Belle anime, a modern musical adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, is slated for a worldwide release.
Belle is a highly anticipated movie that everyone has been waiting for, written and directed by Academy Award-nominated Mamoru Hosoda, a popular figure in the anime industry.
Belle has been the only movie to date to obtain a standing ovation for fourteen minutes straight during the Cannes Film Festival during its premiere in 2021, which is not surprising given the achievements of the man who directed it.
Mamoru Hosoda will add Belle to his extensive record of critically praised films, which include Wolf Children, Summer Wars, The Girl Who Lept Through Time, One Piece: Baron Omatsuri and the Secret Island, and many others.
With its breath of fresh air, original storyline, and incredible soundtracks to go along with it, Belle has everyone on the edge of their seats.
Everyone has been waiting for a long time for the foreign release of the film that was released in Japan last year.
The wait for the movie will be over shortly, according to GKIDS. Read on to learn everything there is to know about the upcoming release of Belle.
Belle Anime and Official Soundtrack: Release Date
Originally titled Ryu to Sobakasu no Hime, which translates to The Dragon and the Freckled Prince, Belle is poised to hit the US Box Office on January 14th, 2022, after a long wait.
Belle, which had its world premiere at the Canne Film Festival in 2021 and was released in Japan on July 16, 2021, gained widespread critical acclaim.
After exactly six months of anticipation, Ryu to Sobakasu no Hime, often known as Belle to international audiences, is finally about to hit the big screen.
Another piece of good news is that on the same day, 14th January 2022, the English version of Belle’s theme song, known as ‘U’ by Millenium Parade x Belle, will be published internationally as part of the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. The English version of ‘U’ will be released in Japan on February 9th, 2022.
To see the official teaser trailer for Belle, click on the image above. You may also buy Belle tickets and get more information by visiting GKIDS’ official page.
Given the person behind the camera, it’s little wonder that Belle was the third highest-grossing picture in Japan in 2021.
Mamoru Hosoda, the brilliant Japanese director, was in charge of Belle’s story and direction. Mamoru has changed the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast into something that millennials can identify with by bringing a modern viewpoint to it. With an elegant blend of every modern element, from the everyday insecurities that every young adult faces to the usage of technology that has become a normal part of our life.
Suzu, a bashful young girl living a quiet, lonely life in a remote rural setting, is the protagonist of Belle.
Suzu’s scars have yet to heal after losing her mother only a few years ago. She struggles with boredom and loneliness every day since she has no one to turn to.
Suzu would do anything to get away from the awful now, as the days blur together and her desire to live a happy life grows.
When the only way out is to enter a virtual world called ‘U,’ Suzu seizes the opportunity to harness her natural singing abilities to become an online sensation known as Belle.
Belle, who is extremely beautiful and has the abilities of a goddess, becomes the world’s most lovable symbol.
Everything appears to be going swimmingly until a fateful day when her presentation is disrupted by a heinous criminal.
Suzu’s world is turned upside down as the wanted beast is pursued by a bunch of vigilantes. As she tries to figure out who the beast really is, she finds herself questioning who she is.