Star Watching Dog (2011)

Star Watching Dog is a 2011 Japanese movie directed by Tomoyuki Takimoto and based on a manga by Takashi Murakami.

Movie info

Original title
星守る犬
Transliterated title
Hoshi Mamoru Inu
Release date
June 11, 2011
Distributed by
Toho

Plot

An abandoned van is discovered in the mountains of Hokkaido with the corpse of a man who died six months ago and a dog who died one month ago. City hall welfare department worker Okutsu meets a young woman named Yuki and together they begin an investigation which eventually uncovers a story of a man who was going through great personal difficulty while sharing a strong bond with his beloved dog.

Featured Cast

Toshiyuki Nishida Toshiyuki Nishida Man
Tetsuji Tamayama Tetsuji Tamayama Okutsu
Umika Kawashima Umika Kawashima Yuki
Kimiko Yo Kimiko Yo
Yoichi Nukumizu Yoichi Nukumizu
Sansei Shiomi Sansei Shiomi
Shido Nakamura Shido Nakamura
Kayoko Kishimoto Kayoko Kishimoto
Tatsuya Fuji Tatsuya Fuji
Tomokazu Miura Tomokazu Miura

Latest news

  • Trailer for "Star Watching Dog" (Hoshi Mamoru Inu)

    Toho has released a new teaser and this full trailer for Tomoyuki Takimoto’s Star Watching Dog (Hoshi Mamoru Inu) via their video channel on Yahoo! Japan.Based on a manga by Osakan cartoonist...

    3 years ago
  • Teaser for "Star Watching Dog" (Hoshi Mamoru Inu)

    A 34-second teaser has been released for Tomoyuki Takimoto’s Star Watching Dog (Hoshi Mamoru Inu), a film adaptation of a manga by Takashi Murakami (the cartoonist from Osaka, not the contemporary...

    3 years ago

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