ASURA

By Keiichi SATO

TOEI ANIMATION EUROPE - as SALES All rights, World

Animation - Completed 2012

Abandoned in the barren wasteland of Kyoto, a savage, enraged orphan does whatever it takes to survive in the wild. When he crosses paths with civilization, he must learn to master the beast within.

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& Awards

San Sebastian FF 2012
Zabaltegi Specials
    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Animation
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Languages
    • JAPANESE
    • Duration
    • 74 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Keiichi SATO
    • Writer(s)
    • Ikuko TAKAHASHI
    • Producer(s)
    • Yoshi IKEZAWA (Toei Animation Co., Ltd.)
    • Synopsis
    • Mid-fifteenth century - Japan. Flood, drought and famine have transformed the landscape of Kyoto into a barren wasteland. More than 80,000 have perished in the three years between 1459 and 1461. This desolate state served as the backdrop to the beginning of the country’s greatest civil war. In this era, a boy was born a beast – Asura, A savage, enraged orphan does whatever it takes to survive in the wild. When he crosses paths with civilization, he must learn to master the beast within.
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