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How to watch How Do You Live? Is Hayao Miyazaki’s new movie streaming?

by Stewart Cole

Post it: 2023-07-10T15:12:35

UPDATED: 2023-07-10T15:12:47

Your guide to how to watch How Do You Live?, the highly anticipated new film from Studio Ghibli and Japanese master Hayao Miyazaki, and whether it’s available to stream.

Hayao Miyazaki is responsible for some of the most acclaimed animated films of the last few decades, writing and directing films such as My Neighbor Tortoro, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle and Ponyo.

His last film was a decade ago, with The Wind Rises also considered his last. But this week Miyazaki returns with a new film called How Do You Live?

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Here’s your guide to watching the Studio Ghibli film later this week and whether How Do You Live will be available to stream.

Is How Do You Live on stream?

No, Hayao Miyazaki’s new film How Do You Live? will not be streaming this week.

Instead, the film is shown exclusively in cinemas, through the following formats: IMAX, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Cinema and DTS:X.

The film hits these screens on Friday (July 14, 2023). But you’ll need to be in Japan to watch the movie, as How Do You Live? currently only shown there.

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We’ll update this article with news of a wider release as and when it comes out.

How do you live? plot – What is it about?

How do you live? is currently shrouded in mystery, with Studio Ghibli and distributor Toho deciding not to release any photos, trailers or synopses for the film aside from an official poster. With the idea that the audience will enter the cinema without preconceptions. Although Miyazaki recently admitted that he is worried about this lack of promotion.

What is known, however, is that How Do You Live? loosely based on Genzaburo Yoshino’s 1937 book of the same name.

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Here is the book official summary: “The streets of Tokyo flow beneath fifteen-year-old Copper as he gazes upon the city of his childhood. Struck by the thought of the infinite number of people whose lives are evolving alongside his own, he begins to wonder: How do you live?

“Considering life’s biggest questions for the first time, Copper turns to his beloved uncle for some poignant wisdom. As the old man guides the boy on a journey of philosophical discovery, a timeless story unfolds, offering a poignant reflection on what it means to be human.”

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