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Mary and the Witch’s Flower

From Studio Ponoc, the animation collective featuring several principal artists from the recently shuttered Studio Ghibli, Mary and the Witch’s Flower presents a young girl’s discovery of an enchanted broom. It transports her into a world of magic and adventure, leading to the further revelation of a mystifying flower whose seeds grant her powers beyond her wildest dreams. “An ideal choice for Harry Potter and Studio Ghibli devotees, this animated fantasy adventure about a seemingly unremarkable English girl who enters a magical world is sweetly enchanting.”—Maggie Lee, Variety

Appears in: Japanese Currents

Genres: Animation, Adventure, Family

Other Films by Hiromasa Yonebayashi

When Marnie Was There

As the swan song of Studio Ghibli, one of the foremost animation studios in the world, When Marnie Was There occupies a unique place within a filmography of unprecedented beauty and invention. After an asthma attack, shy and withdrawn schoolgirl Anna is sent to a seaside resort by her foster parents to live with her