The costume was made in part by Elhoffer Design. She posted about it on Instagram last night. Said the tail is held up with a belt on his chest.
You are an awesome parent. That is a fantastic Totoro.
A lot of time and I t actually wasn’t perfect. The cheeks were a little off but you couldn’t tell as long as I didn’t directly face the camera.
Last year I was Misty and my husband was Ash (which led to me sewing Ash’s jacket the day of a Halloween party even though I’m not very good or fast at sewing).