In Nagakute, Japan, you can visit a real-life version of the house from My Neighbor Totoro
The animation powerhouse Studio Ghibli are known for depicting real-life things in careful detail. And this house in Nagakute has successfully depicted one of the most famous movies from Studio Ghibli—My Neighbor Totoro. Originally, it was built in 2005 as part of the 2005 World’s Fair. That year, the theme for the 185-day event was “Nature’s Wisdom.” Out of many international pavilions, this full-scale replica of the 1950s house from the beloved 1988 animation stood out the most and was crowd’s favorite.