Ryu To Sobakasu No Hime or the dragon and the freckled Princess was a Japanese science-fantasy animated movie released in 2021. The director of this incredible movie was Mamoru Hosoda, and the producer was studio Chizu.
The inspiration for Ryu to Sobakasu no Hime came from Beauty and the Beast, a French classic fairy tale. While the story dates back to 1756, it was later translated into a Disney movie in 1991.
The world premiere of Ryu To Sobakasu No Hime took place on July 15, 2021, at the Cannes Film Festival. Moreover, the jury at the Film Festival applauded the movie with a standing ovation for several minutes. Finally, on July 16, 2021, the movie entered the theaters in Japan, and on January 14, 2022, it entered theatres globally.
On February 4, 2022, Anime Limited released the film in the United Kingdom. Belle is the third-highest-grossing Japanese film of 2021, with a total box office haul of 6.533 billion yen as of December 12, 2021.
What is the plot of Ryu To Sobakasu No Hime ?
In this movie, Suzune is a young Japanese school student of 17 years. She belongs to the Chief Prefecture, which is a remote area of Japan. She grows up with a close relationship with her mother. Moreover, her mother encourages her to pursue her passion for singing and songwriting. But on the other hand, Suzu observes her mother risking her life to save a toddler from a raging river.
After the traumatic experience, Suzu is no longer stable enough to sing. As a result, she starts resenting her mother. Moreover, she accuses her mother of abandoning her child for a stranger kid. While her father tries his best, she still resents them. However, she remains close to a group of older choir teachers who were her mother’s friends.
There is just one person whom Suzu considers the closest to her. He is her childhood buddy and protector, Shinobu Hisatake. Moreover, she has a crush on Hisatake. As the story unfolds, it will be fascinating to look at Suzu and her many adventures.
You will also be able to see through the emotions of each character and how they deal with their difficulties every day. The catchy storyline and different layers of each character are only two out of several reasons why the audience loves the Ryu To Sobakasu No Hime.