Totoro is the guardian of the forest and can only be seen by children and can appear or disappear as he wishes. He possess special ability such as being able to make plants grow, fly in the sky, and call Neko Bus.

Totoro is a forest spirit that lives in the largest camphor tree in a small village. He is featured in Studio Ghibli’s film, My Neighbor Totoro. He makes a cameo in Toy Story 3 and Dragon Pickles and Philoctetes Team Up: Featuring Howard the Duck. There also exists Totoro traveling the World, search “Totoro The Traveller” across the media.


Gender : Possibly Male

Age : Unknown

Birthday : Possibly Age Less

Species : Totoro (species)

Status : Playing His Ocarina

Hair color : Grey and white

Eye color : Grey

Appearance : My Neighbor Totoro , Mei and the Kittenbus

Voice actor (Japanese) : Hitoshi Takagi (original), Ryuji Saikachi

Voice actor (Streamline) : Unknown

Voice actor (Disney) : Frank Welker


Totoro has grey fur and beige belly with grey arrows on his chest. He has pointy ears, long whiskers and large paws with long claws


Big Totoro

Big Totoro is thought to be King of the Forest. He often sleeps, and is the main Totoro, also being the logo for Studio Ghibli.

Medium Totoro

Medium Totoro is featured much less. He is small and coloured a mixture of blue and grey with a white belly. Otherwise, he is physically the same as Big Totoro.

Small Totoro

Small Totoro is the smallest. He is pure white and his features are a lot simpler, being limited to ears and eyes.

Totoro the Traveller

Totoro that lived at a Studio Ghibli museum in Mitaka, Tokyo, but then decided to travel the world. Can be found on Instagram and YouTube. Claims that Catbus sometimes gives him a ride.

The ultimate warm character in Tonari no Totoro is none other than Totoro himself! Much of it is due to his looks, we have to admit that is hard to resist a giant furry ball with mouse/rabbit features. Plus, he has round eyes and a small mouth that can transform in the biggest grin ever when he is happy.

But well, what would it be of any characters looks without the right attitude to match them? Totoro at first just tolerates Mei’s presence, but they quickly become friends and is seen frequently on the girls’ whereabouts. He helps Satsuki and Mei to cultivate some seeds and is key when Mei goes lost. In sum, Totoro is one of those silent characters who shows and does not tell how truly warm he is!


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