Dark Cat

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ダークキャット


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 28, 1991
Producers: Nikkatsu
Licensors: Media Blasters
Studios: Agent 21
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, HorrorHorror, SupernaturalSupernatural
Themes: MythologyMythology, Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 50 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 3.231 (scored by 26622,662 users)
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Ranked: #132372
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Popularity: #8160
Members: 5,137
Favorites: 9


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Hyoi and Ryoi, two brothers with the power to take the form of cats, must unravel the mystery of a creeping, tentacled, demon plague before it consumes them and their classmates. Ultimately, they must confront their old Dark Cat master Jukokubo, though whether they can put an end to the evil he has released remains a mystery.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Suda, Masami
Character Design
Sirabella, John
Executive Producer


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Ending Theme

"Keep on Burning" by Naoki Takao


May 17, 2017
10/10 creative plot idea, amazing visuals, there's nothing more I could've asked for (just kidding but not really)
i think the cat guys were strange and jukokubo was an aamzing villain. so good i literally wrote a german fanfiction for it yay
im so proud of the creators for embracing their inner desires to make this and i hope there will be more in the future
who else wants a sequel guys??? i sure do i could do with some more snazzy character development
the ending really made my eyes water it was very emotional (no spoilers though)
jk even bamboo blade was better than this
Sep 4, 2017
Mixed Feelings
Dark Cat is an early 90s OVA that has two main focuses in it's story. The first follows Aimi Koenji, who is hopelessly in love with a boy in her school, Hiroki Koizumi. However, Hiroki is in love with somebody else, who ended up rejecting him. The other is a tale of two brothers, Hyoi and Hiroki Koizumi, who have the power to transform into creatures known as "Dark Cats", and who are busy fending off evil monsters that are being awoken in humans by the main villain, an ogre named Jukokubo.

Either story on it's own would be somewhat generic, and combining the two makes ...
Apr 4, 2015

It is time again my friends to dive into the depths of obscurity and uncover an ancient evil that has long since been buried. Dark Cats UNITE!

Anime has gone through many trends over time and although I often complain about cheap cash ins and cliches that plague modern anime, it is important to remember that the grass wasn't always greener back in the good old days! In fact, even the most incompetent anime in 2014-2015 generally don't compare in terms of technical ineptitude to some of the OVAs from the late 80s and early 90s. Dark Cat is one of those legendarily bad titles. It ...

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