The Boy and the Heron (2023)

PG-13 12/08/2023 (US) AnimationAdventureFantasy 2h 4m
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Where death comes to an end, life finds a new beginning.

Overview

While the Second World War rages, the teenage Mahito, haunted by his mother's tragic death, is relocated from Tokyo to the serene rural home of his new stepmother Natsuko, a woman who bears a striking resemblance to the boy's mother. As he tries to adjust, this strange new world grows even stranger following the appearance of a persistent gray heron, who perplexes and bedevils Mahito, dubbing him the "long-awaited one."

  1. Hayao Miyazaki

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Soma Santoki

    Soma Santoki

    Mahito Maki (voice)

  2. Masaki Suda

    Masaki Suda

    Gray Heron (voice)

  3. Ko Shibasaki

    Ko Shibasaki

    Kiriko (voice)

  4. Aimyon

    Aimyon

    Lady Himi (voice)

  5. Yoshino Kimura

    Yoshino Kimura

    Natsuko (voice)

  6. Takuya Kimura

    Takuya Kimura

    Shoichi Maki (voice)

  7. Keiko Takeshita

    Keiko Takeshita

    Izumi (voice)

  8. Jun Fubuki

    Jun Fubuki

    Utako (voice)

  9. Sawako Agawa

    Sawako Agawa

    Eriko (voice)

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The Boy and the Heron
The Boy and the Heron

Original Title 君たちはどう生きるか

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Budget $50,000,000.00

Revenue $294,200,000.00

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