This is something I've been mulling over for the past couple years, ever since I rediscovered my 愛 for the ディズニー Princesses and began to watch all the old movies. We all know that ディズニー tends to take liberties with its merchandise (think Cinderella's silver ガウン that suddenly turned blue), but this one may be something that the ファン have imposed upon the movies.
Recall, for a moment, Monsieur Walt Disney's first two princes, generally referred to as The Prince and Prince Charming due to the fact that they strangely remain nameless for the entirety of their movies, despite being the heroines' eventual one true loves. (The authorities are still unsure as to how this grievous lapse of information occurred.) Both are dreamy, handsome, romantic, and famously underdeveloped characters.
Bland, like white bread.
Boring, like vanilla ice cream.
Many of あなた are probably wondering what it is about them that I take issue with. Well, my dear readers, I ask あなた here and now, which one of them is actually
"Why, Cinderella's prince, of course!" あなた reply confidently.
INCORRECT! And I have evidence to prove it, my friends, cold hard evidence!
あなた may remember a certain scene from the movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
in which our fair princess sings of how one 日 her prince will find her and carry her off to his 城 where they will live forever in happiness and comfort. Just before this song begins, Snow White is asked によって one of her dwarven company whether または not it was hard to fall in love. In response she laughs "It was very easy! Anyone could see that the prince was charming
; the only one for me."
Just mull over that line for a moment... Done? Good. Now I don't know about you, but I don't ever recall シンデレラ describing her prince in such a way. Thus, I must conclude that Snow White's prince is the real
Prince Charming, meaning Cinderella's prince is an impostor! Who is he really and why has he conspired to steal another noble prince's identity? None can say!
And so, without further ado, let the commenting begin!