The Boy and the Heron (2023)

In the wake of his mother's death and his father's remarriage, a headstrong boy named Mahito ventures into a dreamlike world shared by both the living and the dead.

All Releases

Domestic (26.9%)
$46,832,867
International (73.1%)
$127,166,298
Worldwide
$173,999,165
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorGKIDS
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Domestic Opening$13,011,722
Earliest Release DateJuly 14, 2023 (Japan)
MPAAPG-13
Running Time2 hr 4 min
GenresAdventure Animation Drama Family Fantasy

Domestic

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
DomesticDec 8, 2023$13,011,722$46,832,867

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
FranceNov 1, 2023$4,944,163$12,315,734
ItalyJan 1, 2024$2,157,235$7,438,825
United KingdomDec 29, 2023$2,088,797$5,605,692
GermanyJan 4, 2024$1,589,213$3,916,134
SpainOct 27, 2023$321,333$1,592,287
NetherlandsDec 28, 2023$1,551,205
NorwayNov 24, 2023$112,650$490,718
Czech RepublicNov 23, 2023$81,156$299,069
United Arab EmiratesDec 7, 2023$296,971
HungaryJan 4, 2024$136,020$278,610
PolandJan 19, 2024$135,861$260,937
PortugalNov 9, 2023$65,439$244,572
TürkiyeOct 27, 2023$36,939$208,130
RomaniaDec 15, 2023$49,208$148,643
BulgariaDec 8, 2023$38,943$133,035
South AfricaApr 19, 2024$17,638$64,578
SlovakiaJan 18, 2024$10,243$58,190
CroatiaMar 14, 2024$20,147$46,873
SloveniaApr 18, 2024$13,631$34,640
IcelandDec 8, 2023$2,976$19,947
Serbia and MontenegroMar 28, 2024$8,669$15,597

Latin America

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
MexicoDec 29, 2023$1,390,177$3,664,847
ColombiaJan 25, 2024$475,243$1,287,049

Asia Pacific

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
JapanJul 14, 2023$60,711,168
South KoreaOct 25, 2023$4,691,131$14,888,624
Russia/CISDec 3, 2023$52,166$5,478,391
Australia$768,163$3,431,534
Hong KongDec 14, 2023$1,711,426
VietnamDec 9, 2023$513,913
New ZealandDec 7, 2023$129,563$458,959