Katsuhiro Otomo creates an illustration for the isle of The dogs
The main characters of the animated film in stop-motion appear on the back of a dog in the image. The japanese title of the film, Inugashima, also appears in the illustration.
The film is set in Japan and is much reference to japanese culture. The japanese characters speak japanese in the film, but much of the dialogue in japanese is not translated and are not used in the subtitles. Kunichi Nomura has worked on the screenplay and in the film, also plays the antagonist Kobayashi. Other members of the cast japanese include Koyu Rankin in the shoes of the Atari Kobayashi, Akira Takayama in the role of the major Domo, Akira Itō in the role of professor Watanabe, and Yoko Ono in the role of the assistant scientist Yoko Ono and Nijirō Murakami in the role of Hiroshi.
In the history of the film, erupts in an epidemic of avian influenza in Japan. The mayor Kobayashi prohibits keeping dogs in the city of Megasaki and sends them to the Trash Island to prevent the spread of the disease. The first dog sent on the island is Spots, the dog of the grandson of the mayor Kobayashi. Determined to find his dog lost, Atari, steals a plane and flies on Trash Island. A pack of dogs is Atari after it has crashed and decides to help him.
The film was released in the United States on the 23rd of march and will debut in Japan on the 25th of may. In Italy will be released on the 17th of may.
Katsuhiro Otomo creates an illustration for the isle of The dogs is MangaForever.net