Blu-ray, DVD & 4K UHD release: ‘The Boy And The Heron’

By   |  Jun 4, 2024

Shout! Factory are bringing the 2023 Japanese animated fantasy ‘The Boy And The Heron’ (君たちはどう生きるか) to US Blu-ray, DVD and 4K UHD on July 9, 2024.

Written and directed by , the film revolves around a headstrong boy who ventures into a dreamlike world shared by both the living and the dead. The voice cast includes , , , , and .

Synopsis: 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 grey heron. When Mahito’s new stepmother disappears, he follows the grey heron into the tower, and enters a fantastic world shared by the living and the dead. As he embarks on an epic journey with the heron as his guide, Mahito must uncover the secrets of this world, and the truth about himself.

• In Dolby Vision (HDR-10 Compatible) [4K UHD]
• DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 Surround English
• DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 Surround Japanese
• Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Spanish
• Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround English AD
• Interview With Composer Joe Hisaishi
• Interview With Producer Toship Suzuki
• Interview With Animation Supervisor Takeshi Honda
• Drawing With Takeshi Honda
• Storyboard Reel
• Spinning Globe Music Video
• Teasers & Trailers

‘The Boy And The Heron’ is available to pre-order now from

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