In the distant future, employees of the Syncam Corporation board a spaceship bound for a newly-discovered planet; while the voyage will take twenty years, deep sleep capsules ensure that the occupants age only a single year. Now, that time has passed and the crew awakens, only to discover a frightening partial transmission from headquarters: two of them are not employees – they are criminals. One by one, members of the group soon begin to die for unknown reasons; and what’s worse, the bodies begin to disappear. Now, these men and women must race against the clock to discover the fakes in their midst, find out the reason behind the deaths, and most importantly, stay alive at all costs!
A claustrophobic space horror featuring character and monster designs from Amano Yoshitaka of Vampire Hunter D fame, Lily C.A.T. is not the best animated or produced film of all time, but it has a certain charm. A lot of its appeal comes through its indebtedness to the Alien franchise, which it apes thoroughly with its design and storyline. However, Lily C.A.T. lacks a strong central character like... read more