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    Wednesday December 8, 2021
  • Masaaki Yuasa's INU-OH Anime Film Gets Colorful New Poster

    The Science Saru-produced historic film is set to be released in early summer 2022

    The final anime film from acclaimed director Masaaki Yuasa before he fully retires, INU-OH, got a new colorful teaser visual today featuring the titular noh actor Inu-oh as well as the blind Biwa Hoshi, Tomona, a lute player from the Muromachi period. Check it out past the jump!

  • Monday November 1, 2021
  • "Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!" Director Masaaki Yuasa Receives Medal with Purple Ribbon from Japanese Government

    His latest film "Inu-Oh" is slated for the early summer of 2022

    The Japanese government announced the 808 recipients of the Medal of Honor for the fall of 2021 on April 2. 56-year-old internationally acclaimed animation director Masaaki Yuasa was included in the 90 recipients of the Medal with Purple Ribbon, which was awarded to those who have made distinguished achievements in academics, arts and sports. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Monday October 25, 2021
  • Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko, INU-OH Anime Films Win Special Awards at Bucheon Int'l Animation Festival

    Lady Nikuko also won the Jury Award at Scotland Loves Anime

    Hot off the heels of winning the Jury Award at Scotland Loves Anime last week, the Bucheon International Animation Festival in South Korea revealed on October 24 that the Ayumu Watanabe-directed anime film Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko won a special award while Masaaki Yuasa's INU-OH got a special distinction prize. Learn more after the jump!

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