'The Boy and the Heron' wins Oscar for Best Animated Feature

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It is Miyazaki's second Oscar after the Japanese animation master won the award for "Spirited Away" in 2002. 

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Miyazaki is the most nominated director in the Best Animated Feature 

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category (tied with Pete Docter) with four nominations, including "Howl's Moving Castle". 

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Miyazaki is now the oldest winner in the category at age 83, the previous record holder 

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was Mark Gustafsson for "Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio."

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“The Boy and the Heron” beat out an impressive field that included Pixar’s entry 

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“Elemental,” Neon’s “Robot Dreams,” Netflix’s “Nimona” and Sony’s “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.”

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The Oscar-winning "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" from 2018.

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