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    Saturday August 11, 2018
  • Omnibus Film Modest Heroes - Crab, Egg, and Invisible Man New Trailer Introduces More Footage

    Studio Ponoc's three-episode film hits Japanese theaters August 24

    Tokyo-based anime production company Studio Ponoc's official YouTube channel has started streaming a new 90-second full trailer for its upcoming omnibus film Chiisana Eiyu - Kani to Tamago to Toumei Ningen (Modest Heroes - Crab, Egg, and Invisible Man) including more never-seen-before footage. Watch the latest clip and individual poster visuals after the jump.

  • Thursday July 5, 2018
  • Studio Ponoc Releases Trailer for Its New Omnibus Film Modest Heroes - Crab, Egg, and Invisible Man

    Kaela Kimura performs the ED theme song "Chiisana Eiyu (Modest Heroes)"

    Tokyo-based anime production company Studio Ponoc has posted a 90-second full trailer for its upcoming omnibus film Chiisana Eiyu - Kani to Tamago to Toumei Ningen (Modest Heroes - Crab, Egg, and Invisible Man) with some character voices. The three-episode film will be released as the first installment of the company's new "Ponoc Short Films Theater" project in Japan on August 24, 2018. Check out their new challenge after the jump!

  • Tuesday March 27, 2018
  • Studio Ponoc to Release Omnibus Film "Small Hero - Crab, Egg, and Invisible Man" This August

    The studio was established by ex-Ghibli producer Yoshiaki Nishimura in 2015

    Studio Ponoc (Mary and The Witch's Flower) announced its new project "Ponoc Short Story Theater" today. The project's first omnibus film Chiisana Eiyu - Kani to Tamago to Toumei Ningen (Small Hero - Crab, Egg, and Invisible Man), consisting three anime shorts directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Yoshiyuki Momose, and Akihiko Yamashita, is set to be released in Japan on August 24, 2018. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday January 4, 2018
  • Magic & Danger Mix in Exclusive "Mary and The Witch's Flower" Film Clip

    Film distributor GKIDS shares opening scene from their upcoming theatrical release of anime film by Studio Ponoc

    New York-based film distributor GKIDS has published an exclusive video clip featuring the climactic opening sequence for Mary and The Witch's Flower, an animated film directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi and animated by Studio Ponoc about a young girl who gets more than she bargains for when she discovers a magical flower and an enchanted broomstick. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Friday December 22, 2017
  • "Mary and the Witch's Flower" Enchants with English Dubbed Trailer

    Limited theatrical release of Studio Ponoc film by GKIDS and Fathom Events kicks off on January 18, 2018

    GKIDS has released an official trailer for the English dubbed version of Mary and the Witch's Flower, the first animated theatrical film by Studio Ponoc. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Thursday October 19, 2017
  • "Mary and the Witch's Flower" Soars to U.S. Theaters in January

    GKIDS teams with Fathom Events for special premiere event on January 18, 2018

    Prior to its nationwide US theatrical release, GKIDS and Fathom Events are teaming up to produce a special one-night premiere event for Mary and the Witch's Flower, the anime feature film debut of Studio Ponoc, that will include two special screenings on January 18, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday August 31, 2017
  • "The BFG" Ruby Barnhill Voices The Lead in "Mary and the Witch's Flower" English Dub

    GKIDS plans to release the film in the North America in winter of 2017

    The official website for ex-Studio Ghibli director Hiromasa Yonebayashi (The Secret World of Arrietty, When Marnie Was There)'s new anime feature film Mary to Mahou no Hana/Mary and The Witch's Flower today announced its 10 English dub cast, including 13-year-old Ruby Barnhill (The BFG) as the protagonist Mary. Check out the full list after the jump.

  • Tuesday August 1, 2017
  • GKIDS Takes Flight With "Mary and the Witch's Flower"

    Debut feature film from Studio Ponoc will see a North American theatrical release in Winter of 2017

    New York-based film distributor GKIDS has acquired the North American distribution rights to Mary and the Witch's Flower, the inaugural animated theatrical film from Studio Ponoc. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday July 13, 2017
  • "Mary and the Witch's Flower" Prepares to Enchant the World

    1st theatrical anime film by Studio Ponoc will be released in 155 territories worldwide

    After a modest opening in theaters in Japan on July 08, 2017, Mary and the Witch's Flower will be casting its spell with an expanded theatrical release that will include some 155 territories worldwide, including the United States, England, France, Australia, China, and South Korea. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday July 11, 2017
  • Japan Box Office: "Mary and The Witch's Flower" Delivers Modest 428 Million Yen Opening at #2

    About half of the director's first film in 2010, "The Secret World of Arrietty"

    Ex-Studio Ghibli director Hiromasa Yonebayashi (The Secret World of Arrietty, When Marnie Was There)'s new anime feature film Mary to Mahou no Hana/Mary and The Witch's Flower was released in 365 theaters (458 screens) across Japan on July 8, then finished #2 at the weekend box office with 428 million yen on 324,000 admissions. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Monday July 3, 2017
  • SEKAI NO OWARI Releases "Mary and The Witch's Flower" Theme Song MV Featuring Anime Scenes

    Ex-Studio Ghibli director Hiromasa Yonebayashi new film opens this Saturday

    Five days before the theatrical release in Japan, the official website for four-member Japanese musical group SEKAI NO OWARI has posted a three-minute music video for "RAIN," the theme song for Hiromasa Yonebayashi (The Secret World of Arrietty)'s new anime feature film Mary and The Witch's Flower. Watch the clip featuring the scenes from the new fantasy film after the jump.

  • Friday June 9, 2017
  • Visit Magical World in "Mary and The Witch's Flower" Film 3rd Trailer

    Theme song "RAIN" is performed by SEKAI NO OWARI

    For the upcoming theatrical release in Japan on July 8, the official website for ex-Studio Ghibli director Hiromasa Yonebayashi (The Secret World of Arrietty, When Marnie Was There)'s new anime feature film Mary to Mahou no Hana/Mary and The Witch's Flower today posted its third trailer more focusing on the inside of the magical world.

  • Monday May 22, 2017
  • Ryunosuke Kamiki Teams Up Again with Director Yonebayashi in "Mary and The Witch's Flower"

    The 21st century version of "Kiki's Delivery Service" hits theaters July 8

    The official Twitter for ex-Studio Ghibli director Hiromasa Yonebayashi's new anime feature film Mary and The Witch's Flower confirmed today that 24-year-old actor Ryunosuke Kamiki voiced one of the main characters, 12-year-old boy Peter. He played the male protagonist Sho in Yonebayashi's The Secret World of Arrietty seven years ago. Hit the jump for more details. 

     

  • Thursday April 13, 2017
  • "Mary and The Witch's Flower" 2nd Trailer Brings More Footage in Magical World

    Full-time anime voice actors/actresses are not cast for the main characters

    Toho Movie's official YouTube channel today posted a 90-second new trailer for ex-Studio Ghibli director Hiromasa Yonebayashi (The Secret World of Arrietty, When Marnie Was There)'s new anime feature film Mary to Mahou no Hana/Mary and The Witch's Flower for a July 8 release in Japan. Check out more footage from Studio Ponoc's first film after the jump!