My Neighbor Totoro (Japanese: となりのトトロ Hepburn: Tonari no Totoro) is a 1988 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli.
The movie tells the story of the two young girls named Satsuki and Mei, who are the daughters of a professor and their ill mother, and their interactions with friendly wood spirits in postwar rural Japan.
Why it Rocks
- The animation has that Studio Ghibli touch, looking beautiful and has well detailed backgrounds.
- Satuski and Mei show their relationship with each other well throughout the film.
- Awesome music.
- Voice Acting that shows emotion.