Remi, Nobody's Girl tells the story of Remi, a humble and cheerful young girl, who is an excellent singer, and lives in a French town in the countryside with her mother. She discovers that she was a "foundling" or an abandoned child and was adopted by Mother Barberin. Her step father Jerome leaves to work in Paris and expects Mother Barberin to send Remi to the workhouse. He returns 10 years later and finds that Remi is still there, and becomes furious. Because they had become so poor Remi is sold to a traveling performer named Vitalis by Jerome. On her journeys with Vitalis and his company she must endure and overcome many difficulties while looking for her real family.