Novelization of My Neighbor Totoro to Be Released in October

It has been twenty five years since the release of My Neighbor Totoro, a film directed and written by none other than Hayao Miyazaki himself. To celebrate the 25th anniversary, Viz Media will be releasing not only a novelization of My Neighbor Totoro, but an updated picture book with new cover art and artwork from the movie itself.

For those unfamiliar with Hayao Miyazaki, he has been directed and written many well known animated movies that have come from Japan. This includes titles like Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, and Howl’s Moving Castle. Hayo Miyazaki is regarded very highly for his engaging stories and fantastic characters, and for telling stories that capture the viewer’s imagination.

Fans of My Neighbor Totoro and other films by Miyazaki are in for a treat when both the novel and picture book come out on October 1st. The novel will sell for $17.99 and the picture book will sell for $19.99. For more information, check out Viz Media’s press release.