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Studio Ponoc

How we launched Studio Ponoc by Yoshiaki Nishimura and Hiromasa Yonebayashi

By Michael Leader

The creative minds behind Japan’s newest animation house share their vision for the future.

Mary and the Witch’s Flower

By Trevor Johnston

There’s shades of Spirited Away and Kiki’s Delivery Service in this charming animation from Studio Ponoc.

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Watch the magical trailer for Mary and the Witch’s Flower

By Little White Lies

The first feature from Japan’s Studio Ponoc bears all the hallmarks of Studio Ghibli.

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