Theatrical release: ‘Belle’

By   |  Jan 13, 2022

Anime Limited are bringing the 2021 Japanese animated sci-fi fantasy ‘Belle’ (竜とそばかすの姫) to UK and Irish cinemas on February 4, 2022.

Written and directed by Mamoru Hosoda, the film tells the story of a country girl who becomes a musical sensation in the virtual world “U” with her charming avatar Belle. The voice cast includes Kaho Nakamura, Takeru Satoh, Koji Yakusho, Lilas Ikuta, and Ryo Narita.

Synopsis: 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.

‘Belle’ will be screening in both its original Japanese (with English subtitles) and English versions.

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