Belle Anime Movie Earns Over US$3 Million at Field Workplace
GKIDS introduced on Friday that in response to theater studies, Mamoru Hosoda‘s BELLE (Ryū to Sobakasu no Hime) anime movie has earned greater than US$3 million within the U.S. field workplace after two weeks in theaters.
The movie is Hosoda’s highest grossing movie in North America. Mirai beforehand held the report with US$812,000.
In response to GKIDS director of distribution Probability Huskey, the movie is the highest-grossing unique anime movie (not tied to a franchise) within the U.S. since Weathering With You in 2020.
The movie earned greater than an estimated US$2 million in its opening weekend within the U.S.
GKIDS started screening the movie in English and in Japanese with English subtitles within the U.S. on January 14. IMAX previews opened in choose theaters on January 12.
BELLE opened in Japan on July 16. The movie had IMAX screenings in 38 theaters all through Japan. This makes BELLE the primary of Hosoda’s movies to have IMAX screenings. The movie has earned a cumulative whole of 6.53 billion yen (about US$56.9 million) as of December 12. The movie is Hosoda’s highest-grossing movie. MX4D screenings for the movie opened on October 22.
Hosoda (The Lady Who Leapt By way of Time, Summer season Wars, The Boy and The Beast, Mirai) directed and scripted the movie, and can be credited for the unique work. The movie marks Studio Chizu‘s tenth anniversary. Taisei Iwasaki (Blood Blockade Battlefront, Dragon Pilot: Hisone and Masotan, The Bare Director) is the movie’s music director and composer.
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