My Neighbor Totoro poster

My Neighbor Totoro 1988


About My Neighbor Totoro

Two sisters move to the country with their father in order to be closer to their hospitalized mother, and discover the surrounding trees are inhabited by Totoros, magical spirits of the forest. When the youngest runs away from home, the older sister seeks help from the spirits to find her.

My Neighbor Totoro Cast

My Neighbor Totoro Crew


Hayao MiyazakiDirector
Tetsuya EndoAssistant director


Tooru HaraProducer
Yasuyoshi TokumaExecutive producer
Ned LottProducer
Rick DempseyExecutive producer
Eiko TanakaLine producer
Ned LottCasting


Joe HisaishiOriginal music composer


Mark HenleyDirector of photography
Hisao ShiraiDirector of photography


Takeshi SeyamaEditor


Hayao MiyazakiWriter


Kazuo OgaArt direction
Junko InaBackground designer
Hidetoshi KanekoBackground designer
Shinji KimuraBackground designer
Tsuyoshi MatsumuroBackground designer
Hajime MatsuokaBackground designer
Yuko MatsuuraBackground designer
Toshio NozakiBackground designer
Nobuhiro OtsukaBackground designer
Makoto ShiraishiBackground designer
Kiyoko SugawaraBackground designer
Youji TakeshigeBackground designer
Keiko TamuraBackground designer
Sadahiko TanakaBackground designer
Akira YamagawaBackground designer
Masaki YoshizakiBackground designer
Kiyomi ÔtaBackground designer

Visual effects

Masaaki EndouAnimation
Makiko FutakiAnimation
Yoshinori KanadaAnimation
Toshio KawaguchiAnimation
Katsuya KondôAnimation
Tensai OkamuraAnimation
Shinji OtsukaAnimation
Yoshiharu SatoAnimation supervisor
Masako ShinoharaAnimation
Yasuko TachikiAnimation manager
Hideko TagawaAnimation
Makoto TanakaAnimation
Tsukasa TannaiAnimation
Hitomi TatenoAnimation manager
Hirômi YamakawaAnimation