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Japan (Musical group)

Contents: Gentlemen take polaroids -- Swing -- Burning bridges -- My new career -- Methods of dance -- Ain't that peculiar -- Nightporter -- Taking islands in Africa -- The experience of swimming -- The width of a room -- Taking islands in Africa : Steve Nye remix.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Virgin Records 2003

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK Japan

Nobleman, Marc Tyler

Summary: "In this important and moving true story of reconciliation after war, beautifully illustrated in watercolor, a Japanese pilot bombs the continental U.S. during WWII--the only enemy ever to do so--and comes back 20 years later to apologize."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 FUJ

Envy (Musical group : Japan)

Contents: Further ahead of warp -- Shield of selflessness -- Scene -- Crystallize -- The unknown glow -- Night in winter -- A warm room.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Temporary Residence 2006

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK Envy

Vamps (Musical group : Japan)

Contents: Reincarnation (1:34) -- Zero (3:33) -- Lips (4:07) -- World's End (4:12) -- Evil (3:25) -- Ghost (4:49) -- Vampire's Love (4:50) -- Damned (4:22) -- Get Away (4:20) -- Replay (4:12) -- Bloodsuckers (1:26) -- The Jolly Roger (4:41) -- Inside Myself (4:38).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Delicious Deli Records 2015

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Summary: Follows the personal journeys of three former "comfort women" who were among 200,000 girls and young women kidnapped and forced into military sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC APO

Summary: Complilation of 7 films with introduction to the work of designers Charles and Ray Eames. 'Toccata for toy trains' is a trip through a world of antique toys, and toy trains. 'House : after five years of living' illustrates the home and studio designed and built by Charles Eames on a hill in California overlooking the ocean. 'Lucia chase vignette' follows a sister chasing her brother through the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pyramid Film & Video 2000

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FIL

Rissman, Rebecca

Summary: In "narrative nonfiction format, this ... book follows a selection of people who experienced the 2011 Japan Tsunami"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2017

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page One Publishing Pte. 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746 Yoshimoto

Summary: Examines the aftermath of the 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima Japan. Looks at the lives of some of the refugees from the town of Futaba. Raises questions regarding the future of nuclear power in Japan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NUC

Summary: "Circus is a super-powered security force of entertainers with special abilities who keep villains off the streets by serving up justice with a side of razzle-dazzle. Despite their best efforts, a sinister organization named Kafka is gaining power through the world using grotesque monsters to carry out their plots. When Circus saves a mysterious boy from Kafka's grasp, the kid gets swept up in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FUNimation Productions 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME KAR

Summary: Sixty-one years ago, the United States and Japanese armies met on Iwo Jima. Decades later, hundreds of letters are unearthed from that stark island's soil. The letters give faces and voices to the men who fought there, as well as the extraordinary general who led them. Leading the defense is Lt. General Tadamichi Kuribayashi. With little defense other than sheer will and the volcanic rock of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LET

Summary: Tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during child birth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His experiments lead to the creation of a creature which Frankenstein has put together from the remains of corpses. The creature turns into a monster when Dr. Frankenstein rejects him. Sticking close to the original...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD FRA

Summary: As a member of the Moon Demon Company, Yuichiro Hyakuya has the authority and the power--thanks to Cursed Gear--to take his revenge for his family's death on the vampires overrunning the world. When someone known to Yuichiro becomes the hunted, will unleashing Yuichiro's special power called Seraph of the End save or destroy humanity?.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FUNimation Productions Ltd. 2016

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Summary: Batman, along with a number of his allies and adversaries, finds himself transplanted from modern Gotham City to feudal Japan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: "Yokohama, 1963. Japan is picking itself up from the devastation of World War II and preparing to host the Olympics. Against this backdrop of hope and change, a friendship begins to blossom between high school students Umi ... and Shun ... but a buried secret from their past emerges to cast a shadow on the future and pull them apart"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed in the U.S. by Cinedigm Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME FRO

Summary: Kino's Journey tells the story of the young adventurer Kino, who travels the world on Hermes, a talking motorcycle, spending no more and no less than three days at each stop. Throughout their travels, Kino and Hermes are observers of new cultures, witness to both the differences and the similarities of peoples around the world. -- Summary from ADV website.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ADV Films 2005

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME KIN

Summary: This reinvention of the American Western is a wild, sexy shoot-out studded with action, suspense and offbeat humor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Quick 2005

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN QUI

Summary: With the Shinjuku Battle behind him and Mika lost to the side of the vampires, Yuichiro begins searching for a way to turn his old friend back into a human. But first, he and the rest of his squad must focus on controlling the powerful demons they've made contracts with. If they hope to survive, they'll have to walk the line between being possessed by their demon's powers and being completely...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: An epic study of athletes struggling to excel against their own bodies and against each other. Kon Ichikawa used 164 cameramen and over 100 cameras to show the humanity of the competitors-- the tears of the Japanese women volleyball champions, the bellow of the hammer throwers, the pain of the collapsed marathon runner and the solitude of the loser, finishing his lap, picking up his sweats and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2002

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TOY

Summary: "Kenji is your typical teenage misfit. He's good at math, bad with girls, and spends most of his time hanging out in the all-powerful, online community known as OZ. His second life is the only life he has - until the girl of his dreams, Natsuki, hijacks him for a starring role as a fake fiancé at her family reunion. Things only get stranger from there. A late-night email containing a cryptic...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Encore Films 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME SUM

Akamatsu, Ken.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 AKA

Hering, Marianne

Summary: After tsunami waves sweep over the Imagination Station, it breaks down completely. Patrick and Beth wash up on the shores of Japan on September 1, 1923. The cousins fear if the waters doesn't get them, the earthquake will! Disaster engulfs the city of Tokyo, leaving families and friends separated and desperate. Thanks to a Japanese celebrity and a performing elephant, the cousins escape the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2017

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Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: A massive earthquake and devastating tsunami hit Japan while Ben is visiting his late father's hometown, pulling Ben's family apart and leaving him stranded in a strange country during an epic disaster.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2013

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Tarshis 2013

Thomas, Evan

Summary: An account of the Battle of Leyte Gulf in October 1944 is told through the commands of four naval leaders, including two American commanders and two Japanese admirals, and offers insight into how the war reflected profound cultural differences.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.5426 THO