Simba the King Lion

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  • 1995
  • 1 Season

Simba the King Lion is a classic anime series that was produced in Italy in the early 1990s. The series is based on the iconic story of The Lion King, but with its own spin and characters. The story follows the life of Simba, the king lion, as he learns to rule over his kingdom and protect it from danger.

The show opens with Simba as a young cub, living happily with his mother and father in the savannah. The first few episodes showcase the adorable and carefree life of Simba as he explores his surroundings and plays with his friends. However, this idyllic life is not to last, as Simba's father, the reigning king of the savannah, meets a gruesome end at the hands of a group of hyenas who are plotting to take over his territory.

The death of his father is a turning point in Simba's life, as he is thrust into the role of king of the savannah at a very young age. Guided by his wise and loyal friend, a mandrill named Rafiki, Simba must learn to lead his kingdom and protect his subjects from danger - all while dealing with his own grief and self-doubt.

One of the most prominent themes in Simba the King Lion is that of the struggle between good and evil. On one hand, there is Simba, who represents everything that is good and just in the world - he is brave, loyal, and compassionate towards his fellow animals. On the other hand, there is the evil hyena clan, who seek to conquer and destroy everything in their path. The hyenas are led by Scar, Simba's treacherous uncle who is desperate to claim the throne for himself. Scar is the perfect villain - he is cunning, manipulative, and utterly ruthless, and he will stop at nothing to achieve his goals.

Throughout the series, Simba faces numerous challenges as he tries to protect his kingdom from the hyenas and other threats. He must learn to make tough decisions, to trust his instincts, and to put the needs of his subjects before his own desires. Along the way, he is helped by a variety of loyal friends, including Nala, a fierce lioness who becomes his love interest, and Timon and Pumbaa, a hilarious duo of meerkat and warthog who provide much-needed comic relief.

Another important theme in Simba the King Lion is that of family and community. Simba's family - both his biological family and his "adopted" family of loyal friends - is at the heart of everything he does. He is motivated by love for his parents, his friends, and his subjects, and he knows that he cannot succeed without their support. This theme is particularly evident in the final episodes of the series, where Simba must face Scar in a final showdown and rally his entire kingdom to defeat the evil hyenas once and for all.

Overall, Simba the King Lion is a classic anime series that has captivated audiences of all ages for decades. It is a timeless story of love, loss, and redemption, told through the eyes of a brave young lion who must learn to become the king of his domain. With its gorgeous animation, memorable characters, and heartfelt themes, it is a must-watch for anyone who loves classic anime or just a good story.

Simba the King Lion is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (52 episodes). The series first aired on September 1, 1995.

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The Medallion Secret
52. The Medallion Secret
September 1, 1995
The magic is repeated. While travelling with the King of Eagles, Thin and XL suddenly find themselves in the jungle, where they meet Ludwig, who is eager to learn what has happened. The mice describe how, while returning to Kilimanjaro from the Black Forest to rejoin Simba, they found themselves caught in the eye of a hurricane.
The Prophecy
51. The Prophecy
September 1, 1995
Simba takes his two cubs, Junior and Light, to see an old lioness who has magic powers. The lioness confers the powers of the Great Bear on little Junior, and gives Light the gift of second sight. Light immediately puts her new powers to good use by finding out what has happened to Thin and XL. She sees them returning from the Black Forest on the back of the King of Eagles.
Blue Ribbon in the Black Forest
50. Blue Ribbon in the Black Forest
September 1, 1995
Simba and Farna check in the magic pool to find out where Bimbo lives, and see a small snow-covered valley in the north. Bimbo has his own problems, and is frequently called upon to use his magic powers in order to defend his subjects against the ferocious wolves of the north. In the meantime, Queen Bimba gives birth to a handsome male heir, Cucciolo, and Bimbo is over the moon with joy.
Berdan a Name to Worry
49. Berdan a Name to Worry
September 1, 1995
Simba and Farna live in peace and harmony with their two cubs in the white crystal cave on Mount Kilimanjaro. Arbor drops in for a visit and informs Simba of events in the jungle and how the animals are living. Our hero becomes deeply concerned when, in the magic pool, he spies Berdan, a cousin of the tiger Shere Khan, newly arrived from the distant jungle.
The Sacred Cave's Treasure
48. The Sacred Cave's Treasure
September 1, 1995
Simba lives in a magnificent, sparkling cavern on Mount Kilimanjaro made up of crystals that glitter in the sunlight. It is also very hot, due to the river of molten lava that flows deep within the mountain. The cavern is awash with incredible flowers and plants that thrive thanks to the fresh water from a glacier on the peak.
The Festivity in the Jungle
47. The Festivity in the Jungle
September 1, 1995
Simba's friends are given a lukewarm reception on their return to the jungle. Baloo and Lightning try to sweeten their disappointment by stealing a little honey from the bees. They are caught and taken before the Grand Council, where they find they are the guests of honor at a wonderful banquet to celebrate their return. Lightning is so happy, he starts to speak.
The Black Forest
46. The Black Forest
September 1, 1995
In the waters of the magic lake, Simba witnesses the events that lead up to Bimbo becoming king of the Black Forest. It is not an easy transition. Although Bimbo is acclaimed by the majority, he is challenged by his cousin, who usurped the throne during his absence.
The Return
45. The Return
September 1, 1995
It's time to say goodbye. Baghera, Baloo, Ludwig and Kaa have decided to return to the jungle. Bimbo wants to go home to the Black Forest. Sadly, Simba accompanies them part of the way. After saying their farewells, a strange magic spell causes the animals to reach their destinations in the blink of an eye and for some mysterious reason Thin and XL end up in the desert.
The Gladness
44. The Gladness
September 1, 1995
Now, King Simba can relax and turn his mind to more pleasant things, like marrying Princess Farna. All the animals in the Kilimanjaro region attend the wedding festivities. King Simba starts to organize his kingdom, distributing honors and responsibilities to his loyal friends.
The Crowning
43. The Crowning
September 1, 1995
Simba is crowned in the crystal cave on top of Kilimanjaro and sits upon the throne of his ancestors. In the meantime, Simba's sisters Star and Moon are out looking for him. During their travels, they bump into the Hyena and ask him to accompany them to their brother. The Hyena is scared and wants nothing to do with them, but the two sisters promise to put in a good word for him with the new king.
The Terrible Duel
42. The Terrible Duel
September 1, 1995
Simba reaches Tanzania in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro. The time has come to defeat Shere Khan and avenge his father once and for all. Convinced that Shere Khan will never leave him in peace, he attacks the tiger, cuts him off from his allies, and confronts him in a one-to-one duel in a dead end gorge.
The Usurper
41. The Usurper
September 1, 1995
After numerous changes of fortune, the opposing forces finally reach Mount Kilimanjaro, and Shere Khan is still convinced he can eliminate his rival. He launches a flea attack, followed by a termite attack, but both are beaten back by Simba. The tiger plays his last card by joining forces with Simba's cousin, the current King of Kilimanjaro. Simba and his cousin fight.
The Meeting
40. The Meeting
September 1, 1995
Events seem to be working against Simba and Farna. Once again, just when it looks as though the two young "lovebird" lions will meet, Shere Khan sends a swarm of hornets to attack Simba and his troops. Cicci meets with Farna and convinces her that Simba really loves her. As soon as the danger is over, the two lions meet and declare their love for each other. Their love is no longer a dream.
Dangerous Passage
39. Dangerous Passage
September 1, 1995
After several days' march across the savannah, our friends reach the shores of Lake Victoria, where they stop to rest, but the break doesn't last long, because Shere Khan has reorganized his troops and prepares to put his new plan into action. The road to Kilimanjaro is full of traps, and for the first time, Shere Khan takes command of an attack against the weaker section of Simba's army.
Love at the First Sight
38. Love at the First Sight
September 1, 1995
Shere Khan decides to call off his offensive in order to reorganize his troops and draw up a new plan against Simba, who takes advantage of the lull to reach the famous source of the Nile River. But our heroes are in for a big surprise. Simba meets Princess Farna, a beautiful lioness, and is swept off his feet. Suddenly, the young lion's behaviour becomes unpredictable.
The Ambush
37. The Ambush
September 1, 1995
To reach the African Savannah, Simba has to pass through a long, narrow gorge, the ideal spot for an ambush. As expected, Shere Khan takes advantage of the situation by launching a major offensive: jackals, hyenas, warthogs, wildebeests, monkeys and others attack en masse and our heroes find themselves in desperate straits.
The Blackmail
36. The Blackmail
September 1, 1995
As always, Simba is in the front line, protected by his loyal friends who do everything they can to stop him sticking his neck out too far. To prove his allegiance, despite the fact that the monkeys have kidnapped his son to make him change sides yet again, the defeated Rhinoceros King remains at Simba's side. Aided by the magic cloak, Winner and Simba save the young rhino.
Traitors (Treason)
35. Traitors (Treason)
September 1, 1995
Simba and his army continue their march towards Kilimanjaro, aware that Shere Khan and his forces are ready to do anything to win the final battle. The tiger then puts his evil powers to work: he tells the King of the Cobras how Simba and Kaa killed his brother, the white cobra. Determined to get revenge, the King of the Cobras betrays Simba, and joins forces with the tiger.
The Duel
34. The Duel
September 1, 1995
Simba and his friends are exhausted after the hard battle against Shere Khan, whose forces are also in dire straits. The perfidious tiger plans a move that might turn the tables in his favour. Ronco the rhinoceros shows up at Simba's camp to challenge one of the young lion's champions. Lightning, the dinosaur puppy, volunteers and the duel takes place at a neutral site near the river.
The Assault
33. The Assault
September 1, 1995
Simba and his army continue their march along the Nile River. At a certain point, Kaa notices they have not seen a single monkey, and he becomes suspicious. He advises Simba to send Cicci, Ludwig and the Eagle to scout ahead and see what Shere Khan is up to. In the meantime, Thin and XL see into the future thanks to their magic medallions, and inform Simba of impending danger.
Ancient Treasure
32. Ancient Treasure
September 1, 1995
After crossing the desert, Simba and his army reach the banks of the River Nile in Egypt. Thin and XL encounter a desert mouse, who leads them into the depths of a temple. Here, they meet the guardian of the Pharaoh Rattesse II's treasure, who tells them he has been waiting three thousand years for their arrival.
The Nile
31. The Nile
September 1, 1995
After overcoming countless hazards, including crossing the desert, Simba and his friends finally reach Africa. Along the way, Simba has been joined by numerous allies: panthers, zebras, falcons, eagles, elephants and camels. Shere Khan is raising an army to stop Simba. He has recruited wild boars, jackals, vultures, rhinoceroses, and ostriches.
The Abandoned Puppy
30. The Abandoned Puppy
September 1, 1995
Simba and his friends continue to wander through the forgotten valley, overcoming danger after danger: earthquakes, erupting volcanoes and fierce, prehistoric animals. Thanks to the red cloak that makes them invisible, they marvel at the sight of all the extinct animals that have survived in the valley, thanks to the climate and a mysterious mix of minerals that gush from hot geysers.
The Forgotten Time's Valley
29. The Forgotten Time's Valley
September 1, 1995
Simba and his friends take refuge in a cave, but find themselves trapped by Shere Khan, who waits outside for them. Luckily, Simba finds another exit, and suddenly, they are plunged into a timeless valley, full of geysers, inhabited by mysterious plants and prehistoric creatures who put the fear of death into our friends. Thanks to the protection of the red cloak, our intrepid heroes walk through.
The Magic Mantle
28. The Magic Mantle
September 1, 1995
Simba and his loyal friends decide to leave for the jungle, but before he sets out, the Queen of Ants sends him a message that Shere Khan is on the warpath. To help Simba reach the jungle and escape the ferocious tiger, Arbor, the King of Plants, gives him a magnificent red cloak that has the power to make the wearer invisible. The cloak can only be worn by a king.
The Jungle's Friends
27. The Jungle's Friends
September 1, 1995
Baloo's gluttony gets him into trouble. While trying to steal honey from the bees, he is attacked by the entire ferocious swarm. Simba has to use all his diplomacy to calm the bees and restore peace between them and the insatiable bear. Once again, Simba proves he is worthy of sitting on his father's throne and ruling the jungle. However, he is still in a quandary.
Torpedo Fish
26. Torpedo Fish
September 1, 1995
The day of departure draws closer and Simba becomes increasingly more pensive. He has to return to the savannah to regain the throne that was once his father's, but before embarking on the journey, he must first decide which route to take. He asks numerous animals for directions.
25. Destiny
September 1, 1995
Simba possesses super powers, but they are not enough to allow him to accede to his father's throne. He must first fight Shere Khan, and accept the responsibilities of a leader who has to answer for the lives of his subjects. He is well aware that his destiny as king of the Savannah must be approved and backed by the Good Spirit of Nature, who wants him to grow up wise and strong.
Survival Camp
24. Survival Camp
September 1, 1995
Baghera and Baloo continue to give Simba, Bimbo, Winner, Thin and XL jungle survival lessons, showing them what dangers to look out for and how to overcome them. They students have to undertake a series of practical exercises like jumping canyons, swimming, diving off high rocks and building traps. At the end of the lessons, Baghera and Baloo test the young ones.
Swimming Lessons
23. Swimming Lessons
September 1, 1995
Kaa takes Simba, Bimbo, Winner, Thin and XL down to the river for a swimming lesson. But the current turns out to be so strong, that it sweeps them away, and they end up falling over a waterfall and crashing into a dam built by a family of beavers. All the beavers' hard work seems to have been destroyed, but Kaa and his young friends set to work to repair the damage.
The Enchanted Valley
22. The Enchanted Valley
September 1, 1995
Winner is so annoyed that it's pouring rain, that he gets into an argument with Cicci. When Simba and Bimbo step in to restore peace and harmony, the two realize the importance of friendship. Arbor, who has witnessed the scene, rewards the four young ones for showing such good common sense by taking them to visit the mysterious Valley of Flowers, a place of incomparable beauty.
Kaa Changes His Spots
21. Kaa Changes His Spots
September 1, 1995
Simba finds a snakeskin necktie, puts it on, and then goes around everyone if they know what it is. Worried about the disappearance of their friend Kaa, Simba and his pals set out to look for him. Baghera informs them that Kaa is changing his skin, an annual task he performs in the temple, also known as the House of the Spirits. Our heroes ignore the adults' warnings to stay away.
20. Insecticide
September 1, 1995
While Simba and Baloo are fishing, Thin and XL spot a box floating by and immediately think 'treasure'. In fact, the box is full of insecticides which could pollute the river and kill all the fish. XL and Thin steal one of Baloo's fish and eat it. Soon afterwards, they feel queasy and immediately think they've been poisoned, but it's only a case of indigestion.
The Old Lion's Territory
19. The Old Lion's Territory
September 1, 1995
Because of the shortage of game in his territory, Baghera has a hard time feeding his family and his hungry cubs are always complaining. When Ludwig the raven announces that the old lion is dead, the unanimous opinion is that Baghera should inherit the territory. But Shere Khan has other plans. With help from the Hyena, he moves in first and takes possession.
Augustine's Glasses
18. Augustine's Glasses
September 1, 1995
Augustine loses his glasses and the monkeys snatch them. What a disaster! Without his glasses, Augustine is as blind as a bat. Simba and his friends take it upon themselves to recover the wise old owl's glasses, but unfortunately Augustine falls, bangs his head, and loses his memory. In another part of the jungle, the monkey who stole the glasses becomes the leader of the pack.
The Wise Turtle
17. The Wise Turtle
September 1, 1995
During one of their reconnaissance romps through the jungle, Simba and Bimbo bump into their friend, Crocodile, who takes them to a small island that turns out to be a giant turtle as old as time itself. The turtle tells the two little ones the story of the planet, what it was like when he was young. They learn about earthquakes, Ice Ages, dinosaurs, saber-tooth lions, giant reptiles and more.
The Cobra
16. The Cobra
September 1, 1995
A white cobra terrifies the jungle animals by spitting fire and destroying everything in its path. Simba intervenes and saves numerous animals from certain death; however, the situation remains untenable, but luckily Kaa has a clever idea. He tricks the cobra into following him to a gorge.
Forest Fire
15. Forest Fire
September 1, 1995
A fire sweeps through the jungle and all the animals join forces to fight the flames. The elephants and the bears rip up trees to create a corridor wide enough to stop the fire, while the other animals save Simba and the cubs too young to fend for themselves by getting them to the river, where the crocodiles carry them to the opposite bank.
The Eagle King
14. The Eagle King
September 1, 1995
Simba and Bimbo yearn to visit their birthplaces. They know that before venturing forth on any journey, they will have to confront Shere Khan, and in the meantime, they train for the trials and tribulations of the journey that lies ahead. One day, while working out, they meet the King of Eagles, who is prepared to accompany them on their journey.
Wild Red Dogs
13. Wild Red Dogs
September 1, 1995
Simba, Bimbo and Mamma Wolf's cubs are playing when they are suddenly attacked by a fearsome pack of red dogs. Defending themselves, Simba, the elephants, and the crocodiles drive off the dogs thanks to the power of the Great Bear, and Bimbo's freshly-sprouted horns. In the end, Baghera's courage and strength defeats the terrifying red dogs permanently.
12. Soccer
September 1, 1995
Winner invites Simba and the others to learn the game of soccer. They run, play, and head the ball. At one point, Simba kicks the ball so hard it goes flying into the distance and falls into the hands of the monkeys, who give it to Shere Khan in exchange for a reward. Shere Khan and the Hyena decide to use the ball as bait to catch Simba.
Augustine's Discovery
11. Augustine's Discovery
September 1, 1995
After working all night, Augustine looks out his front door and sees it is daytime. While Bimbo and Simba talk to Augustine about his latest discovery, Thin and XL eavesdrop, waiting for the wise owl to step back into his house so that they can then sneak into his laboratory to find out what he has 'discovered'. XL finds a test tube filled with a blue liquid and drinks some of it!
The Rain's Monster
10. The Rain's Monster
September 1, 1995
The forest is hit by a hurricane, and the ensuing damage is disastrous. Simba and Bimbo are almost washed away by a debris-swollen river, but they are saved by crocodiles in the nick of time, and take refuge in a cave. In the meantime, Thin and XL, gather up the chrysalises and bury them for safety; later, they discover that their 'treasure' has been washed away by the raging waters.
9. Metamorphosis
September 1, 1995
Simba is exploring the jungle in search of new plants and animals, when he suddenly comes across a number of chrysalises. The chrysalises, still in their cocoons, tell Simba that they are about to transform into beautiful butterflies, and will able to fly. The lion cub is enchanted by this revelation.
The Celebration
8. The Celebration
September 1, 1995
All the animals of the jungle and the forest organize a large party and concert in Simba and Bimbo's honor in order to celebrate them receiving the powers of the Great Bear. The cricket conducts the orchestra of animals, who play their hearts out. The concert is a huge success. Shere Khan wants nothing more than to ruin the party by having the monkeys kidnap Simba and Bimbo.
Bimbo and Arbor
7. Bimbo and Arbor
September 1, 1995
Bimbo is also of royal descent. Arbor, the king of trees, summons the little deer telepathically, tells him of his parents' heroic demise, and bestows upon him the powers of the Great Bear by pinning on his chest the symbol of the celestial constellation. In times of danger, he will be able to shoot the power from his chest. The symbol indicates that Bimbo will one day become king of the forest.
Simba's Star Gift
6. Simba's Star Gift
September 1, 1995
Simba and his friends venture into the jungle in search of Winner's ball that fell into the pond. During their search, they meet a Tenor Frog singing the Traviata and next they meet the Fire Flies, who lead the friends to their kingdom, where they then meet the Fire Fly Queen. She explains the secrets of their 'fire', and honors Simba with the powers of the 'Great Bear'.
Shipwreck (Freedom)
5. Shipwreck (Freedom)
September 1, 1995
Three new animals join the jungle community - two mice and a white puppy, who Simba and Bimbo encounter during one of their walks through the jungle. The puppy (Winner) yearns to live freely with all the other animals of the jungle. After escaping from his master, he met the two mice, Thin and XL, on the beach after they survived a shipwreck. The three newcomers are accepted into the jungle.
Unity is Strength
4. Unity is Strength
September 1, 1995
Simba and Bimbo are wandering through the jungle when the lion cub suddenly falls into a trap set by poachers. In the meantime, the Hyena, who has been ordered by Shere Khan to catch the lion cub, asks the monkeys to back him up. The monkeys set off in search of Simba, and they find him in a field. Aware of the monkeys and fearing an attack, Simba asks Bimbo to help him put his plan into action.
The Sixth Sense
3. The Sixth Sense
September 1, 1995
Baghera takes it upon himself to teach Simba how to hunt. The lion cub puts all his heart into the lessons. He then senses that Bimbo is in danger, and asks the leopard if they can interrupt the lesson to go look for his friend. His timely intervention saves Bimbo from the monkeys, whose aim was, of course, to hand him over to Shere Khan.
2. Hunger
September 1, 1995
Simba tries to catch a rabbit, but his tender age and lack of hunting skills cause him to fail miserably. Bimbo explains that he mustn't eat rabbits, and takes his friend to a field where they eat strange grass. The grass has a powerful hallucinogenic effect on them, and they imagine themselves to be great warriors surrounded by ghosts.
The Lion King
1. The Lion King
September 1, 1995
The lion king is killed in front of his cubs by assassins for the fault of Shere Khan, the tiger who wants to usurp his throne. It doesn't take little Simba long to realize that Shere Khan is his worst enemy. After the King's death, Simba and his sisters are adopted by a pack of wolves, the same ones who had once raised Mowgli. The wolves and the other jungle animals raise them.
Where to Watch Simba the King Lion
Simba the King Lion is available for streaming on the Janson Media website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Simba the King Lion on demand at Amazon Prime and Amazon.
  • Premiere Date
    September 1, 1995