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Inspector Shimura is a Japanese "Judge" (a combination of policeman, judge and executioner) in "Hondo-Cit", a futuristic version of Tokyo, in a long-running comic strip in the British science fiction anthology, the Judge Dredd Megazine. Hondo can be: Hondo is a western film starring John Wayne. ... For the meaning in finance, see futures contract. ... View of Tokyos Shibuya district Long a symbol of Tokyo, the Nijubashi Bridge at the Imperial Palace. ... This article is about the comic strip, the sequential art form as published in newspapers and on the Internet. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... Anthology may also mean a Alien Ant Farm album ANThology, see Anthology (AAF Album) An anthology is a collection of literary works, originally of poems, but in recent years its usage has broadened to be applied to collections of short stories and comic strips. ... Judge Dredd Megazine is a British magazine featuring comic strips set in the world of Judge Dredd, launched in October 1990. ...

Created by writer Robbie Morrison and artist Colin MacNeil in 1991, Shimura has since been illustrated by Frank Quitely, Simon Fraser and Andy Clarke. Robbie Morrison is a British comics writer most known for his work in 2000 AD and as the co-creator of popular character Nikolai Dante. ... Frank Quitely (January 18, 1968 - ) is the professional pseudonym of Scottish comic book artist Vincent Deighan. ... Simon Fraser has been the name of several prominent North Americans. ...

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Goro Shimura (304 words)
Shimura then wrote a long series of important papers, extending the phenomena found in the theory of complex multiplication and modular forms to higher dimensions (amongst other results).
Shimura himself has described his approach as 'phenomenological': his interest is in finding new types of interesting behaviour in the theory of automorphic forms.
The central 'Shimura variety' concept has been tamed (by application of Lie group and algebraic group theory, and the extraction of the concept 'parametrises interesting family of Hodge structures' by reference to the algebraic geometry theory of 'motives', which is still largely conjectural).
Takashi Shimura - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (274 words)
Takashi Shimura as the doomed bureaucrat Watanabe in [Ikiru].
Takashi Shimura (志村 喬 Shimura Takashi, 12 March 1905 - 11 February 1982) is one of the great Japanese actors of the last century.
Shimura appeared in many of Kurosawa's most important movies - as well as many lesser known ones - in such roles as the lead samurai in The Seven Samurai, the woodcutter in Rashōmon, the main character in Ikiru, and a veteran detective in Stray Dog, just to name a few.
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