Bakeneko is an upcoming 2019 animated fantasy speculative fiction webseries that will be streaming on Netflix. The series is directed by Kelly Asbury, along with the celebrity voices of Elle Fanning, Tom Holland, Sarah Hyland, Millie Bobby Brown, and Reese Witherspoon. The series tells a story about a witch's cat who enter the human world and goes undercover as a human girl to retrieve a lost magical artifact.



  • Elle Fanning as Wynna / Wanda Ashbee, a sarcastic, mysterious blue cat who appears and disappears at will and has the ability to speak in the Other Universe. She is owned by the witch Marigold, who forced her to retrieve the magical artifact from the human world. She became friends with Jacob and developed a crush on him. At the end of the first season, she started a romantic relationship with him.
  • Tom Holland as Jacob Falcone, an awkward teenage boy who attends Mega High School. He is fourteen years old, a straight-A student, a self-proclaimed gamer and secretly a fighter, though the latter mostly makes him deemed a nerd and a "shy guy" at school. He became friends with Wanda and developed a crush on her. At the end of the first season, he learned about Wanda's secret and started a romantic relationship with Wanda.
  • Sarah Hyland as Bernice Bentley, a nurse and Maureen's single mother. She is also investigator of paranormal claims. In the beginning, she was suspicious about Wanda but later became closer to her. At the end of the first season, Bernice adopted Wanda as her daughter instead of a pet.
  • Reese Witherspoon as Marigold Tempest, a young and beautiful shadow witch from another parallel universe. She serves as the main antagonist, as she forces her pet Wynna to retrieve the Luminous Ring in order to recover as her real-self and steal the eyes of the child Maureen Bentley.
  • Millie Bobby Brown as Lily Bentley, an elementary schoolgirl who became Wanda's best friend and sister figure. In the later episodes, she found about about Wanda's secret and eventually adopts her.

Series overview

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 8 February 13, 2019


No. Title Description Original airdate
1 Welcome To Mega City! Wynna the Cat arrives in Mega City and attending high school. February 13, 2019
2 The New Neighbors Wanda meets the Bentley family, Lily and Bernice. February 13, 2019
3 The Shadowy Cave Wanda and Lily explore an abandoned cave. February 13, 2019
4 A Cat's Date With Destiny Jacob asks Wanda on a date, who is busy completing her quest. February 13, 2019
5 Mother Bentley's Sacrifice On her quest, Wanda struggles to gain Mrs. Bentley's trust. February 13, 2019
6 Magical Cat Dance Night Wanda goes to her first school dance, will she find first love? February 13, 2019
7 The Mega Luminous Ring Wanda finally gets the ring, but will her accept her new home? February 13, 2019
8 New Shape, New Future While beginning to accept her new life, Wanda gets in big trouble. February 13, 2019
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