Witch Hat Atelier trailer reveals 2025 premiere date

First Look at Witch Hat Atelier Anime Adaptation

On Thursday, the staff behind the upcoming anime adaptation of Witch Hat Atelier unveiled the first trailer for the highly anticipated series at Anime Expo. Initially announced in 2023, the anime based on Kamome Shirahama’s enchanting fantasy manga is in the hands of animation studio Bug Films (Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead), with direction by Ayumu Watanabe (Children of the Sea, Space Brothers). Adding to the excitement, Yuka Kitamura, recognized for her work on Elden Ring and the Souls series, will compose the score for the series.

Plot Overview

Witch Hat Atelier follows the journey of Coco, a young girl who aspires to become a witch despite her initial struggles with magic. After a mishap involving a spellbook turns her mother into stone, Coco is rescued by Qifrey, a powerful wizard who becomes her mentor. As Coco delves into the world of magic at Qifrey’s atelier, the duo seeks answers behind the mysterious incident.

Image: Bug Films

Critically Acclaimed Manga Series

With over 5.5 million copies sold by July 2024, Witch Hat Atelier has received prestigious awards like the Harvey Award and the Eisner Award in 2020. Celebrated for its detailed artwork, imaginative world-building, and captivating storytelling, fans have been eagerly awaiting the anime adaptation of this beloved manga series.

Exciting Trailer Revealed

The first trailer for Witch Hat Atelier has exceeded expectations, showcasing a stunning watercolor art style reminiscent of a fairytale. A captivating scene of Qifrey and Coco leaping to safety from a burning building sets the tone for what promises to be a visually stunning and emotionally gripping series. Fans can’t wait to see the full story unfold when the anime premieres in 2025 on Crunchyroll.