|Theatrical release date (JP)||2021|
|Runtime||Approx. 90 min.|
|Staff||Original Hideo Furukawa ("Tales of the Heike: Inu-Oh"" published by KAWADE SHOBO SHINSHA)
Director Masaaki Yuasa (Mind Game, Lu over the wall)
Scriptwriter Akiko Nogi (I am a Hero, We Married as a Job!, Unnatural)
Character Design Taiyo Matsumoto (Tekkonkinkreet, PING PONG, Sunny)
Production SCIENCE SARU (PING PONG THE ANIMATION, Night is Short, Walk On Girl)
|Copyright©||Ⓒ "INU-OH" Film Partners|
Inu-Oh is a real person lived in the 14th century. He is a Noh dancer and extremely popular in that era. However, he is all but unknown to people nowadays, because only few documents about his life has left.
Inu-Oh has a tangled fate. He was born with a deformity. His parents covered his face and body with a mask and fabric. But he is aggressive and sassy.
One day, Inu-Oh meets a boy. He is a blind Biwa player called Tomona.
“You should make a song of my life with Biwa.”
Tomona starts to make a song of Inu-Oh’s life and play it with Biwa. By and by, they becomes best business partners tied with a strong friendship to survive their lives, and blooms their talent. Once Inu-Oh attracts the audience by dancing on the stage, his body is transformed. They rise to stardom over night.
Why Tomona lost his eyesight? Why Inu-Oh was born as a deformed child?
To find the truth, and lift a curse with each other, they sing and dance.
A musical animation focusing on two pop stars!