Akuemon is the sixth and last anime episode in the Lion Books series. It was an OVA release. This episode was never broadcast on Japanese TV, but it was instead shown at a Hong Kong film festival. It is the first anime directed by Makoto Tezuka, son of the famous Osamu Tezuka.
The story is about a fox outwitting a hunter and choosing to live out his life in the temple with a squirrel companion.
It was re-released as a DVD on March 21, 2003 on the same disk as Adachi-ga Hara.
Director: Makoto Tezuka
Music: Ichiko Hashimoto
Original creator: Osamu Tezuka