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Zach has been riding the gondola of trivia wherever the waters take him. Although he’s not a named consultant on any major quiz TV shows, Zach has watched them all since infancy and will happily take up any challenge whether it be pub quizzes or high-stakes matches he isn’t afraid to show up. And showing up is 90% of the work!
What is a Totoro? Film enthusiasts and anime fans alike have posed many theories as to who — or what — the beloved character represents. From ancient deities to referencing a 20th-century true crime story, conspiracy theories about the film's magical creature are plentiful. According to Miyazaki, however, a Totoro is a unique creation with ambiguous origins. His physique is a cross between an owl, a bear, and a badger. As for his personality, the cuddly beast is easygoing but elusive, and he doesn't speak much. Miyazaki clarified in interviews that this was because he didn't want audiences to know if Totoro was intelligent or not or if he was even real. The director's dedication to Totoro's mysterious nature led him to respond differently each time someone asked about the character. The most likely answer is that Totoro is a mispronunciation of tororu, the Japanese word for a troll. Based on the final credits, we can assume that Satsuki and Mei learned of tororu from the bedtime stories their mother read to them. One thing is for certain; My Neighbor Totoro reflects Miyazaki's love for the natural beauty of his home in Tokorozawa.
Our personality quizzes are set up a little differently than your basic trivia quiz, but you’ve probably seen their kind around. Rather than having to choose the right answer from a list of multiple choice options, in this case, there is no “right answer”! (Two plus two will always be four, but every Golden Girls character is equally awesome.)
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