Whereas Netflix’s A Whisker Away‘s Japanese title instantly interprets to the very descriptive, “Desirous to Cry, I Faux to Be a Cat,” its English title is rather more evocative of Spirited Away, albeit with a feline theme. That is not a completely inaccurate description, although the 2 movies differ in some ways. We can’t spoil an excessive amount of, however like Spirited Away, the anime movie encompasses a fantastically illustrated, but harmful fantasy world that the younger protagonist, Miyo (Cherami Leigh), finds herself enveloped inside.
The story begins with the bubbly and exuberant Miyo’s huge crush on her classmate Hinode (Johnny Yong Bosch). She is not afraid to indicate it, which generally is a little uncomfortable to look at because it borders on harassment, however that is principally outweighed by the emotional power of their very teenaged, however relatable struggles at house. As a result of whereas Miyo might current herself as an ecstatic ball of sunshine in school, she’s not having a simple time adjusting to residing together with her stepmom and father. To manage, Miyo makes use of a present from a mysterious cat to alter right into a cute kitten herself. She befriends Hinode in cat kind, studying extra about his own residence life within the course of, however there is a catch to the transformation that results in an thrilling journey.
A Whisker Away has comparable spooky fantasy and teenaged household dynamic components to Spirited Away, although with a heavier emphasis on the romance.