Cat Soup

Alt title: Nekojiru-sou

OVA (1 ep x 33 min)
3.489 of 5 from 4,269 votes
Rank #2,170

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

Thrawn's avatar by Thrawn on May 26, 2011
Score 8.5/10

Cat Soup can be summed up as "What the *%@$". The art is odd-ball and bizzaro, there's no dialogue, no script, hardly any developed characters (Strange ones at that) and that's not even touching the "plot". The point of Cat Soup isn't about the plot but the journey; the places you will go and the people you'll meet, as messed up and crazy as they are. There's the elephant made of water, the... read more

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Nekojiru Gekijou
  • TV (27 eps)
  • 1999

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Nekojiru Udon
  • Vol: 3; Ch: 57
  • 1990 - 1999



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