Looking for Witch Apprentices is an upcoming Ojamajo Doremi film which was scheduled for release on May 15, 2020, but was postponed due to production issues caused by the 2019/20 coronavirus pandemic. It was later confirmed that the film would now be scheduled for the November 2020 release.

This movie was publicly announced at the Ojamajo Doremi 20th Anniversary ~Magical Stage~ stage presentation on March 23rd, 2019.


The story follows three adult women from the generation who grew up watching Ojamajo Doremi. Mire Yoshitsuki; a 27-year-old returnee working for a leading trading company, Sora Nagase; a 22-year-old college student aspiring to become a teacher, and Reika Kawatani; a 20-year-old freeter (freelancer) working part-time. A new magical story begins once they embark on a journey together.



  • Animation Production - Toei Animation
  • Planning - Hiromi Seki
  • Character Design - Yoshihiko Umakoshi
  • Director - Junichi Sato, Yū Kamatani
  • Screenwriter - Midori Kuriyama
  • Chief Animation Director - Yoshihiko Umakoshi
  • Animation Director - Shoko Nakamura
  • Art Designer - Kenichi Tajiri
  • Maho-dō Design - Shinzo Yuki, Yukie Yuki
  • Color Key Artist - Kunio Tsujita


  • On the promotional poster, the silhouettes of 3 unidentified witch apprentices are showed, suggesting that new witch apprentices will appear in this movie.
  • A poster for the movie has made a cameo appearence in episode 16 of Healin' Good Pretty Cure.


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