Summer vacation. Tamotsu meets a girl on the countryside, who was helping out on her grandpa`s coffee shop. While on a trip, the girl`s innocent and defenceless lips approach Tamotsu`s. The girl is actually a boy. "I`m a boy" that`s all he can say, but Tamotsu can`t hold back anymore... A dangerous love between a boy and a young man starts.
In 2002, Directed by Kelly Asbury and Lorna Cooke, the 2D-animated equine-themed feature Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron opens in U.S. theaters. The film picks up one Oscar nom and four Annies in 2003.