Golden Globes Win: "The Boy and the Heron" clinches Best Animated Picture at 81st Golden Globes, beating strong contenders.

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Nomination and Praise: Composer Joe Hisaishi and the film get a nod for Best Original Score, earning critical acclaim.

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Competing Titles: Faced tough competition, including "Suzume," "The Super Mario Bros. Movie," and "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse."

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Multiple Awards: Recognized by Florida Film Critics Circle and Alliance of Women Film Journalists for Best Picture and Animation.

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Global Acclaim: Nominated for Astra Film & Creative Arts Awards, the film triumphs at Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards.

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Japanese Box Office: "The Boy and the Heron" achieves the #71 spot in Japan, grossing US$61.4 million, ranking third domestically in 2023.

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U.S. Box Office Success: Historic U.S. opening, earning over US$12 million, marking the first anime to top the box office.

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Technical Feat: Studio Ghibli's first simultaneous IMAX release, also screened in Dolby Atmos, Dolby Cinema, and DTS:X.

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