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Ibarahime Mata wa Nemurihime

Alternative Titles

English: Briar-Rose or The Sleeping Beauty
Synonyms: Sleeping Beauty, Šípková Růženka aneb Spící krasavice
Japanese: いばら姫またはねむり姫


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: 1990
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Studios: None found, add some
Source: Other
Genres: Drama, Historical
Duration: 21 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.251 (scored by 325 users)
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Ranked: #71072
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #9596
Members: 805
Favorites: 1


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Oct 18, 2009
Skadi (All reviews)
Ibara-Hime mata wa Nemuri-Hime or Briar Rose, Sleeping Beauty is an alternate retelling of the classic fairy tale. If it’s possible to turn a fairy tale into a gritty and realistic feeling drama then this short film succeeds marvelously.

The story is told through stop motion animation using dolls and puppets and is narrated by the lead character, the young princess. At first it seems almost exactly like the classic story and the narration brings us up to the current events. The unnamed princess was cursed as a baby by a strange one legged man that she will die on her 15th birthday read more