Anime: Wata no Kuni Hoshi
Wata no Kuni Hoshi
(Star Of Cottonland
) is a 1978 shoujo manga and 1984 anime film.
Chibi-Neko is not
a human girl with cat ears and a tail
. She's a normal kitten, but she wants to be human and imagines herself as such. She is never shown as a cat, only as a toddler girl with long beautiful hair and a frilly dress. And cat ears and a tail.
The story is about her adoption into a human family
and her struggles with her identity as a cat
. If you don't want anything that deep, it's also a Ridiculously Cute Critter
story. Think of Chi's Sweet Home
with a big dollop of surreality.
It contains examples of: