Archive for May, 2015

My Neighbor Totoro

So I finally got around to watching My Neighbor Totoro. I know, I know, I’m late to the party. The detail is what we expect from Miyazaki. Okay, the two girls Satsuki and Mei act like girls, but that is what makes them charming. They aren’t perfect, but they are good in spite of dealing with some real-world problems. So is their family and their neighbors. The reactions of everyone is quite realistic. And Totoro and his world is quite magical. And the Japanese countryside is lovingly depicted. If you want to remember what being a child is like, watch this movie.


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