The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (かぐや姫の物語, Kaguya-hime no Monogatari) is a 2013 Japanese animated fantasy drama film produced by Studio Ghibli, co-written and directed by Takahata Isao (高畑 勲) A bamboo cutter named Sanuki no Miyatsuko discovers a miniature girl inside a glowing bamboo shoot. Believing her to be a divine presence, he and his wife decide to raise her as their own, … More Studio Ghibli: The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (かぐや姫の物語)
When Marnie Was There (思い出のマーニー, Omoide no Ma-ni-, lit. Memories of Marnie) is a 2014 Japanese anime film written and directed by Yonebayashi Hiromasa (米林 宏昌), produced by Studio Ghibli, and based on the novel When Marnie Was There by Joan G. Robinson. It was the final film for Studio Ghibli, before they announced that its division took … More Studio Ghibli: When Marnie Was There (思い出のマーニー)
As you probably have noticed, this is my new “The Rising Sky” blog. Due to design and functionalities reasons, I decided to change to a WordPress platform. I made not only that change, but also took other decisions in order to make this a better place. While in blogger, I had already taken the decision … More Hello again!
Yesterday I found a very interesting documentary video about the tenth anniversary of Chihara Minori’s career. It’s two years old (don’t know how the hell I let this one pass), but I found it really touching so here it goes! (Sorry it is only in Japanese!) … More Chihara Minori, still one of my inspirations
It’s been a long time since we had a Guest Post in “The Rising Sky”, so today I’m presenting you to Dan Chabert’s guide to learn the basics of Japanese language! To find out more about Dan Chabert, scroll down to find his picture and website below! ~~~ Learning Japanese is a great thing, whether … More Guest Post: How to Learn The Basics in the Japanese Language
Recentemente, por motivos de força maior, tive de regressar a Portugal. Regressei para me reencontrar, para reencontrar os meus, mas fiz muito mais do que isso. É difícil estar todo este tempo afastado da terra, dos amigos, da família, e regressar como se nada fosse. Quando parti para o Japão, para esta aventura que já … More Viagem ao passado
10 de Julho foi dia de Portugal. Campeões da Europa contra as más línguas, contra as descrenças, contra os media, contra tudo, e contra todos. 4 da manhã de segunda-feira aqui no Japão, levantei-me, vesti a minha camisola da selecção, e cá vamos nós apoiar. E no fim, lágrimas. Lágrimas de alegria incapazes de se … More 10 de Julho, Dia de Portugal