Japanese Political Thriller "House of the Owl" Debuts On Disney+ Hotstar This April!

Step into a world of salacious scandals, family feuds, back-alley dealings and high stakes games when intense political thriller House of the Owl launches April 24, exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar.

japanese political thriller house of the owl debuts on disney+ hotstar this april!

Set in modern-day Japan, House of the Owl follows the country’s most powerful puppet master, Ryutaro Ogami aka “the Owl”, as he manipulates politicians, businessmen, the media and more to achieve his goals. Able to guide the country’s leaders through scandals that would ruin others, the Owl is able to control every outcome except for when it comes to his headstrong family. With unseen forces pulling the puppet master’s strings, will the Owl be cunning enough to maintain his grasp on the country or will he lose at his own game?

Starring Min Tanaka (47 Ronin, Perfect Days) as manipulative puppet master Ryutaro Ogami, aka the Owl, and Mackenyu (Dragons of Wonderhatch, One Piece) as the Owl’s ambitious son Ryu Ogami, House of the Owl is written and executive produced by David Shin and is directed by Yoshitaka Mori (Space Brothers, Sihiri no Seishun).

House of the Owl is the latest Japanese series to be added to the service’s highly curated list of anime and live action titles. Fans of unmissable Japanese storytelling can sign up to Disney+ Hotstar today to enjoy immediate access to a wealth of content including: Gannibal starring Yuya Yagira and Show Kasamatsu in a series about a police officer who discovers his village’s horrifying secret; anime title Sand Land: The Series from the creator of Dragon Ball about a group of intrepid misfits who set off on a journey to discover the “Legendary Spring”, and so much more.

Stream the first five episodes of House of the Owl from April 24, followed by two episodes the following week and a three-part finale on May 8 - exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar.