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TOKYO JAPAN – February 15, 2021 (JST) – Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea, The Wind Rises, and The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (the only film directed by Isao Takahata) are joining the popular series of vinyl record featuring the works of director Hayao Miyazaki & composer Joe Hisaishi!

Each concept album and soundtrack has been remastered with gorgeous new jackets, extensive commentary, and liner notes to enjoy. What's more, this marks the first time these works have been released on vinyl. Enjoy the beauty of the cover art and the rich sound quality that only vinyl could provide.

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■Release Date:
Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea Image Album
・Original CD Release Date: 03/05/2008
・Music by Joe Hisaishi, 10 Songs total (6 vocal tracks, 4 instrumental tracks)
・Vocals: Fujimaki Fujioka and Nozomi Ōhashi, Little Carol, Fujimaki Fujioka, Nozomi Ōhashi, Mai

This 10 track album is brought to you by an array of artists collaborating with Joe Hisaishi to bring to life the music based on Director Hayao Miyazaki's poetic notes created during production of the movie.
It contains three songs that use Hayao Miyazaki's music notes as lyrics, including "Himawari no Ie no Rinbai" sung by Mai, and two theme songs written and performed by Fujimaki Fujioka for Ponyo.
Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea Soundtrack
・Original CD Release Date: 07/16/2008
・Music by Joe Hisaishi, 36 songs total.
※1 Disc Set, Double Cover Art (SIDE-A, B and C contain music. SIDE-C features a laser etched character on the back.)
In addition to the performance by the New Japan Philharmonic, this work features a rearrangement with the Kuriyukai Chorus for a dynamic performance of "Umi to Inochi".
Also includes theme music by Masako Hayashi, Fujimaki Fujioka and Nozomi Ōhashi.
The Wind Rises Soundtrack
・Original CD Release Date: 07/17/2013
・Music by Joe Hisaishi, 32 songs total
・Music from the 11th feature length film by the Miyazaki and Hisaishi duo
・Soundtrack only
・Orchestra: Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra
・The balalaika, bayan and other folk instruments will leave a lasting impresson.
・Theme Song: Hikouki Cloud by Yumi Arai also included
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Soundtrack
・Original CD Release Date: 2013. 11. 20
・Music by Joe Hisaishi, 37 songs total
※Double Cover Art (SIDE-A, B and C contain music. SIDE-C has a laser etched character on the back.)
30 years since Isao Takahata produced Nausica of the Valley of the Wind, Isao Takahata, and Joe Hisaishi teamed up for the first and last time to produce a soundtrack for The Tale of the Princess Kaguya. The theme song sung by Kazumi Nikaidō is also included.

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