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My Neighbor Totoro (1988) Poster

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Followed by 

Mei and the Kitten Bus (2002) (Short)

Spin-off 

Mei and the Kitten Bus (2002) (Short)
Miyazaki wrote other story from Tonari no Totoro to release at Ghibli Museum.

References 

Mary Poppins (1964)

Referenced in 

Pom Poko (1994)
Totoro makes a cameo in the flying scene.
Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)
a poster for this movie is visible in one of the girl's rooms
Whisper of the Heart (1995)
In one scene, a baby totoro is seen in the background.
Ghiblies: Episode 1 (2000) (Video)
Images of Totoro can be seen
Spirited Away (2001)
The scene in which Chihiro looks up at the radish spirit in the elevator, he narrows his eyes at her and grunts, replicating the bus stop scene with Satsuki and Totoro. When Chihiro is riding Haku back to bath house, she mentions how she almost drowned in a river and subsequently lost her pink shoe, this is the same shoe that was believed to be Mei's in 'Tonari no Totoro. Also, the soot gremlins appear in both films.
Fanalysis (2002)
character dressed as character from My Neighbor Totoro
Weakest link: Hitori gachi no hôsoku: Episode #1.1 (2002) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name.
Lilo & Stitch (2002)
the scene of Stitch in the rain with the frog
Samurai Jack: Jack and the Creature (2003) (TV Episode)
The Creature is based on Totoro
Drawn Together: A Very Special Drawn Together After School Special (2006) (TV Episode)
Totoro makes a cameo.
Yellow Sticky Notes (2007)
mentioned on a sticky note very briefly @ 0:27 seconds into the short.
South Park: Imaginationland (2007) (TV Episode)
Totoro can be seen amongst the crowd of imaginary creatures.
South Park: Kyle Sucks Cartman's Balls - The Trilogy (2008) (Video)
Totoro is in Imaginationland.
Ponyo (2008)
Lisa sings the second line of the song "Stroll" from the film after Sousuke tries to cheer her up
Tokyo Mater (2008) (Short)
A car with Nekkobus (Catbus) markings can be seen in the upper left corner of the screen in the last scene in Tokyo when Mater is celebrating his win
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Ponyo (2009) (TV Episode)
Listed as a movie directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Toy Story 3 (2010)
Totoro appears as a toy.
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (2011)
Totoro backpack seen worn by a convention attendee.
Demo Reel: Lost in Translation (Bromance Version) (2012) (TV Episode)
A Totoro shirt is seen on displayed at the Shad Con.
Double Rainboom (2013) (Short)
Totoro is one of Fluttershy's animal friends in a fantasy sequence.
Movie Friends: Prashant Prabhakar (2013)
Cover was shown.
The Simpsons: Married to the Blob (2014) (TV Episode)
During the Miyazaki scene, Otto is the catbus

Featured in 

Manga! (1994) (TV Movie)
Clip(s) and discussed
Siskel & Ebert: The Client/Lassie/It Could Happen to You/North/Barcelona (1994) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown for the video recommendation.
Troldspejlet: Episode #38.7 (2007) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
JesuOtaku Anime Reviews: My Neighbor Totoro (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
AniMat's Classic Reviews: My Neighbor Totoro (2013) (TV Episode)
2006 English version is reviewed, clips shown.

Spoofed in 

South Park: Mysterion Rises (2010) (TV Episode)
Cartman's relationship with Kahtulu is a spoof on Mei & Totoro from Tonari no Totoro (1988)
American Dad!: Best Little Horror House in Langley Falls (2010) (TV Episode)
One of the trick or treaters is dressed as Totoro.
Bob's Burgers: An Indecent Thanksgiving Proposal (2012) (TV Episode)
dream with the giant turkey

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