My Neighbor Totoro

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My Neighbor Totoro is a 1988 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and animated by Studio Ghibli for Tokuma Shoten.wikipedia
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Hayao Miyazaki

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My Neighbor Totoro is a 1988 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and animated by Studio Ghibli for Tokuma Shoten.
He directed multiple films with Ghibli, including Castle in the Sky in 1986, My Neighbor Totoro in 1988, Kiki's Delivery Service in 1989, and Porco Rosso in 1992.

Noriko Hidaka

The film—which stars the voice actors Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto, and Hitoshi Takagi—tells the story of the two young daughters (Satsuki and Mei) of a professor and their interactions with friendly wood spirits in postwar rural Japan.
Hidaka is most known for the roles of Minami Asakura (Touch), Mikage Matsunaga (Miracle Girls), Akane Tendo (Ranma ½), Satsuki Kusakabe (My Neighbor Totoro), Near (Death Note), Seta Sōjirō (Rurouni Kenshin), Jean Roque Raltique (Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water), Kikyo (Inuyasha), and Noriko Takaya (Gunbuster).

Studio Ghibli

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My Neighbor Totoro is a 1988 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and animated by Studio Ghibli for Tokuma Shoten.
Totoro, a character from My Neighbor Totoro, is the studio's mascot.

Hitoshi Takagi

The film—which stars the voice actors Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto, and Hitoshi Takagi—tells the story of the two young daughters (Satsuki and Mei) of a professor and their interactions with friendly wood spirits in postwar rural Japan.
He was best known for providing the voice of Totoro.

Streamline Pictures

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In 1989, Streamline Pictures produced an exclusive dub for use on transpacific flights by Japan Airlines.
Streamline also dubbed My Neighbor Totoro, and Kiki's Delivery Service, both adapted and directed by Gregory Snegoff, in 1988 for Tokuma Shoten, although these were only used as in-flight films by Japan Airlines at the time.

Catbus

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A giant, bus-shaped cat halts at the stop, and Totoro boards it, taking the umbrella. As is the case with Disney's other English dubs of Miyazaki films, the Disney version of Totoro features a star-heavy cast, including Dakota and Elle Fanning as Satsuki and Mei, Timothy Daly as Mr. Kusakabe, Pat Carroll as Granny, Lea Salonga as Mrs. Kusakabe, and Frank Welker as Totoro and Catbus.
The Catbus (referred to in the film as ねこのバス, Neko no basu) is a character in the Studio Ghibli film My Neighbor Totoro, directed by Hayao Miyazaki.

Kinema Junpo

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The film won the Animage Anime Grand Prix prize and the Mainichi Film Award and Kinema Junpo Award for Best Film in 1988.

Chika Sakamoto

The film—which stars the voice actors Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto, and Hitoshi Takagi—tells the story of the two young daughters (Satsuki and Mei) of a professor and their interactions with friendly wood spirits in postwar rural Japan.
My Neighbor Totoro (1988) – Mei Kusakabe

Lisa Michelson

She was best known for providing the voices of Satsuki Kusakabe in the Streamline Pictures dub of My Neighbor Totoro and Kiki in the Streamline dub of Kiki's Delivery Service.

Elle Fanning

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As is the case with Disney's other English dubs of Miyazaki films, the Disney version of Totoro features a star-heavy cast, including Dakota and Elle Fanning as Satsuki and Mei, Timothy Daly as Mr. Kusakabe, Pat Carroll as Granny, Lea Salonga as Mrs. Kusakabe, and Frank Welker as Totoro and Catbus.
In 2004, she did voice work in the English dubbed version of Miyazaki's animated film My Neighbor Totoro, in the role of Mei, opposite Dakota who voiced Satsuki, the older sister to Elle's character.

Dakota Fanning

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As is the case with Disney's other English dubs of Miyazaki films, the Disney version of Totoro features a star-heavy cast, including Dakota and Elle Fanning as Satsuki and Mei, Timothy Daly as Mr. Kusakabe, Pat Carroll as Granny, Lea Salonga as Mrs. Kusakabe, and Frank Welker as Totoro and Catbus.
In addition, Fanning did voice-over work for four animated projects during this period, including voicing Satsuki in Disney's English language release of My Neighbor Totoro, a little girl in the Fox series Family Guy, and a young Wonder Woman in the episode "Kids Stuff" from Cartoon Network's Justice League Unlimited.

Susuwatari

Satsuki and Mei find that the house is inhabited by tiny creatures called susuwatari—small, dark, dust-like house spirits seen when moving from light to dark places.
Susuwatari (ススワタリ, 煤渡り; "wandering soot"), also called Makkuro kurosuke (まっくろくろすけ; "makkuro" meaning "pitch black", "kuro" meaning "black" and "-suke" being a common ending for boys names), is the name of a fictitious sprite that was devised by Hayao Miyazaki, drawn by Studio Ghibli, known from the famous anime-productions My Neighbor Totoro and Spirited Away where, in the former, they are identified as "black soots" in early subtitles, as "soot sprites" or "dust bunnies" in the Streamline Pictures English dub, and as "soot gremlins" in the Walt Disney Studios English dubbed version.

Peter Renaday

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Tanie Kitabayashi

One of her memorable roles was that of the voice of Kanta's grandmother in the 1988 Studio Ghibli movie My Neighbor Totoro (Tonari no Totoro).

Shigesato Itoi

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He has voiced Satsuki's father, Tatsuo Kusakabe, in the Japanese version of the 1988 Studio Ghibli film My Neighbor Totoro.

Pat Carroll (actress)

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As is the case with Disney's other English dubs of Miyazaki films, the Disney version of Totoro features a star-heavy cast, including Dakota and Elle Fanning as Satsuki and Mei, Timothy Daly as Mr. Kusakabe, Pat Carroll as Granny, Lea Salonga as Mrs. Kusakabe, and Frank Welker as Totoro and Catbus.
On two Garfield television specials (A Garfield Christmas and Garfield's Thanksgiving), she portrayed Jon's feisty Grandmother.. She also voiced the character of Granny in the 2005 re-release of Hayao Miyazaki's My Neighbor Totoro.

Frank Welker

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As is the case with Disney's other English dubs of Miyazaki films, the Disney version of Totoro features a star-heavy cast, including Dakota and Elle Fanning as Satsuki and Mei, Timothy Daly as Mr. Kusakabe, Pat Carroll as Granny, Lea Salonga as Mrs. Kusakabe, and Frank Welker as Totoro and Catbus.
He performed Spock's screams in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984) and voiced The Thing in The Golden Child (1986), Jinx the robot in SpaceCamp (1986), Totoro in the 2005 English version of Studio Ghibli's film My Neighbor Totoro (1988), Alien Sil in Species (1995), Malebolgia in Spawn (1997), and Gargamel's cat Azrael in Sony Pictures Animation's live action/animated film versions of The Smurfs.

Steve Kramer (actor)

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My Neighbor Totoro – Old Farmer, Kanta's Father (Streamline dub)

Cheryl Chase

Behind the mic, Chase provided the voice of Mei in the Streamline Pictures dub of the Hayao Miyazaki film My Neighbor Totoro as well as Sachi in the Katsuhiro Otomo film Neo Tokyo done by ADV Films; in the early Harmony Gold English Dragon Ball dub from the 1980s, she voiced Puar (Squeaker).

Lea Salonga

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As is the case with Disney's other English dubs of Miyazaki films, the Disney version of Totoro features a star-heavy cast, including Dakota and Elle Fanning as Satsuki and Mei, Timothy Daly as Mr. Kusakabe, Pat Carroll as Granny, Lea Salonga as Mrs. Kusakabe, and Frank Welker as Totoro and Catbus.
She also did voice work for Disney's English dub of Hayao Miyazaki's My Neighbor Totoro as Yasuko Kusakabe.

Alexandra Kenworthy

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My Neighbor Totoro – Yasuko Kusakabe (Streamline Pictures dub)

Gregory Snegoff

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He is known for providing the voices of Khyron and Scott Bernard in Robotech, Professor Kusakabe and Additional voices in My Neighbor Totoro, Taki Renzaburo in Wicked City, Maltravers in The Legend of the Titanic, Fukuo and Additional voices in Kiki's Delivery Service, and the title character of Cocco Bill.

Kazuo Oga

Art director Kazuo Oga was drawn to the film when Hayao Miyazaki showed him an original image of Totoro standing in a satoyama.
My Neighbor Totoro - (となりのトトロ Tonari no Totoro), 1988