Kodama

HI. It’s Thursday, and since you’re here, I’m sure you know what that means! It’s post time. And today –given last week’s post on Hisaishi and Miyazaki– I felt inspired to talk about the tree spirits known as kodamas. If you’re familiar with Miyazaki, you’ve probably seen or heard of the filmĀ Princess Mononoke. It is … More Kodama

Joe Hisaishi Performs Music from the Films of Hayao Miyazaki

HI SIT SIT SIT SIT I HAVE SOMETHING TO GUSH ABOUT. OK *ahem* Ok. So, back in September (on the twenty-first to be exact) my brother and I were fortunate enough to see Joe Hisaishi– THE Joe Hisaishi, conduct the music he wrote for Miyazaki’s films. I KNOW, RIGHT?! This was a dream come true, … More Joe Hisaishi Performs Music from the Films of Hayao Miyazaki