Not to be confused with Nanny.

Granny is Kanta's grandmother in the film My Neighbor Totoro directed by Hayao Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli. She is known as Nanny in the Troma dub.

Mei and Satsuki are her new neighbor since they moved into their new home.


Granny is a kind elderly woman, who cares for every one of her neighbors. Mei is hard to deal with, because she is stubborn. Still Granny tries to please her. She even bring Mei to Satsuki's School House.


Granny has grey hair, black eyes, and wears a white shirt, a periwinkle robe, and a white hat.


Granny Gasp

She is worried about Mei getting lost.

In the film Granny is first seen when she helps the Kusakabe family settle into their new house. She is also at the rice fields when they go to visit their mother in the hospital. When Mei and Satsuki get a telegram saying their mother is ill, she tries to console them, with no real effect. After Mei runs away, Granny helps look for her with the other villagers.