Ezeréves japán fa néz ki rajzfilmhősnek

Ez a Jamagata prefektúrabeli cédrus pont úgy néz ki, mint Totoro az azonos című Mijazaki-filmből. Úgy is hívják, トトロの木, azaz Totoro-fa. Ráadásul korántsem ez az egyetlen rajzfilmhősnek kinéző fa Japánban.

Valaki legyen szíves posztoljon egy Szerénke-formára nyírt bukszust és néhány Safranek-tuját, köszönöm.

Oh My Goodness, These Trees Look Like Totoro

If you've seen the Studio Ghibli anime, you are certainly familiar with Totoro. Did you know there are several trees in Japan that resemble the iconic character?

Located in the village of Sakegawa in Yamagata Prefecture, the above tree is nicknamed "The Totoro Tree" (トトロの木 or Totoro no Ki). It's a cedar tree that is apparently over a thousand years old.

The legend goes that if couples visit the tree, which is officially known as "kosugi no ohsugi" (giant cedar tree of Magarigawa), and hold hands underneath it, they will have a child.


Here's a look inside the foliage, so you can see how amazing the Totoro tree is.

There's another Totoro tree in Yamagata Prefecture, but it's located in Yonezawa City. Called "Totoro's Woods" (トトロの森 or Totoro no Mori), this isn't a single tree, but a few Japanese cedars and a broadleaf tree. The result is another leafy green Totoro.



At the base of this Totoro, there's even a Shinto shrine.


Photos: ゆっくりとばそう北海道, 平行植物の環世界, おやじとクワガタ, 山形の山や自然を写真で紹介, 山形 気ままブログ, Izumi, Sumomoyama, Qlay, nyakopy

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