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The Star of Cottonland (1984)

Wata no kuni hoshi (original title)
After two-month-old kitten Chibi-neko is abandoned by her former owners, she is found by 18-year-old Tokio. Although his mother is allergic to cats and has a great fear of them, she agrees ... See full summary »

Director:

Shin'ichi Tsuji

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Yumiko Ôshima (manga), Masaki Tsuji (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview:
Mîna Tominaga ... Chibi Neko
Bin Shimada ... Tokio
Nachi Nozawa Nachi Nozawa ... Raphael
Michio Hazama ... Tokio's Father
Miyuki Ueda ... Tokio's Mother
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After two-month-old kitten Chibi-neko is abandoned by her former owners, she is found by 18-year-old Tokio. Although his mother is allergic to cats and has a great fear of them, she agrees to let him keep the kitten because she fears he is becoming too withdrawn after failing his university entrance exams. Chibi-neko soon falls in love with Tokio. In her own mind, Chibi-neko is a small human who speaks in human words, although people only ever seem to hear her meow, and she believes that all humans were once kittens like her. A stray cat tells Chibi-neko of a paradise called Cottonland, where dreams can come true.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

11 February 1984 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Fantasy of a Kitten See more »

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Stereo

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Color
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very cute movie
19 February 2018 | by turgut150See all my reviews

I didn't see a plot written here so I will explain it a bit. (might be little bit spoilers)

Story is about a cat named Chibi-Neko who wishes to be human someday. When her owners move out, they left her stranded in the streets until a prep school student Tokio finds her. He takes her to home but there is a problem, his mother has cat allergy and she gets seizure if she touches a cat. Chibi meets another cat named Raphael. Raphael tells her about an imaginary place called ''The Cottonland'' and this place has a princess who looked exactly as Chibi (but her grown-up version).One day Raphael disappears and Chibi embarks on a journey to find him. She meets various other cats.

In the end, it is really cute for a 34 years old movie. I like to watch this kind of old animation movies.


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