Ranked #1430

Cinderella Monogatari

Alternative Titles

English: The Story of Cinderella
Japanese: シンデレラ物語


Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 1996 to Oct 3, 1996
Premiered: Spring 1996
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Unknown
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.531 (scored by 1,560 users)
Ranked: #14302
Popularity: #4251
Members: 3,009
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Cinderella is the daughter of a wealthy duke who has remarried to provide her with a mother and sisters. When the Duke travels abroad, Cinderella discovers that her new family is anything but a family. With spoiled stepsisters and a harsh stepmother, Cindrella is forced to cook, clean and manage the household. Yet she remains cheerful, gentle and kind to her family, to her animal friends and to a mysterious boy, named Charles, who seems to have a connection with the prince of Emerald Castle. A whole new story on a classic fairytale.

When Cinderella's cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors

Kawamura, Maria
Kawamura, Maria
Kikuchi, Masami
Kikuchi, Masami


Sasagawa, Hiroshi
Sasagawa, Hiroshi
Asada, Yuuji
Asada, Yuuji
Episode Director
Arakawa, Naruhisa
Arakawa, Naruhisa
Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm
Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm
Original Creator

More episodes Episodes(0/26)

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Opening Theme

#01: "Love Plus Love" by Judy Ongg (eps 1- 26)

Ending Theme

#01: "Newborn Love" by Judy Ongg (eps 1-26)

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Oct 20, 2014
This is my first time writing a review.
At first I didn't think much of it as it is a older anime, but I convinced myself otherwise.

I Did Wonder what it would of turned out to be like.
To my surprise it was a little different then the normal Cinderella stories you hear about, not by much but had a good story that made me want to watch the next episode.

Over all the build up of the characters and the ending was good. Seemed at times you couldn't tell their feelings or thoughts clearer, but I liked it in this anime, made for read more
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Nov 27, 2010
This Anime is one of my favorites..actually, the story is more than just Cinderella's story..it has a pretty good, not spoiled romance and well
created characters..Cinderella is more than awesome and the prince is
just so cool..The story isn't just based on Cinderella's story and that what
makes it enjoyable and a little unpredictable..You would surely love it x3
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Dec 28, 2011
Cinderella Monogatari is not a very recent anime. It does not have the special effects that we are now blessed with having.

However, it is blessed with great storytelling and has a nice moral.
Both movie (Disney) and story (by Charles Perrault) do not go in great detail about Cinderella's life before she went to the ball. This series tell a great deal, and, not only that, the twists make the story a bit more realistic, in my point of view.

Fairy tails are always, or almost, the same and have many common components such as: love at first sight (without even knowing each other), read more
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May 16, 2010
Cinderella Monogatari turns out to be an outstanding and incredible romance series from the early 90s. It was made to be in-character and similar to our love of Hans Christian Anderson books. Cinderella is a decent and lovely lady but lives a eccentric and hardworking life after her dad leaves and her mother is dead. Two stepsisters and a stepmother treat Cinderella awfully and make her responsible for her stuff. But with the help of a couple of sweet and kindhearted animals and a fairy godmother, it improves her life. To me, it seems fair to me. The art was the old 90s but a read more
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Both are fairy tale stories, given enough twists to make the stories more interesting. 
reportRecommended by celyn_jo
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Both a classic story for children and both were adapted from a book. 
reportRecommended by Rei-chii
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Both are fairy tales from youth. Those who know about the Mermaid know about Cinderella.
They are both In love with a prince and wish to marry him but something or someone gets in their way.
reportRecommended by Meganekko-Inoue

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