2014 by Location

Yet another list related to the year 2014. This time, the place of action is important. For other lists, please see 2014 lists.

Around the World

  • ゴルゴ13 (Golgo 13) by Takao Saito. [comic]

Europe

Set across Europe

  • Dzieci Nocy by Witold Jabłoński. Most of the action is in Poland and Russia, but the main hero visits also Ukraine and Romania. [book]

Set in Czech

  • Drugie wcielenie Minehawy (Minehava for the Second Time) by Josef Nesvadba. [book]
  • Z Elwirą u wód by Miroslav Kapek. Set in the sanatorium in Czech. [book]
  • xXx (“Triple X“) by Rob Cohen. Mainly set in Czech (Prague).

Set in Italy

  • 闇のアレキサンドラ (Yami no Alexandra) by Chieko Hara. Set in 17th century Venice.

Set in Poland

  • Gorące uczynki by Witold Jabłoński. Various Polish cities in 80s, tho it’s rather stages & clubs that are the setting of this book. [book]
  • Haker. Mainly set in Warsaw and surroundings. [film]
  • Zaremba, or Love and the Rule of Law by Michelle Granas. Set in various places in Poland, Warsaw and Bieszczady mountains for example.

Set in United Kingdom

  • Hit & Miss. Manchester and Yorkshire countryside. [TV series]
  • The Baker. Wales. [film]

Set in Asia

Set in Japan

  • Graphiscape Tokyo by Ivan Vartanian & Lesley A. Martin. [book]
  • ノラガミ (Noragami) by Adachi Toka. [comic]

Set in Siberia

  • Złoto. Walet Treflowy by Juozas Pożera. [book]

Set in South Korea

  • 좋은 사람 있으면 소개시켜줘  (A Perfect Match) is set in Seoul. [film].
  • 어빌리티 (Ability) [comic]
  • (Gung) by Park So-hee. Mainly set in Seoul, but the action sometimes takes place in other parts of united Korea.

Set in Taiwan

  • 獨領風騷 (The One) by Nicky Lee. Mostly set in Taiwan.

Set in North America

Set in USA

  • Pet Shop of Horrors by Matsuri Akino. Mainly Los Angeles, the shop is located in its Chinatown. Occasionally the action is set across USA. [comic]

Set on another planet

  • Трудно быть богом (Hard to be a God) by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky. [book]
  • Vatta’s War series by Elizabeth Moon. [book]
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