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Hisaishi, Jō 1950-

Overview
Works: 475 works in 1,314 publications in 9 languages and 25,470 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Children's films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Steampunk films  Science fiction films  Biographical films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Musician, Instrumentalist, Conductor, Performer, Arranger, Other, Conceptor, Director, Scenarist, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jō Hisaishi
Spirited away by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

61 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young girl gets trapped in a strange new world of spirits, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free herself and rescue her parents
Howl's moving castle by Christian Bale( Visual )

29 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sophie, an average teenage girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she was literally swept off her feet by handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl. After this chance meeting she is turned into a 90-year old woman by the vain and conniving Witch of the Waste. Embarking on an incredible adventure to lift the curse, she finds refuge in Howl's magical moving castle where she becomes acquainted with Markl, Howl's apprentice, and a hot-headed fire demon named Calcifer. As the true power of Howl's wizardy is revealed, and his relationship with Sophie deepens, our young grey heroine finds herself fighting to protect them both from a dangerous war of society that threatens their world
Princess Mononoke by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

49 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a frightening creature attacks his remote village, young warrior Ashitaka is able to put the great beast out of its misery. It is a boar god corrupted by sinister magic, transformed into a monster by a wound from a mysterious iron ball. Ashitaka has received a wound as well, which bubbles with supernatural putrescence, so he must travel far to the east seeking a cure. In Iron Town, Lady Eboshi employs freed prostitutes, former serfs, and even outcast lepers to build a human empire that will civilize the wilderness with iron and guns. In the forest, the wild gods gather their strength to fight back, led by San, the Princess Mononoke. She is a beautiful but savage girl who has chosen to give up her humanity and side with the animals. Ashitaka finds himself embroiled in a battle between the two forces, both of whom see him as supporting the enemy
Ponyo by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

32 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy named Sosuke rescues a goldfish named Ponyo, and they embark on a fantastic journey of friendship before Ponyo's father forces her to return to the sea. Ponyo's desire to be human upsets the balance of nature and only Ponyo's mother, a beautiful sea goddess, can restore nature's balance and make Ponyo's dreams come true
Kiki's delivery service by Minami Takayama( Visual )

28 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young witch Kiki and her black cat Jiji, travel to a far-off city and set up an aerial delivery service
Castle in the sky by Walt Disney( Visual )

24 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphaned, Pazu is caught up in a thrilling adventure after Sheeta, a young girl wearing a glowing pendant, floats out of the night sky and into his life. Now, the pair must soar above the clouds in order to find the legendary floating city of Laputa and its treasures
My neighbor Totoro by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

43 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While their mother recovers from an illness, Satsuki and her little sister Mei ... get away from it all in an idyllic rural retreat. Far from the bustle of the city, they discover a mysterious place of spirits and magic, and the friendship of the Totoro woodland creatures"--Container
Kaze no tani no Naushika = Nausicaä of the valley of the wind by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

30 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in Japanese and English and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nausicaa is the princess of a rural valley that lives at peace on the edge of a deadly fungal wasteland, until a ship carrying a weapon from a bygone industrial age crashes nearby. When warriors from a far country come to retrieve the artifact, their invasion draws Nausicaa and her people into a sprawling political conflict. Set 1,000 years after a global war that nearly destroyed all life on Earth
The wind rises by Tatsuo Hori( Visual )

19 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted and unable to be a pilot, he becomes one of the world's most accomplished airplane designers, experiencing key historical events in an epic tale of love, perseverance and the challenges of living and making choices in a turbulent world"--Container
Porco Rosso by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

30 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The World War I flying ace Porco Rosso battles sky pirates and his rivals for the beautiful Gina, all while living under a spell that transformed his face into that of a pig
The tale of the Princess Kaguya = Kaguyahime no monogatari by Isao Takahata( Visual )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een kinderloze bamboesnijder ontdekt in een magische bamboespruit een prinsesje dat hij in huis neemt en opvoedt. Als ze opgroeit krijgt ze een vijftal huwelijksaanzoeken vanuit rijke families
Rang zi dan fei by Wen Jiang( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1920s China, a bandit arrives in a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, where he faces off against a tyrannical local nobleman
Hana-bi = Fireworks by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

36 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nishi, ex detective della polizia di Tokyo, ha due rimorsi (la paralisi di un collega suo coetaneo e la morte di un collega giovane di cui si sente responsabile) e uno strazio (la moglie, malata terminale di leucemia). Per pagare i debiti e fare una vacanza con lei, fa una rapina (sequenza geniale). Epilogo tragico su una spiaggia. (Mymovies)
Kikujirō no natsu by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Japanese and French and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lonely nine-year-old Masao leaves Tokyo in search of his mother, whom he has never met. He's accompanied on his journey across the Japanese countryside by the surly, middle-aged crook Kikujiro, who is none too happy being the chaperone. When Kikujiro gambles away all the travel money, the two must rely on their wits and the kindness of strangers
Dolls by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dolls is the 10th film by acclaimed Japanese director Takeshi Kitano. Focusing on three couples and the overpowering love that both drives and dooms them, the film is inspired by the beauty of traditional Japanese Bunraku puppet theater
Castle in the sky by Qijun Gong( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphaned, Pazu is caught up in a thrilling adventure after Sheeta, a young girl wearing a glowing pendant, floats out of the night sky and into his life. Now, the pair must soar above the clouds in order to find the legendary floating city of Laputa and its treasures
Hai yang tian tang by Xiaolu Xue( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in Chinese and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Jet Li's first ever dramatic role, this is a story of a father's tireless love for his autistic son. A terminally ill father's attempt to teach his autistic son the necessary life skills to survive on his own before he passes away. It is also a poignant tribute to the infinite love that parents have for their children and their unending desire to take care and look after them to their best abilities, no matter the struggle, no matter the effort
Okuribito by Yōjirō Takita( Visual )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former cellist moves back to his hometown with his wife and accepts a position preparing corpses for burial. Daigo Kobayashi, a cellist, dreamt of going around the world with his wife Mika. Unfortunately, the orchestra folds, so he sells his instrument, retreats to the small town he came from, lives in his late mother's house, and tries to start a new life. He answers a classified ad entitled 'Departures' thinking it is for a travel agency. Daigo's actual responsibilities entail preparing the local decedents for their "casketing," a process with an elaborate ritual of preparation, cleansing, and presentation, all done with great precision, grace, and utmost respect for both the deceased and watching family members. In dire financial straits, Daigo embarks on this new (and ancient) career path. While his wife and others despise the job, Daigo takes a certain pride in his work and begins to perfect the art, acting as a gentle gatekeeper between life and death, between the departed and their families
A scene at the sea by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Japanese and French and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deaf-mute teenager enters surfing competitions and falls in love with a deaf-mute young woman
Miyazaki's Spirited away by Jō Hisaishi( Recording )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Dzö Hisaisi

Fujisawa, Mamoru.

Fujisawa, Mamoru 1950-

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Jō Hisaishi

Joe Hisaish

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Joe Hisaishi compositore, pianista e regista giapponese

Joe Hisaishi Japanese composer and musician

Joe Hisaishi japanischer Komponist

Joe Hisaishi Japans componist

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Joe Hisaishi japoński kompozytor, producent, aranżer i muzyk

Joe Hisaishi Músico e compositor xaponés

Joe Hisaishi penyanyi Jepang

Joe Hisaishi ureueng meujangeun Jeupun

Joe Hisaiši

Joe Hisashi

Joe Isaishi

Jou Hisaishi

Mamoru Fujisawa.

Джо Хисаиши

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ג'ו היסאישי

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โจ ฮิไซชิ

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