Anime Factory, the label tag of Koch Media dedicated to animation, has acquired the distribution rights of Beautiful (Ryū to Sobakasu no Hime – The princess of dragons and freckles), the new feature film by Mamoru Hosoda (The girl who leapt through time, Wolf children, Mirai).
The news came with a post on Anime Factory’s social channels, announcing that the anime will soon arrive in Italian cinemas in collaboration with I Wonder Pictures.
Belle will arrive in Italian cinemas with Anime Factory
The themes at the center of the film, which will debut in Japan during the summer of 2021, will be coming of age, family ties, love between parents and children, friendship that transcends species and the ties between lives. of all.
Previously Chizu study had revealed that the film would represent an “ever-changing online world”, also referring to the past works of Mamoru Hosoda, in which the virtual plays a key role in the story, as in Digimon Adventure: Children’s War Game and Summer Wars, titles through which the director wanted to explore, with his intuitions, the reality of modern society.
The film celebrates the tenth anniversary of Studio Chizu and always sees Hosoda as the author of the script.
Suzu, a 17-year-old high school student, lives in the countryside of Kochi Prefecture with her father after losing her mother at a young age.
The untimely loss made Suzu close in on herself and separated her from her father and the thing she loved most: singing.
After realizing that writing music is her only purpose in life, Suzu discovers a virtual world known as, where she takes on the role of Belle, an avatar that quickly allows her to become a world-famous singer.
Suddenly a mysterious creature, a dragon, appears before her and together, they embark on a journey full of adventures, challenges and love, in search of their true nature.