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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)


Dir: Hayao Miyazaki. Japanese-language Animated/Adventure/Fantasy. Troubled by the death of his mother, a boy (voice of Soma Santoki) exploring an abandoned building is lured into a strange world by a talking heron (voice of Masaki Suda).

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of profanity
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence - some blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of monsters and transformations in a fantasy context - no blood, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Coping with loss
  • Responsibility
  • Unlikely partnerships

Classification rationale

Rated PG for violence

Classification date

November 09, 2023

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