The Boy and the Heron Returns to Theaters With Bonus Content

    One of the most successful Japanese animated films of all time.

    GKIDS Films announced Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli’s Golden Globe-winning film The Boy and the Heron will return to North American theaters with bonus content starting March 22. Tickets to watch the Best Motion Picture (Animated) winner are available right now. 

    The success of The Boy and the Heron and its win at The Golden Globes made a statement, proving that Japanese animated films can exceed expectations on the grandest stage. This is the first Golden Globe win for GKIDS Films, who distributed the movie. On March 22, fans may rewatch the film or bring friends to watch it for the very first time. 

    The Boy and the Heron Returns to Theaters in North America

    When The Boy and the Heron returns to theaters on March 22, it will feature new and exclusive content. Screenings will include an introduction from Golden Globe-nominated composer Joe Hisaishi and a featurette from supervising animator Takeshi Honda. Tickets and the movie’s official trailer may be found on the official GKIDS Films website

    The English cast of The Boy and the Heron includes an all-star cast of high-profile actors. Take a look at some of the English actors below:

    • Christian Bale (Batman BeginsThe PrestigeFord v Ferrari) as Shoichi Maki
    • Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy, Blade Runner 2049, Glass Onion) as The Parakeet King
    • Gemma Chan (EternalsCrazy Rich Asians) as Natsuko
    • Willem Dafoe (The Lighthouse, Spider-Man, Aquaman, John Wick) as Noble Pelican
    • Karen Fukuhara (The BoysSuicide Squad, Bullet Train) as Lady Himi
    • Mark Hamill (The Fall of the House of Usher, Star Wars, Batman: The Animated Series) as Granduncle
    • Robert Pattinson (The Batman, The Lighthouse, Twilight) as The Gray Heron
    • Florence Pugh (Oppenheimer, Midsommar, Black Widow) as Kiriko

    Here’s an overview of the upcoming film, courtesy of GKIDS Films:

    A young boy named Mahito
    yearning for his mother
    ventures into a world shared by the living and the dead.
    There, death comes to an end,
    and life finds a new beginning.

    A semi-autobiographical fantasy about life, death, and creation, in tribute to friendship, from the mind of Hayao Miyazaki.

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected] | Muck Rack:

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