Joe Hisaishi

Joe Hisaishi

  • Birthday: 1950-12-06
  • Place of birth: Nagano, Japan
  • Also know as: 藤澤 守

Biography

Mamoru Fujisawa (藤澤 守, Fujisawa Mamoru, born December 6, 1950), known professionally as Joe Hisaishi (久石 譲, Hisaishi Jō), is a Japanese composer, musical director, conductor and pianist, known for over 100 film scores and solo albums dating back to 1981. Hisaishi's music has been known to explore and incorporate different genres, including minimalist, experimental electronic, Western classical, and Japanese classical. He has also worked as a music engraver and arranger. He has been associated with director and animator Hayao Miyazaki since 1984, having written scores for all but one of Miyazaki's films.

Filmography

Production

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

1984

As Original Music Composer

Princess Mononoke

1997

As Original Music Composer

Spirited Away

2001

As Original Music Composer

Brother

2000

As Original Music Composer

Dolls

2002

As Original Music Composer

Castle in the Sky

1986

As Original Music Composer

Kikujiro

1999

As Original Music Composer

Howl's Moving Castle

2004

As Original Music Composer

Porco Rosso

1992

As Original Music Composer

Venus Wars

1989

As Original Music Composer

My Neighbor Totoro

1988

As Original Music Composer

Parasite Eve

1997

As Original Music Composer

Robot Carnival

1987

As Music

Kids Return

1996

As Original Music Composer

Kiki's Delivery Service

1989

As Original Music Composer

Techno Police 21C

1982

As Music

Mei and the Kittenbus

2002

As Original Music Composer

Chizuko's Younger Sister

1991

As Original Music Composer

The Wizard of Oz

1982

As Music

Let the Bullets Fly

2010

As Original Music Composer

Arion

1986

As Original Music Composer

Those Swell Yakuza

1988

As Original Music Composer

A Scene at the Sea

1991

As Original Music Composer

Departures

2008

As Original Music Composer

The Rocking Horsemen

1992

As Original Music Composer

The Drifting Classroom

1987

As Original Music Composer

What a Wonderful Family!

2016

As Original Music Composer

Birth: A War of Two Worlds

1984

As Original Music Composer

This Story of Love

1987

As Original Music Composer

The Little House

2014

As Original Music Composer

The Tale of The Princess Kaguya

2013

As Original Music Composer

The Wind Rises

2013

As Original Music Composer

Tenchi: The Samurai Astronomer

2012

As Original Music Composer

A Tale of Ululu's Wonderful Forest

2009

As Original Music Composer

Rest on Your Shoulder

2011

As Original Music Composer

Tokyo Family

2013

As Original Music Composer

Ocean Heaven

2010

As Original Music Composer

Villain

2010

As Original Music Composer

Snow on The Blades

2014

As Original Music Composer

Miracle Apples

2013

As Original Music Composer

The Sun Also Rises

2007

As Original Music Composer

I Want to Be a Shellfish

2008

As Original Music Composer

Sunny and the Elephant

2008

As Original Music Composer

A Chinese Tall Story

2005

As Original Music Composer

A Tale of Mari and Three Puppies

2007

As Original Music Composer

Ponyo

2008

As Original Music Composer

Yamato

2005

As Original Music Composer

Casting Blossoms to the Sky

2012

As Original Music Composer

What a Wonderful Family! 2

2017

As Original Music Composer

What a Wonderful Family! 3

2018

As Original Music Composer

Till the End of the World

2018

As Original Music Composer

The Boy and the Heron

2023

As Original Music Composer

Our Time Will Come

2017

As Original Music Composer

Lover's Time

1987

As Original Music Composer

Quartet

2001

As Director

The Tragedy of “W”

1984

As Original Music Composer

Atami Murder Case

1986

As Original Music Composer

Imaginary Flying Machines

2002

As Original Music Composer

Boro the Caterpillar

2018

As Original Music Composer

Mr. Dough and the Egg Princess

2010

As Original Music Composer

"The Ornithopter Story: Fly, Hiyodori Tengu!"

2002

As Original Music Composer

Welcome to Dongmakgol

2005

As Original Music Composer

Samurai Kids

1993

As Original Music Composer

Maison Ikkoku - Apartment Fantasy

1986

As Original Music Composer

Quartet

2001

As Original Music Composer

Diary of Early Winter Shower

1998

As Original Music Composer

When the Last Sword Is Drawn

2003

As Original Music Composer

First Love

2000

As Original Music Composer

Sonatine

1993

As Original Music Composer

Fukuzawa Yukichi

1991

As Original Music Composer

Children of the Sea

2019

As Original Music Composer

The Postmodern Life of My Aunt

2007

As Original Music Composer

Fireworks

1997

As Original Music Composer

NiNoKuni

2019

As Original Music Composer

A Summer Trip

2021

As Original Music Composer

Deer Friend

1991

As Music

Sweetheart Chocolate

2012

As Music

Tasmania Story

1990

As Music

Haruka, Nostalgia

1993

As Original Music Composer

Spring Bell

1985

As Music

Early Spring Story

1985

As Music

Two Down Full Base

1982

As Music

Turning Point

1994

As Original Music Composer

As the River Flows

2000

As Music

Green Requiem

1988

As Music

Network Baby

1990

As Music

Quartet

2001

As Screenplay

Spirited Away: Live on Stage

2023

As Original Music Composer

Silent Love

2024

As Original Music Composer

Deep Ocean: Descent into the Mariana Trench

2018

As Original Music Composer

Opus Carré

2024

As Music

Tom Thumb

2001

As Original Music Composer

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