My NeighborTotoro is an animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki in 1988. This a Japanese film, which tells the story of two young girls, daughters of a professor and their interaction with a wood spirit, a friendly spirit in Japan after the war. This film is one of its kind and won awards like Mainichi Fila Awards and KinemaJunpo Award for the best film, it also received the Blue Ribbon Award the same year it was released.Totorowas the main character of this film. This character became the cultural icon. Totoro was ranked 18th on Empire’s 50 Best Animated Film Character list. In IGN top 25 anime character, Totoro was ranked 24th. This film is one of the Studio Ghibli films. Totoro character made multiple cameo appearance in number of Studio Ghibli films. Totorocharacter is very popular among Japanese kids like Winnie the Pooh is among British kids. The Independent, a British online newspaper gave Totoro as one the greatest cartoon character tag. In fact one Japanese newspaper recognised Totoro character more loved than Mickey Mouse. Totoro character used many legs animal as his vehicle, which resembles a velvet worm hence, the warm was named Toro after this character.
Ghibli Online Store
Inspired by the characters of My Neighbor Totoro and many other films from the Studio Ghibli films, you can find an online store named Ghibli store with various stuffs. This online store offers four categories of attractive stuffs with various sub categories –
- Apparels- this consist of T-shirts, Sweatshirts, Loungewear, Jackets, Costume Sweatshirts, Leggings, Kids Wears, Socks, Caps and slippers. All the apparels have the character’s image printed on them. You can find each character of different films.
- Accessories- this consist of Night Lamps, Keychains, Ink Gel Pen, Bags, Pins, Earrings, Necklaces, Backpacks, Mobile back cover, Water Bottles, Calendars, Wallets, Notebooks, Clocks. All these are either made like the characters or have prints of them.
- Gift cards
- Soft toys of various charters and Figures.
All the stuffs are very unique and of good quality. The store almost offers delivery all over the world. A cartoon lover must try this online store.