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Ghibli Fest 2018 Continues with ‘My Neighbor Totoro’

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Academy Award-winning director Hayao Miyazaki’s beloved all-ages masterpiece with screenings on September 30 and October 1 & 3.

‘My Neighbor Totoro’ © 1993 Studio Ghibli.

Throughout 2018, GKIDS and Fathom Events continue their collaboration to bring a new line-up of treasured animated features to U.S. cinemas. STUDIO GHIBLI FEST 2018 gives fans an opportunity to see nine of Studio Ghibli’s celebrated animated masterpieces on cinema screens nationwide, along with some very special surprises.

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of My Neighbor Totoro from Academy Award-winning director Hayao Miyazaki and the legendary Studio Ghibli, creators of Spirited Away and Ponyo.

My Neighbor Totoro is the story of Satsuki and her sister Mei, who move with their father to a new home in the countryside where they find country life is not as simple as it seems. They soon discover that the house and nearby woods are full of strange and delightful creatures, including a gigantic but gentle forest spirit called Totoro, who can only be seen by children. Totoro and his friends introduce the girls to a series of adventures, including a ride aboard the extraordinary Cat Bus, in a classic tale of magic and adventure for the whole family.

The English-language voice cast in this all-ages animated masterpiece features the voices of Tim Daly, Lea Salonga, and real-life sisters Dakota and Elle Fanning.

Sunday, September 30 at 12:55 p.m. local time (English-language dubbed)

Monday, October 1 at 7:00 p.m. local time (English-language subtitled)

Wednesday, October 3 at 7:00 p.m. local time (English-language dubbed)

Tickets for My Neighbor Totoro - 30th Anniversary can be purchased online by visiting or and at participating theater box offices. Moviegoers throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy these events in more than 700 select movie theaters. A complete list of theater locations will be available on the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).

Watch the re-released vintage Japanese trailer and the event trailer below:

Source: GKIDS/Fathom Events