Balloon is approximately 5.3 meters tall and 3.5 meters wide
The Ghibli Museum celebrated its 20th anniversary on October 1. To commemorate the occasion, the museum unveiled a large-scale Totoro balloon at the building’s terrace on October 3. Approximately 1,300 Mitaka City residents who earned an invitation by raffle came to celebrate the milestone.
The cuddly Totoro is an iconic figure from the My Neighbor Totoro film, and is a mascot character for Studio Ghibli. His balloon counterpart is approximately 5.3 meters tall and 3.5 meters wide. The Ghibli World fan news site posted photos of the balloon on its Twitter account on Tuesday.