As he attempts to incorporate his editor’s suggestion of introducing zombies to his romance novel, Sakumoto encounters a curious cat in his yard. In an effort to befriend the cat, Sakumoto finds himself spending more of his time and money in transforming his backyard into cat heaven. Meanwhile, his editor Michiru Towada (Shiori Kutsuna, Kiseki) continues to visit him, encouraging him to keep writing.
Based on the popular mobile phone game of the same name by Hit-Point, the game comes to life on the big screen with Nekoatsume House the movie. Beyond the cat obsession, this adorable slice of life film also sheds light on fast-paced and stressed-out city living. However, as the main character Sakumoto finds out, there is inspiration to be found in unexpected places.
Length: 92 mins
Classification rating: Recommended for all ages
In Japanese with English subtitles.
This film will screen in Melbourne and Sydney. Screening schedule TBC.