After the animators decided on a single-headed dragon, they established Mushu's physical concept. In contrast to Mulan, Mushu is in most situations more comical, overconfident, and impulsive. He can also understand other animals, as seen when he converses with Cri-kee (Mulan's lucky cricket) and horse Khan. Add a photo to this gallery However, after Eddie Murphy came to voice the character, the character and his dynamic changed, and the animators canceled the piece, although it was a favorite among the filmmakers. However, feeling that two sidekicks would overcrowd the story, the animators then decided on a two-headed dragon, though they were green and grotesque. Along with Mulan, Mushu is … His world does not appear in Kingdom Hearts, due to its destruction. He endures being stomped on, explosions, and an avalanche in the first movie. In the early concept of Mulan II, Mushu was originally going to have a love interest in the form of a female dragon that look almost identical to him. Mushu's element (presumably to reassure the viewers that he is a dragon) is fire. https://kingdomhearts.neoseeker.com/w/index.php?title=Mushu&oldid=2521. 1. Joe Pesci was originally cast as Mushu, but after a few voice tryouts, the animators didn't think that he was right for the role. Knowing that Mulan's exposure will lead to the disgrace of the Fa family, the spirits of the ancestors choose to send the Great Stone Dragon to retrieve her. For better use, the animators shrunk Mushu to a smaller size. Kingdom Hearts (キングダム ハーツ Kingudamu Hātsu) is a 2002 action role-playing video game developed and published by Square for the PlayStation 2 video game console. However, things change once the ancestors tell him that if Mulan marries Shang, his family's guardians will take over for Mulan, thus making Mushu a homeless dragon. Mushu does not resemble a Western dragon much. Mushu is one of the stronger of the Summons, capable of continuously shooting fireballs from his mouth. He hopes to prove himself and win back his place among the other guardians by helping Mulan. He strives to be one of the family guardians again and selfishly decides to convince Mulan to join the army to turn her into a war hero, believing this will get him back on the \"top shelf.\" However, he comes to realize how selfish he has been, admitting to Mulan that he risked her life to further his own goals. After the animators decided on a single-headed dragon, they established Mushu's physical concept. Powers and Stats. Tier: At least High 4-C. Name: Fa Mulan, Ping, Treacherous Snake, The Soldier from the Mountains | Mushu Origin: Kingdom Hearts, Disney. You can obtain his Summon Card in the Key to Rewards room in the Hollow Bastion floor. Though small, he has the power of a great dragon. The heroes race to save the Emperor and defeat Shan Yu. Mark Moseley has also played Mushu for Disney in everything except the original film Mulan, where Eddie Murphy played Mushu. This ancient dragon heated things up in "Mulan" (1998). Kingdom Hearts 3 has finally arrived and it brings some of the world of Disney’s most beloved worlds into the series. However, he has a larger involvement in his world's storyline as a reprisal of his role from the film. In battle, Mushu can be used in Mulan's Limit move, launching a series of fiery attacks at foes which ends with a downpour of large fireballs. Mushu accompanies Mulan, Sora and the others to the icy mountains when they are attacked by Shan Yu and his army of Heartless. If Sephiroth was in the Japanese version of the original Kingdom Hearts, he … In addition to Pesci, Steve Martin, Sinbad, Chris Tucker, Chris Rock, and Drew Carey were also considered to voice Mushu. He is shocked to see his old friends in his world and introduces Mulan to them and explains her situation. His primary attack - Fire Breath - aided Sora and his friends in their battles. His appearance is far more akin to that of a traditional Eastern dragon. Around the time when the music of the film was to be created, the songwriters had written a piece for Mushu for him to sing to assure Mulan that he'll be there to help her. For Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories on the PlayStation 2, a GameFAQs Q&A question titled "High number for Mushu in Key to Rewards? He is a small red dragon with limited abilities, but is capable of breathing out tremendous fireballs. She grabs a missile, lights it with Mushu and then launches it to a nearby mountain, Mushu accidentally going with it. In the film, Mushu was voiced by veteran actor and comedian Eddie Murphy. In contrast to Mulan, Mushu is in most situations more comical, overconfident, and impulsive. Just as the trio is about to attack, the sh… However, feeling that two sidekicks would overcrowd the story, the animators then decided on a two-headed dragon, though they were green and grotesque. He returns to his world after the door to Kingdom Hearts is sealed. Mushu plays a recurring role in the franchise serving a unique role as a summon in Kingdom Hearts and Chain of Memories, where he can appear to Sora by a card or gem and aid him in battle. Later, he then tells Mulan that he saw Shan-Yu in a cave which turns to be empty except for Heartless. Mushu is one of Mulan's family guardians, and is ordered by the more powerful guardians to go with Mulan on her journey. Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory announced for... Re:Mind Release Date Confirmed January 23rd. Mushu (voice) Shin'ichirô Miki ... Aladdin (voice) Yûji Mitsuya ... Dr. Finkelstein / Timon (voice) Mitsuru Miyamoto ... Simba (voice) © 1999-2020 Neo Era Media Inc. All rights reserved. In contrast to Mulan, Mushu is in most situations more comical, overconfident, and impulsive. He is voiced by Eddie Murphy in his first appearance and Mark Moseley afterwards. In Kingdom Hearts II, he is helping Ping (Mulan) get in to the Imperial Army. At the start of the film, Mushu does not make his official appearance until after Mulan runs away from home to serve in her elderly father Fa Zhou's place in a war against the deadly Hun army. Around the time when the music of the film was to be created, the songwriters … At first, Mulan's companions were to be 2 reptilian creatures; the idea of the creatures being dragons had not been established. However, feeling that two sidekicks would overcrowd the story, the animators then decided on a two-headed dragon, though they were green and grotesque. I’m not entirely sure why, considering a massive part of my gaming collection is pre-voicing , but in recent games – and particularly RPGs – voice acting has become one of the first things I look at. His grave is often visited by the living members of the family for good fortune. Mary Kay Bergman did the voice of the female ancestors in the first film and in the second film, they are voiced by Tress MacNeille. He is the titular character's closest companion throughout the Mulan series, acting as Mulan's guardian and protector. For better use, the animators shrunk Mushu to … Mushu is from the Disney original movie Mulan (1998). Shan Yu and a few Heartless reveal to have survived the avalanche and head for the Imperial City to capture the Emperor. Mushu appears as a summon in Kingdom Hearts, as a Magic Card in Kingdom Hearts: Chain Of Memories, and becomes a member of your party in, along with Mulan in Kingdom Hearts II.He is a small red dragon with limited abilities, but is capable of breathing out tremendous fireballs. Images of Sorafrom the Kingdom Hearts series. He even sticks with her when she is caught and thrown out of the army. Mushu was once an official guardian spirit of Mulan's family, but he had been demoted to the humiliating position of an incense burner and gong-ringer for the dead Fa family ancestorsever since he failed to protect a family member, a soldier named Fa Deng, resulting in the soldier's demise by decapitation (he's seen carrying his own head as a spirit). In the end, peace was restored to their world and he went back to being a guardian, but not after receiving a quick scolding from Sora. Sora, Donald, and Goofy meet Mulan as "Ping" outside the army's camp with Mushu. In Kingdom Hearts, Mushu produces his own copy of the original Kingdom Hearts manga, and is annoyed to discover that he doesn't appear. With Miyu Irino, Mamoru Miyano, Risa Uchida, Kôichi Yamadera. Eastern dragons could control many elements and did not require wings to fly. Mulan is also an intelligent advisory in battle, as using the final rocket to create an avalanche to wipe out most of Shan-Yu's army. Mushu appears as a summon in Kingdom Hearts, as a Magic Card in Kingdom Hearts: Chain Of Memories, and becomes a member of your party in, along with Mulan in Kingdom Hearts II. He returns to his world when it is restored. To date, this is the only media in whi… Mushu blurts out to the group that he is actually not a guardian anymore and is chased by Sora and Donald in a fit of rage. As a mythical creature, Mushu is very durable, to the point of being seemingly immortal. When his world is destroyed and his friends mysteriously disappear, a young boy named Sora is thrust into a quest to find his missing friends and prevent the armies of darkness from destroying many other worlds. Gender: Female (Mulan) and Male (Mushu) Sora and Donald are shocked when Goofy reveals to them that she is actually a girl, but promise to keep her identity a secret. When Sora and Mulan use their Limit, Mushu helps by spurting fireballs. Mushu appears as a figment of Sora's memories in Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories as a Summon Card. Mushu is mistook for a Heartless at first due to his giant shadow cast on a rock. Mushu's reputation would suffer dearly from this, with the eldest of the ancestors refusing to eve… Mushu is a dragon and one of the main protagonists from Disney's 1998 hit Mulan and its sequel. At first, Mulan's companions were to be 2 reptilian creatures; the idea of the creatures being dragons had not been established. Mushu resumes the events of his world in Kingdom Hearts II continuing with Mulan on her journey, although not as a summon. Trivia. Rarrrr!!! Mark Moseley is the English dub voice of Mushu in Kingdom Hearts II, and Koichi Yamadera is the Japanese voice. He later returns and accidentally gives Mulan's identity away to Captain Shang who leaves her behind. In the sequel, when Mulan prepares to marry Li Shang, Mushu is at first overjoyed to the point of tears, going as far as planning the wedding himself. Seven Kenny Leon Kuwata (Danganronpa series) Sissel Damon Gant Fuyuhiko Kuzuryu (Danganronpa series) Wakka (Kingdom Hearts series) Mushu (Kingdom Hearts series) Crab Munehisa Iwai (Persona 5) Link (The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild) The group join the army, where Mulan almost blows her cover after breaking up a massive braw… Mulan sees a way to defeat the army by causing an avalanche. Mushu appears as a recurring guest in the animated series and is usually seen with Cri-Kee. Mushu is rather sensitive about his size. After the animators decided on a single-headed dragon, they established Mushu's physical concept. As the oldest member of the Fa family, both deceased and living, First Ancestor Fa is wise and powerful. 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