- For just one nightA mysterious power is yoursWhat will you do?
Mary and The Witch's Flower is a 2017 anime film by Studio Ponoc, an anime studio composed of former employees of Studio Ghibli (and it really shows). It is directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, who wrote the screenplay with Riko Sakaguchi with music by Takatsugu Muramatsu and is based on the novel The Little Broomstick by Mary Stewart. Studio Ponoc founder Yoshiaki Nishimura is producing this movie.Mary and The Witch's Flower is slated for a July 2017 release date.Watch the (very short) teaser trailer here and the official trailer here.
Mary and The Witch's Flower provides examples of:
- Big Bad: The Witch, presumably.
- Big Ol' Eyebrows: Mary's eyebrows are pretty prominent.
- "Character Name and the Noun" Phrase
- Cute Witch: Mary.
- Fish People: A weird example. Some of the Witch's goons are evidently large fish that can walk around with special yellow suits, but can fly out of them to give chase to things...like a certain broom-flying little red-haired girl.
- Girlish Pigtails: Mary sports these◊ during the trailers.◊
- Plucky Girl: Braving a huge building while it's still on fire? That's Mary for you.
- Power Crystal: Mary apparently gets a hold of what appears to be a bagful of glowing bluish rocks that make weird noises.
- Youthful Freckles: Mary has these within her Blush Stickers.
- Zettai Ryouki: Mary has Grade B in the first official trailer.