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Dark Side Cat

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Synonyms: Ankoku Cat, Darkness Cat
Japanese: 暗黒キャット


Type: ONA
Episodes: 6
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 19, 2006 to May 13, 2008
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Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Fanworks
Source: Unknown
Genres: Action
Duration: 6 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 5.971 (scored by 847 users)
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Ranked: #66502
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Popularity: #5754
Members: 1,802
Favorites: 2
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Episodes: /6


Dark Side Cat, a mysterious stray cat, dashes throughout the night city in punk clothing and plays pranks on humans he dislikes. He plays a game of cat and mouse with the city council, known as the "Stray Cat Hunt."


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Tsuruoka, Yota
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More reviewsReviews

Jan 19, 2010
Dark Side Cat is an upright-walking feline with a killer fashion sense, a natural talent for parkour, and a desire to smash as many cars, stores, and kick as many human heads as possible.

Essentially, he's a giant asshole, who makes life for the relatively innocent humans of his town an absolute nightmare.

It's an intriguing premise for a series, and with its fast pace and occasional laughs, Dark Side Cat is a quick, enjoyable 6 episode, 6 minute watch.

However, there are flaws preventing this from being anything truly great or special. For a series based around Dark Side Cat's dastardly exploits, there simply aren't that many read more
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Apr 8, 2015
Ankoku Cat is a six episode ONA from Fanworks, a studio I've never reviewed or seen anything from before. Mainly because they haven't done that much. I only found about ten anime listed as having had them work on them, most of which are series with really short run times. So, let's take a look at Ankoku Cat and try to get some idea of what they're about.


It's not a complicated story. A city is taking measures to deal with the stray cat problem. A problem which has escalated recently because of the titular Ankoku Cat, who has been causing problems for people with his read more
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Oct 11, 2012
Darkside cat is a strange, interesting show. It’s pretty much about a rebel humanoid cat that gets in trouble a lot with the law. In the course of one evening, chasing after a mouse, he breaks a fire hydrant, creates a traffic jam, and runs from the police. Now this show doesn’t really follow Dark Side cat but really what happens because of his interactions with the people of the city.

He himself is always silent with the same ‘bad boy’ look in his eyes and yet there are times that he actually does seem nice, mostly to the cats around the area. Each story read more
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Feb 1, 2013
This is my first review so please be gentle.

Story: 6

Being a six episode anime, I expected Dark Side Cat to be short random minisodes. Instead, Dark Side Cat had a overall plot that revealed itself gradually, but didn't pick up until the next-to-last episode. Then everything went by rather quickly.

Art: 7

I have to admit the art was a little odd because I'm used to watching newer anime(2008 onward), but that is one of the reasons I liked this anime so well. It's quirky style was a refreshing change from anime norms.

Character: 8

Dark Side Cat is your typical anti-hero. A stray cat read more
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