My Neighbor Totoro (1988) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • Two young girls, Satsuki and her younger sister Mei, move into a house in the country with their father to be closer to their hospitalized mother. Satsuki and Mei discover that the nearby forest is inhabited by magical creatures called Totoros (pronounced toe-toe-ro). They soon befriend these Totoros, and have several magical adventures.

    - Written by Christopher E. Meadows <cmeadows@nyx.cs.du.edu>
  • When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby.

    - Written by Kenneth Chisholm


On a warm, sunny day, 10-year-old Satsuki (English: ; Japanese: ) and 4-year-old Mei (English: ; Japanese: ) Kusakabe drive with their father...

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