WorldCat Identities

Asō, Kumiko 1978-

Works: 96 works in 231 publications in 7 languages and 2,077 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Apocalyptic films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Dancer, Choreographer, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kumiko Asō
The boy and the beast by Mamoru Hosoda( Visual )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kyuta, a young orphan living on the streets of Shibuya, stumbles into a fantastic world of beasts, he's taken in by Kumatetsu, a gruff, rough-around-the-edges warrior beast who's been searching for the perfect apprentice. Despite their constant bickering, Kyuta and Kumatetsu begin training together and slowly form a bond as surrogate father and son. But the unlikely pair will be put to the ultimate test; a final showdown
Kairo = Pulse( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in Japanese and English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young friends is rocked by the sudden suicide of one of their own and his subsequent ghostly reappearance in grainy computer and video images. More deaths follow as the world is slowly being drained of life
Casshern( Visual )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist creates a new cell that regenerates human body parts after a war that lasted 50 years ravages the planet and its inhabitants. When the cells mutate and create a new menace, it's a war between the human race and its own extinction
Okami kodomo no ame to yuki = Wolf children by Lucien Malson( Visual )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hana was a student before she was a mother. Then she met a man, who turned out to be a wolf, and together they built a family. Hana loved her mate fiercely, but fate took him from her, leaving her alone with two unusual kids she didn't know how to raise. This is a mother's journey. Teach your children to persue their dreams and smile through the tears as they disappear into the world in search of who they will become
Kanzō Sensei = Dr. Akagi by Shōhei Imamura( Visual )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of WWII, Japanese Doctor Akagi searches for the cure for hepatitis in the prisoner-of-war camp before an epidemic sweeps his country. Lampoons Japanese military bureaucracy, but shows a loving portrait of a dedicated man and those in his inner circle
Kaidan by Hideo Nakata( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shinkichi, a handsome 25-year old man, was cursed as a baby when his father killed a businessman. Unknowing of the curse, Shinkichi gets married to an older woman, Oshiga, who works as a teacher. It doesn't take long before the curse starts to take its toll on the couple and during a dispute, Shinkichi accidentally injures his wife in the face. The injury doesn't seem very bad at first but the infection soon spreads and Oshiga dies. Shinkichi tries to start over with other women but the deadly curse is far from over
Ringu 0 : Bāsudei = Ring 0 : 'birthday" by Norio Tsuruta( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The video curse which struck in the previous installments of Ring was not, it turns out, the first incarnation of the fatal power possessed by Sadako. With a death toll reaching back as far as the 1950s - when open-reel tape recorders were the technological means by which the curse could manifest itself - the evil legacy has been more widespread than anyone could have imagined. Finally, the secrets surrounding the evolution of the curse are about to be be revealed... When a reporter is struck down during a widely publicised demonstration of parapsychological power by one Yananura Shizuko, unnatural events are put into motion. One by one, every single journalist present at the event is struck down, and as the 1960s draw to a close, the fiance of the first man to die is determined to find whoever, or whatever, is responsible and take her revenge
Ringu : anthology of terror( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prequel to the horror film The Ring (Ringu)
Kairo = Pulse( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in Japanese and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Setting his story in the burgeoning internet and social media scene in Japan, Kurosawa's dark and apocalyptic film foretells how technology will only serve to isolate us as it grows more important to our lives. A group of young people in Tokyo begin to experience strange phenomena involving missing co-workers and friends, technological breakdown, and a mysterious website which asks the compelling question, "Do you want to meet a ghost?"
Kairo( Visual )

10 editions published in 2001 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD. A computer virus causes a young man to commit suicide. His friends find his shadow and other suicide victims lurking in their computers and real life. As one by one the friends commit suicide, a few try to resist
Samurai resurrection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"37,000 peasants perished in the Shinabara Revolt; among them, the leader of that uprising, Shiro Amakusa. More than a decade later, Amakusa rises from the dead hellbent on revenge. Resurrecting a ghastly army of living dead master swordsmen by way of an occult art called "Makai Tensho" (demonic transmigration), he sets his sights on overthrowing the Shoganate. Standing in their way legendary samurai Jubei Yagyr, who will have to fight the reincarnation of his own father before the fierce final confrontation with Shiro Amakusa himself"--Container
Akiresu to kame( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Machisu, who was born into a wealthy family, but had lost his parents as a child is a lonely, poor painter. He meets a woman named Sachiko and they fall in love
Yūnagi no machi ; Sakura no kuni( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story in 2 parts. The first part tells the story of an atomic bomb survivor Hiirano Minami who lost her father and sisters to the bomb and radiation poisoning, and has not seen her brother since he was evacuated years ago. She takes hesitant steps toward first love with her coworker, but happiness and normalcy are elusive in the atomosphere of postwar Hiroshima. The second part takes place decades later when Ishikawa Nanami travels to Hiroshima to find out the reason by her father's frequent mysterious trips to the city. There she slowly retraces the story of a young woman whose life has affected hers in more ways than she realized
Uchū kyōdai by Senyilong( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Brothers who have been enchanted by the starry skies since childhood pursue their dreams of becoming astronauts, each at his own pace."--J-Pitch JFDB
Red shadow = Akakage sanjō( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Japanese and Multiple languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red Shadow, Blue Shadow and Aska are neophyte ninjas under the tutelage of the great warrior White Shadow. Their lives are a series of perilous missions that entail intrigue, deception and intimidation. A samurai film with striking cinematography, offbeat romantic comedy, and pumped up martial arts action
Oto na ri( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Photographer Satoshi (Okada) and flower shop employee Nanao (Aso) live next to each other in an old apartment building, separated only by a flimsy wall. Although they have never met in person, they are somehow comforted by the sounds from the other's daily routine, such as Satoshi grinding his coffee beans and Nanao singing to herself. Both thirty years old and single, they are both caught up in their own separate dramas. Satoshi is entangled in confusion involving his friend Shingo (Ikeuchi Hiroyuki) and Shingo's pregnant girlfriend Akane (Tanimura Mitsuki), and Nanao receives an unexpected confession of love from the neighborhood convenience store clerk (Okada Yoshinori). In the midst of hurt and confusion, both suddenly find themselves drawn closer and closer to the sounds they hear coming from next door."--J-Pitch JFDB
Cao shi nan no tao hua qi = Love strikes( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

31-year-old Yukiyo Fujimoto (Mirai Moriyama) doesn't have any money, dreams or a girlfriend. He has left his job at a staffing firm and is attempting to start a new life by working as a writer for a news site. Suddenly, Yukiyo experiences "moteki"--A period when a man becomes suddenly popular with woman. Cute magazine editor Miyuki (Masami Nagasawa), pure and naive office worker Rumiko (Kumiko Aso), beautiful shop assistant Ai (Riisa Naka) and beautiful, but tough co-worker named Motoko (Yoko Maki) all become interested in Yukiyo. He tries to calm down, but is shaken by the interests of these women.--Container
Rokku wanko no shima = Rock wanko no shima( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Auguest of 2000, the residents of Miyakejima are forced to evacuate the island immediately due to a volcanic eruption and Shin must abandon his dog, Rock, whom he had grown up with since birth. Years later, the two are miraculously reunited"--Container
Sīsaido mōteru = The seaside motel( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The surreal comedy first hilariously sets up its premise by bringing groups of strangers that include gangsters, gamblers, and call girls into four separate rooms, only to send them into a chaotic colliding course over one fateful night. To match his eccentric group of characters, the first thing that's wrong with the Seaside Motel is that it's surrounded by mountains with no sea by its side ..."--Container
Ningen gōkaku = License to live by Kiyoshi Kurosawa( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young man wakens after ten years in a coma to find his family has scattered, with no one left in the family home
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Alternative Names
Hiramaru, Kumiko 1978-

Hirota, Emi 1978-

Iga, Kumiko 1978-

Kumiko Asō actrice japonaise

Kumiko Aso actriz japonesa

Kumiko Aso ator

Kumiko Aso attrice giapponese

Kumiko Asō Japanese actress

Kumiko Asō Japanische Schauspielerin

Kumiko Aso Japans actrice

Kumiko Asō pemeran perempuan asal Jepang

Асо, Кумико

کومیکو آسو بازیگر ژاپنی

คุมิโกะ อะโซะ

아소 구미코

麻生久美子 1978-