A hard-on-his-luck hound finds himself in a town full of cats in need of a hero to defend them from a ruthless villain's wicked plot to wipe their village off the map. With help from a reluctant mentor, our underdog must assume the role of town samurai and team up with the villagers to save the day.
- Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
- Studio: Brooksfilms Ltd., Nickelodeon Movies, Mass Animation, Cinesite Animation, HB Wink Animation, Aniventure, Align, GFM Animation, Flying Tigers Entertainment, Blazing Productions
- Keyword: japan, cat, samurai, remake, racism, dog, tyrant, sumo, aftercreditsstinger, duringcreditsstinger, fury, good vs evil, animated remake
- Cast: Michael Cera, Samuel L. Jackson, Ricky Gervais, Kylie Kuioka, Mel Brooks, George Takei