Hisaishi, Joe

Hisaishi, Joe

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Family name: 久石
Alternate names: Mamoru Fujisawa
Birthday: Dec 6, 1950
Website: http://www.joehisaishi....
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Joe Hisaishi is a composer and director responsible for over 100 soundtracks and conventional albums dating back to 1981.

He is best-known for his work with animator Hayao Miyazaki, including the soundtracks to Spirited Away (2001), Howl's Moving Castle (2004), Princess Mononoke (1997), My Neighbour Totoro (1988), and Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1983). He's also known for the soundtracks he has provided for filmmaker "Beat" Takeshi Kitano, including Dolls (2002), Kikujiro (1999), Hana-Bi (1997), Kids Return (1996), and Sonatine (1993).

Lesser known are the other musical roles he plays; he is also a typesetter, author, arranger, and head of an orchestra.

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Aishite Knight
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Arion
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Birth
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Futari Daka
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Gake no Ue no Ponyo
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Gake no Ue no Ponyo
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Gake no Ue no Ponyo
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Genesis Climber Mospeada: Love, Live, Alive
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Genius Party
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Ginga Shippuu Sasuraiger
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Hajime Ningen Gyatoruz
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Hello! Sandybell
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Honoo no Alpenrose: Judy & Randy
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Howl no Ugoku Shiro
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Howl no Ugoku Shiro
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Kaguya-hime no Monogatari
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Kaze no Tani no Nausicaä
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Kaze Tachinu
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Kikou Souseiki Mospeada
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Kurenai no Buta
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Kuusou no Sora Tobu Kikaitachi
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Majo no Takkyuubin
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Mei to Koneko Bus
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Mononoke Hime
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Mononoke Hime
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Mononoke Hime
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Oz no Mahoutsukai
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Oz no Mahoutsukai (1986)
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Pandane to Tamago-hime
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Robot Carnival
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Sasuga no Sarutobi
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Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi
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Techno Police 21C
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Tenkuu no Shiro Laputa
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Tonari no Totoro
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Two Down Full Base
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Venus Senki
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Comments
Blackwallet | Jul 15, 8:53 AM
Brilliant music composer indeed.
I enjoy all of his music in Ghibli's movies... :)


Fairbrook | Jul 5, 4:34 PM
John Williams of Anime Music

Breathtaking scores


ThiagoMartins | Apr 6, 7:48 PM
his music is so brilliant, true genius. Arigatou gozaimasu


DanilloMartins | Mar 21, 8:49 AM
The Studio Ghibli films would not be the same without his wonderful music. Thank you.


AllenVonStein | Mar 1, 4:27 PM
Legend.


Wurcid | Feb 27, 10:54 PM
Thank you for making me sleep at night xD


NuclearBoofluff | Feb 8, 9:13 PM
BRUH!!!


Overtime | Jan 22, 7:19 PM
Any composer that works equally well with directors as different as Miyazaki and Kitano has to be a genius.


Domingos-Senpai | Dec 8, 2015 5:31 AM
GOD


Vanessa | Sep 19, 2015 5:55 AM
this guy is a living genius
absolutely brilliant


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