Cat Planet Cuties
- 1 Season
Cat Planet Cuties is a Japanese anime-style cartoon distributed by FUNimation Entertainment. The original title, Asobi ni Iku yo, or literally We're Coming to Play, was first aired in Japan 2010, then brought to the United States in 2012. The entire series is 13 episodes long, and is based off of the manga release with the same title. This sci-fi comedy is a harem style romance that combines several genres into one show. The story follows Kio Kakazu, a kindhearted teenage boy who has led a very normal life. This all changes quickly when he meets Eris, a cat-like alien. He easily accepts that she is in fact an alien and that his other friends are secret agents. Eris is on a peaceful mission but several government agencies have been given orders to eliminate her. Kio becomes protective of her as their friendship grows. Eris establishes Kio's home as the Catien Embassy and Kio's two female friends Aoi and Manami move in with diplomatic immunity after helping Eris. Aoi constantly tries to impress Kio and Manami, who still has feelings for Kio, encourages Aoi on a regular basis, believing that Eris will win him over. Several other alien races make appearances throughout the show, making the complicated relationships a secondary aspect to the series. . The anime is known for its pleasing animation as well as its complicated yet delightful plot. While short run, the television series encompasses a wide variety of humorous situations, including catnip mishaps, swimsuit troubles during gym class, and Catian wars with Dogsiars.