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ONIThunder God's Tale


Netflix | Tonko House

Netflix | Tonko House

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ONI: THUNDER GOD'S TALE (2022) is an award winning limited event series from director Daisuke 'Dice' Tsutsumi (Academy Award®-nominated director of The Dam Keeper) and producer Sara K. Sampson (Emmy-nominated Glen Keane Productions and Pixar alum). In a world filled with the oddball gods and monsters of Japanese mythology, one of the creatures’ free-spirited daughters, Onari, is determined to follow in the footsteps of the mighty heroes of lore, but her unique powers are yet to be revealed. Does she have what it takes to protect her peaceful village from the encroaching presence of the mysterious ‘Oni’ who threaten the gods?

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  • Creator + Director // Daisuke 'Dice' Tsutsumi

  • Producer // Sara K. Sampson

  • Writer // Mari Okada

  • Executive Producers // Robert Kondo, Kane Lee, Daisuke 'Dice' Tsutsumi

ONI: Thunder God's Tale Trailer
Inspiration Behind ONI: Thunder God’s Tale
50th Annie Awards
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ONI: THUNDER GOD'S TALE (2022) was nominated for six (6) Annie Awards and won for Best TV/Media – Limited Series as well as Best Production Design - TV/Media.

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