Questions tagged [my-neighbor-totoro]

This tag should be used for questions about the 1988 Japanese film "My Neighbor Totoro".

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What does the Cat Bus eat?

Mei and Satsuki, waiting for their father at the bus stop, encounter Big Totoro. He's also waiting for the bus. But what a bus! There is a tense moment when the Cat Bus grins at them, showing all his ...
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Is Totoro an original creation of Miyazaki?

After Mei (the youger sister) tells Satsuki (the older) and their father that she'd met Totoro in the forest, the father asks "Totoro? Like from the book?", implying that they recognize him from some ...
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Why is Satsuki and Mei's mother in the hospital?

In My Neighbor Totoro, their mother is away from home in a hospital for an unspecified illness. At one point, they believe she may be able to come home if only for a visit, but the sickness gets worse ...
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