Haru, a schoolgirl, saves a cat's life. To her surprise it is the prince of cats, and she is allowed to enter his kingdom and be his bride.
An unexpected journey to a magical world created from the mind of world renowned animator Hayao Miyazaki comes the visually stunning The Cat Returns. Haru, a schoolgirl bored by her ordinary routine, saves the life of an unusual cat and suddenly her world is transformed beyond anything she ever imagined. The Cat King rewards her good deed with a flurry of presents, including a very shocking proposal of marriage to his son. Haru embarks on an unexpected journey to the Kingdom of Cats where her eyes are opened to a whole other world and her destiny is uncertain. To change her fate, she'll need to learn to believe in herself and appreciate her everyday life.