The official GKIDS Twitter account announced on Wednesday that Masaaki Yuasa’s musical anime INU-OH is based on the novel Heike Monogatari: Inu-Oh no Maki (Tales of the Heike: Inu-Oh) by Hideo Furukawa, will have a special screening on January 11 at The Landmark Westwood theater in Los Angeles. The screening will feature a Q&A session with director Yuasa and a live biwa performance by Yukihiro Gotō.
🎸🤘 LOS ANGELES: Are you ready to rock?!
Join director Masaaki Yuasa for a very special Q&A screening of the Golden Globe-nominated INU-OH at @LTWestwood on Jan 11!
PLUS a live biwa performance by Yukihiro Goto!
💥 Get tickets now at https://t.co/McLNFbeLzO pic.twitter.com/R7nzvJMuW6
— GKIDS Films (@GKIDSfilms) January 4, 2023
The film opens in Japan in May 2022.
GKIDS began showing the film in US theaters on August 12, 2022, and the film earned US$97,062 on its opening day. The film was shown in about 350 theaters. The film has earned $293,754 in the United States as of August 18, 2022. GKIDS released the film digitally on December 20 and will release the film on Blu-ray and DVD with the distribution of Shout! Factory on January 24.
The film received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Animated Feature – Best Animated Feature. The 80th Golden Globe Awards will be broadcast on NBC on January 10.
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