Inu-Oh Movie

Inu-Oh movie production status is currently Completed

August 9, 2020 • Awaiting release by distributor; release date not yet announced.

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Release Date:

TBA, 2021 ()

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Plot: What's the story about?

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.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

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Crew: Who's making Inu-Oh

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Production: What we know about Inu-Oh

Key Facts

  1. Inu-Oh marks GKIDS' fifth title from visionary director Masaaki Yuasa, following local releases of Lu Over the Wall, The Night is Short, Walk On Girl, Mind Game, and most recently, Ride Your Wave (8/9/2020).
  2. Presented as a work in progress at the 2020 Annecy Film Festival, the musical animated feature tells the story of the friendship between the legendary 14th century Noh performer Inu-Oh, and the blind Biwa player Tomona. As the two rise from hardship to stardom through their creative partnership, they may break each other's curse (8/9/2020).
  3. GKIDS has acquired the North American distribution rights for the animated feature INU-OH, the latest feature from acclaimed director Masaaki Yuasa (Ride Your Wave, Keep Your Hands Off Of Eizokuen!).

Filming Timeline

On or about August 9, 2020, the film was in Completed status.

Inu-Oh Release Date: When is it coming out?

Inu-Oh is coming out in 2021 on TBA, 2021

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