Nekojiru Gekijou (1999)

Categorization

Nihilist gross-out comedy.

Subject

The adventures of two young cats in a world where several species of animals can talk, but do not have the same rights or obligations as humans. The pair's father is a drunken lout, and some of their friends are pigs. The latter is a good thing for pork supplies.

Commentary

Irreverent, fervently uncute treatment of cruel social injustice.

Japanese production animation

Same franchise:

“Cat Soup” (2001) IMDb

Categorization

More “artistic” surrealism, with a budget.

Subject

The feline siblings journey through fantastic landscapes. Nobody speaks, but they appear to be searching for the second half of the sister's soul. Death took the first half.

Commentary

Frequently gory. Some dark humor. Good music, crude animation. Occasionally comprehensible symbolism.

Japanese production animation movie