New bonus also unveiled with art by Taiyo Matsumoto
Ahead of the Japanese theatrical premiere on Friday May 28, the official site and social media accounts for the Inu-Oh animated historical legend film have been updated with a brand-new trailer which is embedded below.
In addition to the new trailer, the first theatrical bonus has been announced for those that attend the premiere screenings in a new booklet folded like a paper fan called Inu-Oh Otokosoko "Inu-Oh's fairy tale" with new illustrations and artwork by the film's character designer, Taiyo Matsumoto, along with a new story penned by the Tales of the Heike: INU-OH author Hideo Furukawa.
Theatrical bonus Inu-Oh Otokosoko "Inu-Oh's fairy tale"
Inu-Oh 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, and 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 mesmerises his audiences on stage, and gradually begins to transform into someone of unequalled 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.
SOURCE: Comic Natalie
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