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Cat Soup (OAV)

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©Nekojiru • Yamato Do Co., Ltd./Nekojiru Family.

Alternative title:
Nekojiru-sō (Japanese)
Кошачий суп (Russian)
ねこぢる草 (Japanese)
Themes: dark comedy
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: A cat named Nyatto embarks upon a journey to save his sister's soul, which was ripped in two when Nyatto tried to save her from Death. She trails after him, brain-dead. They encounter many brilliant, mind-bending situations, beginning with a disturbing magic show.
User Ratings: 850 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 117 votes (sub:98, dub:7, raw:4, ?:4, others:4
2 French subtitled
2 Spanish subtitled
 Excellent: 158 votes (sub:125, dub:21, raw:4, ?:3, others:5
3 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 Russian subtitled
 Very good: 201 votes (sub:166, dub:29, ?:2, raw:1, others:3
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Turkish subtitled
 Good: 180 votes (sub:149, dub:21, raw:4, ?:3, others:3
2 Spanish subtitled
1 French subtitled
 Decent: 97 votes (sub:79, dub:11, ?:4, others:3
2 Russian dubbed
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
 So-so: 40 votes (sub:33, dub:3, others:4
2 Russian subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
 Not really good: 18 votes (sub:12, dub:4, ?:1, raw:1)
 Weak: 19 votes (sub:15, raw:2, dub:1, ?:1)
 Bad: 10 votes (sub:5, dub:5)
 Awful: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Worst ever: 6 votes (sub:4, dub:2)
Seen in part or in whole by 1471 users, rank: #842 (of 9531)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.524 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.8986, rank: #1730 (of 9642)
Weighted mean: 7.473 (Good+), rank: #1753 (of 9642) (seen all: 7.50 / seen some: 6.19 / won't finish: 2.00)
Bayesian estimate: 7.473 (Good+), rank: #1464 (of 7239)
Running time: 34 minutes
Number of episodes: 1
2002-01-20 (Italy - Future Film Festival)
2014-11-10 (UK, Leeds International Film Festival)
Trivia: We have 1
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DVD (Region 1)
    Cat Soup - DVD + Limited Edition Liquid Art Pack (DVD) 2003-09-09
    Cat Soup - [Collector's Series] (DVD) 2003-09-09 (from $109.95)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Tatsuo Satō
Storyboard: Masaaki Yuasa
Music: Kan Ogasawara
Original creator: Nekojiru
Art Director: Hideki Nakamura
Producer: Yuji Matsukura

Animation producer: Masaaki Yuasa
Assistant Mixing Engineer:
Kumiko Shimizu
Yoshinori Takada
Assistant producer: Tomohiro Ogawa
Cel Effects: Gō Abe
Chief Production Administrator: Jun Katou
Cinematography: Masaru Takase
Color design: Miyuki Ishida
Cooperation: Etsuko Sakaguchi (OP)
Editing: Kan Onoshima
Foley Assistant:
Kentarou Noto
Yuri Hasegawa
Music Cooperation: Jun'ichi Natori
Music Director: Utollo Teshikai
Post-Production Manager:
Chiyo Ikejima
Takeshi Ishigaki
Promotion: Michiko Otake
Sound Design: Kazutaka Someya
Special Finishing: Miyuki Ishida
Japanese companies
Animation Production: J.C. Staff
Sony PCL
Digital Paint: J.C. Staff
Distributor: King Records
Foley: Sony PCL
Music Production: King Records
Sound Production: Sony PCL
English staff
English cast
Translation: Mayumi Kobayashi
Executive producer: John O'Donnell
Commentary Translation: Mayumi Kobayashi
DVD Coordination: Michael Palan
Manager: Tim Werenko
Subtitling: Justin Sevakis
English companies
Broadcaster: Anime Selects
Distributor: Software Sculptors
DVD Menu Design: Orange Rectangle Labs
DVD Premastering: Resolution Productions
Licensed by: Central Park Media

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