This page lists the media for My Neighbor Totoro.



A four-volume series of ani-manga books, which use color images and lines directly from the film, was published in Japan in May 1988 by Tokuma. The series was licensed for English language release in North America by Viz Media, which released the books from November 10, 2004, through February 15, 2005. A 111 page-picture book based on the film and aimed at younger readers was released by Tokuma on June 28, 1988 and, in a 112-page English translation, by Viz on November 8, 2005. A 176-page art book containing conceptual art from the film and interviews with the production staff was released by Tokuma on July 15, 1988 and, in English translation, by Viz on November 8, 2005. A hard cover "light novel" written by Tsugiko Kubo and illustrated by Hayao Miyazaki was released by Viz in 2013.

Anime short

Mei and the Kittenbus (めいとこねこバス Mei to Konekobasu) is a thirteen-minute sequel to My Neighbor Totoro, written and directed by Miyazaki. Chika Sakamoto, who voiced Mei in Totoro, returned to voice Mei in this short. Hayao Miyazaki himself did the voice of the Granny Cat (Neko Ba-chan), as well as Totoro. It concentrates on the character of Mei Kusakabe from the original film and her adventures one night with the Kittenbus (the offspring of the Catbus from the film) and other cat-oriented vehicles.

Originally released in Japan in 2003, the short is regularly shown at the Ghibli Museum, but has not been released to home video. It was shown briefly in the United States in 2006 to honor the North American release of fellow Miyazaki film Spirited Away and at a Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation fundraiser a few days later.


The Tonari no Totoro Soundtrack was originally released in Japan on May 1, 1988 by Tokuma Shoten. The CD primarily features the musical score used in the film composed by Joe Hisaishi, except for five vocal pieces performed by Azumi Inoue. It has since been re-released twice, once on November 21, 1996, and again on August 25, 2004.

Track Title Length
1 Sanpo -Ōpuningu Shudaika- (さんぽ -オープニング主題歌-, "Stroll (Opening Theme)")" (lyrics by Rieko Nakagawa, performed by Azumi Inoue) 2:44
2 Gogatsu no Mura (五月の村, "The Village in May")" 1:39
3 Obakeyashiki! (オバケやしき!, "A Haunted House!")" 1:23
4 Mei to Susuwatari (メイとすすわたり, "Mei and the Traveling Soot") 1:34
5 Yugure no Kaze (夕暮れの風, "Evening Wind") 1:01
6 Kowakunai (こわくない, "Not Scared") 0:44
7 Omimai ni Ikō (おみまいにいこう, "Let's Go to the Hospital") 1:22
8 Okaasan (おかあさん, "Mother")" 1:07
9 Chiisana Obake (小さなオバケ, "A Little Monster")" 3:54
10 Totoro (トトロ, "Totoro")" 2:49
11 Tsukamori no Taiju (塚森の大樹, "The Huge Tree in the Tsukamori Forest")" 2:15
12 Maigo (まいご, "A Lost Child")" (lyrics by Rieko Nakagawa, performed by Azumi Inoue) 3:48
13 "Kaze no Toorimichi (Insuturumentaru) (風のとおり道 (インストゥルメンタル), "The Path of Wind (Instrumental)")" 3:17
14 Zubunure Obake (ずぶぬれオバケ, "A Drenched Monster") 2:34
15 Tsukiyo no Hikō (月夜の飛行, "Moonlight Flight") 2:06
16 Mei ga Inai (メイがいない, "Mei is Missing") 2:32
17 Nekobasu (ねこバス, "Catbus") 2:11
18 Yokattane (よかったね, "I'm So Glad") 1:15
19 Tonari no Totoro (となりのトトロ, "My Neighbor Totoro (The Ending Song)")" (lyrics by Hayao Miyazaki, performed by Azumi Inoue) 4:17
20 Sanpo (Gasshō-tsuki) (さんぽ(合唱つき), "Stroll (Choir)")" (lyrics by Rieko Nakagawa, performed by Azumi Inoue and the Suginami Children's Choir) 2:43
Total Length 45:15
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