Crunchyroll previously asked Junji Ito react to the best cats in anime, but this time we asked him to react to YOUR OWN felines! Hit the jump to watch the special video!
Where in the world did catgirls come from and what does it have to do with kabuki, ghosts, and horror movies? The truth is hairier than you think. Let's take a deep dive into the world of yokai and a passion for animal ears on cute girls and find out!
Japanese personality, singer and illustrator Shoko Nakagawa, known affectionately to her followers as Shokotan, is well-known for her unique love of cats. Japanese manga author Junji Ito is also known for his devotion to his pet cats Yon and Mu and using cats as inspiration for his work. What happens when they both collaborate? A really sharp and stylish example of a dress shirt with Ito's work. Read on for the pictures
The film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats is coming out in Japan, with an all-star cast of anime voice actors! See which of your favorite anime stars are dancing their way to the Heaviside Layer after the jump.
Ever since 1983, the Shiki Theatre Company has been gifting us with their very own production of Cats, the world famous musical. But how does a high-concept show like Cats get adapted for Japan? And how come it's still so dang popular? Hit the jump and read on!
It's Hug A Cat Day. So, we're honoring the most huggable (or not) cats in anime.
Find out where your favorite anime kitty lands after the jump.
Neko wa Daku Mono ("Embracing the Cat"), an upcoming live-action film adaptation of Junko Oyama's 2015 novel, is giving some actors the opportunity to get in touch with their inner feline, because they'll be playing cats that imagine themselves as human beings. Hit the jump to learn more.
Voice actress Yoshino Nanjō (Eli Ayase in Love Live! School Idol Project) is creating original characters and providing the voice for a laidback cat in Neko no Rob ("Rob the Cat"), an upcoming short form anime that will be joining Hiroshima Home Television's Setonyankai, a cat-themed mini programming block in May of 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.
Japan’s mind-boggling all-feline tribute to K-pop boy band SHINee makes sweet music (and sport jaunty outfits) in their full-length promo video! Enjoy the staggering clip, along with band member bios, after the jump!
Say “meow” to SHINyan: Japan’s all-feline tribute to K-pop boy band SHINee. This soon to be legendary 5-cat group makes its video debut in a startling new teaser trailer. Enjoy the clip, plus member bios after the jump!
Sometimes there's just no convenient place to put a cat, but Unihabitant has developed a versatile solution for modern animal companionship with the cat-themed "Mewgaroo Hoodie". Hit the jump to check it out.
The mind of a samurai isn't only filled with thoughts of slashing down foes on the battlefield. There's also room for kitties. At least, that's the premise of the TV period drama / comedy Neko Zamurai, which is getting a second season in April of 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.
The tiny island of Aoshima is home to more cats than people, and it has become a preferred day-trip location for cat-loving tourists from mainland Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.