The Boy and the Heron has received the Golden Globe for Finest Animated Characteristic, and it is such a historic win that Studio Ghibli has shared their response to the award! The Boy and the Heron had lots of buzz earlier than it even launched in Japan because it was initially touted as Hayao Miyazaki’s last movie. Studio Ghibli saved up that mystique because it refused to launch any promotional supplies revealing the movie earlier than its premiere, and it has since turn into some of the commercially and critically profitable releases within the firm’s historical past because it hit theaters world wide.

The Boy and the Heron has received its very first Golden Globe win for not solely a Hayao Miyazaki movie, however the first win for Studio Ghibli as an entire. It is such a bit victory that Studio Ghibli producer and co-founder Toshio Suzuki shared a message of because of the Golden Globes via Studio Ghibli’s social media following the win, “I’m very pleased to listen to the information that The Boy and the Heron has acquired an award on the historic Golden Globe Awards,” Suzuki started.

Studio Ghibli Responds to The Boy and the Heron Win

“That is the primary Golden Globe awarded to a Studio Ghibli movie and it’s a very particular feeling,” Suzuki continued. “For the reason that starting of this yr, Japan has been hit by a collection of tragic earthquakes and accidents. After I hear the studies of many individuals nonetheless wanting for rescue within the catastrophe areas, I’m stuffed with a way of despair. In such a scenario, I hope the intense information of profitable an award can carry a smile to everybody’s face, even when solely somewhat. Along with our U.S. distribution companions, we look ahead to additional success with The Boy and the Heron. Thanks very a lot to the Golden Globes for this honor.”

As for the film itself, Studio Ghibli and GKIDS tease The Boy and The Heron as such, “A younger boy named Mahito craving for his mom ventures right into a world shared by the dwelling and the lifeless. There, loss of life involves an finish, and life finds a brand new starting. A semi-autobiographical fantasy about life, loss of life, and creation, in tribute to friendship, from the thoughts of Hayao Miyazaki.”

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