Mamoru Hosoda and Studio Chizu’s “Belle” To Receive Cinematic Release in UK

Anime Limited have announced that they have licensed Mamoru Hosoda and Studio Chizu’s feature length film “Belle” for UK distribution and that it will receive a limited cinematic release in the UK in the near future.

Synopsis:
From the celebrated Oscar®-nominated director Mamoru Hosoda and Studio Chizu, creator of Mirai, Wolf Children, Summer Wars, and more, comes a fantastical, yet beautiful and contemporary thematic story of one girl’s growth in the age of social media.

Suzu is a 17-year-old high school student living in a rural village with her father. For years, she has only been a shadow of herself. One day, she enters “U,” a virtual world of 5 billion members on the Internet. There, she is not Suzu anymore but Belle, a world-famous singer. She soon meets with a mysterious creature. Together, they embark on a journey of adventures, challenges and love, in their quest to become who they truly are.

At this moment in time Anime Limited have not provided details on when the film is expected to be shown in cinemas, but they have licensed it for UK release; but a trailer for the film was also released with the announcement.

Belle is expected to receive a cinematic release later this year in UK cinemas, but further details will be announced through Anime Limited’s official channels.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

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