Original Anime Soundtrack from the Studio Ghibli fantasy animated film The Boy and the Heron (2023). The original score music is composed by Joe Hisaishi (Soul Snatcher, Princess Mononoke, Kiki’s Delivery Service).

Source: The Boy and the Heron Anime
Genre: Original Soundtrack
Music by Joe Hisaishi
Label: Studio Ghibli
Format: Digital
Release Date: December 1, 2023 (August 9, 2023)

The Boy and the Heron (also known as How Do You Live?, Kimitachi wa Do Ikiru ka or 君たちはどう生きるか) is a 2023 Japanese fantasy animated film, loosely based on the 1937 novel of the same name by Genzaburo Yoshino. It’s written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, produced by Studio Ghibli, and distributed by Toho. The anime stars (voices) Luca Padovan / Soma Santoki, Robert Pattinson / Masaki Suda, Karen Fukuhara / Aimyon, Gemma Chan / Yoshino Kimura, Christian Bale / Takuya Kimura, Mark Hamill / Shohei Hino, Willem Dafoe / Kaoru Kobayashi, Florence Pugh / Ko Shibasaki, and Dave Bautista / Jun Kunimura.
The Boy and the Heron premiered in Japan on 14th July and in the US at the New York Film Festival on 1st October 2023. The anime is scheduled to release in the US theatres on 8th December 2023.

1 Ask Me Why (Evacuation)
2 White Wall
3 Gray Heron
4 Memories
5 Gray Heron II
6 A Feather in the Dusk
7 Adolescence
8 Gray Heron III
9 Silence
10 The Curse of the Gray Heron
11 Feather Fletching
12 Ask Me Why (Mother’s Message)
13 A Trap
14 Sanctuary
15 The Master of the Tomb
16 Ark
17 Warawara
18 Reincarnation
19 Rain of Fire
20 Cursed Sea
21 Farewell
22 Reminiscence
23 Close Encounter
24 Diversion
25 A Girl of Fire
26 Mahito and Himi
27 The Corridor Door
28 A Burrow
29 A Song of Prayer (The Delivery Room)
30 Granduncle
31 In Secret
32 The King’s Parade
33 Granduncle’s Desire
34 Ask Me Why (Mahito’s Commitment)
35 The Great Collapse
36 The Last Smile
37 Spinning Globe – Kenshi Yonezu

The original soundtrack is now available for streaming or purchasing on Amazon and Apple Music stores, see links.

The Boy and the Heron Official Trailer (2023)