Samurai Pizza Cats

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  • TV-Y7
  • 1990
  • 4 Seasons
  • 7.2  (1,050)

Samurai Pizza Cats is an anime television series that originally aired in Japan in 1990 and was later dubbed and broadcast in English, French, and other languages. The show is known for its comedic and absurd storyline, memorable characters, and unique animation style.

The story follows three samurai cats who run a pizza restaurant called "Pizza Cats" in a futuristic city called Little Tokyo. The trio, named Speedy, Polly, and Guido, are also defenders of the city who fight against the evil forces of Emperor Fred, who is trying to take over Little Tokyo.

The show is set in a world where anthropomorphic animals coexist with humans, and the Pizza Cats are the only ones who can stand up to Fred and his army of mechanical monsters. The Pizza Cats are aided by their mentor, a wise old tortoise named Big Cheese, who lives separately from the Pizza Cats but shares a common goal of protecting Little Tokyo from harm.

Over the course of the show, the Pizza Cats face various challenges, including showdowns with other villainous characters, thwarting schemes of Emperor Fred, and even dealing with their own personal issues. The show features a broad cast of characters, each with unique personalities and quirks that make them stand out.

Speedy, the leader of the trio, is a confident and quick-thinking cat who is always eager to jump into action. Polly is the brains behind the operation, often coming up with ideas to outsmart the villains. Guido is the muscle of the group, using his strength to take on any opponent.

Other characters include Lucille, a mysterious singer who often aids the Pizza Cats in battle, and Bad Bird, the main henchman of Emperor Fred who repeatedly fails to defeat the Pizza Cats.

The show is known for its fast-paced action and comedic elements, including silly puns and fourth-wall breaking jokes. It also features unique and memorable animation, with characters often exaggerating their movements and expressions to comedic effect.

Samurai Pizza Cats gained a cult following over time and continues to be beloved by fans of the anime genre. Its unique blend of action, humor, and personality set it apart from other shows of its time and make it a classic of the genre.

Although it only aired for one season, Samurai Pizza Cats made an impact on the world of anime and remains a cherished part of many fans' childhoods. Its legacy continues to live on through DVD releases, merchandise, and fan communities.

Samurai Pizza Cats is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (65 episodes). The series first aired on February 1, 1990.

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The Big Comet Caper (Part Two)
10. The Big Comet Caper (Part Two)
January 1, 1990
The world hangs in the balance. Are Speedy and Bad Bird ready to save it?
Quake, Rattle & Roll
8. Quake, Rattle & Roll
January 1, 1990
A deadly earthquake leaves Speedy and Big Cheese shaken.
Gone With the Ginzu
2. Gone With the Ginzu
January 1, 1990
Speedy's sword goes missing.
Kung Fu Kitty Kontest
1. Kung Fu Kitty Kontest
January 1, 1990
Princess Vi holds a martial arts fighting contest to see who is the top fighter in the city. The Pizza Cats, Lucille, Bad Bird and one of Big Cheese's robots are among the entrants into battle.
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Samurai Pizza Cats is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Samurai Pizza Cats on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    February 1, 1990
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (1,050)