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Hisaishi, Joe

Overview
Works: 409 works in 839 publications in 8 languages and 18,251 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Animated films  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Performer, Conceptor, Scenarist, Arranger, Director, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Joe Hisaishi
Publications by Joe Hisaishi
Most widely held works about Joe Hisaishi
 
Most widely held works by Joe Hisaishi
Spirited away by Hayao Miyazaki( visu )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,601 libraries worldwide
Winner of the 2003 Oscar for Best Animated Film and the most successful film of all time in Japan. Chihiro, a headstrong 10-year-old girl is unhappy that her family are moving house. As they are making their way to their new home, her father takes a detour to explore a mysterious tunnel in the woods. On the other side is a ghostly town: they have strayed into the Land of the Spirits, a dreamlike world inhabited by ancient gods and magical beings, ruled by the sorceress Yubaba. With her parents held captive and Yubaba set on enslaving them forever Chihiro must, with the help of a brave young spirit called Haku, overcome her fear of this strange place and join an epic battle for her family's freedom
Howl's moving castle by Christian Bale( visu )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,911 libraries worldwide
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Princess Mononoke by Hayao Miyazaki( visu )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,890 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
Castle in the sky ( visu )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 1,879 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
Ponyo by Hayao Miyazaki( visu )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 1,876 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( visu )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 1,790 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
Tonari no Totoro My neighbor Totoro by Hayao Miyazaki( visu )
30 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,264 libraries worldwide
After moving to the country to be near their ailing mother, two young sisters are befriended by a variety of mysterious creatures
Kaze no tani no Naushika Nausicaä of the valley of the wind by Hayao Miyazaki( visu )
17 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 952 libraries worldwide
Nausicaä 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 Nausicaä and her people into a sprawling political conflict. Set 1,000 years after a global war that nearly destroyed all life on Earth
Porco Rosso by Hayao Miyazaki( visu )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 925 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
Rang zi dan fei by Wen Jiang( visu )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Set in China during the warring 1920s, notorious bandit chief Pocky Zhang descends upon a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, an identity that he had hijacked from counselor Tang, himself a small-time imposter. Hell-bent on making a fast buck, Zhang soon meets his match in the tyrannical local gentry Master Huang as a deadly battle of wit and brutality ensues
Hana-bi Fireworks by Bīto Takeshi( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in Japanese and held by 325 libraries worldwide
A gangster film about an ex-cop, haunted by a troubled past and pushed to the edge by the shooting of his partner. Combines cool violence and powerful emotions
Dolls by Bīto Takeshi( visu )
24 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 277 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
Hai yang tian tang by Xiaolu Xue( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in Chinese and held by 177 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
Miyazaki's Spirited away by Joe Hisaishi( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Brother by Bīto Takeshi( visu )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
After his crime boss is murdered in a Tokyo gang war, a yakuza gangster is exiled to Los Angeles. He has a big bag of money and a really bad attitude and hooks up with his half-brother who is the leader of a small-time drug ring. Together, with a local street hustler, the brothers declare war on the other local drug traffickers. This ignites into the bloodiest, dirtiest, nastiest power struggle L.A. has ever seen
A scene at the sea by Bīto Takeshi( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 71 libraries worldwide
A deaf-mute teenager enters surfing competitions and falls in love with a deaf-mute young woman
Hana-Bi by Bīto Takeshi( visu )
23 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 69 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)
Princess Mononoke music from the Miramax motion picture by Joe Hisaishi( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in Japanese and English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Kikujirō no natsu by Bīto Takeshi( visu )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Japanese and French and held by 63 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
Nausicaä of the valley of the wind by Hayao Miyazaki( visu )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Nausicaä 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 Nausicaä and her people into a sprawling political conflict. Set 1,000 years after a global war that nearly destroyed all life on Earth
 
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Alternative Names
Fujisawa, Mamoru.
Fujisawa Mamoru 1950-....
Fujisawa, Mamoru 1950- Wirklicher Name
Hisaishi, Jō.
Hisaishi, Jō 1950-
Hisaishi Joe 1950-....
Jō Hisaishi
Joe Hisaish
Joe Hisaishi
Joe Hisashi
Joe Isaishi
Jou Hisaishi
Mamoru Fujisawa.
ヒサイシ, ジョウ, 1950-
久石, 譲, 1950-....
久石讓
久石譲 1950-
藤澤 守 1950-....
Languages
Japanese (111)
English (69)
French (23)
Chinese (10)
Spanish (10)
German (7)
Multiple languages (4)
Italian (1)
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