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Thorn, Matt

Overview
Works: 90 works in 201 publications in 1 language and 7,591 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Bildungsromans  Young adult works  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Juvenile works  Romance comic books, strips, etc  Love stories 
Roles: Translator, Editor
Classifications: PN6790.J33, 741.5952
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Publications about Matt Thorn
Publications by Matt Thorn
Most widely held works by Matt Thorn
Ranma 1/2 by Rumiko Takahashi( Book )
24 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 1,131 libraries worldwide
Ranma in female form engages in a gymnastic duel with the duplicitous Kodachi, Kunou's younger sister who has fallen in love with the male Ranma. Like her brother, she refuses to see that the two Ranmas are the same person. Next up is an ice-skating duel. Skater Azusa, who collects "cute" things, wants to wrest P-chan away from Akane, who won't give him up. Worse still, Azusa's male partner Sanzenin kisses female Ranma--which aggravates Ranma no end since it's his first kiss. When the Ranma and Akane team up against Azusa and Sanzenin, the prize is P-chan! Follows the adventures of half-boy, half-girl martial artist Ranma, whose transforming gender problems began at the Accursed Springs in China when he became cursed to turn into a girl when splashed with cold water, and back into a boy with hot water
Ranma 1/2 by Rumiko Takahashi( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the adventures of Ranma, a martial arts student cursed to turn into a girl every time he is splashed with cold water
Ranma 1/2 by Rumiko Takahashi( Book )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of half-boy, half-girl martial artist Ranma, whose transforming gender problems began at the Accursed Springs in China when he became cursed to turn into a girl when splashed with cold water, and back into a boy with hot water
Saturn Apartments by Hisae Iwaoka( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
"Far in the future, humankind has evacuated the earth in order to preserve it. Humans now reside in a gigantic structure that forms a ring around the earth, 35 kilometers up in the sky. The society of the ring is highly stratified: the higher the floor, the greater the status. Mitsu, the lowly son of a window washer, has just graduated junior high. When his father disappears and is assumed dead, Mitsu must take on his father's occupation. As he struggles with the transition to working life, Mitsu's job treats him to an outsider's view into the living-room dioramas of the Saturn Apartments"--Cover, P. [4]
Moto Hagio's a drunken dream and other stories by Moto Hagio( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
Ten manga tales span the creator's entire career, from "Bianca" (1970) to "The Willow Tree" (2007), and includes an interview with the author
Wandering son by Takako Shimura( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
"The fifth grade. The threshold to puberty, and the beginning of the end of childhood innocence. Shuichi Nitori and his new friend Yoshino Takatsuki have happy homes, loving families, and are well-liked by their classmates. But they share a secret that further complicates a time of life that is awkward for anyone: Shuichi is a boy who wants to be a girl, and Yoshino is a girl who wants to be a boy"--Publisher's web site
Ranma 1/2 by Rumiko Takahashi( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Due to some strange training by his father, Ranma can't stand cats. Exposed to a cat for too long, he turns into one--and becomes invincible! Meanwhile, Shampoo returns with her great-grandmother, the "honorable hag, " who magically makes Ranma unable to tolerate hot water. Shampoo has also been to the magical springs, and now turns into a cat! When Shampoo's ardent suitor Mousse arrives, female Ranma has no choice but to try to defeat him
Ranma 1/2 by Rumiko Takahashi( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Extensive training helps Ranma defeat Shampoo's grandmother by assuming his invincible cat mode. Akane in turn tames "cat Ranma, " in the process gaining the antidote to Ranma's inability to tolerate hot water. Just as Ranma returns to male form, Ryoga arrives, only to be tied into knots by Ranma. Ryoga turns to the old woman for more training, and learns Bakusaitenketsu, a technique that teaches how to explode a rock through pressure points. Soon Ranma must face a more powerful Ryoga, and the outcome isn't at all certain!
Ranma 1/2 by Rumiko Takahashi( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
A new teacher, Hinako Ninomiya, has come to Furinkan High and she possesses a martial arts ability that drains an opponent's energy as she transforms from childlike stature into a tall, sultry siren.Can Ranma defeat her?
Ranma 1/2 by Rumiko Takahashi( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the adventures of Ranma, a martial arts student cursed to turn into a girl every time he is splashed with cold water
Wandering son by Takako Shimura( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
"In the second volume of Shimura Takako's superb coming-of-age story, our transgendered protagonists, Shuichi and Yoshino, have entered the sixth grade. Shuichi spends a precious gift of cash from his grandmother on a special present for himself, a purchase that triggers a chain of events in which his sister Maho learns his secret, and Shuichi inadvertently steals the heart of a boy Maho in interested in"--Publisher's web site
The heart of Thomas by Moto Hagio( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
"The setting: A boys' boarding school in Germany, sometime in the mid-20th Century. One winter day, fourteen year-old Thomas Werner falls from a lonely pedestrian overpass to his death, immediately after sending a single, brief letter to another boy at the school: 'To Juli, one last time. This is my love. This is the sound of my heart. Surely you must understand'"--Publisher's web site
Ranma 1/2 by Rumiko Takahashi( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the adventures of Ranma, a martial arts student cursed to turn into a girl every time he is splashed with cold water
Wandering son by Takako Shimura( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
"The fifth grade. The threshold to puberty, and the beginning of the end of childhood innocence. Shuichi Nitori and his new friend Yoshino Takatsuki have happy homes, loving families, and are well-liked by their classmates. But they share a secret that further complicates a time of life that is awkward for anyone : Shuichi is a boy who wants to be a girl, and Yoshino is a girl who wants to be a boy "--Publisher's decription from vol. 1
Wandering son by Takako Shimura( Book )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Shuichi and his friend Yoshino have a secret: Shuichi is a boy who wants to be a girl, and Yoshino is a girl who wants to be a boy. But one day, abruptly, their secret is exposed, and the two find themselves the target of sixth-grade cruelty. Their friendship is strained, as Yoshino makes a half-hearted effort at being a 'normal girl'-- and their mentor, Yuki, reveals the harder reality of being transgendered. Meanwhile, Shuichi's sister, Maho, realizes her dream of becoming a model, and drags Shuichi along for the ride. Shuichi meets another boy who wants to be a girl, and finds himself on an arranged date with a boy who doesn't know that the girl he has a crush on is actually a boy
Maison ikkoku by Rumiko Takahashi( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
"From the beloved creator of InuYasha and Ranma 1/2, the romantic (sort of) comedy Maison Ikkoku, in a new edition in its original episodic order! Travel into Japan's nuttiest apartment house and meet its volatile inhabitants: Kyoko, the beautiful and mysterious new apartment manager; Yusaku, the exam-addled college student; Mrs. Ichinose, the drunken gossip; Kentaro, her bratty son; Akemi, the boozy bar hostess; and the mooching and peeping Mr. Yotsuya. Funny, touching, and a tad off-kilter, Maison Ikkoku is the great Rumiko Takahashi at her very best"--P. [4] of cover
2001 nights by Yukinobu Hoshino( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
A stunning cycle of seven science fiction tales in the cold reaches of outer space
Wandering son by Takako Shimura( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
"With the success of their performances of the play 'The Rose of Versailles', the class decide to do a riff on 'Romeo and Juliet.' Nitori-kun and Chiba-san write the script together, but Chiba-san has an agenda: she wants to play Romeo, with Nitori-kun in the role of Juliet. But Nitori-kun wants the male-idnetified Takatsuki-san to play Romeo. With her usual prickliness, Chiba-san force Nitori-kun to confront a question he's been avoiding. Are his feelings for Takatsuki-san those of a boy for a girl, a girl for a girl, or a girl for a boy. Our protagonists also face unwanted changes to their growing bodies: Takatsuki-san discovers the wonders of 'breast binders,' and Nitori-kun explores the limits of his ability to 'pass'" -- p. [4] of cover
Saturn apartments by Hisae Iwaoka( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Mitsu's a window-washer in the Ring System, a civilization constructed after Earth was abandoned and turned into a nature preserve. His father died on the job five years earlier, and Mitsu takes his work seriously. Unfortunately, not all of his coworkers feel the same way, and they begin to resent the care and diligence he puts into clearing a vision of Earth for the residents of the Ring. One day, while staying late to check on his colleague's work, Mitsu loses radio contact. Will he meet the same fate as his father?
Nijigahara holograph by Inio Asano( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
"Butterflies ominously proliferate as children whisper rumors of a mysterious creature lurking in the tunnel behind the school. To appease its wrath, they decide to offer it a sacrifice--a human one. But this is only the beginning of Nijigahara Holograph, which takes place in two separate timelines and involves the suicidal Amahiko; Kohta, the lovestruck bully; their teacher Miss Sakaki, whose heavily bandaged face remains a mystery; and many more brothers, sisters, parents, co-workers, teachers, aggressors and victims who are all inextricably linked to one another. Ten years later, all will have to face what they've done or suffered through--and maybe the end of the world."--Page 4 of cover
 
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