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Win a “Mary and The Witch’s Flower” Prize Pack, Plus A Pair of Tickets to the Premiere!


In just a couple of weeks, Mary and The Witch’s Flower will make its grand début in theaters across the United States. The movie, which was directed by Oscar-nominated Hiromasa Yonebayashi at Studio Ponoc, already opened in Japan to critical acclaim.

On January 18, the feature will launch in America with a grand première event that spans over 500 theaters.

GKIDS, who are bringing the picture to North America, describe story as:
From Academy Award®-nominated Hiromasa Yonebayashi – animator on masterpieces Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, and Ponyo, and director of When Marnie Was There and The Secret World of Arrietty – comes a dazzling new adventure about a young girl named Mary, who discovers a flower that grants magical powers, but only for one night. See the special premiere of Mary and The Witch’s Flower in theaters nationwide on January 18!

Tickets are available through Fathom Events

Anime Herald is proud to work with GKIDS as a partner in spreading the word about this magnificent movie. Moreover, the folks at GKIDS have prepared a special prize pack for one lucky winner, which includes a pair of tickets to the premiere, as well as a gaggle of official Mary and the Witch’s Flower goodies.

Enter by January 10 for a chance to win!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Contest Rules:

  1. No purchase necessary to enter or win.
  2. Participants must be residents of the United States.
  3. The following individuals are not eligible: employees, contractors, directors, and officers of Anime Herald, GKIDS, or Eleven Arts Media.
  4. The contest ends on January 10, 2018
  5. Winners will be able to select their preferred theater. A representative from our partners will reach out to confirm theater choices after the contest ends.
About the author

Samantha Ferreira

Samantha Ferreira is Anime Herald’s founder and editor-in-chief. A Rhode Island native, Samantha has been an anime fan since 1992, and an active member of the anime press since 2002, when she began working as a reviewer for Anime Dream. She launched Anime Herald in 2010, and continues to oversee its operations to this day. Outside of journalism, Samantha actively studies the history of the North American anime fandom and industry, with a particular focus on the 2000s anime boom and bust. She’s a huge fan of all things Sakura Wars, and maintains series fansite Combat Revue Review when she has free time available. When not in the Anime Herald Discord, Samantha can typically be found on Bluesky.

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