The post offices of Japan have launched a tribute to Totoro today: three adorable items for fans! Grab a tote, a coin purse, or a "letter puzzle" to send to friends. Photos of all the products and a link to the shop are available after the jump!
Studio Ghibli has been offering some killer merchandise over the last few months, and its latest release is no different. Takara Tomy is bringing out a special Licca-chan doll (a doll wit the popularity of Barbie in Japan) that looks like the protagonist Sheeta from the Studio Ghibli film Castle in the Sky. Hit the jump to take a look!
Studio Ghibli is teaming up with Aichi Prefecture to create a My Neighbor Totoro-themed installation entitled "Ghibli Park" that aims to be open to the public in 2020. Hit the jump to learn more.
Having completed his efforts on Boro the Caterpillar, legendary director and bona fide workaholic Hayao Miyazaki has announced that he's got one more feature-length film in him, and he's looking for young animators and background artists to help him complete what he swears will be his last film (no, seriously, he really means it this time). Hit the jump to learn more.
What would you do if you found an Ohmu in your kitchen? One intrepid fan snapped a photo for his friends. Fortunately, it wasn't a life-sized Ohmu -- just a piece of bamboo doing a surprisingly good impression. Hit the jump to see it!
Do you regularly make your own bento boxes or box lunches for school or work? Do you need some kind of new covering for said lunch, like maybe a handkerchief? You might consider this new set of Studio Ghibli-themed sets, including imagery of Totoro, the Catbus, Mei, and soot sprites. Hit the jump for a look!