First Look Teaser for Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘The Boy and the Heron’ Movie
by Alex Billington
September 6, 2023
The good Miyazaki is again!! GKids has revealed a brief teaser trailer for The Boy and the Heron, the brand new function movie from the enduring filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki. That is his twelfth function movie, and his newest since The Wind Rises in 2013. After opening in Japan in July, the movie is premiering on the 2023 Toronto Movie Pageant this week with a giant theatrical launch deliberate this fall. “A younger boy named Mahito craving for his mom ventures right into a world shared by the residing and the lifeless. There, dying involves an finish, and life finds a brand new starting. A semi-autobiographical fantasy about life, dying, and creation, in tribute to friendship, from the thoughts of Hayao Miyazaki.” With an unique rating by Joe Hisaishi. Described as a “huge fantastical movie”, it follows a boy who discovers an deserted tower in his new city and enters a fantastical world with a speaking gray heron. The Japanese voice solid additionally contains Masaki Suda, Aimyon, Yoshino Kimura, Shōhei Hino, Ko Shibasaki, and Takuya Kimura. Whereas Studio Ghibli opened this in Japan with none advertising, I suppose they’ve determined this in any other case for the US – so here is some first look footage.
Here is the US teaser trailer (+ poster) for Hayao Miyazaki’s The Boy and the Heron, from YouTube:
Through TIFF: “Throughout WWII, younger Mahito Maki (Soma Santoki) suffers a heartbreaking household tragedy and should transfer instantly to the countryside, the place his father (Takuya Kimura) works for a household making planes for Japan’s army, as Miyazaki’s personal father did. Remoted, he begins exploring the mysterious landscapes & encounters a gray heron, persistent in its presence. The boy occurs upon an deserted tower. Curious, he enters. From there, The Boy and the Heron expands right into a wondrous, often-startling phantasmagoria.” The Boy and the Heron, additionally How Do You Stay? or 君たちはどう生きるか in Japanese, is each written and directed by beloved Japanese animation filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki, director of the movies Lupin III: The Fortress of Cagliostro, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Fortress within the Sky, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki’s Supply Service, Porco Rosso, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, Howl’s Transferring Fortress, Ponyo, and The Wind Rises beforehand. Impressed by the story written by Genzaburô Yoshino. This already opened in Japan in July earlier this summer season. The movie is premiering on the 2023 Toronto Movie Pageant this month. GKids Movies will debut The Boy and the Heron in theaters later this 12 months – keep tuned for more information.