The preview for The Boy and the Heron’s soundtrack has come out. Legendary musician Joe Hisaishi and Studio Ghibli have launched a teaser on Twitter.
Who’s Joe Hisaishi?
Joe Hisaishi is a legendary composer within the Japanese music business. He has been working since 1974 and has labored on many musical genres, together with Westerns and minimalism.
Hisaishi has additionally labored as a composer on a number of movies, together with 1996’s Children Return and 2000’s Brother. His most infamous movie works embrace collaboration with the legendary Studio Ghibli director, Hayao Miyazaki.
Miyazaki and Hisaishi have been working collectively since 1984, and The Boy and the Heron is the newest inclusion of their partnership. The movie got here out in Japan on July 14 and was the director’s return to the business in additional than a decade.
A few of Joe Hisaishi’s different works with Studio Ghibli and Miyazaki embrace 1992’s Porco Rosso and 1997’s Princess Mononoke.
What’s The Boy and the Heron?
The Boy and the Heron is an animated movie adaptation of a 1937 novel of the identical identify, written by Genzaburo Yoshino. It was directed by Hayao Miyazaki, produced by Studio Ghibli, and Joe Hisaishi made the music.
The film is about in 1943, and the mom of the protagonist, Mahito Maki, is killed throughout a hearth. The movie exhibits his household shifting to a different place, and Mahito tries to beat the lack of his mom, adapting to a brand new place and having no pals.