The studio is made by Yoshiaki Nishimura, ex animator and producer of Studio Ghibli.
Studio Ponoc has revealed the first teaser trailer of their anime adaptation of Mary Stewart´s Book “The Little Broomstick”.
The film is set to release in Summer 2017 with Toho as it´s publisher.
The Book synopsis (taken from Amazon) is as follows:
“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.’ Here she discovers evidence of a terrible experiment in transformation - deformed and mutant animals imprisoned in cages. In the moment after her broomstick takes off, she realises that Tib has been captured. Returning to the College the following day, she manages to free the animals, but not before the Head of the college, Miss Mumblechook, and her colleague, Doctor Dee, have seen her. Mary manages to flee ...but the evil pair are in hot pursuit!”