Selamat tengahari semua. Tetibe teringat pasal watak-watak kartun Disney tapi yang princess je la. Aku ni dulu memang minat sesangat dengan Disney Princess dan kegemaran tu aku kongsi dengan Cik Kembar aku. Punyalah minat sampai sanggup kumpul sticker Disney Princess sampai beberapa buku. Walaupun harga sticker tu mahal, tapi sanggupkan juga demi minat. Nasib Mak baik hati support minat anak kembarnya ini.
Seingat aku, kebanyakkan watak-watak Disney Princess ini diolah daripada cerita dongeng orang putih zaman dulu. Ya la, kalau dah ada magic-magic bagai tu. Contohnya, Cinderella dan Snow White. Memang dua ni favorite aku tau. Kalau tengok Cinderella tu, suka sangat sebab gaun malam dia cantik ya amat. Masa tu mulalah berangan nak jadi princess. Kalau Snow White pula sebab dia kan comel. Masa tu aku budak-budak lagi, mestilah suka berangan nak jadi princess. Sebenarnya banyak lagi watak-watak Disney Princess yang aku suka.
Heheh..tapi semakin masa berlalu, makin banyak watak-watak Disney Princess yang diwujudkan dan ada yang masih dalam tempoh penciptaan. Aku sempatlah search kat Google watak-watak Disney Princess yang telah ada dan bakal diwujudkan. Nak tahu apa dia? Jom kita baca dan tengok senarai watak-watak Disney Princess yang ada dan sejarah pembangunan karakter ini. Oh ya..maklumat ini aku tak olah kepada bahasa Melayu kerana nak kekalkan keaslian sumber yang aku ambil ni.
The character of Snow White first originated in a Brothers Grimm fairy tale "Schneewittchen" about a beautiful German princess with a jealous stepmother. In 1937, Walt Disney turned this classic fairy tale into his very first animated feature film. Her true love is Prince Ferdinand, who breaks her sleeping death 'slumber' (caused by the Evil Queen) with love's first kiss. She befriends the seven dwarfs during her stay at their cottage. She is the youngest princess, being about 14 during the film's events.
The best-known version of Cinderella is the fairy tale "Cendrillon" by Charles Perrault in 1697. In 1950, it was turned into an animated feature-length film by Walt Disney. Cinderella is probably the eldest of all the Disney princess. She is 19 years of age. Her stepmother turned her into the family's sole servant after the death of her father. With magical help from her Fairy Godmother, she attends the ball and meets the prince of her kingdom, and eventually marries him, thus freeing her from her life of servitude. She is often considered the "Leader of the Disney Princesses", even though she wasn't the first one.
Best known as the heroine of the 1959 animated classic Sleeping Beauty which is very loosely based on Charles Perrault's "La Belle au Bois Dormant". Although her dress changes from blue to pink (thanks to two of her guardians, Merryweather and Flora) she is most commonly seen wearing pink. She was cursed at birth by an evil fairy called Maleficent, who predicted her death on her 16th birthday. One of the three good fairies, Merryweather, softened the curse by changing her death to a deep slumber that will only be awakened by true love's kiss. By falling in love with Prince Phillip, the prince of a neighboring kingdom, she is freed from the curse by the end of the film after Maleficent is defeated. Aurora is probably the tallest princess, as evidenced by her usually sticks out as the tallest one when the princesses are lined up.
The heroine of the 1989 film, loosely based on the Danish fairy tale "Den Lille Havfrue" by Hans Christian Andersen, and the daughter of King Triton, ruler of the sea, 16-year old mermaid Ariel falls in love with a dashing human prince named Eric. She has always dreamt of life on land and she finds Ursula's deal her only change to be with Eric, that's why she trades her voice to the sea witch, Ursula (who was supposed to be her aunt in the uncut version of the film), in order to become a human and be with him forever. However, Ursula was not who she seemed.Co-director Ron Clements changed the original character (from Hans Christian Andersen's tale), seeing her as 'too tragic'; resulting in Ariel.
French commoner who is the heroine of the 1991 animated classic Beauty and the Beast, loosely based on the French fairy tale "La Belle et la Bête" abridged version by Madame Jeanne-Marie le Prince de Beaumont, her name is translated from the French word for "beauty". She trades her freedom for her father's with the Beast and becomes his prisoner, but she soon learns to see the good hidden behind his hideous appearance and falls in love with him over time. By confessing her love at the end of the movie, the Beast is turned back into a human along with his enchanted servants and Belle becomes his princess. Though, her princess hood is only technical since she never marries the Beast, even when he's in human form. Belle's prince (the Beast) is named Adam.
The spunky, independent Arabian Princess of Agrabah, who dreams of seeing what's beyond her palace and be freed from her father's constant pestering of arranged royal marriage. She falls in love with the title character in 1992's Aladdin, whom she eventually marries. She is loosely based on Princess Badroulbadour (Arabic بدر البدور, badru l-budūr, "full moon of full moons") featured in the story of "Aladdin and his Wonderful Lamp" from "One Thousand and One Nights". Interestingly, the original story took place in China and not the Middle East.
Disney's Pocahontas is loosely based on the real-life Native American "princess" whose name was Matoaka (Pocahontas was her nickname and meant 'Little Mischief'). She falls in love with a man named John Smith, who helps her prevent a war from commencing between their people. At the end of the film, John is wounded and sent back to London for treatment.
Fa Mulan is a brave Chinese heroine who dresses up like a soldier and goes to war in place of her crippled father, risking death and dishonor. She is loosely based on the heroine from the ancient Chinese epic poem "The Legend of Hua Mulan"(花木蘭傳奇) and she is the only Disney Princess who is not royal by blood or marriage and is literally not one. However, she has the honor of a princess because she achieved honor from the Emperor himself by saving China. During her stay in the army, she falls in love with the captain, Li Shang, whom she starts dating by the end of the film.
Partly inspired from E.D Baker's 2002 novel The Frog Princess, and the original fairytale The Frog Prince. Tiana is the heroine of the 2009 animated film The Princess and the Frog and is the first Princess of African-American decent. She dreams of opening her own restaurant through hard work. By kissing Prince Naveen in frog form, she is turned into a frog (because the magic can only be broken by a princess) and they are forced to set on a journey to find a way to undo the magic. Eventually, she finds herself falling for the handsome, but spoiled prince and willingly gives up her personal wants to be with him. By marrying the prince, Tiana becomes a real princess and so breaks the spell with a kiss. They finally open their own restaurant at the end of the film. She is the first and currently only princess who's story was inspired by an original fairytale, a literature novel and a real life person.
The heroine from the animated feature Tangled is loosely based on the German title character from the Brothers Grimm fairy tale "Rapunzel". Her long hair, which is said to measure 70 feet in length, not only has magical healing powers, but can be used as a weapon. Given the power by a magic golden flower, Mother Gothel kidnaps her as an infant to use her power to keep herself young. 18 years later, Rapunzel sneaks away from her tower with a thief, Flynn Rider, and sets on her own journey to find the flying lanterns that float into the sky every year on her birthday. To free her from Gothel's clutches, Flynn cuts her hair, thus destroys her power, and she is returned to her family. Rapunzel was "officially welcomed into the Disney Princess Royal Court" during a promotional event at Kensington Palace in London on October 2, 2011.
Merida is the 16-year old daughter of Queen Elinor, who rules the kingdom alongside King Fergus. Queen Elinor's expectations of her daughter make Merida see Elinor as being distant while also causing friction between the two. Despite Elinor's desire to see Merida as a proper royal lady, Merida is an impetuous girl with natty, unruly ginger hair who wants to take control of her own destiny. Merida has honed her skill in archery, and is one of the most skilled archers ever seen. She is also skilled in sword-fighting and racing across the countryside on her horse, Angus.
She is the first princess from a Pixar film, the first original princess in the line-up that hasn't been inspired by either literature (Snow White, Cinderella, etc.) or real-life (Pocahontas, Tiana) works and the first without a love interest. She also never sings a major song, thus breaking away the traditional line-up, though as a child, she sang a small verse of a song in Gaelic, and Merida is the second Disney Princess with an accent.
Sumber : Disney Wikia
Dah kenal kesemua watak-watak Disney Princess ini? Maybe ada sesetengah tu yang kita-kita ni tak kenal atau pun terlepas pandang tambah-tambah si Merida tu. Haa..rupanya Disney masih lagi ada beberapa watak Puteri yang bakal diwujudkan.
Nak tanya ni, dalam kesemua watak-watak puteri Disney ni, yang mana paling korang minat? Cerita sikit kat aku. Baiklah, setakat disini dulu..jom sambung keje balik.
Okay...till meet again.