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Saito, Tomoko

Overview
Works: 45 works in 63 publications in 1 language and 1,694 library holdings
Genres: History  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Fiction  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Adventure stories  Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc  Young adult works 
Roles: Translator, Illustrator
Classifications: PN6790.J33, 741.5
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Tomoko Saito
Publications by Tomoko Saito
Most widely held works by Tomoko Saito
Blade of the immortal by Hiroaki Samura( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
"Anotsu Kagehisa has turned his Ittō-ryū into the most famous sword school in Japan, a dojo of outcasts and eccentrics who've slaughtered their way to the top of Japan's world of the blade. But as the old Japanese saying goes, 'The nail that sticks up gets hammered down, ' and now Anotsu must relearn that ancient lesson when he discovers the existence of the Akagi, a mysterious organization formed from the survivors of the many rival sword schools destroyed by the ruthless Ittō-ryū. The Akagi are sworn to vengeance against Anotsu's dojo, but what Anotsu doesn't know is that the Akagi are wooing the immortal samurai, Manji, to join them in their war to exterminate the Ittō-ryū!"--Publisher's web site
Trickster by Hiroaki Samura( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Kidnapped and bound, Rin is unable to warn Manji that he is walking into a trap. To make things worse, the Itto-ryū posses a large dose of the only poison known to cripple Manji's regenerative abilites. And, why is Mugai-ryū assassin Güchi following Manji around?
Blade of the immortal : Blood of a thousand by Hiroaki Samura( Book )
6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
To end his eternal suffering, he must slay one thousand enemies! Manji, a ronin warrior of feudal Japan, has been cursed with immortality. To rid himself of this curse and end his life of misery, he must slay one thousand evil men! His quest begins when a young girl seeks his help in taking revenge on her parents' killers ... and his quest won't end until the blood of a thousand has been spilled!
Blade of the immortal by Hiroaki Samura( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Imprisoned in the stronghold of Habaki Kagimura, the immortal swordsman Manji endures unending experiments as Kagimura's doctors try to understand how his body regenerates. Only Ayame Burando, Kagimura's lead examiner, is feeling more desperate and sicked with each failure. Meanwhile, Manji bides his time, waiting for his time of vengeance
Blade of the immortal by Hiroaki Samura( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
"The immortality of the captive Manji is being sorely tested, as the horrifying experiments commanded by Habaki Kagimura in the dungeons below Edo castle continue. One of Kagimura's doctors, Ayame Burando, has already gone half-mad, tormented by the sickening mutilations intended to unlock the secret of passing Manji's amazing regenerative powers to others, and Burando's replacements have upped the ante with their utter incompetence. Meanwhile, Manji's charge, Rin, is desperately trying to find him, but Edo's brutal police are on her trail, and the race is on for Rin to free her immortal bodyguard before she joins him behind bars!"--P. [4] of cover
Blade of the immortal by Hiroaki Samura( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
"A massive, 280-page volume brings readers back into the "Badger Hole" with Rin and Dōa, as they make some shocking discoveries and finally find their missing companions! When Rin bumps into Toraemon, the unfortunate assistant to crazy Doc Burando and witness to his disgusting "immortality experiments," it seems that breaking Manji free will be a breeze. Not so. Getting Manji out of Edo's nightmarish underground cells and dank tunnel systems will be just as arduous as the ordeal of locating him was! More secrets about fan-favorite Dōa's past are revealed, and we get a bittersweet glimpse at her early years traveling with her beloved Isaku. Several old teams are reunited, a mind-blowing battle quickly starts and races us through most of this astonishing volume, and an old villain finally sees some pointed retribution at the hands of one of his prisoners! Let the breakout battle in the "Demon Lair" begin!"--Publisher's website, viewed January 6, 2009
Badger hole by Hiroaki Samura( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Essential X-Men ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
"The X-Men are reunited with Professor X, who asks them to help overthrow the Shi'ar tyrant Deathbird ... but all is not as it seems, and the X-Men must deduce the truth before it's too late! Meanwhile, sparks fly as Rogue and Magneto team up to save the Savage Land! Then, the X-Men and X-Factor unite to battle the Shadow King ... but the price of their victory is more than Professor X can stand! And as a new team rises from the ashes of the old, Magneto draws a dangerous line in the sand to protect his fellow mutants -- leading to a truly explosive finale, and the end of an era!" -- p. [4] of cover
Footsteps by Hiroaki Samura( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
"Hiroaki Samura's latest Blade of the Immortal volume finds Manji and Rin recovering from their harrowing escape out of Edo's underground prisons and finally confronting their odd relationship. Doa and Isaku have something important to announce when Anotsu and the Itto-ryu reunite with their missing members, and Habaki Kagimura faces a death sentence! To atone for his failures and sins, Kagimura has one month to destroy Anotsu and his crew - or Kagimura must commit suicide. With his Mugai-ryu assassins disbanded, Kagimura enlists even stranger felons than before, creating the frightening, new Rokki-dan gang. With his colorful cast expanding, Samura's knack for creating memorable characters and his masterful ability to dovetail multiple plotlines into each other are evident in this new volume, which also packs a powerful surprise ending!--Amazon.com
Blade of the immortal by Hiroaki Samura( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
There's going to be a massacre at Edo Castle. While the bitter Kagimura believes that he's sending his forces chasing after Anotsu and the entire Itto-ryu crew, Anotsu fakes them all out and risks his life in one mad dash back to Edo Castle grounds. What is his strange mission?
Blade of the immortal by Hiroaki Samura( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
"Last volume's vicious battle concludes here--and a popular, key character meets a gruesome end! With the help of some new allies, Manji and Rin may have a fighting chance, but can a wounded and road-weary Magatsu hold his own against an invigorated, freshly armed foe? Hiroaki Samura's spellbinding masterpiece finds major story lines finally beginning to dovetail, as several characters' strange paths cross and merge and events from volumes early in the series have major repercussions on characters' current predicaments!"--Page 4 of cover
Beyond good and evil by Hiroaki Samura( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"Disgraced Edo officer Habaki and his strange group of Rokki-dan thugs turn a seemingly innocent harbor into a port of death--killing everyone who's docked there just in case they're working with Anotsu's fleeing warriors! And when revenge-seeking Rin, her bodyguard Manji, desperate Anotsu, and possibly the most powerful Ittō-ryū soldier arrive? This really is the start of Blade of the immortal's final, extended battle!"--page [4] of cover
Blade of the immortal by Hiroaki Samura( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
"The showdown that fans have been waiting for begins here-- as Manji and Shira face off! Although he's missing an arm, Manji's mystical healing powers still ensure that he's a formidable opponent-- but his most repulsive foe, the sadistic Shira, has a few depraved tricks up his own sleeve! Will Manji be able to protect Rin from his deranged nemesis? Plus-- an Ittō-ryū warrior dies, in typically dramatic Samura fashion."--P. [4] of cover
Blade of the immortal by Hiroaki Samura( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
"A prisoner subjected to Habaki Kagimura and crazy Doc Burando's twisted experiments for far too long, Manji finds himself closer to freedom than ever before - but several colorful villains block his way! While the shogun's executioner matches Manji and Doa's skills, the reborn, powerful Isaku struggles with Asaemon and Kagimura's henchmen. The breakout battle in the tunnels beneath Edo Castle continues! With plenty of mortal enemies to go around, Manji and company are surprised by the appearance of Burando's most horrific kessen-chu success story, just as the already treacherous tunnels begin to flood. Rin tries to remain hopeful, Burando faces the reality of his "immortality experiments" on Manji, and a monstrous villain makes a return appearance!"-- Publisher description
Blade of the immortal by Hiroaki Samura( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
"The penultimate volume in this ambitious, long-running manga series! A sleepy port town becomes the scene of slaughter, as disgraced Edo officer Habaki faces the man he's vowed to take down--the rascally Anotsu! While Manji and Rin are forced to battle Habaki's largest, most tenacious Rokki-dan thug, the enigmatic Makie has to fend off several Edo Castle henchmen at once. The grotesque, vicious final battle rages!"--P. [4] of cover
Empowered by Adam Warren( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
"While costumed crimefighter Empowered makes a startling discovery regarding her status as an all-too-frequent 'damsel in distress,' Ninjette confronts her own sordid past and frighteningly uncertain future as she battles alone against an entire clan of supernaturally durable ninja. What's more, can our hard-luck heroines withstand the challenges of supervillanous minivans, dueling 'daddy issues,' doomed-but-still-hot boyfriends, undead karaoke party crashers, and 'spoiler alerts from hell itself' prophesied by diabolically omniscient demonspawn?" -- back cover
Gunsmith cats : Misfire by Kenʼichi Sonoda( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Domu : a child's dream by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 34 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
Blade of the immortal by Hiroaki Samura( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Gunsmith cats : the return of Gray by Kenʼichi Sonoda( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
サイトートモコ
斉藤とも子
斉藤友子
斉藤智子
齊藤智子
Languages
English (31)
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