New Studio Ghibli movie


First 3D animation from Studio GhibliImages adapted from: Studio Ghibli

Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli is going beyond its reputation for 2D animation by launching its first 3D animation called Aya and the Witch. Fans of Ghibli’s Howl’s Moving Castle will have something to look forward to, as this new flick is based off a book from the original novel’s author!

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New Studio Ghibli movie
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On 20th June 2020, Studio Ghibli’s official Facebook revealed the first collection of images of Aya and the Witch. 

The story is adapted from Earwig and the Witch, a children’s book written by British Novelist Diana Wynne Jones, the writer of Howl’s Moving Castle. 

New Studio Ghibli movie
Image credit: Studio Ghibli

The film will follow the story of a girl who discovers that she is a witch after stepping into a mysterious and creepy house. 

The animation won’t be screened in theatres, but will be broadcasted on Japanese television channel NHK during the winter. For other countries, stay tuned for further details. 

First 3D animation from Studio Ghibli
Image credit: Studio Ghibli

First 3D animation from Studio Ghibli
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Studio Ghibli

This is considered to be a big step for the studio and something different for Ghibli fans to look forward to.

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