The Deer King – Release News

The Deer King will be shown in selected cinemas nationwide from 27th July 2022 in Japanese with English subtitles, as well as an English-language dub from 28th July 2022. The film is rated 15.

Bow before The Deer King – an epic fantasy from the animation director behind Princess Mononoke and Your Name!

A pandemic wreaks havoc on a fantasy world in Masashi Ando’s long-awaited directorial debut, in cinemas from 27th July 2022

In the years following a vicious war, the Empire of Zol now controls the land and citizens of rival Aquafa – except for Aquafa’s Fire Horse Territory. Where wild dogs that once carried the deadly Black Wolf Fever continue to roam free. When a pack of dogs race through a Zol-controlled mine. Van, an enslaved former soldier, and a young girl named Yuna are both bitten. But manage to escape as the sole survivors of the attack. Finally free, Van and Yuna seek out a simple, peaceful existence in the countryside. But as the deadly disease once again runs rampant, they find themselves at the crossroads of a struggle much larger than any one nation.

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