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. 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 he 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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Film Cast:

  • Inu-oh (voice): Avu-chan
  • Tomona (voice): Mirai Moriyama
  • Shogun Ashikaga (voice): Tasuku Emoto
  • Inu-oh’s Father (voice): Kenjiro Tsuda
  • Tomona’s Father (voice): Yutaka Matsushige
  • …: Kurōemon Katayama
  • …: Kengo Tanimoto
  • …: Takanobu shakaguchi
  • …: Kohei Kawaguchi
  • …: Gota Ishida
  • …: Haruki Nakagawa
  • …: Chikara Honda
  • …: Yoshifumi Sakai
  • …: Kazunari Tosa

Film Crew:

  • Animation Director: Toshihiko Masuda
  • Director: Masaaki Yuasa
  • Character Designer: Taiyo Matsumoto
  • Animation Director: Atsuko Fukushima
  • Character Designer: Nobutake Ito
  • Screenplay: Akiko Nogi
  • Supervising Animation Director: Yoshimichi Kameda
  • Original Music Composer: Otomo Yoshihide
  • Key Animation: Norio Matsumoto
  • Animation Director: Yasuhiro Nakura
  • Supervising Animation Director: Satoshi Nakano
  • Producer: Eunyoung Choi
  • Sound Director: Eriko Kimura
  • Editor: Kiyoshi Hirose
  • Color Designer: Yuko Kobari
  • Sound Effects: Katsuhiro Nakano
  • Art Direction: Hideki Nakamura
  • Director of Photography: Yoshihiro Sekiya
  • Animation Director: Tokuyuki Matsutake
  • Assistant Director: Fuga Yamashiro
  • Sound Recordist: Takeshi Imaizumi
  • Animation Director: Takashi Mukouda
  • Producer: Fumie Takeuchi
  • Animation Director: Hideo Hariganeya
  • Animation Director: Kenji Maeba
  • Novel: Hideo Furukawa
  • Animation Director: Shuto Enomoto

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