Cat Soup

Alt titles: Nekojiru-sou

OVA (1 ep x 33 min)
3.512 out of 5 from 3,799 votes
Rank #1,798

Cat Soup is an extremely abstract, abnormal, and at times, disturbing adventure, from the director of Nadesico. This 30 minute OVA follows two kittens through what seems to be the underworld, as they search for one of their lost souls. Along the way, they encounter new (edible) friends, scary situations, and even the end of the world! Will these felines manage to return unscathed? Or more importantly, avoid becoming the main course for dinner? Confusion abounds in this quirky OVA.

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sothis's avatar by sothis on Dec 30, 2004
Score: 9.5/10

Cat Soup is a bizarre and abstract look at the lives of two young kittens, as they peruse the land of the dead. Then again, knowing that information is hard to discern from watching it once, and odds are, had you not read any review or description, you may have not picked up that fact at all. There is no dialogue in Cat Soup, except random noises used for the characters talking with occasional... read more

aritentd's avatar by aritentd on Oct 4, 2009
Score: 8/10

Cat Soup Brilliant. Cat Soup is randomness at its best. It is strange, amusing, provoking and well paced (yea, sorry FLCL). The story? Well...two cats...on a journey...and death...why do you care? It is definitely not something to be watched for story or character development. Cat Soup is a hypnotic ride through a dark world with fantastic visuals and matching music. You are not into drugs, but want to... read more

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