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In this quietly charming, animated tale, two sisters (voiced by real-life siblings Elle and Dakota Fanning) move to the country to be closer to their hospitalized mother. In their new home the girls meet some magical creatures called Totoros and have amazing adventures.
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My Neighbor Totoro is rated G
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In this quietly charming tale, two sisters move to the country and have adventures with some magical creatures. Concern over their mother’s ill health motivates a four-year-old girl to try to walk to the hospital on her own. Her other family members and neighbors fear for her wellbeing when she becomes lost, and set out to find her.
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Blu-ray Notes: My Neighbor Totoro
Release date: May 21, 2013
My Neighbor Totoro releases on Blu-ray with the following extras:
- Behind the Microphone
- Behind the Studio
- Original Japanese Storyboards
- Original Japanese Trailer
DVD Release Date: 14 March 2006
With a newly recorded English audio track (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo) My Neighbor Totoro reappears in the home entertainment marketplace as a 2-disc set. The DVD package includes the original Japanese soundtrack (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo) and theatrical trailer, the complete storyboards set to the movie’s soundtrack, as well as the opening and closing animation without credits. A short featurette gives viewers a chance to go Behind the Microphone with sisters Dakota Fanning and Elle Fanning when they recorded their voices. A French language audio track (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo) is also available, with subtitles in English, Japanese and French.