Anime limited announced that Mamoru Hosodathe film BEAUTIFUL (Ryu to Sobakasu no Hime) will be available for purchase on online platforms in the UK and Ireland. All of these platforms will stream the movie in Japanese with subtitles, though Anime limited says it plans to offer the English dubbed version in the near future.

Of May 30, BEAUTIFUL is available on Virgin Media Store, Rakuten, Chile and BFI Player.

On June 13the movie will be added to itunesSky Store and Amazon Video.

On June 27the movie will be added to google play and Microsoft Store.

Anime limitedhome outing from BEAUTIFUL will be on June 27, with standard Blu-ray and DVD editions, as well as a Deluxe Blu-ray. The Deluxe Edition will contain the film on Blu-ray and UHD Blu-ray. It will also contain an additional exclusive Blu-ray disc, including interviews with the production team and cast, as well as “Making of” features. He will also be nave BEAUTIFULit is Original Sound Track (the Japanese version) on CD; an A3 poster; a 60-page book featuring interviews, information, lyrics and illustrations; and sixteen double-sided picture cards.

BEAUTIFUL had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on July 16 and was released in Japanese cinemas the following day. The BFI describes the story:

High school student Suzu struggles to deal with day-to-day social conventions and is increasingly drawn into an alternate virtual world via the U app – an internet-based environment with five billion members. Here she excels as a singing megastar BEAUTIFUL; his alter-ego even giving him a renewed confidence in reality. U allows people like Suzu, who is struggling to come to terms with the loss of her mother, to find refuge from the pain and struggles of their real life. Yet in its atmosphere of beauty and wonder, an underlying danger surfaces. BEAUTIFUL/ Suzu’s life is entwined with a disruptive presence known as the “Dragon”, as she recognizes that behind this menacing facade, someone in pain is crying out for help.

Singer-songwriter Kaho Nakamura played protagonist Suzu/Behe. Nakamura also sings in the film.

Hosoda (The girl who crossed time, summer wars,The boy and the beast, Mirailisten)) directed and wrote the film, and is also credited for the original work. The film marks Chizu studio10th anniversary. Taisei Iwasaki (Blood Blockade Battlefront, Dragon Pilot: Hisone and Masotan, The Naked Directorlisten)) was the musical director and composer of the film.

Eric Wanga London-based architect and designer, created the concept artwork for the online world of the film U. According to Chizu, “Hosoda personally found and commissioned Eric to create this universal and international architectural and design ‘internet space’. perspective.”

Jin Kim (Frozen, Tangled, Big Hero 6Moana) designed the titular protagonist Belle.