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My Neighbor Totoro (1988) Poster

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Jump to: Continuity (3) | Errors in geography (1) | Factual errors (1) | Revealing mistakes (1) | Spoilers (1)

Continuity 

The color of the umbrella handle that Kanta offers Satsuki changes.
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Some of the whiskers on Mei's drawing of Totoro vanish in a wide view.
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When Mei and Satsuki are running back home from school because of the rain, Mei trips and there is mud on her skirt. After a few scenes, her skirt does not have the mud.
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Errors in geography 

When Satsuki and Mei are waiting for the bus in the rain, the bus stop sign reads 'Maezawa-gyo' in some scenes while in other scenes the sign reads 'Shichikokuyama-gyo'.
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Factual errors 

When Mei is walking around with corn, a goat walks up and bears its large teeth. The goat shows a full set of upper and lower teeth. This is a mistake as goats do not have upper teeth.
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Revealing mistakes 

When the father drives with his daughters on bike down a hill, on the road they drive are stones and parts of wood, but the bike doesn't shake.
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Spoilers

The goof item below may give away important plot points.

Character error 

When the Catbus destination indicator switches to the hospital, the last kanji character is miswritten, with one of its parts backward and another upside down. The headlight-mouse next to it does a double-take in acknowledgment.

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Trivia | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Connections | Soundtracks

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