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  1. baxorn
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:38 pm

    I have never gotten an exhilaration from taking wind into the mouth sticking my head out of a car. The only I ever feel is not able to breath..

  2. Snow Anaya
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:39 pm

    I was born January 1988 and the movie my mom would put on to get me to stop crying was totoro. The reason why was because she took my cousins to see it and thought it was so sweet. So, Totoro is my life <3

  3. Maira Perez
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:42 pm

    Im upset that you guys didnt talk about the soot sprites in this one!

  4. Philip Ho
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:43 pm

    Yer I saw the Cat bus short film. It was so lucky because the museum cycle different short films and the Cat bus one was the one I wanted to see the most! 😀

  5. Justine Li
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:43 pm

    Note: posting as i’m rewatching totoro lol, haven’t even touched on the scary theory yet oh dear lawd

  6. LaddRusso91
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:44 pm

    huh, I just assumed that Totoro was a sort of coping mechanism for the sisters, an imaginary friend to help them get over their mother being sick and them being put into a new and strange place. ^^ I really don`t want to think about the shinigami theory because this movie is a ray of sunshine everytime I feel down.

  7. 田中れいな
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:46 pm


  8. CaptDanneskjold
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:47 pm

    The reasons I love the hosts:
    Will has such a deep passion for the movies and I love seeing that side of him.
    Reina shares that passion but I love the little bits of detail and cultural tidbits that adds depth to the movies.

  9. Hoshiko
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:48 pm

    I watched this in my 5th grade class during lunch with no subtitles in school so it’s been awhile, thanks for taking me on this journey again! I didn’t know it was released alongside grave of the fireflies!

  10. Kate Clough
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:49 pm

    Okay so that theory is delicious

  11. faith ann
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:49 pm

    I know it isn’t Ghibli but please do "Wolf Children Ami and Yuki" !!, That’s one that I can only watch in Japanese!, It’s sooooo goood

  12. lolayjay
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:50 pm

    i fucking love this series!

  13. GoldenMizer90
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:50 pm

    When Renia’s cat wants attention ?

  14. Jimmy Nguyen
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:50 pm

    I need to rewatch all the ghibili movies in Japanese bc I think that’s why some of the movies didn’t hit me as hard as Princess Mononoke. The dubbed performances feel flat and emotionless for some movies.

  15. HeHasHivemind
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:51 pm

    Wait, what? The creator of Earthbound/Mother is the dad in Totoro????

  16. The Purlwise
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:53 pm

    This is so cute! Loved to hear your takes 🙂

  17. S. Kim
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:54 pm

    If you look at the upper left on the calendar at 2:09 it says 1955.

  18. Michael Berthelsen
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:55 pm

    Hey Will! There are lots of beautiful areas that look very similar to the valleys in Totoro to the East of Okayama.?

  19. Natasha Bone
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:58 pm

    love Will but…….. im not so into anime.
    why isnt there blogging, boys only club, unboxing videos or you and sup (or will or whomever) going ham at the screen playing fortnight (SPF)?

  20. Henbot
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:58 pm

    If it was true they wouldn’t tell you

  21. Jamie Tucker
    October 9, 2018 @ 11:59 pm

    be English I wasn’t really brought up to watch anime, but watching your videos Reina I feel a new appreciation for it. so thank you 🙂

  22. elias hickson
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:01 am

    great video, also i love this theory, it really gets you thinking.

  23. Liāna Lloyd
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:05 am

    This was a freakin’ delight! I love watching/listening to the two of you talking about anime (esp. Totoro!) – it makes my heart happy 🙂 🙂 🙂 I will definitely watch more of these!

  24. CyberColey
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:05 am

    When i was in elementary school i watched grave of the fireflies i was so upset i wrote to the president (bush) to watch the movie bc this is what war does and please end the war lol

  25. Stephanie Gertsch
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:05 am

    I feel like Totoro is almost a symbol of the dad for the kids. He comes and goes mysteriously. He rides his own bus. He’s slow and sleepy–the way adults seem to energetic kids. He laughs loud like the dad did to scare away ghosts. So the big Totoro with the medium and small Totoros reminds me of Satsuki, Mei, and their dad.

  26. timtheasianinc
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:06 am

    I love it. Because I can sit there and watch it and it’s very calming and nostalgic. I use to go exploring as a kid. I wouldn’t go far. But, I’d end up in a completely different place. Plus with my imagination I’d literally be somewhere else like Mei.

  27. Spirited Aloena
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:06 am

    22:05 a what scale? I couldn’t hear Reina clearly. Any help?

  28. Shooshik
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:09 am

    Good series, but as for me it would be easier to read if background of text wasn’t transparent. Maybe it’s just me

  29. Bella Lily
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:13 am

    I cry every time I watch Totoro. It is so sweet but has real fears in it. Like getting lost or losing someone you love. I love hitting tree branches with my umbrella when it rains ??

  30. Liz N
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:14 am

    I always knew about the conspiracy that Totoro is about the Saitama Incident.

  31. myncraft1
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:14 am

    Will looking fresh asf

  32. Justin Y.
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:16 am


  33. Karma gasam
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:17 am

    What’s with the ugly african shirt?

  34. rayna h
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:18 am

    First time watching catbus, my husband says "dont do drugs, kids". Lol

  35. Celeste Muñoz
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:19 am

    Love anime club! I’m also loving your hair cut girl. Your looking refreshing!

  36. Myrse Valentine
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:20 am

    So glad you gave an explanation for the cover art,I saw it and never who that girl was ?

  37. elzeus13
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:21 am

    I’m waiting for Reina or Will to go Ultra Instinct.

  38. Mastermind8908
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:23 am

    I see you’re focusing on Ghibli movies lately. Does this relate to Ghiblifest ’18 with AMC theaters playing one movie a month? I’ve watched all so far, but will miss Pom Poko this Father’s Day.

  39. Yoav Cohen
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:24 am

    I want a porco rosso review

  40. Kevin O
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:26 am

    The calendar on the wall beside the father says 1955 at 2:08

  41. Leha Nail
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:27 am

    I want to suggest you an anime series "monster"

  42. Chocibunny
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:28 am

    I always had a love hate relartionshio with the dark theory.
    Yes it does kinda work that Mai died but as someone that just hates un needed added drama having your youngest kid die while you’re at the hospital is just too dark for Totoros kind fo feeling.
    If the mum wasn’t ill or if they never got the call that he has to rush over there bcs she took a bad turn then yes maybe.
    But then I read more and more on the theory and learned about the very similar murder that took place in the the towns that were kind of an inspiration and that really made it a no for me. Miyazaki would never use the horrible death of children to make a movie.
    I personally like to think of it as a simple journey they took. It wasn’t a "oh she got lost and then got found haha" kinda thing but she with the help of Totoro,got to deliver the corn from the start to her mom. Also that they just laughed and watched was so much more beautiful to me than them running in there so late at night. This way it ended on everyone smilling and not at them being scolded,the mum stressing and every in the town being worried out of their mind starting to maybe really think she drowned. While it could be a nice way to look at death I think Totoro is much better seen as the casual happiness life provides us with as we live on than another turn on the end.

  43. Byamba
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:29 am

    i guess my problem with the mvoie is that i was overhyped. and when i watched it’s just a good slice of life with a bit of fantasy . it’snot princess mononoke or spirited away lvl

  44. Spirited Aloena
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:30 am

    Whoa my mind is blown I NEVER noticed the cover art girl.. wow you really do learn something new everyday! ?

  45. DosZanahorias
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:32 am

    I need to buy all these movies lmao

  46. hydra hydrart
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:34 am

    You reacted the same way to Grave of the Fireflies the same way I did. For me it was a film that should be seen but I certainly can’t bring myself to watch it again.

  47. Crayon Greene
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:34 am

    I’m so enjoying this series of videos. Thank you for making it!

  48. Ashley Kubachka
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:36 am

    I loved your surprise guest kitty on this episode! It’s so cute!!

  49. DarthTach
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:37 am

    Did Will just back from Wakanda? #wakandaforever

  50. Sab
    October 10, 2018 @ 12:37 am

    I’ve always heard about "dark Totoro" but never got more details on what that meant, so hearing it now and that it was coupled with Grave of the Fireflies (which wrecked my whole world when seeing it the first time) it’s both fascinating and totally heartbreaking!