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    Sunday September 19, 2021
  • FEATURE: How One Of Anime's Greatest Directors Got Their Start With Digimon

    Happy Birthday, Mamoru Hosoda!

    For over 20 years, Mamoru Hosoda has been a celebrated director of anime films, showing off a mastery of the medium that blends the fantastical with the relatable. Hit the jump for how he got his start with what would become the prequel to the classic Digimon Adventure series!

  • Monday September 13, 2021
  • Studio Chizu Celebrates BELLE Becoming Hosoda's Top Anime Film With Playful Visuals

    Including one visual with The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

    Over the weekend, BELLE became the highest-grossing film worldwide for director Mamoru Hosoda. To celebrate this achievement, Studio Chizu created six "playful visuals" featuring scenes from BELLE and one featuring the characters from The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, the first original work from the acclaimed director. Leap past the jump to check them out!

  • Saturday September 11, 2021
  • BELLE Becomes Mamoru Hosoda's Highest-Grossing Anime Film Worldwide Overtaking Boy and the Beast

    The film opened in Japan on July 16

    Anime director Mamoru Hosoda announced at a stage event today for BELLE that his latest anime film has become his highest-grossing film ever, beating the lifetime gross of Boy and the Beast. More in-depth details are broken down past the jump!

  • Monday September 6, 2021
  • Japan Box Office: BELLE Stays at No.2 in Its 8th Weekend

    "The Prince of Tennis" franchise's first 3DCG film misses the top 10

    Even in its eighth weekend, Mamoru Hosoda's Ryu to Sobakasu no Hime / BELLE stayed at the same second place from last weekend, earning 96 million yen (874,200 USD) on 66,000 admissions. It is expected to be the director's highest-grossing film within a week. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Friday August 27, 2021
  • Mamoru Hosoda's BELLE Joins Dolby Cinema's Ball From September 10

    The latest film from the director has made 5 billion yen inside Japan

    Joining the Dolby Cinema line-up on September 10 will be the latest anime film from acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda, with BELLE being able to full advantage of the premium format when it opens in five cinemas across Japan. Learn more after the jump!

  • Friday August 20, 2021
  • Mamoru Hosoda's BELLE Takes Center Stage as It Moves Past 5 Billion Yen at JP Box Office

    3rd film to break the milestone this year in Japan

    While the world is in its current state and theaters are still finding their footing with people hesitant to be in a closed space for a decent amount of time with strangers, a couple of films in Japan have broken past the rest of the pack to bring people in with Mamoru Hosoda's BELLE bringing in over 5 billion yen at the box office. More info after the jump!

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