Coinciding with the release of the studio’s films being added for streaming on Netflix, the soundtracks to nearly all of the Studio Ghibli films are now available on Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube Music, Google Play, and more. 

The blurb for the Essentials playlist on Apple Music (link above) reads: "Prolific composer Joe Hisaishi has created delicate and sweeping orchestral pieces for directors like Hayao Miyazaki, while pop-based theme songs for films such as My Neighbor Totoro and Ponyo have been delighting listeners around the globe for decades." 

Joe Hisaishi has been dubbed as the 'John Williams of Japan', and the studio often requests early compositions during pre-production of its films to shape the writing.

As well as the soundtracks you will find 15 'image albums' filled with music inspired by the films - in total 693 tracks are available to stream.


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