Inu-oh (Japanese for "King Dog") 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 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.

  • 1 hr 37 min
  • Aug 12, 2022
  • Animation

Cast & Crew

  • Avu-ChanActor

  • Mirai MoriyamaActor

  • Tasuku EmotoActor

  • Yutaka MatsushigeActor

  • Kenjiro TsudaActor

  • Masaaki YuasaDirector

  • Eunyoung ChoiProducer

  • Fumie TakeuchiProducer

  • Akiko NogiWriter