by Joyce Kessel
Disney Junior rarely disappoints when it comes to the animated series, and The Lion Guard: Unleash the Power is no different. Simba and Nala’s son Kion and his four best buds form The Lion Guard. The Lion Guard is on a mission to defend and protect the Pride Land.
While Kion is the main character, the other members of the guard have dedicated episodes, so everyone has a moment in the spotlight. Kion ’s friends are Bunga the honey badger, Beshte the hippo, Fuli the cheetah and Ono the egret
The Lion Guard: Unleash the Power includes six episodes from the first season.
1 Fuli's New Family
2 Bunga the Wise
3 Eye of the Beholder
4 Follow That Hippo!
5 The Search for Utamu
6 Never Judge a Hyena by Its Spots
The cast includes :
Rob Lowe (The Grinder) as Simba; Gabrielle Union (Being Mary Jane) as Nala; Max Charles (The Amazing Spider-Man 2) as Kion; Joshua Rush (The Adventures of Puss in Boots) as Bunga; Dusan Brown (Blaze and the Monster Machines) as Beshte; Diamond White (Sofia the First) as Fuli; and Atticus Shaffer (The Middle) as Ono. Ernie Sabella (The Lion King) reprises his role as Pumbaa. Executive Producer: Ford Riley (Special Agent Oso). Director: Howy Parkins (Jake and the Never Land Pirates).
Additional cast members include: Eden Riegel (All My Children) as Kiara; Sarah Hyland (Modern Family) as Tiifu; Madison Pettis (Jake and the Never Land Pirates) as Zuri; Gary Anthony Williams (Doc McStuffins) as Mufasa; Khary Payton (Teen Titans) as Rafiki; Jeff Bennett (Jake and the Never Land Pirates) as Zazu; Andrew Kishino (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) as Janja; Vargus Mason (Sofia the First) as Cheezi; Jonny Rees (Star Wars Rebels) as Mzingo; and Kevin Schon (The Lion King 1 1/2) as Chungu and Timon.
We recommend the DVD as it is suitable for all ages and guarantees to keep you entertained for up to 2 hours. The music was one of my favorite part of the DVDs.