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is a series of light novels authored by Hideyuki Kurata, published under Shueisha's Super Dash Bunko imprint. [1]

37 relations: Alternate history, Amazon (company), Anime, Aniplex, British Empire, British Library, English people, Fantasy, Fictional universe, Hideyuki Kurata, J.C.Staff, James Bond, Japanese people, Light novel, List of R.O.D characters, Manga, Manga Entertainment, Mata Hari, Ofuda, Original video animation, Psychokinesis, R.O.D the TV, Read or Die, Read or Die (OVA), Read or Dream, Secret Intelligence Service, Seinen manga, Shueisha, Sichuan, Studio Deen, Super Dash Bunko, Superhuman, Superpower, Tankōbon, Ultra Jump, Viz Media, Yomiko Readman.

Alternate history

Alternate history or alternative history (Commonwealth English), sometimes abbreviated as AH, is a genre of fiction consisting of stories in which one or more historical events occur differently.

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Amazon (company)

Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.

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Anime is a style of hand-drawn and computer animation originating in, and commonly associated with, Japan.

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is a Japanese anime and music production company owned by Sony Music Entertainment Japan and established in September 1995.

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British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.

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British Library

The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and the largest national library in the world by number of items catalogued.

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English people

The English are a nation and an ethnic group native to England who speak the English language. The English identity is of early medieval origin, when they were known in Old English as the Angelcynn ("family of the Angles"). Their ethnonym is derived from the Angles, one of the Germanic peoples who migrated to Great Britain around the 5th century AD. England is one of the countries of the United Kingdom, and the majority of people living there are British citizens. Historically, the English population is descended from several peoples the earlier Celtic Britons (or Brythons) and the Germanic tribes that settled in Britain following the withdrawal of the Romans, including Angles, Saxons, Jutes and Frisians. Collectively known as the Anglo-Saxons, they founded what was to become England (from the Old English Englaland) along with the later Danes, Anglo-Normans and other groups. In the Acts of Union 1707, the Kingdom of England was succeeded by the Kingdom of Great Britain. Over the years, English customs and identity have become fairly closely aligned with British customs and identity in general. Today many English people have recent forebears from other parts of the United Kingdom, while some are also descended from more recent immigrants from other European countries and from the Commonwealth. The English people are the source of the English language, the Westminster system, the common law system and numerous major sports such as cricket, football, rugby union, rugby league and tennis. These and other English cultural characteristics have spread worldwide, in part as a result of the former British Empire.

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Fantasy is a genre of speculative fiction set in a fictional universe, often without any locations, events, or people referencing the real world.

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Fictional universe

A fictional universe is a self-consistent setting with events, and often other elements, that differ from the real world.

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Hideyuki Kurata

is a Japanese novelist, manga artist, and anime screenwriter of such works as Read or Die, Now and Then, Here and There, Kamichu!, and Gun Sword.

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, is a Japanese animation studio founded in January 1986 by Tomoyuki Miyata, who previously worked at Tatsunoko Production.

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James Bond

The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections.

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Japanese people

are a nation and an ethnic group that is native to Japan and makes up 98.5% of the total population of that country.

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Light novel

A is a style of Japanese novel primarily, but not exclusively, targeting high-school and middle-school students (young adult demographic).

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List of R.O.D characters

Below is a list of characters from the R.O.D series of novels, manga and anime created by Hideyuki Kurata.

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are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.

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Manga Entertainment

Manga Entertainment is a producer, licensee, and distributor of Japanese animation in the United Kingdom.

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Mata Hari

Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" MacLeod (née Zelle; 7 August 187615 October 1917), better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Dutch exotic dancer and courtesan who was convicted of being a spy for Germany during World War IHowe, Russel Warren (1986).

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is a type of household amulet or talisman, issued by a Shinto shrine, hung in the house for protection, a. It may also be called.

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Original video animation

, abbreviated as and sometimes as OAV (original animated video), are Japanese animated films and series made specially for release in home video formats without prior showings on television or in theatres, though the first part of an OVA series may be broadcast for promotional purposes.

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Psychokinesis (from Greek ψυχή "mind" and κίνησις "movement"), or telekinesis (from τηλε- "far off" and κίνηση "movement"), is an alleged psychic ability allowing a person to influence a physical system without physical interaction. Psychokinesis experiments have historically been criticized for lack of proper controls and repeatability. There is no convincing evidence that psychokinesis is a real phenomenon, and the topic is generally regarded as pseudoscience.

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R.O.D the TV

R.O.D the TV is a 26-episode anime television series, animated by J.C.Staff and Studio Deen and produced by Aniplex, directed by Koji Masunari and scripted by Hideyuki Kurata, about the adventures of three paper-manipulating sisters, Michelle, Maggie and Anita, who become the bodyguards of Nenene Sumiregawa, a famous Japanese writer.

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Read or Die

is a series of light novels authored by Hideyuki Kurata, published under Shueisha's Super Dash Bunko imprint.

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Read or Die (OVA)

The OVA based on the Read or Die manga series created by Hideyuki Kurata was created by Studio Deen in early 2001 and distributed outside Japan by Manga Entertainment in 2003.

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Read or Dream

Read or Dream is a manga written by Hideyuki Kurata and drawn by Ran Ayanaga.

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Secret Intelligence Service

The Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), commonly known as MI6, is the foreign intelligence service of the government of the United Kingdom, tasked mainly with the covert overseas collection and analysis of human intelligence (HUMINT) in support of the UK's national security.

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Seinen manga

are manga marketed toward young adult men.

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is a Japanese book and video game publisher headquartered in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.

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Sichuan, formerly romanized as Szechuan or Szechwan, is a province in southwest China occupying most of the Sichuan Basin and the easternmost part of the Tibetan Plateau between the Jinsha River on the west, the Daba Mountains in the north, and the Yungui Plateau to the south.

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Studio Deen

is a Japanese animation studio, founded in 1975 by Sunrise animators.

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Super Dash Bunko

is a Shueisha publishing imprint established in July 2000 for publishing light novels aimed at teenage boys.

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Superhuman qualities are qualities that exceed those found in humans.

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Superpower is a term used to describe a state with a dominant position, which is characterised by its extensive ability to exert influence or project power on a global scale.

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is the Japanese term for a book that is complete in itself and is not part of a series or corpus.

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Ultra Jump

is a Japanese monthly seinen manga magazine published by Shueisha under the Jump line of magazines.

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Viz Media

VIZ Media LLC is an American manga and anime distribution and entertainment company headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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Yomiko Readman

, also known as "The Paper," is the protagonist in the Japanese novel series Read or Die and its manga and original video animation (OVA) spin-offs.

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