On August 8, 1988, Studio Ghibli and Toho, the Japanese distributor most famous for its Godzilla franchise, released the animated film My Neighbor Totoro, written and directed by legendary Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki. My Neighbor Totoro becomes the fourth feature film to be based on his writing, after Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro (1979), ….
As the threat of giant unidentified lifeforms known as “S-Class Species” worsens in Japan, a silver giant appears from beyond Earth’s atmosphere. There’s never a dull day on Japan’s newly established SSSP Kaiju defense taskforce, led by Kimio Tamura, played by Drive My Car’s Hidetoshi Nishijima. After a particularly challenging encounter, a silver giant descends ….