18 July 2024
Animated characters from My Neighbour Totoro

Studio Ghibli’s My Neighbour Totoro Coming Back To UK Cinemas!

Last Christmas Elysian Film Group brought us a rare Studio Ghibli film, The Boy And The Heron a new Hayao Miyazaki film. My Neighbour Totoro, Miyazaki-san’s classic 1988 film is heading back to UK and Irish cinemas, check out the new Trailer.

The return of this wonderful film is probably down to the success of The Boy And The Heron. That film is now the biggest Studio Ghibli film ever in the UK. Grossing over £5m at the UK box office and garnering BAFTA, Golden Globe and Oscar Award wins. We all know Studio Ghibli is one of the great animation studios and this is a reminder of it’s greatness.

The celebrated 1988 animation, with its iconic titular character, has long been a family favourite. Both OV Japanese and English dubbed versions will be part of the re-release. The English language version starring the voices of Dakota and Elle Fanning

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Nick McKay, Head Of Distribution at Elysian, commented – “We are incredibly excited to be bringing My Neighbour Totoro back to cinemas by giving it the standalone reissue that it truly deserves. Getting to see Satsuki, Mei and Totoro’s adventures on the big screen will be a truly special experience for audiences, and we are positively thrilled that this Summer release will give cinemagoers this wonderful opportunity to revisit another classic from Hayao Miyazaki after our Christmas release of The Boy And The Heron. We cannot wait for audiences to bask in the beauty of another quintessential Studio Ghibli film.”

My Neighbour Totoro will be back in UK and Irish cinemas from 2nd August.
UK Artwork for My Neighbour Totoro with 4 sitting on a tree branch

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