Lion King and Kimba The White Lion: Rip-Off or Inspiration?

If you watched the animated cartoon movie The Lion King and are a big fan of the live theater plays, then you may not know that the story may be more than just based off of the play Hamlet. A animated cartoon called Kimba The White Lion came out in Japan in 1950 and has a strikingly resembling story and cast of characters. Everything that we have known and come to love from The Lion King can be found in Kimba’s story.

The video below goes into further detail about the comparison between the two movies and how well they match-up. We already know that Hollywood fishes for ideas when their aren’t any knew ones to create. Disney and their animated movies is no exception.

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