Netflix announced that Studio Ghibli’s latest animated film “Earwig and the Witch” is coming to the streaming platform starting November 18.
Directed by Goro Miyazaki and with planning by Hayao Miyazaki and screenplay by Keiko Niwa and Emi Gunji, the story of Earwig is based on a novel of the same name by English writer Diana Wynne Jones. The film is Studio Ghibli’s first fully 3D CGI film.
It tells the story of a headstrong young girl, who grew up in an orphanage, and her life changes dramatically when a strange couple takes her in, and she is forced to live with a selfish witch.
Joining classic films like ‘My Neighbor Totoro’, ‘Princess Mononoke’ or the Academy Award-winning ‘Spirited Away’, the adventures of Earwig will soon be available to fans across the world and in over 30 languages, including Japanese, English, Mandarin, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai in addition to many more language available in subtitles.