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The Cat Returns (Neko no ongaeshi) (2002)

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Aki Maeda Aki Maeda
Yuki
Hitomi Sato Hitomi Sato
Hiromi
Kenta Satoi Kenta Satoi
Natori
Mari Hamada Mari Hamada
Natoru


Written by
Reiko Yoshida Reiko Yoshida
screenplay


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Wonderful fantasy, suitable for family v

13 years, 10 months ago at Jul 10 12:48
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As far as my understanding goes, The Cat Returns is a sort-of-sequel/spin-off to an earlier Studio Ghibli film called Whisper of the Heart, which I have yet to see but now want to.

It is a lovely little film which I think would sit well with another, though much earlier, Ghibli film My Neighbor Totoro as they are both very much family fantasy films that have wonderful stories. I lov... read more

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9 years, 5 months ago at Dec 2 10:04
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Since 'Spirited away' is one of my favorite animated movies, whenever I get the opportunity to watch another Studio Ghibli production, I don't miss it. This time, it was not directed by the great Hayao Miyazaki but by Hiroyuki Morita which I had never heard of before but it is understandable since he never directed another movie before or after this feature. Anyway, as usual with Studio Ghibli, th... read more
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Description: Studio Ghibli has garnered a reputation for itself as the finest of Animé production houses with films like MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO, PRINCESS MONONOKE, and SPIRITED AWAY. First-time director Hiroyuki Morita joins Ghibli's talented crew with THE CAT RETURNS (NEKO NO ONGAESHI). This follow-up to WHISPER OF THE HEART centers around young Haru, who rescues a cat from being run over. The cat is no ordinary feline, however--he is the Prince of the Cats, and for saving him Haru is brought into the Kingdom of Cats to be his bride. But her feline friends Muta and the Baron may have a plan to rescue her from this unusual fate. Like many of ... (more)
Release date: 19 July 2002
UPC: 786936268836
Tags: Anime (20), Animation (15), Fantasy (10), Japan (10), Studio Ghibli (10), Adventure (9), Japanese (8), Comedy (7), 2000s (7), Love (5), 2002 (5), Sequel (5), Cat (5), Family (4), Chase (4), Humour (3), Book (3), Foreign (3), Sword Fight (3), Human Animal Relationship (3)
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