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Hisaishi, Jō 1950-

Works: 462 works in 1,230 publications in 9 languages and 24,865 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
Most widely held works by Jō Hisaishi
Spirited away by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

50 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,014 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 )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,226 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
Ponyo by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La curiosidad de Soske, un pequeño de cinco años vive en una linda casa cerca de un acantilado en la costa, lo llevará a encontrarse con algo sorprendente: un extraño pez rojo al que dará el nombre de Ponyo. Soske descubrirá que, ese pez que ha rescatado, es mucho más que algo extraño; hay magia dentro de él y toda una historia maravillosa detrás de su extravío. ¿Podrán Ponyo y Soske permanecer juntos por siempre?
Princess Mononoke by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

44 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,141 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
Kiki's delivery service by Minami Takayama( Visual )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her 13th birthday, a young witch named Kiki must fly away from home to a new city to find her niche in life. Accompanied by her chatty cat, Jiji, she starts a flying service and discovers lots of fun-filled escapades and meets plenty of new friends
Castle in the sky by Walt Disney( Visual )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About a mythical floating island called Laputa. Pazu's dreams are realised when Sheeta, a young princess and government escapee, floats down from the skies and is saved by a mysterious glowing pendant. Pursued by pirates and Secret Service agents Sheeta and Pazu seek the fabled island
My neighbor Totoro by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

36 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,674 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 )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in Japanese and English and held by 1,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the distant future, Princess Nausicaa leads the people of the Valley of the Wind in a struggle against the insect-like Ohmu
The wind rises by Tatsuo Hori( Visual )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 1,486 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 )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slouching towards middle age, Porco Rosso makes his living by flying about in his red bi-plane and fighting sky bandits who prey on cruise ships sailing the Adriatic. When he's not engaging in dog fights, this pilot lives on a deserted island retreat. Porco was once a strappling young man, but after his entire squardron was wiped out, he is mysteriously transformed into a pig. Then he is defeated in a dogfight against a dashing American rival, who has been hired by the dastardly bandits. With his plane damaged, he finds a repair hanger near Milan where a local woman fixes his plane
The tale of the Princess Kaguya = Kaguyahime no monogatari by Isao Takahata( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,054 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 )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 440 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 422 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 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C'est l'été et Masao s'ennuie. Il rencontre Kikujiro, un yakuza vieillissant, joueur et un peu voleur, avec lequel il part à la recherche de sa mère. Pendant ce voyage délirant, l'enfant et le voyou vont s'attacher l'un à l'autre
Dolls by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

33 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 307 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 )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 276 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 )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in Chinese and held by 204 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 )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals
A scene at the sea by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Japanese and French and held by 119 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 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Dzö Hisaisi

Fujisawa, Mamoru.

Fujisawa, Mamoru 1950-

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Hisaishi, Jō 1950-

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Jō Hisaishi

Joe Hisaish

Joe Hisaishi

Joe Hisaishi compositore, pianista e regista giapponese

Joe Hisaishi Japanese composer and musician

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Joe Hisaishi Japans componist

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Joe Hisaishi japoński kompozytor, producent, aranżer i muzyk

Joe Hisaishi Músico e compositor xaponés

Joe Hisaiši

Joe Hisashi

Joe Isaishi

Jou Hisaishi

Mamoru Fujisawa.

Джо Хисаиши

Дзё Хисаиси

Хісайсі Дзьо

Џо Хисаиши

ג'ו היסאישי

جو هيسايشي

جو هیسایشی آهنگساز و پیانیست ژاپنی

โจ ฮิไซชิ

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