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Inu-Oh: Tales of the Heike / Heike Monogatari: Inu-Oh no Maki

Inu-Oh: Tales of the Heike / Heike Monogatari: Inu-Oh no Maki


Plot Summary: Inu-Oh is born with unique physical characteristics, and the horrified adults cover every inch of his body with garments, including a mask on his face. One day, he meets a boy named Tomona, a blind biwa player, and as Tomona plays a delicate song of tangled fate, Inu-Oh discovers an incredible ability to dance. Inu-Oh and Tomona become business partners and inseparable friends, using their creative gifts to survive on the margins of society, as song after song gain them notoriety and propel them to stardom. Through the songs, Inu-Oh mesmerizes his audiences on stage, and gradually begins to transform into someone of unequaled beauty. But why is Tomona blind? Why was Inu-Oh born with unique characteristics? It is a story about the friendship of Inu-Oh and Tomona, who dance and sing to get to the truth and break each other’s curse.
Vintage: 2021

Devilman Crybaby Director Masaaki Yuasa Unveils Inu-Oh Anime Film for 2021

posted on 2019-06-12 03:08 EDT by Egan Loo
Ping Pong artist Taiyo Matsumoto, I am a Hero writer Akiko Nogi adapt novel about Noh thespian

Taiyo Matsumoto’s Character Designs for Masaaki Yuasa’s Inu-Oh Anime Film Unveiled

posted on 2020-06-16 00:02 EDT by Alex Mateo
2021 film about Biwa player selected for Annecy’s Work in Progress program


Annecy 2020: An Inside Look at Masaaki Yuasa’s Inu-Oh Film

by Reuben Baron, Jun 16th 2020

GKIDS Licenses Masaaki Yuasa’s Inu-Oh Anime Film

posted on 2020-06-25 14:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Film debuts in theaters in N. America in 2021