June 17-2020
YouTubers recreate Ghibli Song Covers with a variety of instruments

Taking inspiration from Studio Ghibli and Joe Hisaishi,’s work, many Youtubers have poured their talents into recreating the songs from the most beloved anime films with the help of extraordinary musical instruments.

Here are some of the most heartwarming ones:

1. The Zimbabwean Mbira

YouTuber xuan xuan covered ‘One Summer’s Day’ from Spirited Away.

xuan xuan/YouTube

2. Kalimba (Smaller and Westernised Mbira)

xuan xuan also performed ‘Always with me’ from Spirited Away.

xuan xuan/YouTube

3. Harp

YouTuber harpsona covered ‘Merry-go-round of Life’ from Howl’s Moving Castle.


She also covered ‘Carrying You’ from Laputa: Castle in the Sky.


4. Vibraphone

Jeremy Lawi performed ‘One Summer’s Day’ from Spirited Away.

Jeremy Lawi/YouTube

Jeremy Lawi and his bandmate covered ‘The Path of Wind’ from My Neighbor Totoro.

Jeremy Lawi/YouTube

We hope you enjoyed the compiled list of recreated musical pieces from classic animated movies! Lets us know if you know more that could add to this list.