Snow White with the Red Hair

Akagami no Shirayuki-hime

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Although her name means "snow white," Shirayuki is a cheerful, red-haired girl living in the country of Tanbarun who works diligently as an apothecary at her herbal shop. Her life changes drastically when she is noticed by the silly prince of Tanbarun, Prince Raji, who then tries to force her to become his concubine. Unwilling to give up her freedom, Shirayuki cuts her long red hair and escapes into the forest, where she is rescued from Raji by Zen Wistalia, the second prince of a neighboring country, and his two aides. Hoping to repay her debt to the trio someday, Shirayuki sets her sights on pursuing a career as the court herbalist in Zen's country, Clarines. Akagami no Shirayuki-hime depicts Shirayuki's journey toward a new life at the royal palace of Clarines, as well as Zen's endeavor to become a prince worthy of his title. As loyal friendships are forged and deadly enemies formed, Shirayuki and Zen slowly learn to support each other as they walk their own paths.

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English: Snow White with the Red Hair
Japanese: 赤髪の白雪姫
Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 7, 2015 to Sep 22, 2015
Premiered: Summer 2015
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 00:00 (JST)
Producers: Hakusensha, Warner Bros. Japan, KlockWorx, Showgate
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Bones
Source: Manga
Genres: Fantasy, Romance, Drama, Shoujo
Duration: 24 min per ep
Rating: PG-13 – Teens 13 or older
Resolution: 720p
Type: BD, Dual Audio


Masahiro Andou – Director
Kazuhiro Wakabayashi – Sound Director
Takefumi Anzai – Episode Director, Storyboard
Jamie Marchi – Script
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Theme Songs

OP1: “Yasashii Kibou (やさしい希望)” by Saori Hayami (ep 2-12)
ED1: “Yasashii Kibou (やさしい希望)” by Saori Hayami (ep 1)
ED2: “Kizuna ni Nosete (絆にのせて)” by eyelis (eps 2-12)

Episode List

01: Encounter… Changing the Color of Fate
02: Following the Sound of Your Heart
03: Shining Time of Promise
04: From the Small Hand, a Burgeoning Concerto Resonates
05: This Path, the Crystallization of Premonition
06: The Back Full of Meaning
07: Let Me Hear the Melody of Your Smile
08: Memories Draw Spirals of the Past…
09: Feelings that Connect and Reach
10: Inexperienced Heart, Going Deeper
11: Encountering… A Color for the First Time
12: Goodbye to the Beginning



It may be a fantasy setting, but this has all the hallmarks of a great slice of life romance with adult characters. I blush constantly.


What romance should be. Pure, with no love triangle, no gore, no bickering, no moving too fast, but just a happy life. Also, DUB is best.👌


This isn’t a damsel in distress story. Shirayuki is smart and beautiful. You like romance and herbology? Cool. Here you go.


A slow-paced romance that understands relationships are built on mutual respect, equipped with a fantastic heroine deserving of just that.


love this so much! such a good romance story!!


Every character is precious af, the entire show is a damn masterpiece.


Sweet romance with lovable characters. Looks really pretty and fresh too.