Neko Atsume no Ie (ねこあつめの家, lit. Neko Atsume's House / Cat Collector's House) is a live-action movie based on the Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector mobile game.
Masaru Sakumoto (Atsushi Ito) is a best selling novelist, but, recently, he has been unable to write. To turn over a new leaf, he moves to a new house, but things do not get better.
One day, while Masaru looks at his yard, a cat comes over. He talks to it, but the cat just leaves. At night, Masaru places dried food out in the yard and falls asleep.
The next morning, he finds that the food is gone. Masaru begins interacting with cats that come to his yard.