And not just any old noodles, but with soba (buckwheat) noodles. But why make Totoro out of noodles?
Twitter user @hy_s__ explains that his or her mum asked if there were any requests for dinner, and @hy_s__ replied, "tororo soba". And this is what mum served up:
Totoro soba! The white belly, however, is made from "tororo", which is "grated yam" in Japanese. Very cute and a neat wordplay! No wonder this image has been retweeted over seventeen thousand times.
This individual's mum, however, isn't the first to think of "Totoro Soba".
Here's an English language how-to for Totoro Soba. It appeared on YouTube earlier this year.