#AtoZBlogChallenge: Cats in Anime and Manga

A to Z Challenge Topic: Cats in Anime and Manga

There are many cats that appear in anime or manga stories. Below are a few examples:

Artemis, Diana & Luna in Sailor Moon

These three cats serve as mentors, confidantes, advisors to the Sailor Scouts.


Kyo Sohma in Fruits Basket

A high school boy, who has a family curse, that turns him into a cat whenever he is hugged by a member of the opposite gender.


Yoruichi Shihōin from Bleach

First introduced in the series in her black cat form, Yoriuichi acts as an adviser and guide to the main characters.


The ‘Cat Bus‘ from the Miyazaki animated film ‘My Neighbor Totoro

A cat creature in the shape of a bus that helps Totoro find a lost girl in the forest.


Happy from Fairy Tail

Happy is a blue cat looking creature who is a member of the Fairy Tail Guild and is the partner of Natsu and Lucy.



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About Patty Hammond

I am a self proclaimed fangirl who is disguised as a mild mannered data analyst for an advertising firm. You can find me on Twitter as @pattybones2

4 responses to “#AtoZBlogChallenge: Cats in Anime and Manga”

  1. Sukanya Ramanujan says :

    I love cats and didn’t know that these characters even existed. Very informative. I’m taking part in the challenge as well.

  2. Tarkabarka says :

    Anime theme! Fun! 🙂 I am a dog person, but I do like the Japanese folklore of cats. A lot of that seeps into anime 🙂

    @TarkabarkaHolgy from
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