The Boy and the Heron creates history at US box office

By Jake Coyle
Updated December 11 2023 - 9:40am, first published 9:37am
The Boy And The Heron is the first original anime film to hit number one at the US box office. (AP PHOTO)
The Boy And The Heron is the first original anime film to hit number one at the US box office. (AP PHOTO)

For the first time in Hayao Miyazaki's decades-spanning career, the 82-year-old Japanese anime master is No. 1 at the North American box office.

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