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: DemonsDemons, Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 50 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 3.301 (scored by 20402,040 users)
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Ranked: #118132
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Popularity: #7623
Members: 3,947
Favorites: 7

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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.

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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

Apr 4, 2015
literaturenerd (All reviews)

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 read more
May 17, 2017
stick-dinner (All reviews)
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
Nov 26, 2009
Shidira (All reviews)
Story: This was an interesting anime, to say the least. This story had about three different plots going on at the same time, making it hard to follow which story is being told when, and for what purpose. The "main" story that is trying to be told is of two brothers, Hyoi and Ryoi, who infiltrate a school in order to find a source of evil behind the disappearances of random people. Very quickly these brothers find the mastermind behind the disappearances, a man named Jukokubo. Hyoi and Ryoi also encounter some monsters that look like blobs with tentacles, but later find out it is read more
Dec 16, 2016
LIQfilms (All reviews)
Dark Cat is the lowest point on the trash scale as you can possibly get sitting rather comfortably on the same scale in which Mars of Destruction, Helter + Skeleton and Black Bullet reside in. It's THAT fucking bad! While I shall try and do justice the horror and terribleness of this OVA in this review, the only true way to believe this vile crap exists is to watch it for yourself...something that I would never recommend unless you're one of those sick twats who enjoy getting a kick out of terrible anime.

The plot for this short OVA, if you could even call it that, read more

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