The Boy and the Heron Awarded Golden Globe for Best Animated Film
It’s official: Makoto Shinkai’s Hayao Miyazaki’s The Boy and the Heron is a Golden Globe Award winner. At the 2024 Golden Globe Awards ceremony tonight, the film was named the “Best Picture - Animated” category winner, marking the first-ever win for an anime film at the Golden Globes. The Boy and the Heron led a packed category of animated film nominees, including fellow anime film Suzume , Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse , The Super Mario Bros. Movie , Elemental and Wish . The Boy and the Heron was released in Japanese theaters on July 14, with its international premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 7, and its initial U.S. premiere at the New York Film Festival on October 29. Special preview screenings kicked off in New York City and Los Angeles on November 22 ahead of the film's nationwide premiere on December 8. Crunchyroll released the film in Australia and New Zealand on December 7 and describes The Boy and the Heron as: 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.

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