Upcoming 2017 Animated Films:

Coco (Disney Pixar.)


Mary and the Witch’s Flower (Directed by former Studio Ghibli director, Hiromasa Yonebayashi.)

The Breadwinner (Produced by Cartoon Saloon, who also created The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea.)

The Girl Without Hands


Your Name (Note that this film has already been released internationally in 2016.)

The Lego Batman Movie

Loving Vincent

Rock Dog (Featuring the voice of Eddie Izzard. Note that this film has already been released internationally in 2016.)

Mune: Guardian of the Moon

These are just a few of the upcoming films with a 2017 release date.


Trailer: Arrietty & Marnie Director Hiromasa Yonebayashi Launches New Studio and New Feature Film: Mary And The Witch Flower (2017)

Studio Ponoc, the anime studio founded by former Studio Ghibli producer Yoshiaki Nishimura, announced its first feature length anime film Mary and the Witch’s Flower (Mary to Majo no Hana) on Thursday. The anime will debut in summer 2017. The film is based on Mary Stewart’s book The Little Broomstick.

Studio Ponoc posted both a Japanese and an English trailer. While the Japanese trailer reveals a summer 2017 debut, the English trailer just lists a 2017 debut.

Yonebayashi previously stated that he wanted his next film to be the “opposite” of When Marnie Was There.


Mary and the Witch’s Flower (2017) | Official Trailer (English trailer here)

This is the feature film debut of Studio Ponoc, which was founded in 2015 by ex-Studio Ghibli producer Yoshiaki Nishimura and is staffed by many former Ghibli employees. The film is directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi (When Marnie Was There, Arriety) and based on The Little Broomstick by Mary Stewart. More info at ANN.


Mary and the Witch’s Flower (メアリと魔女の花)

Promotional art and a short interview with former Studio Ghibli players, producer Yoshiaki Nishimura (西村義明) and director Hiromasa Yonebayashi (米林宏昌), on the upcoming feature film Mary and the Witch’s Flower, the first outing for Studio Ponoc.


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