Disney Gets Accused Of Stealing The Idea For Lion King From Kimba The White Lion And Some Frame-By-Frame Comparisons Are Convincing

Kimba the White Lion (Jungle Emperor) is a Japanese series created by Osamu Tezuka which was published in the Manga Shōnen magazine from November 1950 to April 1954. An anime based on the manga was broadcasted on TV from 1965 to 1967. told HuffPost Entertainment. Over the years, Sito has worked on such classic Disney movies as the before-mentioned Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and, of course, The Lion King. “I mean, the artists working on the film, if they grew up in the ’60s, they probably saw Kimba. I mean, I watched Kimba when I was a kid in the ’60s, and I think in the recesses of my memory, we’re aware of it but I don’t think anybody consciously thought, ‘Let’s rip off Kimba.” Eventually, the studio’s denial …