Studio Ghibli releases sneak peek of Earwig and the Witch

Earwig and the Witch
(Image credit: Studio Ghibli)

Studio Ghibli's upcoming film, Earwig and the Witch, has not been without controversy. With fans concerned about the renowned studio's leap from traditional 2D into CGI animation, early stills from the film were met with some critique. Ghibli has now released an opening scene from the film, but has it done enough to settle the nerves of die-hard fans? 

As the studio's first film in over six years, there's a lot riding on the Earwig and the Witch, which is based on the book of the same name and directed by Hayao Miyazaki's son, Goro Miyazi. See the clip below. Working on your own film? You'll need these top animation tools.

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Georgia is lucky enough to be Creative Bloq's Editor. She has been working for Creative Bloq since 2018, starting out as a freelancer writing about all things branding, design, art, tech and creativity – as well as sniffing out genuinely good deals on creative technology. Since becoming Editor, she has been managing the site on a day-to-day basis, helping to shape the diverse content streams CB is known for and leading the team in their own creativity.