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Beichou Katsura in Pom Poko

Pom Poko

1994 PG

The wild raccoon dogs of Tama Hills are being pushed out of their homes as shopping malls and housing developments spring up and take over the woods. But these very special animals -- that practice the art of transformation and can even become human -- have had enough and are preparing to fight back. With their magical powers, they manage to scare off the developers and buy some time. But for how long? Isao Takahata directs this animated feature.