A retired general, too old to respond to an imperial order, his daughter Mulan, worried about him, disguises herself as a man and enlists in the army on behalf of the family. Having studied Kung Fu with his teacher Zi Moy for years, she's great fighting skills. During the first days of the war, Mulan finds a young soldier, Liu, with whom she makes a deep friendship. The conflict lasts for years and Mulan, who has managed to maintain his disguise during this time, becomes chief commander, earning the respect and loyalty of his troops by leading them to a brilliant victory. After the war, when it is time to say goodbye, Mulan confesses to Liu his secret.