Mary and the Witch’s Flower UK Theatrical Release Date Confirmed Alongside Extended Trailer

Late last year AnimeNewsNetwork reported that Studio Ponoc’s featured length animated film Mary and the Witch’s Flower would receive a theatrical release within the UK during 2018.

Well today that rumour has become fact as Altitude Films, the UK Distributor for the film, have confirmed that Mary and the Witch’s Flower will be available in cinemas across the UK and Ireland on the 18th May 2018.

Animated by Studio Ponoc and directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi , who has previously worked on Studio Ghibli’s animated feature When Marnie Was There, Mary and the Witch’s Flower is a feature-length-anime that follows Mary and her new found friend Tib as they begin an adventure within the woods. The flm will also be dubbed into English and will feature the voice talents of Kate Winslet and Jim Broadbent .

Synopsis: It is Tib the black cat who leads Mary to the strange flower in the woods. When she discovers a little broomstick shortly afterwards, she is astonished to feel it jump in to action. Before she can gather her wits, it is whisking her over the treetops, above the clouds, and in to the grounds of Endor College, where: ‘All Examinations Coached for by A Competent Staff of Fully-Qualified Witches.

Mary and the Witch’s Flower will be available in cinemas across the UK and Ireland from the 18th May 2018 and we can expect pre-bookings for the film to appear on various cinema websites once we move closer to the screening date. In the meantime we can check out the newly released ‘extended’ English Dubbed trailer.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has produced content for ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

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