Grimm Meisaku Gekijou

Grimm's Fairy Tale Classics

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Synonyms: Grimm's Fairy Tales, Grimm Masterpiece Theater
Japanese: グリム名作劇場
English: Grimm's Fairy Tale Classics
Spanish: Los Cuentos de los Hermanos Grimm
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Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 21, 1987 to Mar 30, 1988
Premiered: Fall 1987
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Studios: Nippon Animation
Source: Other
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy
Demographic: KidsKids
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.411 (scored by 20602,060 users)
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Ranked: #22122
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Popularity: #8292
Members: 5,409
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Episodes: /24


The series consists of mostly stand-alone episodes which retell different fairy or folk tales. Despite the title, they are not all based on fairy tales collected by the Grimm Brothers.

Characters & Voice Actors


Yokota, Kazuyoshi
Episode Director, Storyboard
Kramer, Steve
Miyazaki, Akira
Storyboard, Screenplay
Aoki, Nozomi
Theme Song Arrangement


Opening Theme

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"Niji no Hashi (虹の橋)" by Ushio Hashimoto

Ending Theme

"Watashi no Machi wa Merry-Go-Round (私の町はメリーゴーランド)" by Ushio Hashimoto, Mori no Ki Jidou Gasshoudan


Apr 14, 2011
This anime I remember as a child but all I have ever seen it in was in English. The display photo made me remember that I loved these videos as a child and I know now they are probably really hard to find.
The reason my review rating is so low even though I enjoyed this classic work is just that. This is a classic, but it has definitely aged, the sound, art, and character quality when relating to newer productions makes this work seem really shabby.Though as I watch it I know that I would definitely fall in love with it again and again ...
Sep 22, 2021
(This review covers both seasons, not just the first one)

Fairy tales have always been a staple in our lives, whether because our parents read them to us, we learned about them in school, or saw the Disney movie versions. Everyone's probably heard of at least one fairy tale, like Snow White or The Little Mermaid. Even other countries have their own fairy tales, or their own original spins on familiar ones. But what many don't know is that often, the original sources are a lot darker and less kid-friendly than the interpretations we were exposed to. Such is the case of the fairy tales by ...

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