The newest animated movie from acclaimed Studio Ghibli is coming to Netflix on Nov. 18, increasing the streamer’s already in depth catalog.
Earwig and the Witch might be out there to a worldwide viewers. Since 2020, 21 movies from Studio Ghibli have been out there to the world, apart from the US and Japan, by means of international distribution accomplice Wild Bunch International and GKIDS solely for Canada.
“We’re thrilled that our film Earwig and the Witch will reach many countries and territories through Netflix,” stated director Goro Miyazaki. “The movie is Studio Ghibli’s first absolutely 3D CGI movie which prompted us with an thrilling problem to replicate the spirit and pleasure of our studio utilizing this new artform. Through that have we met Earwig, our rebellious protagonist who grows to beat difficulties together with her wits and relentless power. We hope you’ll come to like our Earwig, identical to you loved spending time with the principle characters in our final 21 movies.
Aram Yacoubian, director of animation movie at Netflix, stated, “We’re incredibly fortunate to continue expanding the Studio Ghibli film lineup on Netflix by streaming Earwig and the Witch. The highly anticipated new film of Goro Miyazaki will bring a fresh perspective to the wildly popular Studio Ghibli films. In countries and territories where we stream Studio Ghibli films (excluding US and Japan), 55M households have chosen to watch a Studio Ghibli film on Netflix since 2020, and that number will only continue to grow. We’ve been blown away by the positive reactions from viewers everywhere, proving that stories can come from anywhere, and can be loved everywhere”.
The newest film, Earwig and the Witch, tells the story of a headstrong younger woman who grew up in an orphanage. Her life adjustments dramatically when a wierd couple takes her in, and he or she is pressured to dwell with a egocentric witch.
Directed by Goro Miyazaki and with a planning by Hayao Miyazaki and screenplay by Keiko Niwa and Emi Gunji, the story of Earwig is predicated on a novel of the identical identify by English author Diana Wynne Jones.