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Summary: The year is 1940 in Kobe, on the eve of the outbreak of World War II. Local merchant and amateur filmmaker Yusaku senses that things are headed in an unsettling direction. Following a trip to Manchuria, he becomes determined to bring to light the things he witnessed there, and secretly filmed. Meanwhile, his wife Satoko receives a visit from her childhood friend, now a military policeman. He...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

SASAMI

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Redeye Distribution 2022

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

Coerr, Eleanor.

Summary: Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1977

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

Sawako.

Contents: Wind shower particle -- April ~ From sea shell -- Deep under -- Looped labyrinth, decayed voice -- Ex.o.tico -- Hugbug -- Utouto -- Tsubomi, saku -- a last next

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 12k

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD ELECTRONIC SAW

DiCicco, Sue

Summary: "In this book, author Sue DiCicco and Sadako's older brother Masahiro tell her complete story in English for the first time--how Sadako's courage throughout her illness inspired family and friends, and how she became a symbol of all people, especially children, who suffer from the impact of war. Her life and her death carry a message: we must have a wholehearted desire for peace and be willing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tuttle Publishing, an imprint of Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd. 2020

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

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1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT 921 Sasaki 2020

Sasaki, Fumio

Summary: "The internationally best-selling author of Goodbye, Things shares insights and practices to help you become the best version of yourself. Fumio Sasaki changed his life when he became a minimalist. But before minimalism could really stick, he had to makeit a habit. All of us live our lives based on the habits we've formed, from when we get up in the morning, to what we eat and drink, to how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179 SAS

Sasaki, Fumio

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Summary: "Fumio Sasaki is not an enlightened minimalism expert or organizing guru like Marie Kondo--he's just a regular guy who was stressed out and constantly comparing himself to others, until one day he decided to change his life by saying goodbye to everything he didn't absolutely need. The effects were remarkable: Sasaki gained true freedom, new focus, and a real sense of gratitude for everything...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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Sasaki, Chris.

Summary: Discusses various myths concerning the constellations, what they look like, and where to find tham in the night sky.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2002

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Sasaki, Hideto

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Red Distribution, Inc 2020

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ SAS

Batoh, Masaki

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Redeye Distribution 2020

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

Coerr, Eleanor.

Summary: Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin 2004

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Batoh, Masaki

Contents: Nowhere -- Tower of the silence -- Tambourine -- Devil got me -- Gaucho no sora -- Dum spiro spero -- Sundown -- Boi-taull.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Natsume, Soseki

Summary: Depicts the twenty-three-year-old Sanshiro leaving the sleepy countryside for the first time in his life to experience the constantly moving "real world" of Tokyo, its women, and university.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Classics 2010

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Summary: A sweeping saga of the legendary seventeenth-century samurai, Musashi Miyamoto, set against the turmoil of a devastating civil war. Follows Musashi's odyssey from his unruly youth to his enlightened years as a warrior.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

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

Coerr, Eleanor.

Summary: Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC COE

Summary: After an unfavorable critique drives uptight, young calligrapher Sei Handa past his breaking point, his parents decide to ship him off to Japan's Goto Islands to cool off. But instead of a peaceful paradise, Handa discovers a village full of quirky characters with little regard for personal space. On top of that, Handa₂s temporary apartment has already been claimed as home base by the village...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FUNimation 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Mizuki, Shigeru

Summary: "Shigeru Mizuki-Japan's grand master of yokai comics-adapts one of the most important works of supernatural literature into comic book form. The cultural equivalent of the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm, Tono Monogatari is a defining text of Japanese folklore and one of the country's most important works of literature. This graphic novel was created during the later stage of Mizuki's career,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2021

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 MIZ

Lacey, Saskia

Summary: How to Build a Motorcycle continues the Technical Tales series, where a group of three unlikely friends--a rat, a sparrow, and a frog--come together to build another vehicle--a motorcycle! As they start working, they encounter many unexpected obstacles, teaching them (and the reader) about the different parts that make a motorcycle work. Detailed illustrations explain the overall functions of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walter Foster Jr. 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.21 LAC

Satake, Akira.

Contents: Tail wag dog jig -- Nobody's hat -- Mr. Fulla Bullets -- A. I. -- Basho -- A taste of loomi -- All else pales -- Into and out of it -- Atami.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Alula Records 1997

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/EUROPEAN Satak

Takamatsu, Misaki

Summary: The critically acclaimed romantic comedy about a country girl chasing her dreams in Tokyo! Mitsumi is bound for high school in Tokyo! She's got book smarts, but this small-town girl is about to find out she's massively unprepared for the social norms of big city high schoolers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Seas Entertainment 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 SKI

Lacey, Saskia

Summary: Details how a plane works, how it is constructed, and labels the different parts of a plane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walter Foster Jr., an imprint of Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc. 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629 LAC

Natsume, Sōseki

Summary: "Natsume Soseki's Kusamakura follows its nameless young artist-narrator on a meandering walking tour of the mountains. At the inn at a hot spring resort, he has a series of mysterious encounters with Nami, the lovely young daughter of the establishment. Nami, or 'beauty, ' is the center of this elegant novel, the still point around which the artist moves and the enigmatic subject of Soseki's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NAT

Pataki, Allison

Summary: "As the French revolution ravages the country, Desiree Clary is faced with the life-altering truth that the world she has known and loved is gone and it's fallen on her to save her family from the guillotine. A chance encounter with Napoleon Bonaparte, the ambitious and charismatic young military prodigy, provides her answer. When her beloved sister Julie marries his brother Joseph, Desiree and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Yoshino, Satsuki

Summary: "Thirty-two-year-old Tohno Naruhiko has been scraping by as a manga creator for ten years, and when his latest series gets canceled, he finds himself at a crossroads. Tohno's always had his sights set on fantasy, but this time around, his editor's got another idea-a slice-of-life story set in a remote village not unlike the one where he was born and raised. Could a return to his roots be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 YOS

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