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The Deer King Series

Shika no o jokan: ikinokotta mono (The Deer King I: Survivors)

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Tsubasa bunko Paperback (1)

Tsubasa bunko Paperback (2)

E-book

Publisher: KADOKAWA CORPORATION
Pub. Date:2014
The Lone Antlers, a band of death warriors, gave their lives to save their homeland from the empire of Zol. Van, their leader and the sole survivor, is enslaved in a salt mine. One night, savage dogs attack the mine, and soon after, a mysterious disease wipes out both the slaves and their keepers. Van, however, escapes with a little girl called Yuna.

Shikano o gekan: kaette iku mono (The Deer King II: Returnees)

Shikano o gekan: kaette iku mono-Hardcover

Hardcover

Shikano o gekan: kaette iku mono-Paperback 3

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Shikano o gekan: kaette iku mono-Paperback 4

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Shikano o gekan: kaette iku mono-Tsubasa bunko Paperback (3)

Tsubasa bunko Paperback (3)

Shikano o gekan: kaette iku mono-Tsubasa bunko Paperback (4)

Tsubasa bunko Paperback (4)

Shikano o gekan: kaette iku mono-E-book

E-book

Publisher: KADOKAWA CORPORATION
Pub. Date:2014
Someone has kidnapped Yuna, and Van sets off in pursuit. Meanwhile, Hohsalle, a gifted physician, searches for a cure for the disease that is spreading among the Zolian settlers. What path will these men choose to save their loved ones and the people of this land?

Shika no o: minasoko no hashi (The Deer King : Bridge Underwater)

Shika no o: minasoko no hashi-Hardcover

Hardcover

Shika no o: minasoko no hashi-Paperback

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Shika no o: minasoko no hashi-E-book

E-book

Publisher: KADOKAWA CORPORATION
Pub. Date:2019
The threat of a Black Wolf Fever epidemic has passed, but the Zolian Empire has been plunged into a struggle for succession. At the invitation of the priest-doctor Mana, Hohsalle and Milalle travel to the place where the healing arts of the Pure Heart Creed originated. While there, they not only uncover the surprising history of Zolian medicine, but inadvertently become embroiled in the dispute for the imperial throne.

The Beast Player Series

Kemono no soja I toda hen (The Beast Player I: The Toda)

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Aoi tori bunko Paperback (1)

Aoi tori bunko Paperback (2)

E-book

Publisher: KODANSHA LTD.
Pub. Date:2006
Elin’s mother, Sohyon, cares for the giant reptiles known as Toda, precious steeds of the kingdom’s cavalry. When the beasts supervised by Sohyon die, she is executed for treason. The orphaned Elin escapes and is raised by the beekeeper Joeun. Chance leads Elin to a nest of Royal Beasts in the wild. Enchanted, she decides to become a beast doctor, a decision that will alter the course of the entire kingdom…

Kemono no soja II oju hen (The Beast Player II: The Royal Beasts)

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Aoi tori bunko Paperback (3)

Aoi tori bunko Paperback (4)

E-book

Publisher: KODANSHA LTD.
Pub. Date:2006
In her longing to heal Leelan, an injured cub, Elin discovers how to control the Royal Beasts. The beasts, however, should never be tamed. As she gradually learns the reason why, Elin is caught up in a power struggle that threatens the kingdom’s future. Will the bridge she has built between humans and beasts lead to hope—or to despair?

Kemono no soja III tankyu hen (The Beast Player III: The Quest)

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Aoi tori bunko Paperback (5)

Aoi tori bunko Paperback (6)

E-book

Publisher: KODANSHA LTD.
Pub. Date:2009
Eleven years have passed since Elin rode Leelan to save the Yojeh’s kingdom. An entire unit of elite Toda dies inexplicably, and Elin is ordered to find the cause. As she investigates, she discovers the descendants of a distant race of Toda wielders as well as an unexpected link between the Yojeh and the Toda. When she realizes why her mother chose death, Elin, who is now a mother herself, chooses a different path.

Kemono no soja IV kanketsu hen (The Beast Player IV: The Final Chapter)

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Aoi tori bunko Paperback (7)

Aoi tori bunko Paperback (8)

E-book

Publisher: KODANSHA LTD.
Pub. Date:2009
The Yojeh’s kingdom is vying with neighboring Laza for control of the merchant cities in the east. Elin begins training the Royal Beasts as weapons of war, something she vowed never to do. In the midst of the escalating conflict, can she still realize her dream of freeing the Royal Beasts and leading a quiet life with her family? When the Royal Beasts soar and Toda cover the land, the tale reaches its climax and the true nature of the “great calamity” is revealed.

Kemono no soja gaiden: setsuna (Beast Player Side Story: A Passing Moment)

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Publisher: KODANSHA LTD.
Pub. Date:2010
This volume provides glimpses into Elin and Ialu’s life together and their son Jessie’s growth during the eleven years between the second and third volumes, as well as into Esalu’s life as a young woman in love.

Koteki no kanata (Beyond the Werefox Whistle)

Koteki no kanata (Beyond the Werefox Whistle)

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Publisher: Rironsha Co.,Ltd.(Hard cover)
SHINCHOSHA Publishing Co., Ltd.(Paperback,E-book)
Pub. Date:2003
The young girl Sayo can hear what people are thinking. Nobi, a spirit fox, has been bound to a sorcerer from the moment of his birth. Despite serving different sides in a struggle between nations, the two are drawn together as they seek to break a magic curse. This tale of two pure souls unfolds like a beautiful mandala against a landscape reminiscent of Japanese folktales.

The Moribito Series

Seirei no moribito (Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit)

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Publisher: KAISEI-SHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.(Hardcover, Softcover, E-book)
SHINCHOSHA Publishing Co., Ltd.(Paperback)
Pub. Date:1996
This is the first episode in an epic series that follows the adventures of Balsa, a female bodyguard for hire, in a world where the spirit plane and the human plane intertwine. The Mikado, ruler of New Yogo, orders the assassination of his son, Prince Chagum, because the boy harbors the egg of a spirit creature inside him. Balsa must protect the prince not only from assassins but also from a spirit monster that seeks to devour the egg.

Yami no moribito (Moribito II: Guardian of the Darkness)

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Publisher: KAISEI-SHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.(Hardcover, Softcover, E-book)
SHINCHOSHA Publishing Co., Ltd.(Paperback)
Pub. Date:1999
Balsa returns to Kanbal, her homeland, for the first time in over twenty years. There she learns that Jiguro, her foster father, has been framed as a traitor. As she seeks to clear his name, she must face her own past.

Yume no moribito (Guardian of Dreams)

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Publisher: KAISEI-SHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.(Hardcover, Softcover, E-book)
SHINCHOSHA Publishing Co., Ltd.(Paperback)
Pub. Date:2000
A flower from the spirit world that feeds on people’s dreams steals the soul of Tanda, a healer and Balsa’s childhood friend, taking over his body. Can Balsa bring him back? The past of Master Torogai, the great magic wielder, is also divulged.

Koku no tabibito (Traveler of the Void)

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Publisher: KAISEI-SHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.(Hardcover, Softcover, E-book)
SHINCHOSHA Publishing Co., Ltd.(Paperback)
Pub. Date:2001
Prince Chagum is invited to attend a royal ceremony in the maritime kingdom of Sangal. The appearance of a messenger from the spirit world, however, spreads fear and consternation through the court. Chagum must navigate the treacherous currents of conspiracy and an evil curse.

Kami no moribito: raiho hen (Guardian of the God: The Book of Coming)

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Publisher: KAISEI-SHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.(Hardcover, Softcover, E-book)
SHINCHOSHA Publishing Co., Ltd.(Paperback)
Pub. Date:2003
While traveling in the kingdom of Lota, Balsa saves Asla from slave-traders. Secret agents, however, are also after the girl whose connection to a fearsome god could tip the balance of power. Balsa flees with Asla as her pursuers close in.

Kami no moribito: kikan hen (Guardian of the God: The Book of Returning)

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Publisher: KAISEI-SHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.(Hardcover, Softcover, E-book)
SHINCHOSHA Publishing Co., Ltd.(Paperback)
Pub. Date:2003
Balsa falls into a trap laid by Shihana, a secret agent who serves the royal family of Lota. Although Asla fears the power she has been given, she is drawn to the merciless god that is usurping her mind and heart. Can Balsa escape in time to save her from the terrible fate that awaits her?

Soro no tabibito (Traveler of the Indigo Road)

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Publisher: KAISEI-SHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.(Hardcover, Softcover, E-book)
SHINCHOSHA Publishing Co., Ltd.(Paperback)
Pub. Date:2005
To the alarm of New Yogo, the mighty empire of Talsh across the sea waxes ever stronger. Although fully aware that they are being sent into a trap, Prince Chagum sets off with his grandfather to aid the kingdom of Sangal against the Talsh invasion.

Ten to chi no moribito: rota okoku hen (Guardian of Heaven and Earth: The Kingdom of Lota)

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Publisher: KAISEI-SHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.(Hardcover, Softcover, E-book)
SHINCHOSHA Publishing Co., Ltd.(Paperback)
Pub. Date:2006
Balsa travels to Lota to search for Prince Chagum who vanished on his way back from Talsh. The tentacles of the Talsh Empire, however, have already reached Lota.

Ten to chi no moribito: kanbalu okoku hen (Guardian of Heaven and Earth: The Kingdom of Kanbal)

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Publisher: KAISEI-SHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.(Hardcover, Softcover, E-book)
SHINCHOSHA Publishing Co., Ltd.(Paperback)
Pub. Date:2007
Unaware that Talsh agents have infiltrated the Kanbalese court, Chagum and Balsa head for Kanbal in a desperate attempt to thwart the Talsh invasion of the northern lands.

Ten to chi no moribito: yogo okoku hen (Guardian of Heaven and Earth: The Kingdom of Yogo)

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Publisher: KAISEI-SHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.(Hardcover, Softcover, E-book)
SHINCHOSHA Publishing Co., Ltd.(Paperback)
Pub. Date:2007
This is the final chapter of the Guardian series. Having established an alliance with the neighboring kingdoms, Prince Chagum returns to New Yogo. What awaits Balsa and Chagum on their return?

Nagare yuku mono: moribito tanpenshu (Wanderers: Short Stories)

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Publisher: KAISEI-SHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.(Hardcover, Softcover, E-book)
SHINCHOSHA Publishing Co., Ltd.(Paperback)
Pub. Date:2008
When Balsa’s father was assassinated by agents of the king of Kanbal, his friend Jiguro fled with Balsa. This volume depicts the adventures of the two fugitives in those early years.

Enro wo yuku mono: moribito sakuhinshu (Treading the Path of Fire: Moribito Stories)

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Publisher: KAISEI-SHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.(Hardcover, Softcover, E-book)
SHINCHOSHA Publishing Co., Ltd.(Paperback)
Pub. Date:2012
This work consists of two short stories. The first recounts the struggles of the Talsh spy Hyugo Alyutan as a boy when his life is shattered by the Talsh invasion while the second probes the turmoil Balsa experiences as a teenager.

Kaze to iku mono: moribito gaiden(Traveler of the Wind: Moribito Side Story)

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Publisher: KAISEI-SHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.(Hardcover, Softcover)
Pub. Date:2018
Balsa accompanies her partner Tanda to the marketplace. There she runs into a group of Sadan Talamu, a people who make their living as traveling musicians. When she sees them being harassed, Balsa intervenes. She and her foster father Jiguro once served as bodyguards for a few of the group’s members, and they ask to hire her again. Together, they set off for Lota. During their journey, Balsa realizes that someone is trying to kill the group’s leader, a young woman who may be Jiguro’s daughter.

Moribito no subete: moribito shirizu kanzen gaido (All About Moribito: The Complete Guide to the Moribito Series)

Hardcover

Publisher: KAISEI-SHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.
Pub. Date:2011
This comprehensive guide includes an introduction to all the characters in the Guardian series, as well as two short stories written specifically for this publication, an overview of all of Nahoko Uehashi’s works, and a section on the live-action series made for TV. It is certain to entertain both newcomers and long-term fans alike.

Balusa no shokutaku (Balsa’s Table)

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E-book

Publisher: SHINCHOSHA Publishing Co., Ltd.
Pub. Date:2009
The many dishes that appear in Uehashi’s works always sound scrumptious: Nogi’s steamed chicken and rice, wild mushroom stew (Tanda’s specialty), the walnut and sticky rice that Sayo and Koharumaru share one cold winter’s night, and the pork and miso roast that Sohyon makes for Elin as their last meal together. A team of food experts and Uehashi enthusiasts recreated these and many more dishes from readily available ingredients and compiled the recipes in this book.

Tsuki no mori ni kami yo nemure (O God, Sleep Ye in the Forest of the Moon)

Tsuki no mori ni kami yo nemure (O God, Sleep Ye in the Forest of the Moon)

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Publisher: KAISEI-SHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.
Pub. Date:1991
Nagatachi travels to Mula to still the earth god. There he meets the shrine maiden Kishime, who is loved by the serpent god, and a young man named Tayata, who is the serpent god incarnate. Kishime is torn between Tayata and her people’s plea that she restrain the god so that they can farm the land. A grand fantasy that explores the relationships between the gods and humankind and between nature and civilization.

Seirei no ki (The Sacred Tree)

Seirei no ki (The Sacred Tree)

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Publisher: KAISEI-SHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.(Hardcover, E-book)
SHINCHOSHA Publishing Co., Ltd.(Paperback)
Pub. Date:1989
Environmental destruction has forced the human race to relocate to the planet Naila. By chance, Shin and his cousin Lishia stumble upon clues to the mystery of Naila’s supposedly extinct indigenous race. Uehashi’s first novel, this work is filled with the seeds of motifs that appear in subsequent works.
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