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Kids Commute: Studio Ghibli Week!

Still from Studio Ghibli's "My Neighbor Totoro"

This week on Kids Commute, we’re listening to composer Joe Hisaishi's score to some of the most famous Studio Ghibli movies!

Studio Ghibli is a Japanese animation studio that has been making films since 1985. Many of these films have been directed by Hayao Miyazaki and have scores by Joe Hisaishi.

We'll hear music from "My Neighbor Totoro," "Howl's Moving Castle," "Spirited Away," "Princess Mononoke" and "Kiki's Delivery Service" this week!

KC Studio Ghibli Week! - MONDAY: 'My Neighbor Totoro': 'A Path of the Wind'
Original film soundtrack of “My Neighbor Totoro,” a Studio Ghibli film with music by Joe Hisaishi
KC Studio Ghibli Week! - TUESDAY: 'Howl's Moving Castle': 'The Merry-Go-Round of Life'
from the Studio Ghibli film with music by Joe Hisaishi, performed by the Vitamin String Quartet
KC Studio Ghibli Week! - WEDNESDAY: 'Spirited Away': 'One Summer's Day'
from “Spirited Away," a film by Studio Ghibli with music by Joe Hisaishi, performed by the Royal Philharmonic orchestra, featuring Joe Hisaishi on piano and Mai Fujisawa on vocals&nbsp;<br/>
KC Studio Ghibli Week! - THURSDAY: 'Princess Mononoke': 'The Legend of Ashitaka' and 'Princess Mononoke’s Theme'
from the Studio Ghibli film with music by Joe Hisaishi, performed by the Tokyo City Philharmonic
KC Studio Ghibli Week! - FRIDAY: 'Kiki's Delivery Service': 'A Town with an Ocean View'
from the Studio Ghibli film with music by Joe Hisaishi, performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and conducted by the composer

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Kate Botello is a host and producer at Classical IPR.
Emily Duncan Wilson is IPR's digital content manager and is the producer of "Classical Sprouts" and "Kids Commute".