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Tonari no Totoro

Tonari no Totoro

Alternative Titles

English: My Neighbor Totoro
Synonyms: My Neighbour Totoro
Japanese: となりのトトロ

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 16, 1988
Duration: 1 hr. 26 min.
Rating: PG - Children
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.531 (scored by 86684 users)
Ranked: #872
Popularity: #100
Members: 122,872
Favorites: 1,745
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Synopsis

Follow the adventures of Satsuki and her four-year-old sister Mei when they move into a new home in the countryside. To their delight they discover that their new neighbor is a mysterious forest spirit called Totoro who can be seen only through the eyes of a child. Totoro introduces them to extraordinary characters, including a cat that doubles as a bus, and takes them on a journey through the wonders of nature.

(Source: Disney)

Related Anime

Spin-off: Mei to Koneko Bus

Characters & Voice Actors

Totoro
Totoro
Main
Welker, Frank
English
Welker, Frank
Takagi, Hitoshi
Japanese
Takagi, Hitoshi
...
Kusakabe, Satsuki
Kusakabe, Satsuki
Main
Hidaka, Noriko
Japanese
Hidaka, Noriko
Fanning, Dakota
English
Fanning, Dakota
...
Kusakabe, Mei
Kusakabe, Mei
Main
Sakamoto, Chika
Japanese
Sakamoto, Chika
Fanning, Elle
English
Fanning, Elle
...
Nekobasu
Nekobasu
Supporting
Welker, Frank
English
Welker, Frank
Takagi, Hitoshi
Japanese
Takagi, Hitoshi

Staff

Miyazaki, Hayao
Director
Oga, Kazuo
Art Director
Takeshige, Youji
Background Art
Hisaishi, Joe
Music



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Sep 23, 2013
TheCriticsClub
Childhood is a blossoming period of learning and developing one's own idiosyncrasies. It has always been a sedate stage in which little youngsters define themselves through their senseless antics—ones that appear innocent but are of an elusive nature, and are merely an inadvertent expression of the capricious phase that is childhood. However, since kids are so full of youthful tendencies, very few directors have managed to portray the rascals in a sincere and realistic manner. But among those select few is an irreplaceable Ghibli film which has become a sensation both within its native community and the western world—and that film is Hayao Miyazaki's My read more
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Sep 11, 2008
Kenkei
I remember Totoro was my favorite anime. I'd pop it in the VCR player (yes, old school, I know) and watching it with my little brother when I was a little girl. Somewhere around 14 years later, it's still my favorite movie, and probably always will be.

Totoro's story is incredible: it captures the imagination of two girls with very different personalities. Satsuki, the older, responsible girl who takes care of household responsibilities while her mother is sick, and little Mei, a veritable firecracker who's curiosity knows no limits. What made this movie so incredible was how well it captured the imagination of kids their age. read more
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Recommendations

both are great movies by Hayao Miyazaki :3 with a touch of magic and peculiar creatures :]
Both are movies from Hayao Miyazaki, and both are feelgood movies with a touching story and ending.

Opening Theme

"Sanpo (さんぽ; Stroll)" by Azumi Inoue

Ending Theme

"Tonari no Totoro (となりのトトロ; My Neighbor Totoro)" by Azumi Inoue

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