Legend of the Demon Cat

Synopsis: Taking place in the Tang Dynasty, a demon cat appears and breaks the peace of Chang'an City, causing a series of strange events. Poet Bai Letian and Monk Kukai join hands to investigate the...
129 min

Huiguo obtained the Tantric secrets abroad.

Of more than a thousand monks,

he says none are fit to be his disciples!

Have some melon!

One melon can't feed everyone.

I'll make some more.



It's sprouting! It's sprouting!


See that?





See that? Melons!

It's an illusion.

They're melons! We all can see them.

We've all been taken in.


Let's go.

Gentlemen- some melon?

I don't have money on me.

I sell illusions, not melons.

You saw through it, so no charge.

I'm sorry.

Old man-

only one melon was real, right?



Is that a Japanese accent?

My name is Kukai.

It's an honor. This melon is a gift.

Too kind.

What's dripping?

He got me after all!

Toss it, quickly!

Now it's turned back into a melon.

What a powerful illusion.

Now I might believe in a talking cat.

What was that guard's name?

Chen Yunqiao.

Hey, Yunqiao, slow down.

The girls don't wait for anyone.


Chen Yunqiao is the one in the middle.


Girls, where are you going?

Come with us!

Don't take my girl tonight!

You're all here.

We want our bonus!


Where are they going?

Huyu House-

The city's top brothel!

Are you still game?

Of course I am!

Hurry up, girls.


Yunqiao! Yunqiao!

Yunqiao! Yunqiao!

Pardon me!

I'm Yulian.

Why haven't we met before?

Yulian is new here.


This flower is crooked.

Let's go.

C'mon. You'll be mine tonight.

Sister Lixiang...

How weird.

This is the Tang of romance!

Aren't brothels forbidden to monks?

You're entering a brothel.

I'm here for the beautiful music.

Scribe Bai!

I got your gown back from the pawn shop.

Excellent. Pawn it again!


I see you're a regular.

But first time here with a monk!

It's you who looks like a regular!

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Baku Yumemakura

Baku Yumemakura (夢枕 獏, Yumemakura Baku, born 1951 in Odawara, Kanagawa) is a Japanese science fiction and adventure writer. His works have sold more than 20 million copies in Japan spread across more than 280 titles. He is published in a variety of formats including feature films, television shows, movies and comic books. His works are influenced by outdoor interests such as fishing, particularly Ayu fishing, mountain climbing, canoeing as well as manga, photography, pottery, art, calligraphy, martial arts. He has published a number of photo collections of his journeys through Nepalese mountains. He is best known for writing Jōgen no Tsuki wo Taberu Shishi (The Lion that Ate the Crescent Moon), which won both the Seiun Award and the Nihon SF Taisho Award. He also has written film scripts, including the one to Onmyoji. One of his popular martial arts serials that has been adapted into manga is "Garouden "餓狼伝" (legend of the hungry wolf), known in the west as "The legend of the fighting wolves" that has also two videogames to date. He's been nicknamed "The artisan of violence" due to one of his popular martial arts novel series "Shishi no mon" (獅子の門 Gate of fierce lions) and as of 2014 he's been working on the scripts of a manga series "Shin Garouden" with renown manga artist Masami Nobe He is also a past president of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of Japan. more…

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