Fri, Mar

Candlelight Concert: Best of Joe Hisaishi (Studio Ghibli)

★ Staff recommendation
¥5,400 (advance sales)

Warm up a spring night with candlelight and your favorite songs from Studio Ghibli composer Joe Hisaishi.

Tip: Check out the other candelight concerts around Tokyo and beyond. There’s something for all musical tastes.

What to expect

A string quartet will take you on a journey through Studio Ghibli hits such as Howl’s Moving Castle, Spirited Away, My Neighbour Totoro, and Princess Mononoke. Take in the dreamy performances while being surrounded by candles.

The performance on March 22 starts at 7:15 p.m. and the April 28 performance starts at 6:15 p.m. Each lasts for 1 hour and 5 minutes.


Here are some of the songs expected to be played, but there will be plenty more:

  • Kikujiro: “Summer”
  • Kiki’s Delivery Service: “A Town with an Ocean View”
  • Howl’s Moving Castle: “Merry Go Round of Life”
  • Spirited Away: “Chihiro’s Waltz”
  • Laputa: Castle in the Sky: “Carrying You”
  • My Neighbour Totoro: “Path of the Wind”
  • Princess Mononoke: “Main Theme”


Tickets are a flat ¥5,815 (March 22) or ¥5,400 (April 28) for general admission.

How to get there

The performance will be held at Oji Hall in Ginza. It’s around a 5-minute walk from Ginza Station.

Organizers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.

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