Shirayuki Hime no Densetsu

In "Shirayuki hime no densetsu" (aka The Legend of Snow White) the story starts with the birth of a beautiful princess whose skin was as white as snow, hair like ebony and lips like the red color of the roses. Her parents, King and Queen of the Emerald Valley, name her Snow White. The little girl grows happy and healthy, and when her fourth birthday arrives, her parents give her three delightful pets for her presents: a puppy, a cat and a dove.

Soon, Queen Isabelle falls ill and dies, after which Lady Chrystal takes her place, who turns out to be not only an evil, selfish, ambitious woman, she also indulges in the black art of witchcraft.

After the king's departure, she makes life difficult for poor Snow White. Later, when the evil Queen makes an attempt to kill Snow White due to her famed beauty, the little girl ends up in a cosy little cottage, house to seven dwarfs who eventually befriend her and conjure to protect her from all harms inflicted by her stepmother.

Shirayuki Hime no Densetsu (literally The Legend of Princess Snow White) is an Italian-Japanese anime series produced by Tatsunoko Productionand based on the European fairy tale.

Show Info

Airs on: Japan NHK (1994 - 1995)
Schedule: Wednesdays (30 min)
Status: Ended
Language: Japanese
Show Type: Animation
Genres: Anime Fantasy

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The Kiss

Episode 1x52; Mar 29, 1995

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x52: The KissMar 29, 1995
1x51: The Blue EagleMar 22, 1995
1x50: The Poisoned AppleMar 15, 1995
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