WorldCat Identities

Arai, Takahiro

Overview
Works: 166 works in 355 publications in 2 languages and 6,676 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Horror fiction  Juvenile works  Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Horror comic books, strips, etc  Young adult works  Comics (Graphic works)  Horror tales  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, con, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.7.S45, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Takahiro Arai
The Vampire Prince by Darren Shan( Book )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Darren Shan, the vampire's assistant, faces certain death. Branded a traitor, betrayed by a friend, hunted by the vampire clan -- can Darren reverse the odds and outwit a Vampire Prince and scores of murderous vampanese, or is this the end of thousands of years of vampire rule?"--Cover
Cirque du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two boys who are best friends visit an illegal freak show, where an encounter with a vampire and a deadly spider forces them to make life-changing choices
Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )

11 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Darren Shan's days as an ordinary schoolboy are over, and his life as the vampire's assistant has begun! With his mentor, Lartan Crepsley, Darren joins the Cirque Du Freak and slowly begins settling into his new role there, an adjustment made simpler when he makes a couple of new friends. But life as a half-vampire can never be easy or ordinary -- as Darren learns only too well when tragedy strikes!"--Page 4 of cover
Cirque du freak by Darren Shan( Book )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Accompanying his master, Mr. Crepsley, on a trip to the city, half-vampire Darren Shan is ready to enjoy a pleasant holiday away from the Cirque du Freak with his friend Evra. But when he learns of a string of grisly murders whose victims have been drained of blood, Darren begins to suspect that his mentor may be involved. Has Mr. Crepsley crossed the line, or could it be that some creature more fearsome than a vampire haunts the city's streets?"--Publisher's web site
Cirque du freak by Darren Shan( Book )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Darren and Mr. Crepsley embark on a dangerous trek to the very heart of the vampire world. Will a meeting with the Vampire Princes restore Darren's human side, or turn him further toward the darkness? Only one thing is certain-- Darren's initiation into the vampire clan is more deadly than he ever could have imagined"--Publisher's web site
Cirque du freak by Darren Shan( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Setting out from Vampire Mountain, Darren embarks on a mission as part of an elite quartet sent to find the Vampanese Lord. Along their journey, though, they are imparted an ominous prophecy: '--If you have faced the Vampaneze Lord four times and failed to kill him, only one of you will be alive to witness the fall of the vampire clan'"--Page 4 of cover
Cirque du freak : allies of the night by Darren Shan( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darren Shan, a normal human boy, is coerced by the vampire Larten Crepsley into becoming his assistant and a half-vampire
Cirque du freak by Darren Shan( Book )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In agreeing to undergo the Trials of Initiation in order to restore Mr. Crepsley's honor, Darren may have bitten off more than a half-vampire can chew. Each trial is more taxing than the last, and despite his resolve, Darren simply may not be up to the task! In the depths of Vampire Mountain, through, a threat even deadlier than the Trials is stirring ..."--Page 4 of cover
Cirque du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Outnumbered, outsmarted, and desperate, the hunters are on the run, pursued by the vampaneze, the police, and an angry mob. With their enemies clamoring for blood, the vampires prepare for a deadly battle. Is this the end for Darren and his allies?"--Page 4 of cover
Cirque du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Endeavoring to learn more about who Harkat truly is, Darren and Harkat journey to the Lake of Souls. Facing unending twists, turns, and trials, the two of them eventually find themselves at the edge of a lake teeming with souls. Time to go fishing! If Darren and Harkat can reel in the little person's soul, they might be able to find out more about Harkat's past ... and Mr. Tiny's cruelty."--Amazon.com
Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Darren Shan returns home, he is met by old enemies and scores to be settled, and with destiny certain to destroy him, the world seems doomed to fall to the Ruler of the Night
Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visiting his hometown with the Cirque Du Freak, Darren falls into a vampaneze trap and is shot with a bowgun by Steve's son, Darius. Saved by the vampirites, Darren is reunited with his friends, but another enemy attack leads to Evra's son, Shancus', abduction. With Darius held hostage in order to strike a deal, Darren witnesses the horrible sight of Steve murdering Shancus. And to make things worse, Darius is Darren's nephew!
The vampire's assistant by Darren Shan( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After traveling with Mr. Crepsley, the vampire who made him into a half-vampire, Darren returns to the freak show known as the Cirque du Freak and continues to fight his need to drink human blood
Trials of death by Darren Shan( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amazing manga retelling of Darren Shan's international best- selling vampire saga continues, with illustrations by Japanese artist Takahiro Arai
Vampire Mountain by Darren Shan( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Darren Shan and Mr. Crepsley make the long and dangerous trek to the heart of the vampire world. It is time for Darren to meet the clan, to face approval ... or death"--Cover. In graphic novel format
Cirque du freak by Darren Shan( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a story told in graphic novel format, best friends Darren and Steve visit a mysterious freak show known as the Cirque du Freak, where an encounter with a vampire and a deadly spider forces them to make life-changing choices
Sons of destiny by Darren Shan( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead if i lose. Damned if I win. The time has finally come for me to face my nemesis, Steve Leopard. One of us will die. The otherr will become the Lord of Shadows and control the world. Destiny is calling... -- back cover
Allies of the night by Darren Shan( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darren Shan, a normal human boy, is coerced by the vampire Larten Crepsley into becoming his assistant and a half-vampire
Hunters of the dusk by Darren Shan( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leaving the enclave of Vampire Mountain, Harkat, Darren and Mr Crepsley are shadowed by a creature of the night, do battle with the Vampaneze, meet the mysterious Evanna and pay a visit to some old friends at the Cirque Du Freak. But no friend can prevent the bloody trail of bodies; the Vampaneze Lord may be more than a match for the hunters of the dusk"--Publisher's description
Killers of the dawn by Darren Shan( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outnumbered, outsmarted, and desperate, the hunters are on the run, pursued by the vampaneze, the police, and an angry mob. With their enemies clamoring for blood, the vampires prepare for a deadly battle. Is this the end for Darren and his allies?
 
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Alternative Names
Arai, Takahiro

Arai, Takahiro, 1982-

Takahiro, Arai

Takahiro Arai 1982-....

Takahiro Arai dessinateur de mangas

Takahiro Arai Japanese mangaka

Takahiro Arai mangaka giapponese

Араи, Такахиро

신정륭광

신정융광

アライ, タカヒロ

アライ, タカヒロ, 1982-

新井 隆広

新井 隆広 1982-....

新井隆廣

Languages
English (120)

French (1)