Tonari No Totoro (My Neighbor Totoro) (1988) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film

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Tonari No Totoro

English Title: My Neighbor Totoro

Tonari No Totoro (My Neighbor Totoro) (1988) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film Tonari No Totoro

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  • Feature Length Animated FilmFeature
  • Studio Ghibli, Tokuma-Shoten
  • Animation Studio: Anime Torotoro, Dragon Production, Studio Fantasia (Animation Assistance).
    Background Art: Atelier BWCA, Kobayashi Production
  • Distributed by: Toho Company, 50th Street Films, Troma Inc., Streamline Pictures
  • Cartoon Characters: Totoro, Satsuki, Mei, Tatsuo Kusakabe, Yasuko Kusakabe, Kanta, Kanta no obÔsan, Kanta no okÔsan, Kanta's Father, Teacher, Furoi on'na no hito, Kanta no ot˘san, Kusakari-Otoko.
  • Voice Actors: Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto, Shigesato Itoi, Sumi Shimamoto, Toshiyuki Amagasa, Tanie Kitabayashi, Shigeru Chiba; Full Voice Cast Full Voice Cast...
  • Directed By Hayao Miyazaki, Tetsuya Endo, Greg Snegoff.
  • Produced By Toru Hara, Yasuyoshi Tokuma, Carl Macek, Rick Dempsey, Ned Lott.
  • Animated By Masaaki End˘, Makiko Futaki, Yoshinori Kanada, Toshio Kawaguchi, Katsuya Kond˘, Shinji Otsuka, Masako Shinohara, Hideko Tagawa, Makoto Tanaka, Tsukasa Tannai, Hir˘mi Yamakawa; more Animators More Cartoon Animators...
  • Awards: Best Film, Hayao Miyazaki, Mainichi Film Concours, 1989, Ofuji Noburo Award, Hayao Miyazaki, Mainichi Film Concours, 1989; more Awards More Awards...
  • Music: J˘ Hisaishi.
  • Editor: Takeshi Seyama, Hiroshi Adachi.
  • Originally Released on April 16, 1988.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 86 minutes.
  • Color
  • Japan  Japan

Cartoon Summary:

Totoro is the deceptively simple tale of two girls, Satsuki and Mei, who move with their father to a house in the country while their mother is in hospital. They soon discover that the surrounding forests are home to a family of Totoros, gentle but powerful...  (more)

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English Title:

"My Neighbor Totoro."

Elements of this film reflect director Hayao Miyazaki's personal life. It is set in the countrieside, where he spent his childhood. The story features a bedridden parent; Miyazaki's mother suffered from spinal tuberculosis. This is one of a very...  (more)

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I checked this one out for animation, to see something different. The animation is brilliant; bright, colorful, effective, never a letdown.
Storywise, it is still original. As movie critic Roger Ebert said about it, it is a story told around two little...  (read more)

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