Tag Archive: Kenji Miyazawa

Studio Ghibli & Kenji Miyazawa: Viewing Hayao Miyazaki’s animated films through the works of Kenji Miyazawa

This event will relate two Studio Ghibli films, “My Neighbor Totoro” and “From Up On Poppy Hill”, to the works of Kenji Miyazawa, a well-known Japanese children’s literature writer. “My Neighbor Totoro” has been described as “one of the most … Continue reading →

A Bento of Katari Japanese Stories – featuring the work of Kenji Miyazawa

in the Toronto Storytelling Festival In 1994, a group of Japanese teachers in the Toronto area started telling Japanese folklore both in English and Japanese with a mission of disseminating Japanese folklore to Canadians at large. Yusuke Tanaka, co-founder and … Continue reading →