Mao Hashio

The author is a student at the U.W's News Lab program. 

Joe Hisaishi, Composer for Anime Films @SeattleSymphony

Hisaishi gained worldwide recognition for his work on the original soundtracks for many Studio Ghibli films. Studio Ghibli is a Japanese animation studio established in 1985 by Isao Takahata and Hayao Miyazaki, both of whom are renowned animated film directors.