Have you seen the Studio Ghibli classic ‘My Neighbour Totoro’?, if you have, then you may also be aware of the follow-up that was made called ‘Mei and the kittenbus’ or ‘Mei to Koneko no Bus’.
In the film Mei, from the original Totoro film, uses the Japnaese caramels “Morinaga Milk Caramel” to make friends with a nervous baby Catbus – a Kittenbus.
Some screengrabs and samples from the film can be seen below:
The same “Morinaga Milk Caramel” seen in the film has been around in Japan for over 100 years and has a rich history, and now more and more online stockists are beginnning to pop up meaning if you live outside of Japan it is becoming easier to track these Morinaga Milk Caramels down and get them delivered.
Oh, and one more thing, if you still haven’t seen the original of My Neighbour Totoro, then you really should – available on DVD for decent prices from Amazon: