Awards & Winners

Joe Hisaishi

Date of Birth 06-December-1950
Place of Birth Nakano
(Japan, Nagano Prefecture, Chūbu region)
Nationality Japan
Also know as Jô Hisaishi, Jou Hisaishi, Joe Hisashi, 久石让, Mamoru Fujisawa, Fujisawa Mamoru, Hisaishi J�, ���� �もる, Hisaishi Joe, 藤澤 守, Mamoru Fujisawa, Mamoru Fujisawa, Jô Hisaishi, 藤澤 守, 久石 譲, Fujisawa Mamoru, Joe Hisaishi, Cửu Thạch Nhượng, �ằng Trạch Thủ, 藤澤守, hisaishi, 久石譲
Profession Conductor, Film Score Composer, Music Arranger, Composer, Pianist, Music Director
Mamoru Fujisawa, known professionally as Joe Hisaishi, is a composer and musical director known for over 100 film scores and solo albums dating back to 1981. While possessing a stylistically distinct sound, Hisaishi's music has been known to explore and incorporate different genres, including minimalist, experimental electronic, European classical, and Japanese classical. Lesser known are the other musical roles he plays; he is also a typesetter, author, arranger, and conductor. He is best known for his work with animator Hayao Miyazaki, having composed scores for many of his films, including Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Laputa: Castle in the Sky, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki's Delivery Service, Porco Rosso, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle, Ponyo, and The Wind Rises. He is also recognized for the soundtracks he has provided for filmmaker 'Beat' Takeshi Kitano, including A Scene at the Sea, Sonatine, Kids Return, Hana-bi, Kikujiro, and Dolls. He was a student of legendary anime composer Takeo Watanabe.

Awards by Joe Hisaishi

Check all the awards nominated and won by Joe Hisaishi.

2014


Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music
Honored for : The Wind Rises

Nominations 2014 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music The Tale of Princess Kaguya
Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music The Wind Rises
Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music Tokyo Family

2013


Nominations 2013 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music Tenchi: The Samurai Astronomer

2011


Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music
Honored for : Villain

Nominations 2011 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music Villain

2010


Nominations 2010 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Annie Award for Music in a Feature Production Ponyo

2009


Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music
Honored for : Ponyo

Nominations 2009 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music Ponyo
Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music Departures

2008


Asian Film Award for Best Composer
Honored for : Ponyo
(Japan)
Hong Kong Film Award for Best Original Film Score
Honored for : The Postmodern Life of My Aunt

Nominations 2008 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Asian Film Award for Best Composer Ponyo
Japan
Hong Kong Film Award for Best Original Film Score The Postmodern Life of My Aunt

2007


Nominations 2007 »

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Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music Yamato

2006


Nominations 2006 »

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Hong Kong Film Award for Best Original Film Score A Chinese Tall Story

2003


Nominations 2003 »

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Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music Dolls

2002


Annie Award for Music in a Feature Production
Honored for : Spirited Away

Nominations 2002 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Annie Award for Music in a Feature Production Spirited Away
Saturn Award for Best Music Spirited Away

2001


Mainichi Film Concours Award for Best Music Score
Honored for : Spirited Away

Nominations 2001 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Original Score Spirited Away
Mainichi Film Concours Award for Best Music Score Spirited Away

2000


Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music
Honored for : Kikujir? no Natsu

Nominations 2000 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music Kikujir? no Natsu

1999


Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music
Honored for : Fireworks

Nominations 1999 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music Fireworks

1997


Nominations 1997 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music Kids Return

1994


Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music
Honored for : Mizu no tabibito: Samurai kizzu, Sonatine, Haruka, nosutarujii

Nominations 1994 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music Sonatine","Haruka, nosutarujii","Mizu no tabibito: Samurai kizzu

1993


Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music
Honored for : Seishun dendekedekedeke

Nominations 1993 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music Seishun dendekedekedeke

1992


Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music
Honored for : Chizuko's Younger Sister, The Passage to Japan, Deer Friend, A Scene at the Sea

Nominations 1992 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music A Scene at the Sea","Deer Friend","Chizuko's Younger Sister","The Passage to Japan

1991


Nominations 1991 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music Kanbakku","Tasmania Story","Free and Easy II","Peesuke: Gatapishi monogatari