn the simple joy of riding a bicycle -- and deal with her first crush on a boy? Campus queen Sayoko doesn't believe in goddesses -- but when she's possessed by a demon, Belldandy and Urd have to convince her they have powers ... without blowing their secret! Also, readers are introduced to the tough-but-sexy Chihiro Fujimi, former head of the school motor club! She's back in town, and nothing will be the same!
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind by Hayao Miyazaki( Book )
42 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
An epic fantasy about the princess of a small kingdom who becomes involved in a war, while environmental disaster threatens the survival of humankind. On her journey, she struggles to bring about a peaceful coexistence among the people of her world, as well as between humanity and nature
Mystery child by Kōsuke Fujishima( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
A mysterious--and disturbing--little boy's sudden arrival ruins Keiichi's chance to finally spend time with the beautiful goddess Belldandy
Oh my goddess! : leader of the pack by Kōsuke Fujishima( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
For college student Keiichi, the struggles of daily life play out quite differently with an actual goddess as a roommate
Oh my goddess! : Mara strikes back by Kōsuke Fujishima( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
While phoning a friend, Keiichi dialed a fateful wrong number
A hard day's life by Makoto Kobayashi( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Everyday cat and human interactions mingle with fantasy stories featuring the fat cat Michael and other felines
What's Michael? by Makoto Kobayashi( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Everyday cat and human interactions mingle with fantasy stories featuring the fat cat Michael and other felines
Ghost in the shell 2 = Kōkaku kidōtai 2 : Man-machine interface by Masamune Shirow( Book )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
"March 6, 2035. Motoko Aramaki is a hyper-advanced cyborg, a counter-terrorist net security expert, heading the investigative department of the giant multi-national, Poseidon Industrial. Partly transcending the physical world and existing in a virtual world of networks, Motoko is a fusion of multiple entities and identities, deploying remotely controlled prosthetic humanoid surrogates around the globe to solve a series of bizarre incidents. Meanwhile, Tamaki Tamai, a psychic investigator from the Channeling Agency, has been commissioned to investigate strange changes in the temporal universe, brought about by two forces, one represented by the teachings of a professor named Rahampol, and the other by the complex, evolving Motoko entity. What unfolds will all be in a day's work--a day that will change everything, forever"--Page 4 of cover
Appleseed by Masamune Shirow( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
"World War III is over, and nomad soldier Duenan Knute and her cyborg partner Briareos struggle to survive in the abandoned cities and demilitarized zones of the post-war wasteland, the "Badside." Matters appear on the upswing, however, when they are found and brought to Olympus, an urban utopia and centerpiece for the reconstruction of civilization. Duenan and Bri join the Olympus' police, a force that seems hardly necessary in such a paradise. But, like in most pretty pictures, perfection is an illusion, and Olympus' peaceful facade hides a dark secret, a violent struggle between human and cyborg that could once again plunge the world into war ... and genocide"--Cover of v.1
Domu : a child's dream by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
A twisted old man, gifted with extrasensory powers, silently holds sway over an entire block of apartments. The occupants are puppets for him to control. Life is his to give ... and to take. But suddenly there is a new voice in his head, and before he knows it, a young girl with her own battery of psychic abilities has arrived to challenge him! Soon, the sprawling complex becomes a battleground between two minds possessing incredible, unimaginable power. Winner of Japan's 1983 Science Fiction Grand Prix award, the first graphic novel ever awarded such an honor
Gunsmith cats : Bad trip by Kenʼichi Sonoda( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Rally Vincent and Minnie-May Hopkins run a weapons shop in Chicago, have a side business as bounty hunters, and undertake other risky jobs that result in major messes
Show time by Makoto Kobayashi( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Everyday cat and human interactions mingle with fantasy stories featuring the fat cat Michael and other felines. Described as "Japan's version of Garfield, Heathcliff, and Krazy Kat all rolled into one," Makoto Kobayashi's what's Michael? Mixes all too real feline folly with hilarious fantasy scenarios to create one of graphic fiction's true comedic originals. From the upsides of leftovers and air conditioning to the downsides of litter boxes and neutering, the laughs proceed without delay
Queen Sayoko by Kōsuke Fujishima( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Club 9 by Makoto Kobayashi( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Humorous adventures of a Japanese farm girl who moves from the country to the big city, and to make ends meet, takes a job as a hostess at a hot nightclub
Traveler by Kōsuke Fujishima( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
3x3 eyes : Summoning of the beast by Yuzo Takada( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Pai, a three-hundred-year-old girl with three eyes and mystic powers has lost her memory, but her supernatural powers have returned. However, the monstrous source of her power threatens her boyfriend
 
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Alternative Names
Toren Smith Canadian manga translator
トーレン・スミス
Languages
English (501)
Japanese (1)
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