2. THE BOY AND THE HERON (Blu-ray)


Price(USD): $41.80

CD No: VWBS-7535
Release Date: 2024/07/03
Format: 1BD

A worldwide hit, the latest highly anticipated theatrical film
The apocalypse as depicted by director Hayao Miyazaki.


Ten years have passed since then.
- The long-awaited latest theatrical film by Hayao Miyazaki about the apocalypse.
The latest theatrical film by director Hayao Miyazaki, 10 years after the apocalypse.
I wanted to go back to the roots of cinema’ - Producer Toshio Suzuki.
 → The film is a hit around the world!

A worldwide smash hit! Won numerous awards, a first in the history of Japanese animation!
Winner of the US and UK Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards.
* Winner of the 96th Academy Awards(R) for Best Animated Feature Film!
* Winner of the 77th British Academy Awards for Best Animated Film!
* Won the 81st Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Film!
Japan: \9.3 billion and approximately 6.26 million viewers. (As of 3/4/2024).
North America: Released on 8 December 2011 in 2205 cinemas in North America, and recorded the number one box-office debut. It set a new record at the box office for a Studio Ghibli film.
The film broke the record for the highest grossing Studio Ghibli film to date.
It was a big hit in France, the UK, South Korea, Taiwan and other countries where it was released in theatres.
China: released on 3 April 2012. With an opening box-office revenue of approximately 2.1 billion yen, it broke the record for Japanese animation in China.
(As of 3 Apr 2024).

* A wide range of product line-up!
DVD, Blu-ray and the first 4K UHD release of Studio Ghibli films.

Contains gorgeous contents!
English dubbed version by gorgeous Hollywood stars is included.
The English dubbed version of the film features a dubbed English version of the film by Hollywood stars.
Himi: Karen Fukuhara / Natsuko: Gemma Chan / Katsuichi: Christian Bale /
Old Pelican: Willem Defoe / Parrot King: Dave Bautista / Great Uncle: Mark Hamill
* Blu-ray includes multilingual subtitles and audio.
* Full storyboards included.
* 4K UHD features Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos.

Release Date: 2024.7.3

Track List

Special package specification

Special video features.
Storyboard (picture-in-picture with the main film)
Globe music clip
Interview with Joe Hisaishi
Trailer edit
Short movie for SNS promotion
Scripts for postrecording

Japanese 2.0ch stereo/linear PCM
Japanese 7.1ch surround/DTS-HD Master Audio (lossless)
English 5.1ch surround / Dolby Digital
French 5.1ch Surround / Dolby Digital
Spanish 5.1ch Surround / Dolby Digital
Korean 5.1ch Surround / Dolby Digital
Mandarin 5.1ch Surround / Dolby Digital
Cantonese 5.1ch Surround/Dolby Digital
Japanese 2.0ch stereo / Dolby Digital

Korean (Simplified)
Chinese (Simplified/Mandarin)
Chinese (Traditional/Cantonese)
Chinese (Traditional/Mandarin)
Barrier-free Japanese

[Screen size]
16:9 / Widescreen 1920x1080p FULL HD

Dual layer disc, MPEG-4 MGVC, non-reproducible