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Composer Norihiko Hibino Launches Prescription for Serenity Wellness App

Metal Gear Solid series composer Norihiko Hibino produces follow up to his best-selling Prescription for Sleep wellness app and album series



TOKYO - May 16, 2017 -  Hibino Sound Therapy Lab in conjunction with Mission One are pleased to announce Prescription for Serenity , a new kind of wellness app for both iOS and Android. Prescription for Serenity features a soothing music library of nearly 100 live recordings by award-winning composer Norihiko Hibino--who's best known for his contributions to the Metal Gear Solid and Game Music Lullabies series--alongside relaxing visuals to facilitate peace, relaxation, and an escape from the stresses of the modern world. As a follow up to 2009's  Prescription for Sleep app, which received over 450,000 downloads and was a top health app on the iTunes store worldwide and subsequently saw the release its own oral sleep supplement, Prescription for Serenity  is the latest therapeutic offering from Hibino and his team:


Prescription for Serenity on iTunes

Prescription for Serenity on Google Play

What sets Prescription for Serenity apart is its massive music library recorded in high-resolution (24-bit, 96kHz), featuring live chamber music, solo harp and piano performances, and of course, more jazzy lullabies from GENTLE LOVE, the duo comprised of Hibino and Etrian Odyssey pianist AYAKI, who have made a name for themselves with their Billboard-charting Prescription for Sleep: Game Music Lullabies albums. The library is also expandable with a subscription that will add new content as it's recorded, including selections from the Prescription for Sleep: Game Music Lullabies series.

"This app has been a long time in the making," notes Mission One founder Marc Cellucci. "After the success of the first two Prescription for Sleep apps, and hearing comments from people who were helped by them, we decided to do something much grander in scope this time around--a full-fledged service offering hundreds of therapeutic songs all within one app. We are proud of what we accomplished, and hope that it helps give people the relaxation they deserve."

Prescription for Serenity is available on iTunes and Google Play for free (limited time trial) in both English and Japanese.

Key Features

  • Original music composed by musicians with experience creating therapeutic music for medical facilities.


  • 82 songs spanning 11 albums, all made specifically for therapeutic purposes.


  • Music recorded in high-quality 24-bit / 96 kHz.  All songs are mixed and mastered using the widest range of audible frequencies, in order to provide the most stimulating sound possible.


  • New songs and albums to be released on a regular basis.


  • A sleep timer that makes the app a perfect guide through the doors of sleep.
About Hibino Sound Therapy Lab

Founded in 2008 by Metal Gear Solid series composer Norihiko Hibino to explore therapeutic applications of music in order to help people through their daily lives, Hibino Sound Therapy Lab (HSTL) has engaged in music research, live event coordination, live studio recordings, and the development of the acclaimed therapeutic sound system, Rinshu.

Learn more:  http://hstl.net

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About Mission One

Mission One is a Tokyo-based software development and localization company.  Founded in June 2008 by videogame veteran Marc Cellucci, Mission One strives to be a company that brings the Japanese sense of design and content to a worldwide market, while combining the best aspects of global software development under one roof.  

Learn more: www.mission-one.jp

Media Contact

Jayson Napolitano, Scarlet Moon Promotions


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