Toriyasu is an extremely cynical young boy who doesn't believe in anything out of the ordinary. His younger sister Miiko, on the other hand, is the complete opposite and is convinced that the disappearance of their dog, Papadoll, is due to an alien abduction. Late one night three strange cats appear in the siblings' room and whisk the pair off to Banipal Witt, a bizarre world entirely inhabited by cats. As if a land that exists atop a giant sleeping cat wasn't odd enough, the moment they step onto the ground Toriyasu and Miiko are transformed into cats themselves! They soon learn that Papadoll has been captured by the spoiled and cursed Princess Buburina and is being used to wreak havoc. Toriyasu is skeptical at first, but when Miiko is taken hostage, he decides to cooperate with the cats to stop Lady Buburina, and rescue Miiko and Papadoll before the next sunrise!
One afternoon on her way home from school, Haru saves a cat from getting run over by a truck and promptly gets the shock of her life when it stands on its hind legs to thank her. That night, she is greeted by a parade of felines who inform Haru that her earlier heroics saved the prince of the Cat Kingdom. Haru suddenly finds herself inundated with gifts of mice and catnip as means of thanks, culminating in the announcement that she will be taken to their kingdom to marry the prince. With no desire to marry Prince Lune, Haru turns to The Baron and Muta from the Cat Bureau for help, but unable to stop them, Haru is swept away by a horde of cats. Can Haru prevent this marriage of inconvenience and return home before she becomes a cat herself?
Both of these films are primarily set in a world inhabited by cats, and in both instances the central human protagonists turn into cats themselves. If you liked the light-hearted and easy-watching fantastical tone of one of these films, then it is worth taking a look at the other.
The details of each films are different, but both films have the same basic plot. Normal adolescents end up one reason or another in a Cat Kingdom and undergo a transformation into a cat and must deal with pampered royalty in order to escape before time expires, but they have honorable cats to help them on their way. Great for anime fans who like cats and want a light adventure.
The general premise of both movies are fairly similar. Both involve humans that travel into a kingdom of cats and transform into cats themselves. The human protagonists then have different fantastical adventures as they try to get back to the human world.
When Nobita meets a mischievous baby typhoon, he names her Fuuko and takes her home. The following day, Doraemon takes Nobita, Shizuka and Fuuko through the Anywhere Door where they find themselves in the Wind Village - a land where the clouds are sheep and the racoons are like balloons! After a day of playing, the gang decides to head back home, leaving a door behind so Fuuko, who wants to stay longer, can return home. However, when an evil spirit residing inside a wolf uses the door instead, it meets Suneo and decides to possess him! Now Suneo is host to the spirit of Uranda, an evil wizard resurrected by the people of the Storm Village, and their leader. Plus to make matters worse, he has captured Fuuko and Gian, stolen Doraemon's pocket and destroyed their only way to return home! It is now up to Nobita, Shizuka and Doraemon to stop Uranda from reviving a terrifying monster.
While the storylines of these films differ, both are essentially about children who venture to a strange new world and help the people there. Both are fairly easy watching, relatively child-like and have a good dose of comedy. If you liked those aspects of one then try out the other.