Cat Soup

Alt titles: Nekojiru-sou

OVA (1 ep x 33 min)
3.522 of 5 from 4,000 votes
Rank #1,913

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

Kinnara's avatar by Kinnara on Jan 16, 2012
Score: 10/10

AMAZING!! Want to know how evolution works? Have you ever thought about what you eat? How about a mindboggling mix of Biblical and other myths from around the world? A bit of time turning, sledging, circus and various creatures maybe? Food and where it goes last of all. Surviving and hallucinating in a desert. How does life start anyway? And how does it end? How does the world end? Loneliness and sibling... read more

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