Souls have conquered our local cinemas. After the success of Jujutsu Kaisen 0 at the Italian box office, it will also make its debut at the end of June The Deerk King – The Deer Kingthe anime film directed by Masashi Ando, animation director of masterpieces such as Princess Mononoke, The Enchanted City and Your Name.
In view of the release, scheduled in the days June 27, 28, and 29, 2022, Anime Factory Italythrough its official pages, it shared two promotional films aimed at presenting the character designs of the film’s protagonists and their relative Italian voice actors. Here is the full list:
- Van – Dario Oppido;
- Yuna – Emma Puccio;
- Hohsalle – Manuel Meli;
- Sae – Rossa Caputo;
- Yotalu – Gabriele Vender;
- Toma – David Vivanti;
- Makokan – Alessandro Messina;
- Tohrim – Gianni Giuliano;
- Ohfan – Stefando Alessandroni;
- Kenoi – Bruno Alessandro;
- King Aqauafa – Paolo Buglioni;
- Kiya – Benedetta Gravina;
- Shikan – Francesco De Francesco;
- Utalu – Edoardo Siravo;
- Ohma – Gerolamo Alchieri.
The Italian dialogues are curated by Olivia Costantini and the direction of the dubbing is entrusted to Francesca Beruccioli. The clips from Anime Factory, come after the official trailer for The Deer King. The Deer King is a production of the Production IG studio and is based on the novels of the 2015 Taisho Award winner Nahoko Uehashi. This awe-inspiring fantasy epic marks the directorial debut of Masashi Ando, formerly director of animation for Studio Ghibli’s films.
The Deer King storyline comes to life in the feudal world where a great empire subdued all other kingdoms. To oppose, only Van remains. Finished in chains, he becomes a slave at a salt mine. However, during the nocturnal attack of a pack of wolves, Van manages to escape and save a little girl named Yuna, who also survived the plague called “mittsal”. Thanks to the assistance of the doctor Hohsalle, he begins to investigate the disease, which in the meantime has hit the court. The secret to the cure may lie in the blood of the surviving sufferers.