On the official page for the director's next animation project Masaaki Yuasa, INU-OH, based on the novel by Hideo Furukawa, Heike Monogatari: INU-OH no maki (Stories from the Heike: INU-OH) the first promotional video was released. The video confirms that the premiere is scheduled for 2022 and reveals the speakers and production team.


  • Avu-chan the rock band Queen bee will play Inu-Ou.
  • Mirai Moriyama will play Tomona.

Production team

  • Masaaki Yuasa (DEVILMAN Crybaby, Ride Your Wave, Japan is sinking: 2020) is responsible for directing the feature film in the studios Science SARU.
  • Taiyo Matsumoto is responsible for the character design like the second collaboration with Yuasa, who also directed the animated adaptation of his manga, Table tennis.
  • Akiko Nogi He is responsible for writing and overseeing the scripts and is the first animation production he participates in after writing live-action projects.
  • Yoshihide Otomo (Amachan, Live-Action Orange, Boku wa Imōto ni Koi or Suru) is responsible for composing the soundtrack.

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