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The Deer King / Shika no Ō

The Deer King / Shika no Ō

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Plot Summary: Van is the head of a group of soldiers who expected to die fighting for their lands against a large empire looking to incorporate their home into its kingdom. Instead of dying, however, Van is taken as a slave and thrown into a salt mine. One night, a pack of strange dogs attacks the salt mine, and a mysterious illness breaks out. During the attack, Van takes the opportunity to escape, and he meets a young girl. Elsewhere, rumor is spreading that only immigrants are coming down with this mysterious illness. The medical scientist Hossal risks his life to search for a cure. Doctors also study a father and child who seem to have survived the illness.
Vintage: 2021-09-10

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Shika no Ō Novels by Moribito’s Nahoko Uehashi Get Anime

posted on 2018-06-21 07:35 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Fantasy novels center on empire that deals with breakout of mysterious illness

Production I.G Produces Shika no Ō Medical Fantasy Anime as a Film

posted on 2019-03-24 23:22 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Based on Moribito/Beast Player Erin author Nahoko Uehashi’s novels

Production I.G Reveals Shika no Ō Anime Film’s Staff, September 18 Opening

posted on 2019-12-10 01:35 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Masashi Ando, Masayuki Miyaji direct medical fantasy off Taku Kishimoto’s script

Production I.G’s Shika no Ō Anime Film Delayed to 2021

posted on 2020-08-06 01:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film based on Nahoko Uehashi’s novels was slated to open on September 18

Production I.G’s Shika no Ō Anime Film Reveals Cast, More Staff, Full Title, September 10 Debut in Teaser

posted on 2021-03-31 22:21 EDT by Egan Loo
Shinichi Tsutsumi, Ryōma Takeuchi, Anne Watanabe star in film of Nahoko Uehashi’s novels

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GKIDS Licenses Production I.G’s The Deer King Anime Film

posted on 2021-06-18 04:01 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film screens in N. America with subtitles, English dub in early 2022

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The Deer King Film’s Trailer Previews milet’s Theme Song

posted on 2021-07-08 20:35 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
milet created theme song “One Reason” for September 10 film

The Deer King Anime Film Promo Highlights milet’s Theme Song

August 13, 2021 11:01am CDT
Preview “One Reason” ahead of the film’s premiere

The Deer King Film Delayed Again Due to COVID-19

posted on 2021-08-26 00:22 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Production I.G film of Moribito author’s novels originally slated for September 10