At dawn of the new millennium, the country is in a state of collapase.
A heart-warming story of the “busakawa-ken” (means “ugly but cute dog”) Wasao, as furry as a lion’s mane, and the people around him in the northern land of Aomori
Against the backdrop of the global economic recession, terrorism and the threat of war, in a world clouded by rampant pessimism, there is a strong need for entertainment that provides emotional healing and inspires courage.
One person's efforts might not be enough to change the world. But we tried anyway, and definitely learned something new. Based on a true story that will leave a refreshing impression on viewers' hearts, this is the birth of a completely new type of teen movie!
The original book is an illustrated essay based on a true story depicting the days that the author Tenten Hosokawa spent facing her husband's depression.