Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthrals all who encounter her. But, ultimately, she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime.
- Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
- Studio: Toho, Nippon Television Network Corporation, Studio Ghibli, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Hakuhodo DY Media Partners, KDDI, Mitsubishi Shoji, T2 Studio, GKIDS
- Keyword: based on novel or book, princess, historical, japanese woman, based on fairy tale, japanese folklore, bamboo, anime, fantasy
- Cast: Aki Asakura, Kengo Kora, Takeo Chii, Nobuko Miyamoto, Atsuko Takahata, Tomoko Tabata