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Home video releases of The Cat Returns. This list only includes releases that are distributed by Disney.

Japan

Cover Released Notes
VHS
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July 4, 2003

Standard Release Contains Japanese voice track. Also includes Ghiblies: Episode 2.

DVD
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July 4, 2003

Standard Release The first disc includes both the movie and the Ghiblies Episode 2 short film with Japanese voice tracks. The Cat Returns includes subtitles in Japanese, English, Mandarin and Cantonese, while Ghiblies Episode 2 only includes Japanese and English subtitles. Disc 2 contains the bonus features.

Bonus Features:

The keep case features separate covers for both features, with The Cat Returns on the main side (spine on left) and Ghiblies Episode 2 on the back side (spine on right). The information about the title is instead listed on a spine card.

The first editions of the DVD came with a charm and a figure of Muta.

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April 20, 2022

Re-Release Remastered edition based on the HD master.

Blu-Ray
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December 4, 2013

Standard Release Includes both features. The Cat Returns contains Japanese, English, French, German, Korean, Cantonese and Mandarin voicetracks and subtitles. Ghiblies Episode 2 comes with Japanese voicetrack and Japanese and English subtitles.

Bonus Features:

  • Storyboards for both features
  • Preview Script (The Cat Returns)
  • Promotional Video (The Cat Returns)
  • TV Spots
  • Nippon TV documentary on the making of The Cat Returns

North America

Cover Released Notes
DVD
[[|center|150px]] February 22, 2005

Standard Release Disc 1 contains the then-new Disney produced English voicetrack (without Subtitles) and the special features, while Disc 2 contains storyboards, as well as the movie with English and Japanese voice tracks and English subtitles and dubtitles.

Bonus Features: Disc 1:

Disc 2:

  • Storyboards
Blu-Ray
[[|center|150px]] June 16, 2015

Standard ReleaseComes with Blu-Ray and DVD (Disc 1 of the above release). Contains English, French and Japanese voice tracks and English dubtitles, English subtitles and French subtitles.

Bonus Features:

  • Behind the Microphone Featurette
  • Nippon TV documentary on the making of The Cat Returns (with English voiceover)
  • Japanese Trailers and TV Spots
[[|center|150px]] June 16, 2015

French-Canadian versionSame release as above but with bilingual English/French packaging.

France

Cover Released Notes
DVD
[[|center|150px]] November 17, 2004

Standard Release Includes Japanese and French voicetracks and French subtitles.

Bonus Features

  • Storyboards
  • Japanese Trailers
  • TV Spots
  • Nippon TV documentary on the making of The Cat Returns
Ghibli Bipack Kiki Cat Returns.jpg
November 16, 2005

Bipack versionDouble-Pack with Kiki's Delivery Service

November 16, 2005

Bipack versionDouble-Pack with Castle in the Sky

November 16, 2005

Bipack versionDouble-Pack with Spirited Away

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October 25, 2006

Double-PackDouble-pack with My Neighbor Totoro

[[File:|center|150px]] October 10, 2016

Double-PackDouble-pack with Whisper of the Heart

Blu-Ray
[[|center|150px]] March 4, 2015

Standard Release Includes a single Blu-Ray Disc with French and Japanese voicetracks and French subtitles.

[[File:|center|150px]] October 4, 2019

Futurepak EditionIncludes the standard-edition DVD and the Blu-Ray in a Futurepak cover.

It was exclusively sold through FNAC stores and their online shop.

Taiwan

Cover Released Notes
VCD
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2003

Standard ReleaseDistributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment Taiwan. Contains Mandarin voice track. Released on two VCDs.

DVD
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2003
November 1, 2006 (Deltamac Reissue)

Standard ReleaseDistributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment Taiwan. Disc 1 has the movie with Mandarin, Cantonese and Japanese voicetracks and English, Mandarin and Japanese subtitles. Disc 2 contains Bonus Features.

Bonus Features:

  • Storyboards
  • Japanese Trailers
  • Nippon TV documentary on the making of The Cat Returns

The DVD was reissued by Deltamac on November 1, 2006, but with the same cover.

Blu-Ray
The Cat Returns Blu-Ray Taiwan.jpg
May 16, 2014

Blu-Ray and DVD Limited Edition Double-pack set that contains a Blu-Ray and DVD. The packaging is Multi-lingual, with the Slip-cover in Mandarin, and the Blu-Ray cover in Japanese. Distributed by Deltamac for Disney.

Bonus Features

  • Storyboards
  • Japanese Trailers
  • Nippon TV documentary on the making of The Cat Returns

Hong Kong

Cover Released Notes
VCD
The Cat Returns Hong Kong VCD.jpg
July 8, 2003

Standard ReleaseDistributed by Intercontinental Video Ltd. for Buena Vista. Contains Cantonese voicetrack. Released on two VCDs in a slipbox.

DVD
The Cat Returns Hong Kong DVD.jpg
July 8, 2003

Standard ReleaseDistributed by Intercontinental Video Ltd. for Buena Vista. Contains Cantonese voicetrack. Disc 1 has the movie with Cantonese, Japanese and Mandarin voice tracks and Cantonese and Japanese voicetracks and English, Mandarin and Japanese subtitles. Disc 2 contains Bonus Features.

Bonus Features:

  • Japanese Trailers
  • Storyboards

The Blu-Ray release has no involvement from Disney.

Singapore

Cover Released Notes
VCD
The Cat Returns Singapore VCD.jpg
2004

Standard ReleaseDistributed by Videovan Entertainment Industries for Disney/Buena Vista. Contains Japanese voice track and English subtitles.


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