The flute is beautifully shaped, with the same delightfully plump appearance as the instrument seen in the film.
So what is this mysterious instrument? It’s a “ceramic flute“, or ocarina, and you can actually buy it at the Ghibli Museum.
The giant Totoro and his smaller Totoro pals create beautiful flute-like music from the instrument, but for sisters Mei and Satsuki it’s a little more difficult to master.
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