The Boy and the Heron (Subtitled)

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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.

In Japanese with English subtitles.

  • Release Date: December 8, 2023
  • Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Animation, Drama
  • Cast: Soma Santoki, Masaki Suda, Ko Shibasaki, Aimyon , Yoshino Kimura, Takuya Kimura, Keiko Takeshita, Jun Fubuki, Jun Kunimura, Kaoru Kobayashi, Shinobu Otake
  • Screenplay: Hayao Miyazaki
  • Studio: Cineplex Pictures