White Snake is a 2019 Chinese animated film released on January 11th, 2019. It is directed by Amp Wong and Zhao Ji, with animation by Light Chaser Animation.
Taking place 500 years before the Chinese fable, Legend of the White Snake, the story follows the story of two sisters, the titular white snake demon Xiao Bai/Blanca and a green snake demon Xiao Qing/Verta as Blanca falls in love with the hunter Ah Xuan.
The movie's co-producer Warner Bros. is in talks to distribute the film in other major countries.
Tropes in this film include:
- Light Is Good: The titular White Snake, Xio Bai/Blanca, is a kind and sweet young girl who falls in love with a human male.
- My Sister Is Off-Limits!: Verta, Blanca's younger sister, is protective of her old sister and doesn't want her and Xuan to be together.
- Prequel: To the Chinese fable Legend of the White Snake.