[Anime] My Neighbor Totoro

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  1. nyck

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    I've been on an anime trip lately, so I acquired this cute little movie.

    I have to say, the story was pretty linear and 'childish' I guess the word would be. I think the best way to describe it would be cute.

    It's basically about this family consisting of a dad, a little girl age 6-8, her sister age 10-12, and their hospitalized mother. They move into a house in the country and find a neighbor named Totoro. From what the movie tells, Totoro is a big spirit bear looking thing that takes care of the local land. There isn't much else to the story, but it's a cute movie overall.

    I'd recommend it, especially if you aren't in a good mood, as it'll prolly put a few smiles on your face.

    :)

    Next up: Photon and Wolf's Rain
     
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    Nah! If I wanted a smile put on my face I'd watch Urutsukidoji!;)
     
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    is that the one with the cat thats a bus or the organic catbus or what have you?
     
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    :lol: yup
     
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    wonderfull movie

    I like the early gihbli movies.
     
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    I really need to get my hands on this. After having seen "Spirited Away" and "Howl's Moving Castle", I have made it a mission in my life to watch everything Studio Ghibli has put out. I am completely mesmerised by "Spirited Away", and even more lost in "Howl's Moving Castle", even if I've only seen it once.
     
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    Nausicaa is still my favorite Miyazaki film.
     
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    Please do elaborate :p
     
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    I still have to watch all this stuff...I don't think I've 'acquired' totoro just yet...
     
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    Adicting aren't they?
     
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    Just go watch it. :lol:
     
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    Highly addictive, yes. ;)

    The visuals are just so incredibly beautiful and original, I get totally spellbound by them.

    Sounds like a good idea.
     
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    I put Nausicaa in my "need to acquire" list :p

    I still haven't watched Whisper of the Heart or Howl's Moving Castle but I've got both...I need to get Totoro.
     
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    "Howl's..." is simply mesmerising, really. Watch it, NOW!
     
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    I've only had it for like 4 months, I think I'll wait longer...

    I've had advent children since august and haven't watched it.
     
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    Advent Children was damn good.
     
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    I finally watched this today, WOW, the girls' voices were superb, the crying was ridiculously awesome \m/ I'm very impressed indeed, the father's voice was good but it sounded older than how he looked, that was the only thing which bothered me.

    As for the movie itself, it kept me entertained and I really liked how it worked out and pretty much ran like some kid would recollect events/explore things.

    That being said, Totoro is the freaking cutest most metal spirit of the forest, EVER \m/ oh yeah, he owns the SotF from Princess Mononoke into the ground for awesomeness, and he can play the ocarina! how awesome is that.

    The Nekobasu creeps my sister out, btw.

    Totoro = \m/ \m/ \m/ \m/ \m/

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    Yeah, Nausicaa is probably my favorite Miyazaki film, followed by Princess Mononoke and Laputa.
     
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    Oh My God, I must have this:

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    An X?
     

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