Masaaki Yuasa (湯浅 政明) announced to direct a new anime film Inu-Oh (犬王).
This is based on a novel “The Tale of the Heike: Inu-Oh (平家物語 犬王の巻)” written by Hideo Furukawa. It features a real life figure Inu-Oh who was a Sarugaku Noh performer and writer in the 14th century, but vanished from history.
Yuasa reboots it to an anime musical on 2021.
Cf) The Tale of the Heike (平家物語 Heike Monogatari)
Masaaki Yuasa (湯浅 政明)
Mind Game (2004)
The Tatami Galaxy (2010)
Ping Pong: The Animation (2014)
Lu over the Wall (2017)
Devilman Crybaby (2018)
If I Could Ride The Wave With You (Kimi to Nami ni Noretara) (2019)
Akiko Nogi (野木 亜紀子)
Worked for I Am a Hero, etc.
Character concept design:
Taiyo Matsumoto (松本 大洋)
SCIENCE SARU INC. (サイエンスSARU)
Representative director: Masaaki Yuasa
Worked for Night Is Short, Walk On Girl, Lu over the Wall, Devilman Crybaby, If I Could Ride The Wave With You, Ping Pong: The Animation