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Anime / Yume no Crayon Oukoku

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Yume no Crayon Oukoku (Crayon Kingdom of Dreams) is an anime series that ran from 1997-1999. It is based on a series of novels by Fukunaga Keizo.

This anime provides examples of:

  • Animal Stereotypes: Stonston is a pig who's greedy and good at cooking.
  • Big Bad: The Grim Reaper turned Princess Silver's parents into stone, setting off her pursuit of him.
  • Embarrassing Damp Sheets: The first part of the episode "The Sixth Month's Journey" reveals that Princess Silver is a bedwetter.
  • Gotta Catch 'Em All: In an odd inversion, Princess Silver has to lose 12 things — namely, her bad habits.
  • Princess Protagonist: Princess Silver is the main character and princess of the Crayon Kingdom, who goes on a quest to find the boy Grim Reaper.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: The Grim Reaper was trapped in a mirror by Silver's ancestor for several thousand years before the start of the story.