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Summary: Odd Jobs Gin has taken on a lot of odd work in the past, and when you're a Jack of All Trades agency based in a feudal Japan that's been conquered and colonized by aliens, the term 'Odd Jobs' means REALLY ODD jobs. But when some more than slightly suspicious secrets from the shadows of Gintoki Sakata's somewhat shady former samurai past and a new pair of odd jobs collide, the action is bound to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sentai Filmworks 2012

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

Summary: The story about a bomber, a patricide, a mad biker and a pornographer who break free from jail together with various other forms of social detritus.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ArtsmagicDVD 2005

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN NIN

Summary: A year after a botched hostage negotiation with a serial killer turned deadly, ex-detective Koichi and his wife move into a new house with a deeply strange new neighbor. His old cop colleagues come calling for his help on a mysterious case, which may be related to the strange goings-on next door, in this insidiously constructed narrative that braids plot twists on top of plot twists and shock...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN CRE

Summary: Rated T for teen.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2007

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

Summary: Satire in which a skillful but slovenly samurai comes to the aid of a group of naive young warriors fighting their corrupt clan leaders.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1999

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SAN

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: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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Summary: Set in postwar Japan, the film follows the last two decades in the life of Hyakken Uchida, a free spirited writer and teacher, highlighted by his relationship with his students who venerate him in his old age.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WinStar TV & Video 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MAD

Summary: In an imaginative and lighthearted tale, a young schoolgirl saves the life of a noble cat and is rewarded with a shocking proposal of marriage - to the Cat King's son - and a fateful journey to the extraordinary Kingdom of Cats.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2005

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2 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME CAT

Summary: Magnetic Rose: Two space travellers follow a distress signal and are drawn into a magnificent world created by one woman's memories. Stink bomb: A young chemist accidentally transforms himself into an unstoppable biological weapon set on a direct course for Tokyo. Cannon fodder: Depicts a day in the life of a city whose entire purpose is the firing of cannons at an unknown enemy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MEM

Summary: After fierce battles with the Akatsuki, Sakura, Granny Chiyo, Kakashi and Naruto have finally retrieved Gaara from Deidara's clutches. But is it all too late?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2010

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

Summary: The Harunos are a rather unconventional, but happy and loving family. Eight-year-old Sachiko is bothered by her own giant-sized double, who hangs around sitting on buildings staring at her. Her older brother, Hajime, privately wrestles with raging hormones and a love-struck crush on a pretty new classmate. Mom struggles to come out of retirement as an animator and Dad is a professional...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Pictures 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TAS

Summary: A frustrated, unemployed architect travels to a remote fishing village in search of a treasure rumored to be hidden in a house near a red bridge. He builds an intense relationship with one of the occupants of the house, a young woman with an "unusual" condition.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment [distributor] 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WAR

Summary: Two old ladies who spend their days scavenging the local trashpiles, find a mysterious little girl in their home, knitting a sweater which will promptly be unraveled the moment it's done and knitted again-and again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Koch Entertainment 2007

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Summary: Discovering that he is in the terminal stages of cancer, a clerk spends his last months in search of the meaning to life. After his pursuit of pleasure has failed, he finds self-realization in bringing about the building of a children's playground in the slums and dies quiety fulfilled.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2004

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IKI

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Summary: When a young girl gets trapped in a strange new world of spirits, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free herself and rescue her parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2003

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2 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME SPI

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE SPI

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SPI RATED PG

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Sp

Summary: In the year 12,090 AD, the Earth has fallen into the clutches of vampires. Humans are enslaved by a corrupted feudal system, prey to the whims of vampire aristocrats. Vampire Hunter D is the only being who dares to challenge the authority of the immortal vampires.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Urban Vision Entertainment 2000

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

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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Summary: Thirteen brave samurai must face overwhelming odds in an epic battle against a sadistic lord and his army of 200 to prevent him from plunging Japan into war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD 13A

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN THI

Summary: Two orphans in World War II, Kobe, Japan, face fire-bombs, hunger, homelessness, and despair as the war and their lives come to an end.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Central Park Media 2002

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

Summary: After fierce battles with the Akatsuki, Sakura, Granny Chiyo, Kakashi and Naruto have finally retrieved Gaara from Deidara's clutches. But is it all too late?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2010

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

Summary: An impoverished mother and her daughter-in-law eke out a lonely, desperate existence. In order to survive in feudal Japan, they are forced to murder lost samurai and sell their belongings for grain, then they dump their corpses down a deep, dark hole.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Homevision 2004

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Summary: A young detective goes undercover in Tokyo's sweltering streets to find the pickpocket who stole his gun.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2004

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN STR

Summary: When an aging couple journeys to visit with their adult children and family they find they are an intrusion on the younger generation's life style.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TOK

Summary: In the year 1860, a wandering samurai-for-hire turns the war between two clans fighting for control of a small town to his own advantage. A satire on greed, violence, paranoia and human weakness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2006

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN YOJ

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