He then decides to show her an example. Due to the birds' abilities to remove their furs in just a few seconds, the warthogs refuge in a hut and make a distress call, which Pumbaa answers. Together, the two confronted their parents, and Kiara convinced her father to end the bloodshed. His friendliness extends to everyone, as he acts like a big brother to the younger members of his herd, a friend to animals of all different species, and a protector of the Pride Lands at large. Zira blames Nuka's death on Kovu and slashes him across the face, giving Kovu a scar resembling Scar's.
Kovu is given the same treatment, and as the cubs are separated, they whisper goodbye to each other. He is colored blueish-grey and has canine teeth. Afterwards, she becomes Kovu's wife. Once on the trail, Kion spots Nala's pawprints, and the cubs track them to the bottom of a steep cliff. Flirtatious and gossipy, Zuzu is a very maternal bird who never passes up the chance for some juicy gossip, much like her son, Zazu. Kiara boasts that she will find Udugu first, and Kion takes chase, unintentionally steering them toward a steep cliff. This leads them to offhandedly talking about Kovu's past.
Kiara eventually splutters to the surface and begins limping toward shore. Unlike Simba, who is only able to see an Outsider's crimes, Kiara recognizes Kovu's individuality, accepting her enemies as being no different than she is. Kiara and Kovu follow behind them. He returns years later as a ghostly apparition in the clouds to help an older Simba return to the Pride Lands and remember who he truly is. Vitani waits for Kovu to attack, and reports back to an angry Zira when he doesn't. The Outsiders promptly abandoned Zira, who made one last attempt on Simba's life, but was thwarted by Kiara and fell to her death. Kiara doesn't answer but puts her paw on Kovu's, and they nuzzle.
Simba tells her that's like saying she doesn't want to be a lion. He seems to enjoy teasing Timon and Pumbaa when they fail at proving their worth to him. The Special Edition version featured changes made to the film such as Kovu in the water being inexplicably re-animated as well as other alterations. He then goes off on Kiara, asking her if she's hurt or sick. Because of this, Kion is mindful not to use the Roar in anger.
She shows considerable anxiety and fear in the face of simple circumstances and harbors deep disgust for grubs. During Kovu's time in the pride, Kiara developed a deep friendship with him, which eventually blossomed into a relationship. He starts to go on about the responsibilities of being queen, but Kiara interrupts him and spits out that she doesn't want to be queen; it's no fun. After Timon leaves his sentry duty post to prepare for his date with Tatiana, a king cobra enters the colony and kidnaps the princess, which makes everyone believe she's dead and which causes Timon to get banished. Following Kiara's encounter with Kovu and Zira in which she endangers herself, Simba explains how important she is to the pride and that the pride is one.
Produced by and and released on October 27, 1998, the film centers on Simba and Nala's daughter Kiara, who falls in love with Kovu, a male rogue lion from a banished pride that was once loyal to Simba's evil uncle,. Despite this, Makini takes pride in herself and her position, and is friendly and welcoming to everyone she meets. Upon being defeated, he and his three supporters were expelled from the Pride Lands, and became a part of Scar's growing collective in the Outlands. When and his attack the Pride Lands, Kiara sends Tiifu to get Simba. In order to tell them apart, not only do they have different voices, they also have different personalities: Cheetata appears to be more eager and aggressive while Cheetato seems more likely to think things through. Timon and Pumbaa befriend him at a boat stop in Antarctica when they see that he has two extra tickets for the duo to get on the ship. Mufasa's spirit persuades him to bring Simba's daughter Kiara and Zira's son Kovu together as a way of uniting the Outsiders with the pride.
Once to safety, Tiifu and Zuri apologize to Kiara for not giving her a makeover in time for the ceremony. Scar then roars and tells him that he must obey or challenge Mufasa. They trick the Lion Guard into letting them into the Pride Lands so that they can devour all the animals. In The Lion King, Rafiki is introduced in the opening scene when he travels to Pride Rock to perform newborn Simba's presentation ceremony. When Kion is surprised to learn that Kovu knows his sister, Kovu says that it was a while ago, before telling Nuka that they've got to take Kion and Jasiri to see Zira. At Kupatana, the jackals attack the Pridelanders until they are defeated by the Lion Guard.
Nuka, wanting to impress Zira, climbs the log dam and manages to grab Simba's ankle, but is killed when some logs dislodge and crush him. Pumbaa asks who the other half is, but Kiara is unable to answer. I don't want to lose you. Though suspicious, Kiara listens as Mzingo tells her that Janja wishes to meet her at , which serves as neutral ground between the Pride Lands and. She tries once more, but the stranger jumps in front of her again.
During the battle for Pride Rock, Rafiki saves Simba from Banzai by whacking him with his stick, while fighting many more hyenas. It lands on a rock, and she sneaks forward and pounces. Archived from the original on February 2, 2012. When Kion reacts with confusion, Simba gently explains that his presence is needed at a funeral in for , a wise old who has passed away. The lion examines her, unimpressed, then picks her up and throws her onto his back.