Hakuna Matata: The Lion King Controversy

The Lion King is an all-time Disney favorite, for both children and adults. The heartbreaking scenes, the life mottos and the iconic soundtrack make it the great success that it is. With the much-anticipated remake of The Lion King out to theaters, we thought this was a good opportunity to share something you probably didn’t know about this Disney favorite: The Lion King may have been based on a Japanese manga series called “Junior Emperor” (translated in English to “Kimba the White Lion”).