English Subtitled Anime Movie "Fuse: Memoirs of the Hunter Girl" Streaming Online

"Spirited Away" assistant director helms adaptation of novel by "Gosick" author

Fuse Teppō Musume no Torimonochō, the 2012 animated feature film based on the novel Fuse Gansaku Satomi Hakkenden by Kazuki Sakuraba (Gosick light novels), is now being streamed, English subtitled on Hulu.



Masayuki Miyaji (Xam'd: Lost Memories, assistant director on Spirited Away) directs with visuals from okama (Kamichu!Rebuild of Evangelion), character settings by Seiichi Hashimoto (key animator on Turn A GundamCowboy Bebop), and music by Michiru Ōshima (Tezuka Osama's BuddhaSo Ra No Wo To). The script adaptation is by Ichirō Ōkouchi (Eureka SevenCode Geass).


Principal cast includes Mamoru Miyano (Death Note's Light Yagami, Zange Natsume from Inu X Boku SS, Taichi Mashima from Chihayafuru) and Minako Kotobuki (Tiger & Bunny's Blue Rose, K-on's Mugi).


The story itself is a reinterpretation of the 106 volume epic Nansō Satomi Hakkenden (The Eight Dog Chronicles), written by Kyokutei Bakin over a period of 30 years in the 1800s. It relates the adventures of eight brothers all descended from a dog, but the movie is about a girl who investigates rumors of mixed blood.


via @WTK


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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