Maybe Zira snuck him into the Pride Lands or took him elsewhere where there was big game in order to help him hone his skills. As part of Zira's plan, Kovu's siblings Nuka and Vitani trap Kiara in a fire, allowing Kovu to rescue her. By 1996, producer Jeannine Roussel and director signed on board to produce and direct the sequel. Second, Kiara says it to Simba after failing to rescue Zira. Bob Baxter served as the supervising animator for Rafiki.
Zira softly coos a lullaby to her son, stating that he will be a king someday. The cut scene features Kiara reaching out to save Zira. Winking at his daughter, Simba takes Kovu aside for a private conversation, with Kiara happily watching from a distance. He was hand chosen by Scar to follow in his paw prints and become king! After returning to the Pride Lands, Simba sends Nala and the rest of the pride back to Pride Rock while he lectures Kiara about the danger posed by the Outsiders. Unfortunately for them, Simba quickly realizes Kiara has ran off. During this time, she bore three cubs: Nuka, Vitani, and Kovu.
The two lions roar, scattering the birds. A dangerous rift has developed between Simba's Pride and these Outlanders, led by Scar's murderous widow Zira. And second, Simba expositing Scar's backstory is important because it gives Kovu a deeper incentive and a better reason to defect from the Outlanders. In it, Scar holds Simba back to prevent him from reaching Mufasa, sinisterly telling Simba to trust him. He then tells her that they are a part of each other.
I honestly think that 'Oh. The next day, Kovu contemplates attacking Simba as he was instructed to, but he teaches Kiara how to hunt instead and eventually realizes his feelings for her. Nuka, the only adult male in the group, besides Kovu, that we know of is not exactly a model lion. 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. Confused, he asserts that his would likely welcome them into the kingdom, and Nuka asks who his father is. That night, Simba allows Kovu to sleep inside Pride Rock with the rest of the pride, but Vitani tells Zira about Kovu's failure to kill Simba. He's apparently just a random orphaned cub she took in, and was probably chosen as Scar's unofficial successor because he was the youngest of the Outlanders, and thus a fresh start when it comes to creating an effective assassin, as opposed to Nuka, who's already fully grown by the time Kovu and Kiara are developed cubs.
Simba warns Kiara to stay away from the Outlands, just like Mufasa had warned a young Simba. On a more positive note, there's another dimension of , between moments and moments. The next morning, Kovu prepares to attack Simba while he is drinking from the water hole, but Kiara interrupts him to begin the hunting lesson. Simba does everything he can to emulate Mufasa and only views Kovu as Scar 2. Sure, she wanted Kovu to rule, but first and foremost she wanted Simba dead, now or sooner. Zira also holds a superiority complex, as she believes that her species dominates all others, especially hyenas. Simba sees her looking rather distressed at something, turns, sees Pride Rock and, with surprising insight, gleans what she saw and tries to reassure her again, even if he probably chose the exact wrong thing to say.
That would mean there was some semblance of normalcy underneath the cold, relentless persona that he gradually came to adopt, and as such, his afternoon spent with Kiara as an adult isn't him being introduced to something he's never experienced before, but rather him remembering life from before his training. Well that's most of it, she's also got a chip on her shoulder from being exiled, but this is the main reason. Kevin Peaty served as the supervising animator for Vitani. Was good so embedded in his soul that it took only one afternoon of fun to reject Scar's legacy? Would he have killed every single Outsider then and there? According to Rooney, the final draft gradually became a variation of. But if you're against me, you'll never leave the Outlands! Technically, Kovu is a prince, but of the exiled Outlanders and to the late Scar so still counts. Conversely, we suppose that any Pridelander can join the Outland if she swears allegiance to Scar's dynasty purely hypothetic.
Nuka's decision to climb right after Simba puts enough weight for Nuka firstly to allow Simba to escape, and the weight from the effort Simba makes to leap to safety kicks a ton of logs right down onto Nuka, and it is blatantly obvious that even a healthy adult would not survive getting crushed or smashed by logs. Kovu couldn't possibly have killed Simba before the lionesses heard the commotion and came out to attack him, if he could beat Simba one-on-one at all. Jasiri answers that Kion is the son of Simba and a shocked Kovu and Nuka wonder if they really can return to the Pride Lands. Unable to thank the young rogue, Simba is forced to accept Kovu's place since he rescued Kiara. Gene Miller provided Kovu's singing voice.
As they journey home, King Simba scolds his daughter for breaking the rules and endangering herself, reminding her that one day, she will be a queen. Ian Harrowell served as the supervising animator for Nuka. Meanwhile in the Outlands, Zira reminds Kovu that Simba killed Scar and exiled the lions who respect him. Taking advantage of a tender moment between Simba and Kiara, Zira orders Vitani to attack, but the younger lioness is moved by Kiara's words and disobeys her mother. Several years later, Kiara, now a young adult, begins her first solo hunt. In marked contrast to most of the studio's small screen sequels to bigscreen animated hits, the new pic isn't merely kids' stuff. Kopa and Vitani shippingThis is a fanon thing, obviously.
The Outsiders then attack Simba, resulting in Nuka's death and Simba's escape. Should Zira and her followers drive off the rogue or kill him, they would then be without a king, more or less dooming the pride. While Simba is momentarily distracted by the sound of the river dam cracking, Zira tries to attack, but Kiara interferes, sending them both over the cliff. It clearly never occurred to her that Kovu's original affection for Kiara could override years of indoctrination, or that experiencing the Pridelanders kinder lifestyle would make him realize he was on the wrong side. Preorder Lithograph and Cover Scanned and submitted by several people independently over the past couple of months; these scans are from Crassus.
. Kovu could have either been just born or Zira was nearly due in which case Scar had told her that this baby would be heir. He was voiced by in the original film. In the end, however, the only characters who die in the war are Nuka much to her dismay and her. Of course, this is more hazardous than assassination, but take a look at the arguments. Kovu isn't Scar's son, and even if he was, he wouldn't have a rightful claim to power until both Simba and Kiara are incapacitated.