This anime contains examples of:
- Dull Surprise: Several characters have this in the English dub.
- Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: The Snow Queen interprets Gerda and Kai praying as kneeling before her.
- Family-Unfriendly Death: The Snow Queen burns alive and melts into fire.
- Good Hurts Evil: The Snow Queen burns alive when Gerda and Kai pray.
- Kneel Before Zod: The Snow Queen is pleased when Gerda and Kai appear to kneel before her.
- Truer to the Text: This adaptation keeps the demon at the beginning and the method of the Snow Queen's defeat.