1941. január 5. (Tokió, Japán) –
|Teljes név||Miyazaki Hayao|
I wanted My Neighbor Totoro to be a heartwarming feature film that would not only entertain and touch its viewers, but stay with them long after they have left the theaters. I wanted the spirit of the film to endear lovers to each other, inspire parents to fondly recall their childhood, and encourage kids to roam around temple grounds or climb trees.
Hayao Miyazaki: The Art of My Neighbor Totoro A Film by Hayao Miyazaki
We first imagined what an ideal house would look like. The staff came up with the idea, and then everyone looked at the rushes. Instead of being impressed by Satsuki and Mei's movements, they all said 'I want to live there.'