The Island of Cats [BR-RIP]

  • Movie: The Island of Cats
  • Romaji: Neko to Jiichan
  • Japanese: ねことじいちゃん
  • Director: Mitsuaki Iwago
  • Writer: Nekomaki (manga), Fumi Tsubota
  • Producer: Kazumi Fukase
  • Cinematographer: Motomu Ishigaki
  • Release Date: February 22, 2019
  • Runtime: 103 min.
  • Genre: Cat
  • Distributor: Klock Worx
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©

Daikichi (Shinosuke Tatekawa) is a 70-year-old man and lives on a small island. Since his wife died, he has lived with his cat Tama. Daikichi was born and raised on the small island and enjoys relaxing days with his childhood friends including Iwao (Kaoru Kobayashi) and his cat Tama. Daikichi has a son Tsuyoshi (Takashi Yamanaka) who lives in Tokyo. Tsuyoshi worries a bit about his father living alone on the island, but Daikichi is content with his life. After his close friend passes away, Daikichi worries about his physical condition. His daily life begins to change.


  1. Based on manga series “Neko to Jiichan” by Nekomaki (first published August 7, 2015 by Kadokawa).


The Island of Cats-Shinosuke Tatekawa.jpg The Island of Cats-Kou Shibasaki.jpg The Island of Cats-Kaoru Kobayashi.jpg The Island of Cats-Yuko Tanaka.jpg
Shinosuke Tatekawa Kou Shibasaki Kaoru Kobayashi Yuko Tanaka
Daikichi Michiko Iwao Yoshie
The Island of Cats-Tasuku Emoto.jpg The Island of Cats-Gin Pun Chou.jpg Takashi Yamanaka The Island of Cats-Shono Hayama.jpg
Tasuku Emoto Gin Pun Chou Takashi Yamanaka Shono Hayama
Kentaro Wakamura Sachi Tsuyoshi Satoshi Uchimura

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