The world of RWBY is populated by characters who draw inspiration from fairy tales. Ruby Rose, for instance, is impressed by Little Pink Driving Hood. The inspirations may be seen of their signature colours, a few of their equipment, and even key story points.
Like RWBY, Disney’s animated options are filled with fairy story characters. Funnily sufficient, not all of RWBY’s Disney counterparts could be the identical as their fairy story ones. As their storylines have developed and extra of their character traits have been revealed, the RWBY characters have developed past their preliminary inspirations.
10 Jaune: Aladdin
Jaune has a variety of rising to do when the sequence begins. He has a giant dream, very like Aladdin. They’re each additionally characters who’re telling massive lies.
Whereas Aladdin makes use of the magic of Genie to show himself right into a prince and get an opportunity to speak to Princess Jasmine, Jaune makes use of solid paperwork to nab a spot at Beacon Academy. His dream is not of a princess, however of being a revered Huntsman. Jaune has to study what that actually means, simply as Aladdin has to study that being a great man is about greater than wealth and standing.
9 Ren: Elsa
Ren tries very arduous to maintain his feelings in test and management himself round different folks. Sound acquainted? It is precisely what Elsa does firstly of her story in Frozen.
Elsa’s concern of her personal energy and her need to maintain her sister protected causes her to cover herself away and hold the folks she cares about at arm’s size. Whereas Ren would not have the identical form of energy as Elsa, he does deal with his feelings the identical approach she does — holding them again for so long as he can.
8 Nora: Anna
It may be unusual to think about Ren and Nora as Elsa and Anna, however simply because the siblings complement each other within the film, so do Ren and Nora within the present.
Whereas Elsa isolates herself, Anna jumps into each state of affairs with full enthusiasm. She’s an everlasting optimist, at all times prepared to drag Ren out of his personal head and by no means giving up on him regardless of how usually he closes himself off. It is not in contrast to Anna deciding to trek throughout the nation to search out her sister.
7 Salem: Ursula
Salem was once an everyday princess (taking a little bit little bit of inspiration from Rapunzel) with a little bit of magic. Her anger and wish for revenge, nevertheless, modified her. All through the sequence, her aim appears to be to finish the complete world, however she’s received an obsession with a handful of individuals and, in fact, some loyal minions.
Whereas Ursula is not intent on ending the world in The Little Mermaid, she is eager on revenge and shaking issues up. Like Salem, she’s remoted in her personal little nook of the world. Additionally like Salem, she holds a grudge towards a strong man. Ursula manipulates Ariel into doing her bidding in a lot the identical approach as Salem manipulated Cinder. After all, Cinder has her personal darkish motivations, whereas Ariel was at all times motivated by love.
6 Weiss: Mulan
Weiss takes inspiration from the unique story of Snow White. Her theme tune is even “Mirror, Mirror.” She doesn’t, nevertheless, have quite a bit in widespread with a younger lady who spends the majority of her time cleansing home and falling for her stepmother’s lies.
As an alternative, Weiss has a Disney counterpart in Mulan. Each girls have a strict sense of honor and obligation. For Mulan, which means taking her father’s place in a struggle to save lots of her nation. For Weiss, which means standing as much as her father and reclaiming her household identify whereas defending the world.
5 Yang: Merida
Yang’s signature yellow shade, impulsive nature, and penchant for preventing Grimm that seem like bears all hyperlink her to her Goldilocks and the Three Bears inspiration. Her impetuousness, nevertheless, would possibly think of a Disney princess: Merida.
The princess on the middle of Courageous, Merida desires to carve her personal path on the planet as an alternative of being held again by societal guidelines. Yang would love Merida’s push to be herself, one thing the 2 have in widespread. Their impulsive natures additionally land them each in sizzling water fairly a bit. Merida even has a strained relationship along with her mom, although hers is repaired by the tip of her film. Time will inform if Yang and Raven can discover widespread floor.
4 Blake: Belle
That is one RWBY character who solely appears to have extra in widespread along with her fairy story inspiration as time goes on. Sure, Blake Belladonna takes her inspiration from the story of Magnificence and the Beast. It simply so occurs that her model of the beast, Adam, would not flip right into a good-looking prince.
Blake and Belle each have a love for studying and journey. Within the early episodes, Blake usually has a e-book in her fingers, absorbing fictional worlds the identical properly Belle does. In addition they each go on epic adventures to get to their household. Belle has wolves assault her within the woods whereas Blake finds herself up towards a monster at sea. In addition they each rise up for the misunderstood in society; it simply so occurs that Blake stands up for the Faunus whereas Belle stands up for the Beast.
3 Ilia: Ariel
Followers do not get to see a lot of Ilia as of the eighth quantity of RWBY, and that is not simply due to the chameleon skills she has as a Faunus. She solely seems briefly in a part of Blake’s story, however that makes it simple to search out her Disney counterpart.
Ilia is a little bit youthful than Blake and nonetheless a little bit naive in regards to the world. She falls for Adam’s lies about his objectives for the White Fang. She finally ends up manipulated into going after Blake, parroting Adam’s beliefs and successfully shedding her personal voice till Blake helps her see who he really is. It is not in contrast to Ariel naively buying and selling her voice away for legs in The Little Mermaid, considering she is aware of precisely what she’s doing however discovering the world very totally different from her creativeness.
2 Cinder: Cinderella
Like Blake, Cinder is among the few characters who has the identical Disney counterpart as her fairy story inspiration. Cinder simply went a little bit darker than Disney’s Cinderella did.
Cinder grows up, pressured to scrub up after others and dreaming of a approach out of her world. Her approach out comes courtesy of a Huntsman as her fairy godmother. He secretly trains her till she’s in a position to defend herself. As an alternative of escaping to a elaborate ball, Cinder takes the present she’s been given and rids herself of the household that is been persecuting her. Her glass slippers are literally her glass-making semblance and her animal familiars are the Grimm she will be able to talk with.
1 Ruby: Rapunzel
If any character has the identical wide-eyed enthusiasm as Tangled‘s Rapunzel, it is Ruby. She’s additionally simply as naive when her story begins, wanting the journey of being a Huntress however not completely seeing the risks at first.
Additionally like Rapunzel, Ruby has a particular skill that she’s suggested to maintain hidden. For Rapunzel, it is magic hair, however Ruby has silver eyes. They even each encourage confidence in those that are extra worldly. Rapunzel is ready to appeal a tavern of thieves whereas Ruby persistently takes on the management position amongst her older teammates.
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