Mulan II

Last Updated on: January 20th, 2024

Mulan II (2005 Movie)

“Mulan II” is a 2004 direct-to-video animated musical film and the sequel to Disney’s 1998 animated classic “Mulan.” Directed by Darrell Rooney and Lynne Southerland, the film continues the story of Mulan, the courageous Chinese warrior who disguised herself as a man to take her father’s place in the army.

In “Mulan II,” Mulan (voiced by Ming-Na Wen) and her friends, Yao (Harvey Fierstein), Ling (Gedde Watanabe), and Chien-Po (Jerry Tondo), are given a special mission by the Emperor of China. They are tasked with delivering a precious imperial edict to a distant kingdom in an effort to secure an alliance through a marriage between Princess Mei (Lucy Liu) and General Shang (Mark Moseley), Mulan’s love interest.

As they embark on their journey, the group encounters various challenges and dilemmas. Mulan and Shang must confront their own doubts and insecurities about their impending marriage, as Shang feels torn between duty and love. Meanwhile, Mulan’s friends, who were originally a comical trio, start to develop individual personalities and ambitions, leading to some conflicts among them.

During their journey, the group also discovers a plot to sabotage the alliance, putting both the mission and the delicate peace between the two kingdoms at risk. Mulan and her friends must work together to overcome the obstacles and find a way to bring peace and harmony to both lands.

“Mulan II” explores themes of love, loyalty, and staying true to oneself. The film delves deeper into the characters’ emotions and relationships, offering a more nuanced perspective on their struggles and growth. It also introduces some new characters and features original songs that complement the storytelling.

While “Mulan II” did not receive the same level of critical acclaim as its predecessor, it was well-received by fans of the original film. The sequel’s focus on character development and the continued adventures of Mulan and her friends appealed to viewers who wanted to see more of their favorite characters.

Overall, “Mulan II” is a heartfelt continuation of Mulan’s journey, with a mix of adventure, humor, and emotional moments. It reinforces the importance of friendship and the power of love while staying true to Disney’s tradition of delivering entertaining and meaningful stories for audiences of all ages.

Fun Facts

  • “Mulan II” is a direct-to-video sequel to Disney’s “Mulan.” It was released in 2004 and continues the story of Mulan and her companions. In this installment, Mulan and her friends are tasked with delivering an imperial edict to facilitate a marriage alliance between China and a neighboring kingdom.
  • The film explores themes of love and duty, as Mulan and her friends grapple with their own romantic relationships while trying to fulfill their responsibilities to the Emperor and their country.
  • “Mulan II” features the return of many original voice actors, including Ming-Na Wen as Mulan and Eddie Murphy as Mushu. However, there were changes in the cast, with Lea Salonga not reprising her role as Mulan’s singing voice, and Donny Osmond not returning as Shang’s singing voice.

Additional Details



    • Directors: Darrell Rooney and Lynne Southerland
    • Producer: Jennifer Blohm
    • Music: Joel McNeely

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