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GKIDS announced on Tuesday that it will begin screening Mamoru Hosoda and Studio Chizu‘s new BELLE (Ryū to Sobakasu no Hime, literally “The Dragon and the Freckled Princess”) anime film in the U.S. on January 14. The film will screen in English and in Japanese with English subtitles.
BELLE opened in Japan on July 16. The film has IMAX screenings in 38 theaters throughout Japan. This makes BELLE the first of Hosoda’s films to have IMAX screenings.
The film has earned a cumulative total of 6,397,159,950 yen (about US$56.44 million) as of Sunday. The film is Hosoda’s highest-grossing film. MX4D screenings for the film will open on October 22.
France’s Cannes Film Festival first screened the film…