Masaaki Yuasa proclaims new movie targeted on historical playwright Inu-Oh
Japanese animator Masaaki Yuasa (The Tatami Galaxy) is ready for his subsequent function movie, Inu-Oh, producers stated Wednesday. The undertaking, which was introduced at Annecy Worldwide Animated Movie Pageant’s MIFA market, will hit screens in 2021.
Based mostly on the true story of 14th-century Sarugaku Noh performer and playwright Inu-Oh, the movie is a musical that can incorporate each trendy tune and dance. Though Inu-Oh was extraordinarily fashionable within the 14th century, few paperwork about his life have survived. The movie will inform a narrative of brotherhood between the legendary (and considerably ahistorical) determine and a Biwa musician.
“Very little remains in the historical record about the Sarugaku Noh performer Inu-Oh, but with Hideo Furukawa’s bold interpretation of his story, Akiko Nogi’s script, and Taiyo Matsumoto’s images, it’s bound to become an amazing work,” director Masaaki Yuasa stated.
Yuasa made his function movie debut in 2004 with Thoughts Sport, which was obtained with crucial acclaim. His different main current works embody the movie Night time is Brief, Stroll On Woman and the Netflix anime sequence Devilman Crybaby. His subsequent movie, Journey Your Wave, is anticipated later this yr.
Inu-Oh is produced by Science Saru, with Asmik Ace hooked up as producer and distributor.