2021 / animation, fantasy, musical / 1 hr 38mins /
based on Hideo Furukawa’s novel “Heike monogatari: Inu-ô no kan” /
written by Akiko Nogi / directed by Masaaki Yuasa /
country: Japan, China / language: Japanese with English subtitles

“Born to an esteemed family, Inu-oh is afflicted with an ancient curse that has left him on the margins of society. When he meets the blind musician Tomona, a young biwa priest haunted by his past, Inu-oh discovers a captivating ability to dance. The pair quickly become business partners and inseparable friends as crowds flock to their electric, larger-than-life concerts. But when those in power threaten to break up the band, Inu-oh and Tomona must dance and sing to uncover the truth behind their creative gifts.”

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