Tag: Studio Ghibli

December 6, 2022 · 0 comments

Music: Lo-Fi Ghibli

Music: Lo-Fi Ghibli

By Jonathan Clements. Grey October Sound, “one of Japan’s most talented hip-hop producers”, takes a bunch of iconic Joe Hisaishi tracks and noodles around with them, often working with instrumental cover versions by a bunch of artists including TO4NORI, CHARIOT SOUND, COCO and Judo125 to create the album Lo-Fi Ghibli. One wonders about the meeting […]

October 12, 2022 · 2 comments

Totoro on Stage

Totoro on Stage

By Helen McCarthy. I’ve seen a Catbus live onstage not twenty feet away. I’ve watched Totoro fly over the heads of a packed audience, all gasping, laughing, cheering and entirely caught up in childlike acceptance of magic. I’ve seen the conventionally invisible puppeteers and their rods and strings and wind machines and skill and grace […]

May 26, 2022 · 0 comments

Totoro on Stage

Totoro on Stage

By Helen McCarthy. When the Barbican and the Royal Shakespeare Company announced the stage adaptation of My Neighbour Totoro, with a new orchestration of Joe Hisaishi’s iconic score by Will Stuart and a hand-drawn title by Toshio Suzuki, it was obviously an iconic event in the annals of British theatre. What nobody could have predicted […]

April 26, 2022 · 0 comments

Books: Miyazaki and the Hero’s Journey

Books: Miyazaki and the Hero’s Journey

By Helen McCarthy. A book can be a ground-breaking work of scholarship and still accessible to any intelligent reader. Language capable of being understood by the average well-read media fan is also capable of carrying the most challenging ideas. So, I’m always delighted to read new work that takes its subject and its readers more […]

March 7, 2022 · 0 comments

10 Years with Hayao Miyazaki

10 Years with Hayao Miyazaki

By Helen McCarthy. There are many ways to explore and interrogate an artist’s work. One is through experiencing and analysing the work itself. Another is through contact with the artist, through their recorded or published words or in a face to face interview. One can also look at what others – friends, enemies, competitors, critics, […]

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