Kion mentions Simba when he tells Anga about Zira. Simba and Nala welcome Kion back to the Pride Lands. He sprinkles sand on the newborn's head, making Simba sneeze, and then picks him up, presenting the cub to all the animals in the Pride Lands who are gathered to see him. Realizing that Mufasa is neither moving nor breathing, he calls for help but starts to cry and crawls underneath his father's forepaw when he realizes that there is no hope. Rate. Disney The Lion Guard - Season 1: Bunga and the King - When Bunga and Simba are trapped underground together, they discover a shared family background - both were raised by Timon and Pumbaa. Simba and Rafiki make Timon and Pumbaa clean up the mess they made after they had a fight. Simba and the other animals fear Makuu's wrath, but the crocodile merely prompts Simba to let the Summit go on. He adds that correcting those mistakes is what counts. At first, Sarabi mistakes him for Mufasa, but she eventually realizes that it is her son when he tells her that he is home. Simba compliments Kion for his work with Makuu. However, he comforts Kion, nudging his head up, and explaining that they all make mistakes. The Lion King was an incredibly successful movie for a reason. In repayment for his daughter's life, an agitated Simba reluctantly lets Kovu join the pride, but he doesn't allow him to sleep with the pride. Just as he's climbing, Nuka grabs his ankle, pulling him down. Concurrently, Zira tells Kovu to move, and Kovu tells Zira that he won't let her hurt Kiara or Simba. Unlike his enemy Zira, he is eventually able to let go of the past and forgive. The two explain what had happened in Kion's absence, including their battle with the Outsiders, with Simba concluding that Kiara and Kovu will be his successors to Pride Rock. Rolling can also be used to access hidden areas and dodge attacks. Synopsis: Kion, the son of Simba, leads his friends known as the Lion Guard to protect the Pride Lands. In the Broadway production, we see a slightly extended role, including scenes that explore Simba's guilt as well as an additional song called "Endless Night.". However, his ear rims recede somewhat, with golden fur growing in around the outer edges of his ears, and he gains a bushy red mop of hair on his head. He and his mother briefly embrace. After the Lion Guard accidentally wakes Makuu's float from their hibernation, Makuu goes to speak with Simba about new sleeping arrangements. Simba admits that he has been forbidden to go there, and Scar acts relieved, claiming that only the bravest lions go there. However, in the midst of the ceremony, a horde of bees attacks the elephants, chasing them from the grove. As Mzingo flies away, Simba begins to lament having kingly responsibilities, and Zazu reminds him of the perks of the job, singing "Duties of the King". Simba roars menacingly at Kovu as Kiara reminds him that he has broken his promise, to which Simba, out of fear of losing her again, forbids any more hunting trips for her. Simba then confronts his uncle, giving him a choice to either step down from his position or fight, to which Scar promptly refuses. Simba assures Ono that everyone makes mistakes. This leads the Lion Guard to inquire about Zazu's whereabouts. Simba begrudgingly allowed Kovu to stay with the pride, but after Kovu's mother and the leader of the Outsiders, Zira, framed Kovu for an Outsider ambush, Simba ended their agreement. When bees interrupt the performance, which startles the elephants, Simba calls to Ma Tembo. The gem was in turn found by Leon, who kept it as a "lucky charm", and was eventually given to Sora after Leon told him about the hearts of Worlds. Putting his wings on Simba's shoulders, he wishes him good luck. Comment. He recalls that Mufasa had promised to show him the kingdom. The rest of the Lion Guard gathers around him, and Simba assures them that he is uninjured. Once Reirei is gone, Kion apologizes for letting them into the Pride Lands, but Simba gently reminds his son that it had been he who had encouraged the rescue of the jackal pup. The cub glorifies Mufasa, wanting to be just like him when he grows up, and suffers much grief whenever he disappoints him. Just then, a large boulder tumbles down from the top of the rock pile, and Fuli heroically saves Bunga from being crushed. Bunga is the bravest, Fuli is the fastest, Beshte the strongest, and Ono is the keenest of sight. He is very strict about keeping traditions, and he shows great concern about Kion and the formation of the new Lion Guard. Both characters lose their father at a young age and later encounter his ghost, and both struggle against a lion enemy who is scarred across one eye. The Guard agrees to accompany him, and Rafiki sends Makini to go with them. That night, Simba has a nightmare about the stampede in which he had lost his father years ago. https://lionguard.fandom.com/wiki/Simba?oldid=371142. Makuu protests that he had been invited and Simba confirms to Kion that he had invited Makuu to Pride Rock himself. Though he may seem a bit over-protective at times, Simba cares greatly about his family and the future of the Pride Lands. Simba prompts the Lion Guard to relate Sokwe's message, to which Kion says, "Kuishi ni kucheka," as Bunga throws a snow ball over Simba's head. The game is a side-scrolling platform game, with the controlled character (Simba) having to leap, climb, run and descend from platform to platform. Together, Fuli and Ono catch up to the gazelles, and Fuli orders Ono to speak with Swala, the leader of the gazelles, while she calms the ostriches. Simba confesses his feelings to Nala about how much trouble they'd get themselves into, to which Nala pins him and teases him, telling him that he means the trouble that he'd gotten them into. Simba attempts to climb out of a forming sinkhole. The rest of the pride roars back in approval. Zazu then comes to the cubs and says that he will take Nala home. This Disney direct-to-tv film was viewers' introduction to Kion, the son of Simba and Nala, and younger brother of Kiara. 9 Jan. 2018 The Golden Zebra. The Lancer: He's the tritagonist of Simba's Pride, since Kiara's the main focus this time around. Though his world was destroyed, Simba's strong heart refused to languish in darkness, keeping his spirit alive and turning him into a Summon Gem, Earthshine. Simba as a cub, with dark ear rims and a head tuft. Simba then labels the blame on himself, hanging his head in shame. After Ono is saved, Ono is honored with the ceremony instead. S2, Ep14. The Lion Guard meets two gorillas named Hafifu and Majinuni, who tell Kion that they're looking for a lion named "King Zimba." Simba asks Rafiki where that particular watering hole is, and Makini pipes up to inform Simba that she has seen the same watering hole in the Back Lands and that it is owned by a herd of zebras. Just as she and Kiara leave, the Guard returns with a giant log, tipping it into the sinkhole. Teenage Happy's lab, Bartholomew has been lonely and lost. The Lion Guard brings back the ash, and Rafiki uses it to heal Simba. Shortly after, the rest of the Lion Guard arrive to assist him. Kiara mentions that he is out hunting with Nala and that he will return later. Thinking himself strong and capable, Simba has an ego the size of the Serengeti. The old king pleads for mercy as he puts the blame on the hyenas, unaware that they have heard everything. This is evident when he accepts Jasiri and later forgives Janja and his clan shortly after fighting them. At the end of the film, Simba is lying down in the jungle water with Pumbaa, Timon, and Ma. Timon places a cardboard cutout of Simba in an attempt to trap Pumbaa, which he later reveals that he was just trying to save his friend from Cheetata and Cheetato. Furaha mentions Simba when the monkey informs Rafiki that he and his friends have previously seen Rafiki spending time with Simba. Nala walks up beside him and tells him to trust Kovu more. He makes brief appearances in Mickey's Magical Christmas, including participation in singing "The Best Christmas of All" with Nala and various non-Lion King characters. Kion apologizes and Simba tells him to find a way to fix it while he heads to Mizimu Grove to salvage what he can of the summit. 0. He believes that they are first to arrive until his son guides him over to a canyon, where a large assortment of animals has already gathered. Though saddened by the passing of his friend, Simba resolves to give a proper tribute. Simba and Nala task their daughter Kiara with presiding over The Royal Buffalo Wallow. As Simba races away, Beshte asks the others if they should warn Simba that gazelles are easily spooked, but Bunga assures him that Simba know what he's doing. mtv. Mufasa is Simba's father, as well as the king of the Pride Lands. Rate. No sooner have they freed him when the rock pile begins to collapse, and the three escape to safety, where they reunite with Fuli and Ono. Both defeat their uncles in a final battle, though Hamlet dies while Simba becomes king. As Mufasa's spirit departs, Kion questions his father as to whether Mufasa had been referring to a specific animal, and Simba comments that he has someone in mind. Though Mufasa has never experienced the return of an evil spirit, he assures his family that the strength to defeat Scar lies in themselves, as well as in the rest of the Pride Lands. In this way, Simba shows that he does not fully respect his cubs, seeing himself as older and wiser. Fortunately when the wild dog is about to eat Timon and Pumbaa, Simba finds and rescues his friends just in time and defeats the tarsier/wild dog by putting him in his mouth and spit him out, throwing him far away. Simba then asks Mickey to find his friends, Timon, Pumbaa, and Zazu. Simba is brave, sturdy, full of courage and kindness, and does his best to make his father proud.