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Arguably the least known on this list to American audiences, Totoro has been a much beloved character in Japan since the late 80s.
Why Kids Love Him: In 'My Neighbor Totoro,' Totoro helps two young sisters handle the absence of their mother due to illness. Plus, he has the ability to take them on a flying trip using an umbrella, much like Mary Poppins.
Fun Fact: Dakota and Elle Fanning lent their voices to the US DVD release of the film in 2006.