Growing up in an orphanage in the British countryside, Earwig has no idea that her mother had magical powers. Her life changes dramatically when a strange couple takes her in, and she is forced to live with a selfish witch. As the headstrong young girl sets out to uncover the secrets of her new guardians, she discovers a world of spells and potions, and a mysterious song.
- " A perfect blend of old and new and a delightful update to the Ghibli formula. " – Lillian Crawford (Little White Lies)
- " The story follows a young girl and how she learns to exercise her sense of agency in new surroundings. " – Peter Martin (ScreenAnarchy)
- " The film marks a new chapter for Studio Ghibli that opens it up to innovation as a new decade begins, and after watching Earwig and the Witch, fans of the studio will be eager for whatever projects come next. " – Megan Peters (ComicBook.com)