Now, instead of standing next to a human companion, as seen in both the film and the Ghibli posters, Totoro can be seen standing next to Michael “Mike” Wazowski and James P. “Sulley” Sullivan from the 2001 Pixar-produced American CGI film, Monsters, Inc. The fact that Studio Ghibli shared the image on their official Twitter account, and with no caption whatsoever, had fans clamouring to determine whether this was a cryptic message alluding to a possible upcoming collaboration between the two animation powerhouses.
Fans wonder if this is a cryptic sign that a dream collaboration between the two animation companies is on the horizon.
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That’s the same image of Totoro, Sulley and Mike, as viewed by Earwig (a.k.a.