Yuki–Snow Fairy (ゆき)
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ⓒ 1981 Nikkatsu / MUSHI PRODUCTION, CO. Ltd


A rare animated film by Tadashi Imai where a young heroine Yuki descends from heaven to banish evil in the mortal world. With the help of her orphan friends and a mystical stallion, Yuki inspires the farmers to rise up against feudal warlords.

Based on a novel by renowned children’s author, Ryusuke Saito, Imai weaves social commentary into this beautifully animated tale of good versus evil.

Year: 1981

Film Format: 16mm; colour
Rating: Under 15s must be accompanied by an adult.

In Japanese with English subtitles.


  • Director
    Tadashi Imai/
  • Producer
    Ei Ito/ Saburo Watanabe/ /
  • Screenplay
    Akira Miyazaki/
  • Original Story
    Ryusuke Saito/