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Hisaishi, Jō 1950-

Overview
Works: 646 works in 1,680 publications in 8 languages and 27,149 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Motion pictures  Biographical films  Aviation films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Musician, Instrumentalist, Conductor, Other, 665, Creator, Performer, Arranger, Conceptor, Actor, Director, Scenarist, Producer, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jō Hisaishi
Spirited away by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

63 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl, Chihiro, finds herself trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call on the courage she never knew she had to free herself and return her family to the outside world. An unforgettable story, brimming with creativity, this will take viewers on a journey beyond imagination
Kiki's delivery service by Minami Takayama( Visual )

40 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,381 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 Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,295 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
Hauru no ugoku shiro = Howl's moving castle by Christian Bale( Visual )

40 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resumen: Narra la historia de Sophie, una joven sobre la que pesa una horrible maldición que le confiere el aspecto de una anciana. Sophie decide pedir ayuda al mago Howl, que vive en un castillo ambulante, pero tal vez sea Howl quien necesite la ayuda de Sophie.
Princess Mononoke by Yôji Matsuda( Visual )

39 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,077 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
My neighbor Totoro by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

39 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young sisters spend a summer in the Japanese countryside with their father. The children's strange new home turns out to be a wonderland filled with creatures and a trio of furry woodland sprites who can only be seen by children
Kaze no tani no Naushika = Nausicaä of the valley of the wind by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in Japanese and English and held by 1,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a global war, the seaside kingdom known as the Valley of the Wind remains one of the last strongholds on Earth untouched by a poisonous jungle and the powerful insects that guard it. Led by the courageous Princess Nausicaä, the people of the Valley engage in an epic struggle to restore the bond between humanity and Earth"--Container
Ponyo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,589 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
The wind rises by Tatsuo Hori( Visual )

22 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in Japanese and English and held by 1,557 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 )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,113 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 )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in Japanese and English and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her, but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime
Ponyo by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

38 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 592 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
Rang zi dan fei by Wen Jiang( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 412 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
Kikujirō no natsu by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 404 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
Hana-bi = Fireworks by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

34 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of the top prize at the prestigious Venice Film Festival in 1997, "Hana-Bi" is a lyrical tale of guilt, death and loyalty from acclaimed director Takeshi Kitano
Dolls by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

31 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 297 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
Miyazaki's spirited away by Hayao Miyazaki( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 221 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
Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chihiro and her parents accidentally wander into another world ruled by witches and monsters. When her parents are captured by the ruler of the world, she tricks the witch into hiring her so she can figure out how to free them
Hai yang tian tang by Xiaolu Xue( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in Chinese and held by 198 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 2010 in 3 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daigo Kobayashi is a devoted cellist in an orchestra that has just been dissolved and finds himself without a job. He decides to move back to his old hometown with his wife to look for work and start over. He answers a classified ad entitled 'Departures' thinking it is an advertisement for a travel agency. He discovers that the job is actually for a 'Nokanshi' or 'encoffineer, ' a funeral professional who prepares deceased bodies for burial and entry into the next life. 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 the family of the departed
 
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Dzö Hisaisi

Fujisawa Mamoru

Fujisawa, Mamoru 1950-

Hisaishi Jō

Hisaishi, Jō 1950-

Hisaishi Joe

Hisaishi Joe 1950-....

Hisaishi Joe japansk pianist och kompositör

Hisaiŝi Ĝo

Hisaisi, Jo

Hisaisi, Jo 1950-

Hisaisi, Zyo

Hiszaisi Dzsó

Jō Hisaishi

Joe Hisaichi

Joe Hisaish

Joe Hisaishi

Joe Hisaishi compositeur japonais

Joe Hisaishi compositore, pianista e regista giapponese

Joe Hisaishi Japanese composer and musician

Joe Hisaishi japanischer Komponist

Joe Hisaishi Japans componist

Joe Hisaishi japansk pianist og komponist

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

Дзё Хисаиси

Дзё Хісаісі

Хісайсі Дзьо

Џо Хисаиши

Ձյո Հիսաիսի

ג'ו היסאישי

جو هيسايشي

جو هیسایشی آهنگساز و پیانیست ژاپنی

โจ ฮิไซชิ

구석양 1950-

히사이시 조

ひさいし じょう

ひさいしじょう

ふじさわ まもる

ふじさわまもる

ヒサイシ, ジョウ

ヒサイシ, ジョウ 1950-

久石 譲

久石 譲 1950-....

久石让

久石譲 1950-

久石譲 日本の作曲家、編曲家、ピアニスト

藤澤 守

藤澤 守 1950-....

藤澤守

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