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My Neighbor Totoro (Tonari no Totoro)

My Neighbor Totoro
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Noriko Hidaka Noriko Hidaka
Satsuki
Chika Sakamoto Chika Sakamoto
Mei (voice)
Shigesato Itoi Shigesato Itoi
Tatsuo Kusakabe
Sumi Shimamoto Sumi Shimamoto
Yasuko Kusakabe
Yûko Maruyama Yûko Maruyama
Kanta's Mother


Written by
Hayao Miyazaki Hayao Miyazaki
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Truly breathtaking anime!

9 years, 9 months ago at Nov 14 5:45
7 votes
"Come out, come out, wherever you are!

Japan's premier animator Hayao Miyazaki is often described as the "Japanese Walt Disney". Over the years, Miyazaki and Isao Takahata's Studio Ghibli has been responsible for countless animated masterpieces. From the earlier Grave of the Fireflies to the more recent Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke, Studio Ghibli has persistently bestowed aud... read more

''I bet you're Totoro.''

8 years, 8 months ago at Dec 10 18:50
6 votes
''I bet you're Totoro.''

When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wonderous forest spirits who live nearby.

Noriko Hidaka: Satsuki

Tonari no Totoro(My Neighbour Totorro)(1988) is probably the film that introduced many western audiences to the work of esteemed Japanese animator/director Hayao Miya... read more

Definitely one for a younger audience

11 years, 6 months ago at Feb 11 13:16
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Whereas other Ghibli films are more suitable for all ages, I felt this film was far more accessible for younger people. There wasn't much to engage the older viewer.

Set in a picturesque town deep in the countryside, this fantastical story involves two girls who befriend Totoro, a lazy tree-dwelling creature who provides them with all the escapism they need after having to come to ... read more
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Two young girls, Satsuke and her younger sister Mei, move into a house in the country with their father to be closer to their hospitalized mother. Satsuke and Mei discover that the nearby forest is inhabited by magical creatures called Totoros (pronounced toe-toe-ro). They soon befriend these Totoros, and have several magical adventures.
Release date: 16 April 1988
UPC: 024543061663
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