Totoro Matryoshka Doll

I often find my self thinking of somthing cool and then Googling it in the vain hope that it exists, that’s how I foudn this lovely Totoro matryoshka doll by *Blackmago on deviantART.

It goes from Totoro all the way to the soot sprites, although strictly speaking Totoro should be inside the Cat Bus I’m going to allow for artistic liceence in this instance as Totoro is the main character of the film.

Studio Ghibli Meets Maurice Sendak

The rather whimsical image above is by Justin Hillgrove:

Studio Ghibli (Hayao Miyazaki) / Where The Wild Things Are tribute (Maurice Sendak)

Left to Right: Princess Mononoke, Totoro, the Deer God (from Princess Mononoke), No Face (Spirited Away), Howl (Howl’s Moving Castle), Automaton (Laputa: Castle in the Sky) (©2012 Justin Hillgrove)

via Imps and Monsters

A Gigantic Totoro Sleeping Bag Bed

Totoro Bed

Words cannot describe how much I wish I had $280 to throw at E-Bay to buy one of these…. Looking at the photo’s on Laughing Squid there are several variants of this the one in the video on Laughing squid is a much smaller version with slightly rubbish looking feet and the one below seems to have stuffed feed and tummy things (What are those things meant to be on Totoro’s tummy?)

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If you are crazy enough to buy a Totoro sleeping bag/bed then you are probably crazy enough to want these Soot Sprite (Susuwatari) slippers too!

pixelated-poptart: “Soot sprite slippers? Yes please.”

I can’t find anywhere that seems to sell them but You can get them Can’t get them becuse they are sold out but PopAsia may stock them again at some point? for  €25.42 I have found an unboxing video of someone receiving a pair as a gift.

I’ve also found an odd Item on E-Bay, these Susuwatari leggings (also available in blue) allow you to dress up as a Soot Sprite…

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Adorable Toddler in Totoro Costume

It’s almost as if the expression AWWWWWWW was created just for this set of pictures…

From You and Mie:

This year, I really wanted to make Yuki’s costume, but we could not decide for a long time what she should be.  We threw around some ideas, but none of them really excited me.  I’ve had this idea of dressing Yuki up as Totoro for a long time (since she was born?), but was worried that no one would know what she was.  But since I couldn’t think of anything better, I decided to go for it.  So what if I would have to explain a hundred times who she was supposed to be!  At least she would be adorable and original . . . right?

There are more pictures on that blog as well as a tutorial on how to make the leaf and whiskers.

Via The Uni Blog