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North American distributor GKIDS Films caps off their campaign for director Mamoru Hosoda‘s most critically acclaimed feature film in BELLE with home video release details after a successful theatrical run that culminated in the film being his most successful work ever.


The film will first be released via digital storefronts starting on May 3rd, with the digital version including original Japanese and English dub versions, while the home video release will begin on May 17th with a standard edition Blu-Ray/DVD combo pack. On the same day, Shout! Factory will release a Steelbook edition of the Blu-Ray/DVD combo exclusively through Target stores in the US. The Blu-Ray/DVD combo release from GKIDS and Shout! Factory will both feature the following extras:


BELLE Blu-ray™ + DVD Combo Pack Bonus Features

  • The Making of BELLE (Blu-Ray Exclusive)
  • A Conversation with Director Mamoru Hosoda
  • The Music of BELLE
  • Hosoda Draws BELLE
  • Scene Breakdowns
  • Finding the Voice of Belle
  • Mamoru Hosoda at Animation is Film
  • Design Gallery – (Blu-Ray Exclusive)
  • Kylie McNeill Performs “Gales of Song” – (Blu-Ray Exclusive)


A new longform trailer has also been released for the forthcoming home video release and is embedded below:



SOURCE: Press Release


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