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  Kodansha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Kodansha (講談社 Kōdansha) is a major Japanese publisher of literature and manga, headquartered in (Bunkyo), Tokyo.
While many of the manga and novels published by Kodansha that have been made into anime, such as Cardcaptor Sakura, have aired in NHK's Eisei Anime Gekijō timeslot, and Kodansha published a companion magazine to the NHK children's show Okāsan to Issho, editorially the two companies often clash.
Kodansha appealed the decision, and a settlement was reached where Kodansha only had to issue a partial retraction, and pay no damageshttp://engei.s17.xrea.com/gendai1/0001.html.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/K/Kodansha.htm   (565 words)

 Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan - A CSLA Library Database   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan contains a wealth of hard data on Japanese politics, government, economics and corporate behavior, but it is also a treasury of Japanese art, culture, and history and a guide to the more subtle traditions that have shaped Japanese life and thought throughout the centuries.
This digital reference work is based on Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia, published in 1993, and it contains almost all of the 11,000 main-text entries of that book, thousands of which have been updated to reflect changes occurring in the 1990s.
The main-text entries range in length from 50 words to more than 4,000 and cover every aspect of Japanese culture and society from prehistory to contemporary science and technology.
www.calstatela.edu /library/dbs/~k1.htm   (143 words)

 Amazon.com: Kodansha's Furigana: Japanese-English Dictionary (A Kodansha Dictionary): Books: Kodansha ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Recently, however, an increasing number of influential curricula around the world are based on a rationale and methodology that demands the introduction of hiragana and katakana from the earliest stages.
Kodansha's Furigana Japanese-English Dictionary is the essential dictionary for all students of Japanese.
Kodansha's Furigana dictionaries are simply a few of the best Japanese<->English dictionaries I have seen on the market, especially for students of Japanese.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/4770019831?v=glance   (1476 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Kodansha's Compact Kanji Guide: A New Character Dictionary for Students and Businessmen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Kodansha's Compact Kanji Guide is precisely that dictionary, designed specifically to meet the needs of the modern man and woman.
With a copy of Kodansha's Compact Kanji Guide close at hand--with its definitions, stroke order, Chinese compounds, Japanese compounds, business terminology, and three helpful indices--the life of the typical student of Japanese should take a decided turn for the better.
Kodansha's Compact Kanji Guide is an excellent reference for beginners learning the Japanese written language.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/4770015534   (1555 words)

 Kodansha Encyclopedia Of Japan - Encyclopedia Shop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Amazon.com: Books: Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan by Gen Itasaka.
… The foremost reference source on Japan, Kodansha's Encyclopedia of Japan is available as a fully searchable online resource.
Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan contains a wealth of hard data on Japanese politics, government, economics and corporate behavior, but it is also a …
www.ecaseload.com /kodansha-encyclopedia-of-japan.html   (333 words)

 Amazon.com: The Kodansha Kanji Learner's Dictionary (Kodansha Dictionary): Books: Jack Halpern   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Kodansha Kanji Learner's Dictionary answers the urgent need for an easy-to-use kanji dictionary compact enough to be easily carried around, yet detailed enough to satisfy the practical needs of the beginning and intermediate learner.
Its basic goal is to give the learner a thorough understanding of kanji by providing instant access to a wealth of useful information on the meanings, readings, and compounds.
The Kodansha Kanji Learner's Dictionary is compact, yet detailed enough to satisfy the demands of intermediate users.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/4770023359?v=glance   (2044 words)

 Kodansha 54 Information
Ok Kodansha 54 isn't the best thing ever or anything like that, and I don't have the best imagination, but here is some of how the story goes...
Because Trinitii would die soon, she needed to make someone the new Kodansha, which is a holder of special powers.
Later after the planet Efia was destroyed and Trinitii died, Okashi had to continue the Kodansha mission.(soundin' wierd yet?) Planet Shouna, the planet Okashi lived on, was the new planet that would be targeted by the enemies.
www.angelfire.com /anime2/animecloud/kodinfo.html   (422 words)

 SOS Campaign Headquarters - Kodansha Clarifies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Kodansha replied and it has been translated as follows, "With our November issue, we are going to start running Sailor Moon Musical stories in anime style drawing.
This is the first time that Kodansha has mentioned that "no decision" has been made concerning a new TV series or manga series.
In other words, this is the first time that Kodansha has mentioned that a new TV series or manga series was possible.
www.iwaynet.net /~sos/kodansha.html   (379 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Kodansha's Furigana Japanese Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Kodansha's Furigana dictionary is simply one of the best Japanese<->English dictionaries I have seen on the market, especially for students of Japanese.
In summary, then, the Kodansha's Furigana English and Japanese dictionary is a great boon to any serious beginning or intermediate student of Japanese.
Kodansha is in the business of publishing the best Japanese learning aids available, and it only makes sense that their furigana dictionary is the one to buy.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/4770024800   (1246 words)

 Anime News Network - Nelvana Cements Relationship with Kodansha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Rights to first refusal give Nelvana the first option to aquire the international (non asian) distribution rights for any Kodansha property, however should Nelvana chose not to aquire a particular property Kodansha has the option to offer it to other licensors.
Kodansha is a privately owned company, which has been run by consecutive generations of the Noma family.
Under the present leadership of Sawako Noma, Kodansha has set itself new goals in the ever-changing media industry and continues to play a dominant role as a leader of Japanese book and magazine publishing.
www.animenewsnetwork.com /article.php?discuss=1568   (642 words)

The Kodansha ranks Of American Goju-Kempo cover the Dan degrees of 4th to 10th degrees, in contrast to yudansha which cconsist of 1st to 3rd degree.
They are divided into Kokoro and Iro Kokoro and carry the titles of Renshi, Shihan, Kyoshi and Hanshi.
That is what separates the yudansha from the Kodansha Kokoro.
www.orgsites.com /ny/budokan_america/_pgg9.php3   (1089 words)

 Naoko Takeuchi Update   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
For the last few years Kodansha tried to renew the publishing rights (and all of the ancillary rights which spring forth from such rights) with Ms.
Kodansha would continue to administer some of the old ancillary rights established under the previous contract (1992-2002) but not the anime which is now administrated partly by Toei and TV Asahi (which includes Sailorstars).
We were not able to confirm exactly what was happening until we pressed Kodansha on the matter in 2002 (and by that time, Kodansha seemed so infuriated with the situation that they may have stopped providing a forwarding address or phone number for Naoko altogether).
www.iwaynet.net /~sos/naoko2003.html   (4250 words)

 Martial Arts Links
Kodansha International, 1973 (Original publication in Japan, 1956).
Kodansha International, 1966 (Nakayama Sensei was a student of Funakoshi Sensei)
Kodansha International, 1991 (Original publication in Japan, 1938).
home.nycap.rr.com /seipai/matexts.htm   (370 words)

The graphic novel category is one of the fastest growing ones in bookstores today and manga repeatedly tops not just the Bookscan graphic novel division, but the young adult, adult fiction, and child categories.
The titles are all supposed to be top Kodansha properties and over the course of the next year, eight more titles are expected to be released.
A list of Kodansha properties can be found on their official US website here.
www.comicon.com /cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=36&t=001177   (783 words)

 The Japanese publication of Don's book "Changing Shapes With Matrices"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
These were received and Kodansha was satisfied that this would fulfill our plans.
April 15, 1999: Don received the signed contract from Kodansha that they will translate and publish this book.
In November, 1998 Kodansha expressed interest in publishing this book after publishing Don's first book, "Calculus By and For Young people (ages 7, yes 7 and up)".
www.shout.net /~mathman/html/cswmjp.html   (390 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This Kodansha set of Encyclopedias is a useful resource as it covers a wide variety of Japanese points of interest.
The Kodansha does a nice job of covering a wide variety of Japanese topics alphabetically and organizing them into a comprehensive, easy to use, set of encyclopedias and a unique resource for any library.
However, the modern Coming of Age Ceremony is not covered in the Kodansha, and the Gempuku information is not useful for research on the modern day ceremony.
mcel.pacificu.edu /as/students/Jceremony/rev.htm   (368 words)

 Kodansha Bilingual Comics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Kodansha has translated a number of Japanese mangas into bilingual editions which show both Japanese text in the margins, and English in the panels.
Kodansha has published Love Hina, Great Teacher Onizuka, Card Captor Sakura, The New Kindaichi Files, and perhaps other titles, into English.
Currently there are eight Kodansha bilingual comics volumes for Love Hina and a nineth is due for release in the near future.
mywebpages.comcast.net /juzzam1/kodansha.htm   (190 words)

 Mutant Frog Travelogue » Blog Archive » Imperial Japanese propaganda and the history of Kodansha
Anyone who has even a passing acquintance with Japanese media or publishing will probably recognize Kodansha, which is still a major publisher of magazines, comics and various types of books.
Looking at the timeline in the more detailed history section of their Japanese language website, we can see that Dai-Nihon Yuubenkai and it’s spinoff, Kodansha, were merged in 1925, creating a company with the combined name of Dai-Nihon Yuubenkai Kodansha.
Since this remained the companies name until 1958 (when it became simply Kodansha Corporation) and this booklet is very much a product of the Imperial era, it must have been published between 1925 and 1945.
www.mutantfrog.com /2005/08/16/imperial-japanese-propaganda-and-the-history-of-kodansha   (656 words)

 Kodansha, Random House Form Partnership News for Comics on GamePro.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The focus of the company will be to translate Random House's fiction and non-fiction titles into Japanese for Kodansha's audience, but Kodansha has said that it will take advantage of Random House's international distribution.
Kodansha is Japan's biggest publisher, with dozens of magazines (including no less than 13 manga periodicals) and books under its label each month.
Since Kodansha has been known to put out bilingual editions of its most popular manga and novels, your local bookstore could be getting more and more Japanese books, along with the already-strong presence of TokyoPop's "100% Authentic" Manga and Raijin Comics.
www.gamepro.com /entertainment/books_comics/books/news/27974.shtml   (341 words)

 Kodansha Halts Plagiarized Manga; Tokyopop Follows - 10/25/2005 - Publishers Weekly
According to the German Web site AnimePro, the manga publishing giant has already halted Suetsugo's newest series, Silver, which is serialized in Bessatsu Friend magazine in Japan and has stopped shipment on all of her tankubon manga (digest-sized comic books).
Heyne, the German publisher of Eden, was contracted to publish the entire 12-volume series and has already published up to and including volume 6.
However, the outcome of Kodansha's recall remains to be seen.
www.publishersweekly.com /article/CA6277441.html   (336 words)

 Kodansha 54 Pictures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Okay, Kodansha 54 isnt an anime or manga...it truly doesn't exist out in the world because I made it up.
If you want to know what it is about, go to my Kodansha 54 Information page.
I know it's not the cleverest idea and I don't draw all that good, but I think the pics and all are at least a bit okay...so enjoy!
www.angelfire.com /anime2/animecloud/kodpics.html   (64 words)

 More Ghosts
It is a collection of "Shirow stuff" issued by Kodansha just as the author began ManMachine Interface.
The deluxe art box contains: 10 posters of Ghost art (three are new illustration plates), printed using different techniques on various paper (including silver mylar); two sheets of thick paper with paper model cut-outs of a Fuchikoma; a 500 piece jigsaw puzzle of Motoko Kusanagi.
It's available only the Japanese edition since the project to print it in US was abandoned because the price would have been too high (not below $150 due to the high cost of the exotic printing techniques used in the set).
www.geocities.com /Tokyo/Towers/1073/gismore.htm   (1441 words)

This creative partnership is a direct result of the recent alliance between Random House, Inc. and Kodansha Ltd., Publishers, which was announced in January.
Each will be the first volume of an individual series—all top Kodansha properties; these will be followed up by eight additional volumes over the next twelve months.
The vast majority of the growth in the market has been due to the increased popularity of Japanese comics, known as manga.
www.newsarama.com /forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=4625   (943 words)

 ICv2 News - Nelvana Forges Alliance with Kodansha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Kodansha and Nelvana have co-produced the Babar's Adventures cartoon series, while Nelvana has previously acquired the rights to key Kodansha properties such as Cardcaptors (Cardcaptor Sakura) and Medabots (see "Medabots to Bow on Fox Kids").
Since Kodansha is such a key manga publisher in Japan, the agreement makes perfect sense for Nelvana.
Kodansha has a huge range of manga titles that run the gamut of genres and demographics from Cardcaptor Sakura to Blade of the Immortal.
www.icv2.com /articles/news/1055.html   (330 words)

 Kodansha Halts Plagiarized Manga; Tokyopop Follows - PCS Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Kodansha Halts Plagiarized Manga; Tokyopop Follows - PCS Forums
Japanese manga publisher Kodansha has pulled 25 books by manga artist Yuki Suetsugo off the market after she admitted to plagiarism.
Tokyopop, Suetsugo's U.S. publisher, was planning to publish Suetsugu's Eden no Hana (Flower of Eden) in 2006, but the U.S. manga publisher has also pulled the book.
www.buzzscope.com /pcs/forums/showthread.php?t=9253   (387 words)

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