My Neighbor Totoro fans rejoice! What you’re seeing above is a real-life recreation of Satsuki and Mei’s house, right down to the interior furnishings. It was built in 2005 for the World’s Fair near Nagoya, Japan and was designed by Hayao Miyazaki’s son Goro. Continue reading for more pictures.
My Neighbor Totoro is a 1988 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. The film stars Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto and Hitoshi Takagi, and tells the story of two young daughters (Hidaka and Sakamoto) of a professor and their interactions with friendly wood spirits in postwar rural Japan. The film won the Animage Anime Grand Prix prize and the Mainichi Film Award for Best Film in 1988.