The Lion King’s Kid Has a Mohawk and a Tattoo and This Is an Actual Disney Thing



That’s Kion, son of Simba, who’ll be forming a team of animals in a new TV cartoon.

“It’s kind of like ‘The Lion King’ meets ‘The Avengers,'” said Disney Junior general manager Nancy Kanter.

…presumably because The Lion King meets Star Wars would sound weirder.

Oh, and you’ll never guess what kind of animals are rounded up. By which I mean of course you can guess, if you think about what wild animal got a ton of hipster traction from a stupid meme recently.

“a fearless honey badger, a confident cheetah, a happy-go-lucky hippo and an intellectual egret.”

Appropriate, perhaps, because I don’t give no shit.