Tag Archives: Joe Hisaishi

Back before Amazon.com we ordered our stuff from plucky heroines

Thus does our Miyazaki marathon come to an end with the 1989 flick, Kiki’s Delivery Service. Of his 80s movies, Kiki is an anomaly, being the only one directly adapted from someone else’s source material (a novel of the same … Continue reading

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All good pirates listen to their mom!

Why yes, I am attempting to marathon-post on all the 80s Miyazaki movies. You see, very soon my life will be swamped with thesis and coursework, which will make these sorts of indulgences more difficult to pull off. Yolo, as … Continue reading

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