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Miniatuart Diorama | A Whole Lot of Totoro

SKU MK07-35

Made in Kyoto, Japan by Sankei.

Miniatuart Diorama | A Whole Lot of Totoro depicts several beloved scenes from the Ghibli classic "My Neighbor Totoro".

Miniatuart Ghibli models are kits of laser-cut paper pieces that you assemble to create intricate 3-D scenes from Studio Ghibli movies.

The large diorama series are for the experienced and/or enthusiastic miniatuart fan! These models are breathtaking in their details and seamlessly combine multiple scenes to instantly transport you into the stories of Miyazaki. While they might seem intimidating and do indeed require time and focused work, these models are definitely doable—with magical results!

Simply cut out and glue together, no painting required!

True to its name, there are many Totoro featured in iconic scenes from the movie including Satsuki and Mei and Totoro waiting for the bus, playing the ocarina and dancing!
Advanced-level difficulty (4 out of 5 stars), with a build time of approximately 28-hours.

Established in 1963 in Kyoto, Japan, Sankei began by creating models of historic architecture for museum exhibitions and this “museum-level” attention to detail is reflected in their Miniatuart models.

Ready to begin? Here are the tools you’ll need:

  • Cutting mat
  • Fine tweezers
  • Glue
  • Craft knife
Our Miniatuart tool kit ($31.00 USD), includes everything you need!


  • Non-scale
  • Copyright (c) 1988 Studio Ghibli
  • Dimensions of assembled model: W217×D187×H115mm
  • Includes sheets of laser-cut paper (A-Z), (a-m) (39 sheets total), 1 base sheet, 2 sheets with printed design details, 1 plastic board, materials for garden/trees (greenery powder, sponge, sand ), assembly instructions (please note that these are in Japanese, but the illustrated diagrams are are clear and easy to understand on their own).
  • Difficulty level: Advanced (4 out of 5 stars)
  • Material: Paper
  • Age: Suitable for 12 years and up.
  • Build time: Approximately 28 hours
  • Made in Kyoto, Japan.