HIDIVE announced that they acquired the streaming rights to The Life of Budori Gusuko. The publisher will launch the film on July 21, 2018 at 17:00 UTC (1:00PM Eastern, 10:00AM Pacific) for subscribers in the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, the UK, and other select regions.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HIDIVE Lands “The Life of Budori Gusuko”
HOUSTON, TX, July 16, 2018 – HIDIVE announced today it has acquired the streaming rights to the classic slice-of-life animated movie, The Life of Budori Gusuko, premiering on July 21, 2018, at 17:00 UTC for subscribers in the US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, the UK and other select territories.
Based on a beloved novel, Night on the Galactic Railroad by Kenji Miyazawa, The Life of Budori Gusuko explores the story of Gusuko as he tries to find his place in the world after suffering the loss of his home to a natural disaster. As he wanders the countryside, contemplating what his future holds, the beauty of the landscape reflects Gusuko’s thoughts and feelings, creating a dynamic setting which mesmerizes and enthralls. Mixing otherworldly elements with a melancholic story, The Life of Budori Gusuko touches the philosophical topics of destiny, free will and the true meaning of life.
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