Official The Lion King 1 1/2 : Hakuna Matata characters

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Simba's best friend from childhood, she is said to become his wife one day. Intelligent and agile in single combat, she always wins the fight against Simba, which also allow him to recognized her a few years later.


Fun facts:

* Nala's original name was Nadra.

* Originally, Nala had a younger brother named Mheetu.

Voice actor : Niketa Calame (cub); Moira Kelly (adult)

Timon is a very talkative meerkat. He's the best friend of Pumbaa, togethey they save Simba after he's chased away by Scar and the hyenas. Timon and Pumbaa will aid adult Simba when he comes back to Pridelands to recliam his throne. Timon drags hyenas attention by doing his famous hula dance so Simba can sneak to Priderock.

Voice actor : Nathan Lane, Kevin Schon (TV series)

Big-hearted warthog, Pumbaa is the best friend of Timon. He and Timon save Simba after being exiled by Scar then help him reclaim his throne when he becomes an adult.


Fun facts:

* In the Timon & Pumbaa episode "Home is Where the Hog Is," it is revealed that Pumbaa's last name is Smith.

* Pumbaa's original name was Harold.

Voice actor : Ernie Sabella

Banzai is a hyena being part of the trio with sidekick Shenzi and Ed. He is seen firsty in the Elephant grave yard, on a mission from Scar to attack Simba and Nala. Unfortuantly for the trio, Mufasa came just in time to protect the 2 young lion cubs.

Banzai is also seen falling into a pit of thorns when chasing after Simba.

He is only seen in The Lion King and The Lion King 1/2


Fun facts:

* It is revealed in musical that Banzai's father was killed by Sarafina.

Voice actor : Cheech Marin (VO)

Shenzi est la seule hyène femelle du film. Contrairement à la croyance populaire, c'est bien celle qui démontre le plus de carractère et n'accepte pas que les lions contrôlent absolument tout. Rebelle et insolente, elle a souvent tendance à vouloir faire ce qu'il lui plaît, malgré qu'elle respecte Scar, jusqu'à-ce que celui-ci s'auto-trahisse...

Voice actor : Whoopi Goldberg

Ed is one of the hyenas that are Scar's henchmen. He is known from expressing himself only by laughter and giggles.


Fun facts:

* Ed has some actual speaking lines in several Lion King comics.

Voice actor : Jim Cummings

Rafiki est un sage mandrill qui chronique les évènements de la terre des lions dans son baobab. Il a d'ailleurs présenté deux générations de naissances royales. Grand ami de Mufasa, il sera particulièrement attristé par sa mort. Quelques temps plus tard, il retrouvera Simba et le persuadera de revendiquer sa place en tant que roi légitime. 

Voice actor : Robert Guillaume

Oncle Max, tout comme son nom l'indique, est l'oncle de Timon. Il est un personnage qui est plutôt impatient, particulièrement à l'endroit de son neveu - craignant que celui-ci ne fasse d'autres dégâts dans les tunnels. En dernier recourt, il enseigna à Timon l'essentiel afin de devenir la sentinelle de la colonie, mais en vain, il sera le dernier à lui avoir témoigné sa confiance avant que Timon ne décide de quitter pour vivre sa propre aventure dans la savane africaine...

Voice actor : Jerry Stiller

La mère de Timon est une suricate plutôt protective, comme tout mère le serait à l'égard de sa famille. Tout comme son fils, elle a un puissant carractère et n'hésite pas à en faire l'usage lorsque nécessaire. Elle est toujours là pour Timon et respecte ses choix, aussi contre-nature soient-ils.

Voice actor : Julie Kavner


Name - Simba
Gender - Male
Age - Portrayed as infant, cub, teen and adult in ''The Lion King'' franchise
Type of Animal - Lion

Basic Info
Simba is the main character in the film. Curious and adventurous, he disobeys the advice that will be given him, which will also cause him many troubles ... Nala's best friend, both will experience many adventures together until they are separated by tragic events ... Devoted by remorse inflicted by his uncle Scar, Simba will later grow up in the jungle, approaching a life without worry based on the principle of ''Hakuna Matata'', Until he is no longer able to conceal the truth and will have to face his responsibilities ...

Mufasa (father), Sarabi (mother), Scar (uncle), Nala's Father (father-in-law), Sarafina (mother-in-law), Nala (mate), Kiara (daughter), Kion (son), Kovu (son-in-law), 'Fluffy' (cub), Mohatu (great-grandfather), Ahadi (grandfather), Uru (grandmother), Kopa (son)

    * Concept - Mheetu (brother-in-law)


Voice actor : Jonathan Taylor Thomas (cub); Matthew Broderick (adult); Jason Weaver (singing voice)

A character that was cut from the movie The Lion King 1 1/2. According to directors, he was cut because they fell there were too many characters in the story. His lines were given to Ma and Uncle Max.

* His real name is unknown

* Head image is fan colored. There aren't any colored concept of this character.

Iron Joe is a paranoid meerkat form Timon's colony. He is seen when Ma tries to get timon on guard duty. Iron Joe is standing on a rock, shivering and screaming before he is taken away by two other meerkats.

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