- “One day, Simba, the sun will set on my time here... And will rise to you, as the new king.”
- ―Mufasa to his son
Mufasa is a major character in Disney's 1994 animated feature film, The Lion King. He was the king of the Pride Lands and the father of Simba. Mufasa's envious younger brother, Scar, coveted the throne and orchestrated a plot to kill his sibling—a crime of which Scar was successful. Despite his death, Mufasa endures in the memories of his loved ones. His spirit manifested in clouds and sunlight, which has occasionally appeared to guide his descendants.