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The Academy Award®-winning The Boy and the Heron from Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli arrives on 4K UHD, Blu-ray™ & DVD on July 9 and on digital platforms June 25.

From the legendary Studio Ghibli and director Hayao Miyazaki (Spirited Away) comes an Academy Award®-winning new 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 a fantastic world shared by the living and the dead. As he embarks on an epic journey, Mahito must uncover the secrets of this world and the truth about himself.

Bonus Features

  • Feature-Length Storyboards*
  • Interview with Composer Joe Hisaishi*
  • Interview with Producer Toshio Suzuki
  • Interview with Supervising Animator Takeshi Honda*
  • Drawing with Takeshi Honda*
  • "Spinning Globe" Music Video*
  • Teasers & Trailers

*Blu-ray™ Only

Disc Specifications

  • Run-time

    • 124 min
  • Aspect Ratio

    • 1.85:1
  • Release Date

    • July 9, 2024
  • Region

    • A/1
  • MPA Rating

    • PG-13
    • Some violent content/bloody images and smoking.
  • Production Date

    • 2023
  • Audio

    • English Dolby TrueHD Atmos
    • English AD Dolby Digital 5.1
    • Japanese Dolby TrueHD Atmos
    • Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Subtitles

    • English
    • English SDH
    • Spanish
    • French

Disc Specifications

  • Audio

    • English DTS-HD MA 7.1
    • English AD Dolby Digital 5.1
    • Japanese DTS-HD MA 7.1
    • Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1