The documentary-like story of a yellow Labrador Retriever guide dog for the blind named Quill. We follow Quill from the litter, his selection to become a guide, his life with a foster family until his first birthday, followed by highly specialized schooling in guiding the sightless. He is then paired with a blind man named Watanabe Mitsuru who is at first reluctant to rely on Quill. But Quill's great patience, gentleness and skill eventually wins him over and they become inseparable friends.
Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog was released May 18th, 2012 and stars Kaoru Kobayashi, Kippei Shiina, Teruyuki Kagawa, Keiko Toda, Tomoka Kurotani, Shinobu Terajima, Kenji Mizuhashi, Yûko Natori. The film is directed by Yoichi Sai.