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    Belle Surpasses The Boy and the Beast’s Earnings

    Mamoru Hosoda's 2021 movie Belle has made over 5.95 billion yen (~US$54,461,242.50), surpassing his 2015 film The Boy and the Beast, which made 5.85 billion yen (~US$53,546,173.20). 

    Belle Movie Celebrates Top Summer Spot With New Video

    The Mamoru Hosoda-directed movie Belle was the number one movie in Japan over the weekend and for three consecutive weeks.

    Mamoru Hosoda’s Belle Film Tops Japan Box Office

    Mamoru Hosoda and Studio Chizu's new Belle film (Ryū to Sobakasu no Hime, or The Dragon and the Freckled Princess) has grossed more than 890 million yen...

    First 3 Minutes of Mamoru Hosoda’s Belle Released

    The first three minutes of the upcoming Mamoru Hosoda film Belle have been released on YouTube. The video will be available for 48 hours from release.

    Belle Special Trailer Reveals More Scenes, Shows Montage of Mamoru Hosoda’s Past Films

    A special PV for Mamoru Hosoda's latest film Belle has been released, previewing some major-looking scenes from the movie and also highlighting more of the Dragon/Beast. 

    Takeru Satoh Is The Voice Of Belle’s Dragon

    Actor Takeru Satoh, who portrays Himura Kenshin in the live action Rurouni Kenshin films, is the voice of the dragon (labelled as "the Beast" in English) in...

    Mamoru Hosoda’s Belle To Premiere At Cannes Festival

    Mamoru Hosoda's upcoming movie Belle will premiere at the 74th Cannes Festival, which runs from July 6 to July 17. The anime movie, which...

    UNIQLO Announces Mamoru Hosoda Collaboration T-Shirts

    UNIQLO has announced the "Mamoru Hosoda Animation Works UT" collaboration series, which is meant to celebrate the upcoming release of the anime director's Belle (The Dragon and...

    New Belle Trailer Previews Characters’ Voices, Story

    Following the recent reveal that singer Kaho Nakamura is the voice of Belle protagonist Suzu/Belle, the upcoming Mamoru Hosoda movie (titled Ryū to Sobakasu no Hime, meaning The...

    Singer-songwriter Kaho Nakamura is Mamoru Hosoda’s Belle

    Studio Chizu has revealed singer-songwriter Kaho Nakamura to be the voice of Suzu/Belle, the protagonist of Mamoru Hosoda's upcoming movie Belle (Ryū to Sobakasu no Hime, meaning...