Miniatuart, made in Kyoto

Simply cut out and glue together!
With these kits of laser-cut paper pieces you can create intricate 3-D scenes from Japan and Studio Ghibli movies. 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.

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Miniatuart | My Neighbor Totoro: The Move (Small)

Miniatuart | My Neighbor Totoro: The Move (Small)

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Miniatuart | My Neighbor Totoro: The Move (Small) features the iconic opening scene from My Neighbor Totoro where Satsuki, Mei and their dad, with a heavy loaded truck, move out to the countryside.

The kit comes in a box that serves as a base for the finished model. Flip the lid upside down and the model fits nicely inside of the box, making it easy to store and transport.

Big version available here.


  • Officially approved by Studio Ghibli
  • Scale: Nonscale
  • Dimensions of initial product: 6 x 6 x 6cm
  • Dimensions of assembled paper craft: 6 x 6 x 9.5 cm
  • Difficulty level: medium difficult
  • Material: paper
  • Recommended for ages 12 years and older.
  • Assembly time required: about 3 hours.
  • Made in Kyoto, Japan.
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What are the instructions like?

The instructions are in Japanese but they are basically a series of diagrams and are easy to follow.
If you lose your physical instructions and would like a PDF version, email us at and we would be happy to help you out!

Ready to begin?

Our Tool Kit has everything you'll need! A Cutting Mat

, Ultra-fine Curved Tweezers, 

Quick Dry Hobby Glue and a Craft Knife.

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