Original name: となりのトトロ
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Duration: 86 min.
Two sisters move to the country with their father in order to be closer to their hospitalized mother, and discover the surrounding trees are inhabited by Totoros, magical spirits of the forest. When the youngest runs away from home, the older sister seeks help from the spirits to find her.
touching, fairy tale, feel good, serious, sweet, offbeat, colourful, stylized, melancholic, atmospheric ...
kids, family outing, preschoolers
adventure, friendship, hospital, family, children, mischievous children, happy ending, childhood, imagination, fantasy world, magic, storytelling, sisters, supernatural ability, firefly, countryside, unlikely friendships, runaway, young heroes, mentor, loneliness, good versus evil, transformation, idealism, beautiful scenery ...
20th century, 50s, 1950s
japan, asia, tokyo