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Here at Rock Father HQ, Disney Junior’s THE LION GUARD was the gateway needed to open a door to the past and inspire interest in the source material, THE LION KING. The show has certainly resonated with our girls, and it’s grown on me as well,  following the story of Simba and Nala’s second-born cub, Kion, and his Lion Guard team as they continue on adventures together throughout the Pride Lands. Now comes news that a new collection of episodes are headed for DVD with the release of THE LION GUARD: UNLEASH THE POWER on September 20th. Check out the details below…

“Follow our group of unlikely heroes: Bunga the honey badger, Fuli the cheetah, Beshte the hippo and Ono the egret. Join this heroic band as they use their unique abilities to protect the Pride Lands and maintain the Circle of Life. As King Mufasa said,” Everything you see exists together in a delicate balance. As king, you need to understand that balance and respect all the creatures, from the crawling ant to the leaping antelope.”  

THE LION GUARD

Episodes Included:
  • Fuli’s New Family
  • Bunga the Wise
  • Eye of the Beholder
  • Follow That Hippo!
  • The Search for Utamu
  • Never Judge a Hyena by Its Spots

THE LION GUARD features the voices of 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.

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.