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Book My Show, PVR Cinemas List ‘The Boy & The Heron’ For May 10 Release In India

the boy and the heron

The official websites of Book My Show and PVR Cinemas have listed the release date for Hayao Miyazaki’s Oscar winning anime film, The Boy & the Heron, as May 10, 2024 in India.

However, both Warner Bros. India and PVR Cinemas are yet to announce it officially at the time of writing.

Boy & the Heron PVR cinemas release date
Boy & the Heron PVR cinemas release date

It was previously revealed that Warner Bros. India will be releasing The Boy & the Heron in India, however, an exact release date was not revealed.

The Boy And The Heron (called How Do You Live), released in Japan on July 14, 2023. It became the first ever Studio Ghibli film to get simultaneous IMAX release. It also became the first-ever animated film as well as Japanese film to open the 48th Toronto International Film Festival.

The movie experimented with an unconventional marketing strategy in which the studio decided not to promote the film.

Joe Hisashi composed music for the anime film. The film features 37 soundtracks including the theme song. Kenshi Yonezu performed the film’s theme song, “Chikyuugi”.

The movie will be streaming on Netflix outside of United States and Japan, however the release date has not been confirmed at the time of writing!

The plot of the film is described as:

The plot of the film is set during World War II. Mahito Maki, the protagonist, is a young boy who tragically lost his mother in a hospital fire. When his father remarries, they move from Tokyo to a countryside mansion. This mansion happens to be his mother’s ancestral home, and his father’s new wife is his mother’s sister. With complex emotions, Masato is guided by a mysterious gray heron and finds himself stepping into a different world.

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