Top 4 Totoro Movie Details

While searching the internet for Totoro movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

In My Neighbor Totoro (1993), the catbus has testicles.
In My Neighbor Totoro (1993), the catbus has testicles.
In My Neighbor Totoro, the animator drew two vaccination scars on the upper left arm of the village boy Kanta
In My Neighbor Totoro, the animator drew two vaccination scars on the upper left arm of the village boy Kanta

Trivia

I have collected all the famous movie trivia questions with answers from Reddit and other sources. They can be very useful in quizzes or games, or simply to learn more information. Most of the fun Totoro details are suitable for kids.

  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.

Hidden Details

Totoro poster
Totoro poster

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.

I am pretty sure that you've watched Totoro, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about Totoro and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

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