The Boy and the Heron

From the legendary Studio Ghibli and Academy Award®-winning director Hayao Miyazaki (Spirited Away) comes a new critically-acclaimed fantasy adventure. After losing his mother during the war, young Mahito moves to his family's estate in the countryside. There, a series of mysterious events lead him to a secluded and ancient tower, home to a mischievous gray heron. When Mahito's new stepmother disappears, he follows the gray heron into the tower, and enters a fantastic world shared by the living and the dead. As he embarks on an epic journey with the heron as his guide, Mahito must uncover the secrets of this world, and the truth about himself.
Directed By:
Hayao Miyazaki
Running Time:
2 hr 4 min
Fantasy & Adventure & Anime
Gross Box Office:
Release Date:
December 8, 2023


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  • The Boy and the Heron: Featurette - Toshio Suzuki on Hayao Miyazaki & the Future of Animation
  • The Boy and the Heron: Final Teaser Trailer
  • The Boy and the Heron: Trailer 1
  • The Boy and the Heron: Teaser Trailer
  • The Boy and the Heron: Teaser