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Thorn, Matt

Overview
Works: 88 works in 245 publications in 1 language and 8,407 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Comics (Graphic works)  Young adult works  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Juvenile works  Bildungsromans  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Short stories 
Roles: Translator, Editor
Classifications: PN6790.J33, 741.5952
Publication Timeline
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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 )
82 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 2,843 libraries worldwide
After Ranma and Ryoga are changed into little boys, they must find a way to stop fighting long enough to let the mushrooms of time grow to the right size and return them to normal
Wandering son by Takako Shimura( Book )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 626 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
Moto Hagio's a drunken dream and other stories by Moto Hagio( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 524 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
Nijigahara holograph by Inio Asano( Book )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 362 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
Wandering son by Takako Shimura( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 342 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
Saturn Apartments by Hisae Iwaoka( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 317 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"--Page 4 of cover
Ranma 1/2 by Rumiko Takahashi( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 293 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 )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 261 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?
The heart of Thomas by Moto Hagio( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 251 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
Saturn apartments by Hisae Iwaoka( Book )
in English and held by 203 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"--Page 4 of cover
Wandering son by Takako Shimura( Book )
in English and held by 198 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 description from vol. 1
Wandering son by Takako Shimura( Book )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 165 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
Wandering Son by Takako Shimura( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Shuichi, a boy who wants to be a girl, and Yoshino, a girl who wants to be a boy, become friends in junior high school, where they tackle problems such as gender identity, love, social acceptance, and puberty
Saturn apartments by Hisae Iwaoka( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 135 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?
Wandering son by Takako Shimura( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
"Nitori-kun gets his first signs of acne. This may well be the end of the world. But when he turns to nationally famous model Anna-chan for help, events take an unexpected turn. Meanwhile, Nitori-kun and Chiba-san are scouted by the theater club after the success of their gender-bending play, The Rose of Versailles. But when Takatsuki-san congratulates Chiba-san, Chiba-san calls her a hypocrite. If Takatsuki-san wanted to join the theater club, she wouldn't congratulate Chiba-san -- she'd be jealous. So says Chiba-san, but what does she know?"
Maison ikkoku by Rumiko Takahashi( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 128 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"--Page 4 of cover
Saturn apartments by Hisae Iwaoka( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Living isn't easy in the lower levels of the Ring System, a floating civilization constructed when Earth was abandoned as a nature preserve. Sixteen-year-old Mitsu got a job washing windows for the wealthy residents of the upper levels after his father, also a window washer, fell from his tether. Now Mitsu's been asked to man an illegal craft that's descending to the surface of the earth. But it seems everyone in this divided society has a secret agenda. Mitsu alone must decide if he's ready to take the journey of a lifetime
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind by Hayao Miyazaki( Book )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Nausicaä embarks on an inner, spiritual journey to the heart of the Sea of Corruption, where she discovers its surprising secret. She returns to the land of the living, compelled to share her discovery, but Nausicaä accidentally awakens a God Warrior from its stasis
2001 nights by Yukinobu Hoshino( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
A stunning cycle of seven science fiction tales in the cold reaches of outer space
Banana fish by Akimi Yoshida( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Ash Lynx's best friend is killed by a monster from Ash's childhood, who then turns up dead. Ash is framed for the murder and sent to prison, where he must find a way to survive, but finds himself with a protector. What he learns about his unwanted prison protector doesn't help him discover what happened to his brother or the truth about the elusive "Banana Fish."
 
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Alternative Names
Matt Thorn Manga artist and anthropologist
Thorn, Mathew "Matt", 1965-
Languages
English (163)
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