All the Details from Inside Mei & Satsuki’s Country Home | Spoon & Tamago


SEPTEMBER 21, 2021 / JOHNNY

all images courtesy Studio Ghibli

In the classic animated film My Neighbor Totoro, the Kusakabe family relocates to a home in the countryside to be closer to their mother, who is hospitalized nearby. Although old and crumbling, the family home is full of Showa-era charm and the two girls, Mei and Satsuki, waste no time exploring it and getting to know all its secrets and inhabitants.

A replica of this magical home does exist. It was built in 2005 in Aichi prefecture’s Moricoro Park and was part of Expo 2005. The home had been closed for over 1 year as construction on the surrounding Ghibli Park, set to open in 2023, kept visitors out.

But the home recently re-opened and Studio Ghibli has been sharing photos of it on their twitter account. As you’ll see, there was no detail too small […]

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