It's falling det
You're Totoro!
—Mei to Totoro
It's falling!

Mei Kusakabe Kusakabe Mei is the four-year-old protagonist little sister of Satsuki in My Neighbor Totoro. and daughter of Tatsuo Kusakabe and Yasuko Kusakabe She is incredibly lively and active as well as extremely curious.

Early life

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Mei Kusakabe, little sister of Satsuki Kusakabe and daughter of Tatsuo Kusakabe and Yasuko Kusakabe was born in Tokyo in May 1953.

She is the first seen when aboard the moving van along with her sister to Satsuki and her father Tatsuo Kusakabe and eat her caramel and passes rices field on village. But she says first line ''Wait'' and lift by her father and looks a stream over the bridge but both Girls running straight to the new house, But Mei happy

meet Totoro and does so by falling down a hole in a tree root after following smaller totoros excitedly. Mei isn't the least bit scared of the new creature she has found even when it opens its huge mouth to yawn. Instead she just opens her mouth back. Mei does have a caring side and decides to go to the hospital with the sweet corn she picked from Granny's garden. However she ends up getting lost on the way and gets very upset

Mei and the Kittenbus

Mei running from her house and she watches to wind but she eat Japanese candy but she is spinning her heads but she was chased by gust she go inside her house and then chasing the Kittenbus


Mei Kusakabe is four years old. Of course, as shown by her sister in the Steamline dub, she is five. She has light brown hair and brown eyes. She wears a White puffy blouse with a Pink dress (as present in her birthday and buyed from a shop) and Yellow shoes and white panties, and carries a yellow bag. At the end of the film, she wears a light pink dress. Mei also wears a yellow night-dress at night and a sky blue night-dress at night in the sequel.


Mei is really cute, stubborn, caring, and extremely curious.

Behind the Voices

Mei Kusakabe is voiced by Chika Sakamoto in Japanese, Cheryl Chase in Streamline dub and later Elle Fanning in Disney Dub.


Feature Films


  • Mei is the origin of May on Japanese.