Top 3 My Neighbor Totoro Movie Facts

Following is our collection of My Neighbor Totoro facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of My Neighbor Totoro film message.

The catbus has testicles.
The catbus has testicles.
The animator drew two vaccination scars on the upper left arm of the village boy Kanta
The animator drew two vaccination scars on the upper left arm of the village boy Kanta

My Neighbor Totoro Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. The girl In the "My neighbor Totoro" (1988) poster doesn't exist in the film and is a mix of the two main characters. In early stages of production they had only pictured one girl for the role, but later spilt her into two. In the end the studio decided to keep the concept as the official art.

My Neighbor Totoro poster
My Neighbor Totoro poster

My Neighbor Totoro Plot

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

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of My Neighbor Totoro. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Animation, Family, Fantasy
Director Hayao Miyazaki
Stars Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto, Shigesato Itoi, Sumi Shimamoto
IMDB score 8.2