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The New Japan Philharmonic (often abbreviated to NJP) is a symphony orchestra based in Tokyo, Japan. It was established in 1972 with Seiji Ozawa as honorary conductor laureate. Its current music director since 2016 is Toshiyuki Kamioka.

The Philharmonic is often known for its live orchestral covers of video game music. These include the songs of Super Smash Bros. Melee for the live album Smashing...Live!, Resident Evil for Resident Evil Orchestra, Kingdom Hearts for its original soundtrack, and the works of Go Shiina from Tales of Legendia, as well as performing for the first stop of the Tour de Japon for Final Fantasy and the 5th Anniversary Monster Hunter Orchestral Concert at the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre in Ikebukuro, Tokyo.

Outside of video games, the orchestra is also known for their film soundtrack productions, notably Studio Ghibli's films Spirited Away and Howl's Moving Castle, and a number of works for the anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion. The orchestra also performed the film score for the Disney animated film, The Brave Little Toaster.

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Music by Series Super Smash Bros. / Adventure Modes  · Super Mario / Mario Kart  · Donkey Kong  · The Legend of Zelda  · Metroid  · Yoshi  · Kirby  · Star Fox  · Pokémon  · F-Zero  · Mother/EarthBound  · Fire Emblem  · Game & Watch  · Kid Icarus  · WarioWare  · Pikmin  · Animal Crossing  · Wii Fit  · Punch-Out!!  · Xenoblade Chronicles  · Splatoon  · ARMS  · Metal Gear  · Sonic the Hedgehog  · Mega Man  · Pac-Man  · Street Fighter  · Final Fantasy VII  · Bayonetta  · Castlevania  · Persona  · Dragon Quest  · Banjo-Kazooie  · Fatal Fury  · Minecraft  · Tekken  · Kingdom Hearts  · Other
Music by Game Music (64)  · Music (Melee)  · Music (Brawl)  · Music (3DS/Wii U)  · Music (Ultimate)
Songs "Afternoon on the Island"  · "Ashley's Song"  · "Balloon Fight Medley"  · "Bomb Rush Blush"  · "Duck Hunt Medley"  · "Galaga Medley"  · "Gang-Plank Galleon"  · "Gourmet Race"  · "Jump Up, Super Star!"  · "Lifelight"  · "Main Theme (Super Mario 64)"  · "Mappy Medley"  · "Mega Man 2 Medley"  · "MEGALOVANIA"  · "Mike's Song"  · "Mona Pizza's Song"  · "N's Castle Medley"  · "Nintendo Land Medley"  · "Paper Mario Medley"  · "PictoChat"  · "Psycho Soldier Theme"  · "Rainbow Road Medley"  · "Spiral Mountain"  · "Super Smash Bros. Brawl Main Theme"  · "Wii Sports Series Medley"
Albums Nintendo All-Star! Dairantō Smash Brothers OST  · Smashing...Live!  · A Smashing Soundtrack
Composers/Performers List of composers (Koji Kondo  · Kazumi Totaka  · Hirokazu Tanaka  · Shogo Sakai  · Nobuo Uematsu)  · New Japan Philharmonic
Other CD  · Sound Test  · My Music  · Fanfare
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