Grimm's Fairy Tale Classics

Alt title: Grimm Masterpiece Theater

TV (47 eps)
1987 - 1988
3.622 out of 5 from 293 votes
Rank #3,920

From the minds of the Brothers Grimm comes Grimm’s Fairy Tale Classics, a lighthearted and compelling look at some of the most famous fairy tales. From Snow White to Hansel and Gretel, from the tale of beauty and the beast to the ballad of the wolf and the fox, there’s always a lesson or moral to be found in these classic stories. Watch our heroes and heroines struggle to succeed, laugh, and love in each of Grimm’s fairy tales.

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"Grimm's Fairy Tale Classics" is a nostalgic journey back to some of the most beloved fairy tales. Here's my review, evaluating various aspects of the series and my overall score: Story (8/10): The heart of "Grimm's Fairy Tale Classics" lies in its timeless stories. It faithfully adapts classic Grimm Brothers tales, from "Cinderella" to "Snow White," capturing their essence and moral lessons. While the episodes are relatively short, they manage to convey the magic and wonder of these fairy tales effectively. Animation (6/10): Considering the era in which it was produced, the animation in "Grimm's Fairy Tale Classics" is decent. It may not match modern standards, but it has a nostalgic charm. Character designs and backgrounds are simple yet charming, adding to the fairy tale ambiance. Sound (7/10): The series' soundtrack complements the stories well, enhancing the overall experience. The opening and closing themes are catchy and memorable. While the sound quality might not be on par with contemporary anime, it adds to the show's vintage appeal. Characters (6/10): As most episodes focus on different fairy tales, character development is limited. However, the charm of these classic stories lies in their archetypal characters, and "Grimm's Fairy Tale Classics" does a commendable job of preserving their essence. Overall (7/10): "Grimm's Fairy Tale Classics" is a delightful series that transports viewers to the enchanting world of timeless fairy tales. While it may not have the high production values of modern anime, it shines through its faithful adaptations and the enduring appeal of the stories themselves. My overall score for this classic series is 7/10, reflecting its ability to capture the magic and morals of the Grimm Brothers' tales. If you're a fan of classic fairy tales and appreciate a touch of nostalgia, this anime is a charming watch.

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