My Neighbour Totoro is a wonderful movie. It came out in 1988, but recently, people on Twitter seem to be noticing one thing: The goat’s teeth are all wrong.
[Image: Studio Ghibli | Wikia]
You remember the goat, right? (Yes, there is a goat.) Mei is walking around with her corn, and a goat walks up, and Mei is all, “Back off!” If you’ve forgotten that scene, here is how it unfolds in the film:
[GIF via Ghibli GIFs]
So, what’s the problem? As Twitter user Yusai00 points out, the unnatural addition of teeth was done to add dread to the scene.
Unnatural, because goats have no upper front teeth! The scene should look like this:
The reality is far more terrifying: