The Cat Returns

From the animation legend Hayao Miyazaki ("Spirited Away") comes three mesmerizing animated films: "Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind", "Porco Roso", and "The Cat Returns". Each are sold separately as a 2 disc DVD set, which feature a new English voice over, along with the original Japanese language track. These animations combine creativity, compelling characters, and beautiful artistry into magical, mystical stories packed with adventure.

Haru is a regular girl, leading a regular life. She is unappreciative of what she has, and is in desperate need of a change of pace. One day Haru rescues an unusual cat, and her world is unexpectedly transformed. Haru discovers that she is living in a Cat Kingdom! The Cat King rewards Haru with numerous gift, in addition to a marriage proposal to the King's son! Haru embarks on an explorative journey through the Cat Kingdom, which is unlike anything she has ever experience before. In order to go back to her own world, Haru must learn to believe in herself and appreciate her life and her surroundings.

The english language track of the film features the vocal talent of Anne Hathaway (Haru), Cary Elwes (the Baron), Peter Boyle (Muta), Elliott Gould (Toto), Andy Richter (Natoru), Rene Auberjonois (Natoiri), Tim Curry (the Cat King), Judy Greer (Yuki), Kristen Bell (Hiromi), Andrew Bevis (Prince Luna), Kristine Sutherland (Haru's Mother) and Katia Coe (Little Haru).

Special Features:
– The Making of "The Cat Returns": producer Toshio Suzuki and animator Hayao Miyakai speak about the creating process, from the origins of the project, to the final feature film.
– Behind the Microphone: Interviews with the english voice talents of the film.
– Complete Storyboards: See the entire film shown in storyboard form, accompanied by English language audio.
– Original Japanese Theatrical Trailer.

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