Characters / Google Translate Sings

Characters in GTS are counterparts of their original characters, but thanks to google translate, are a bit... out of touch, so to say.

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    In General 

    Frozen characters 

Queen Elsa

In the movie Frozen, she is the newly-elected queen of an ancient Norse town Arendelle and has ice powers she must control. She features in the Google-Translated versions of "Let it Go", "Do You Want to Build a Snowman?" and "For the First Time in Forever".
  • Angrish: At one point, she sings "Let us very angry".
  • I Love Nuclear Power: Mentions radiation during "Let it Go".
  • Implausible Deniability: Claims she has no power before using her powers to build an ice castle.
  • Properly Paranoid: She believes Anna put hidden cameras around the palace. Considering Anna plans the end of everyone, it is pretty much justified.

Princess Anna

In Frozen, she is Queen Elsa's younger sister and a wacky, cheerful princess who wants to find romance but has no clue what romance is really like. She also has a very strong bond with Elsa. She features in the Google-Translated versions of "Do You Want to Build a Snowman?", "Love is an Open Door" and "For the First Time in Forever".
  • Adaptational Villainy: In the movie, she's an optimistic heroine, but in "For the First Time in Forever", she implies that she'll kill everyone.
  • Dissimile: Wants to build a snow male that's not a snow male.
  • Doomy Dooms of Doom: Shouts "Doom!" with Hans.
  • Gratuitous Foreign Language: Says "Salaam, hi", in "Do You Want to Build a Snowman".
  • Implied Death Threat: In "For the First Time in Forever", she sings "Kaput!" and then "I know everyone is ending tomorrow, why they are the 1st."
  • Intoxication Ensues: It may or may not have. In "For the First Time in Forever", she seems to wonder if she's drunk on sparkling wine.
  • New Job as the Plot Demands: In "Do You Want to Build a Snowman?", she is unemployed but wants to start a snowman corporation, whereas in "For the First Time in Forever", she seems to be preparing to become some sort of leader.
  • President for Life: In "For the First Time in Forever", she is planning for her "term of office indefinite."

Prince Hans

Another Frozen character, he is a prince that Anna thinks she's fallen in love with despite having only just met him. He turns out to be evil and wanting to kill Elsa.

    Lion King characters 

Simba

Canonically, Simba is the main character of The Lion King, a lion prince. Simba features in the Google-Translated version of "I Just Can't Wait to Be King".

Zazu

Zazu is initially a snarky bird companion to Simba in The Lion King. He features in "I Just Can't Wait to Be King".
  • Deadpan Snarker: Just as snarky as his canon counterpart.
    Zazu: "So far, so boring."
  • Fourth-Wall Observer: While Simba doesn't, he seems to be aware that he's a character, as he claims to be "breaking character" at one point.
  • Healing Factor: Collapses of "heart disease" but recovers instantly.
  • Hollywood Heart Attack: Clutches his chest and gasps when he sings "Heart disease".
  • Medium Awareness: Claims to be "breaking character" at one point.

Scar

In The Lion King, Scar was Mufasa's evil brother. He features in the Google Translated cover of "Be Prepared".
  • Adaptational Heroism: In this version, he seems more reasonable and wants to solve problems in Latin America. He also declares "you will not be hungry, but I will."
  • Cloud Cuckoolander: Seems to wish he still had baby teeth, and wants to be a taxi.
  • Heroic Self-Deprecation: He refers to himself as "the arguably king."
  • Inferiority Superiority Complex: Implied. He constantly talks about how he is going to be a great king and about how everyone should adore him, but then he calls himself the "arguably king".
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Sure, he calls one of the hyenas "moron" for a completely stupid reason, but other than that, he is much nicer than his original version.
    Little Mermaid characters 

Ariel

In The Little Mermaid, Ariel was a mermaid princess who wanted to be on land. She features in the Google-Translated versions of "Poor Unfortunate Souls" and "Part of Your World".

Ursula

In The Little Mermaid, Ursula is a sea witch, half-human, half-octopus, and the villain, who wants to keep Ariel's voice. She features in the Google-Translated cover of "Poor Unfortunate Souls".
  • Corrupt Politician: It is unclear what is she selling to Ariel, but she demands her vote in return.
  • Does Not Like Men: She tells Ariel to "be sure to avoid Mr".
  • Fat and Proud: Despite claiming to be ugly, she doesn't seem to think it's her weight that makes her so, and claims "not to like people who are very light" and tells Ariel to "never underestimate the size of the body!"
  • Hollywood Pudgy: Claims she's fat, and her canonical depiction is quite round, but she's played by the skinny Malinda.
  • Large Ham: Seems a bit dramatic when she's shouting "The spirit of abysmal despair!"
  • Non Sequitur: Shouts "Go! Cucumber!" at one point.
  • Take That!: Accidentally disses Gossip Girl at one point.
    Ursula: "Gossip Girl I think the hole."
  • Woman Child: Once says "Ursula, please grow up", supposedly to herself.
    Mary Poppins characters 

Mary Poppins

Canonically, Mary Poppins is the magical, "practically perfect" nanny of two children in England, 1910. She features in a video with several Mary Poppins songs.
  • Face Palm: When Bert has trouble walking in "Step in Time", she facepalms.
  • Motor Mouth: According to her, "we say a lot of things". Some of her lines are sung very quickly.
  • Not So Above It All: Seems annoyed and/or confused at Bert's antics, but isn't very good at making sense herself.
  • Ooh, Me Accent's Slipping: Switches from a British accent to an American accent to sing the line "Kick ass! The camp of the beasts!"
  • Precision F-Strike: Sings "Kick ass!" in an otherwise clean song.
  • Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: In "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious", she sings "The super-sensitive potassium Xialiducious".

Bert

In Mary Poppins, he's a Cockney chimney sweep with a sense of humour. Features in the Mary Poppins medley.
    Tangled characters 

Eugene "Flynn Ryder" Fitzherbert

In Tangled, he's a former thief who ends up being Rapunzel's Love Interest. He features in "I See the Light".
  • Character Tics: Has a habit of throwing white petals into the air and saying, "Snow".

Rapunzel

A princess who dates back to a folk tale for being famous for her hair, which is long enough to climb. In the movie Tangled, her hair also has magic powers. She features in "I See the Light"
  • Calling Your Orgasms: She might have done this when she sang "I just came", however, she could have meant she just arrived.
  • The Modest Orgasm: If she did have an orgasm in the coming line, you couldn't tell otherwise.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Sort of goes without saying.
  • Unexplained Recovery: She gets blinded at one point, but can see normally by the next sentence.
    Aladdin characters 

Princess Jasmine

In Aladdin, Princess Jasmine is the Sultan's daughter and Aladdin's Love Interest. She features in the Google Translate cover of "A Whole New World"
  • Adaptational Dye Job: Is played by Malinda, who's ginger, but the real Princess Jasmine's hair is black.
  • Hentai: She doesn't actually watch or read hentai, but does mention it at one point.
    Jasmine: "Flying dragon, rolling arbitrary via hentai diamond skies."
  • Magic Carpet: Rides one with Aladdin.
  • Motor Mouth: At one point, she sings "He adventure that is an entire world tin of innovation!".

Aladdin

In Aladdin, he's a former street thief who wants to marry Jasmine. He features in the Google-Translated "A Whole New World".
  • Attention Deficit... Ooh, Shiny!: At one point, he sings a song and then seems to be distracted by something shiny and large.
    Aladdin: "I can add it to the clarity of world. Shiny, shiny large."
  • Magic Carpet: Takes Jasmine on a tour on one.
    Beauty and the Beast charcters 

Belle

In Beauty and the Beast, Belle is a well-read woman who wants adventure. She features in the Beauty and the Beast medley.

Beast

In Beauty and the Beast, the Beast is a spoiled prince under a spell to become a beast who must learn to love to turn human. He features in the Beauty and the Beast medley.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Belle says that he is "contemptible".
  • The Klutz: Apparently, he "stumbled his feet" once and he is described as being "unskilled and imprecise".

Lumiere

In Beauty and the Beast, Lumiere is a kind, flirty man enchanted to be a candlestick. Features in the Beauty and the Beast medley.

Mrs Potts

Features in the Beauty and the Beast medley. She's a woman who was enchanted to be a teapot.

The Villagers

In Beauty and the Beast, Belle lives in a French village where all the other villagers (save her father Maurice) are narrow-minded conformists who believe everyone remotely eccentric is crazy. These villagers featured in the Beauty and the Beast medley.
  • Animate Inanimate Object: One of the men mentions a "book holding his nose".
  • The Nameless: Just like in the movie, we're never introduced.
  • No Name Given: Random groups of extras often don't have names.
  • Only Sane Man: When they introduce themselves, two say "High!", one says "Deer?" (while holding a Bambi cutout), and one says "No!", but one of them just says a normal "Hello."
    Villager 1: (enthusiastically, in a greeting voice) "High!"
    Villager 2: (croaky voice) "High."
    Villager 3: "Hello."
    Villager 4: "Deer?"
    Villager 5: "No!"
  • Shout-Out: One of them makes a reference to Bambi by holding a Bambi cutout and saying "Deer?".
  • Sincerity Mode: One of the women states her sincerity with the line "Perhaps, I may be sincere".
  • Took a Level in Kindness: In the movie, they're very rude to Belle and her dad and seem prejudiced towards bookworms in general. When put through Google Translate, however, they don't say anything rude at all and are just a bunch of goofballs.
    Wicked characters 

Elphaba

Glinda

  • Accidental Misnaming: Calls Elphaba "Elf Baba" and "Miss Elfava" in "Popular". Like Elphaba, she's also on the receiving end, being called "Glitter" in "For Good", "Greenda" in "Defying Gravity", and "Garinda" in "What is this Feeling".
  • Adaptational Sexuality: Here she's either bi or lesbian.
  • Easy Evangelism: One time Elphaba shouts "Buddha" at her. She converts two seconds later.
  • Leaning on the Fourth Wall: Lampshades the nonsensical lyrics twice - first by telling Elphaba "I cannot understand you" in "Defying Gravity", then by mentioning "particularly odd communication" in "Popular".
  • Lipstick Lesbian: She is very girly, but tries to make a few passes at Elphaba.
    Hercules characters 

Meg

  • Transparent Closet: The muses are sure she's a lesbian no matter how much she denies it, outright stating that "you can see it in the closet".
  • Would Hurt a Child: The muses are enraged because she's been child trafficking.

Muses

Hercules

  • Lazy Bum: Spends the entirety of "Go the Distance" lazing about instead of being a hero, much to Zeus's frustration.
  • Refusal of the Call: Is told by Zeus to go on a heroic journey, but insists on staying home and slacking off instead.
  • Sudden Pregnancy: Somehow becomes several months pregnant for a single line of the song. The bump is gone immediately afterwards.
    Hamilton characters 

King George

  • Male Gaze: Evidently can't stop focusing on people's butts.
    King George: That behind! *wink*
    Les Miserables characters 

Fantine

  • Adaptational Sexuality: She has a wife in this version.
  • Satellite Love Interest: Her wife is this taken Up to Eleven. She's so obscure that even Fantine herself doesn't know who she is.
    Fantine: *singing* "She said that she would love my life."
    Offscreen voice: "Who is she?"
    Fantine: "I don't know!"

Eponine

  • Bears Are Bad News: She discovers that trees, are in fact, bears and seems displeased at this idea.
    Classic disney princesses 

Snow White

Snow White is a princess with an evil stepmother, featuring in Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. There were actually two of her in Google Translate Sings. One singing "Some Day, My Prince Will Come" and the other singing the same song through Google Translate.

Cinderella

Cinderella features in Disney's Cinderella movie. In the movie, she is a servant of her evil step-family and eventually gets helped by her fairy godmother. Like Snow White, there are actually two of her in Google Translate Sings: One singing "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes" and one singing the same song being put through Google Translate.

Aurora

    Hunchback of Notre Dame characters 

Judge Claude Frollo

    Moana characters 

Moana

In Moana, Moana is the teenage daughter of a leader of a group of people on an island. She is very brave and likes water a lot.

Maui

In legend, Maui is the one who fished up New Zealand and slowed down the sun. He supposedly did this in Moana too, where he's a cocky shapeshifter with dancing tattoos.
  • Accidental Misnaming: Calls Moana "Cecilia".
  • Catch-Phrase: "Never mind!"
  • Disney Death: Collapses while claiming to be dying of the sun, then pops up and declares "Never mind!".
  • Healing Factor: Almost dies of the sun, but then pops back unharmed.
  • National Stereotypes: When he sings "Down under", he holds up a kangaroo and speaks in an exaggerated Australian accent. At least he had the decency to apologise.
  • Leaning on the Fourth Wall: Winks at the screen after singing a lyric about translation.
  • Mood-Swinger: Is very happy at one point, but then sings "Never mind" and starts crying.
  • Weakened by the Light: Subverted in "You're Welcome", where he starts dying of the sun, but then pops up again unharmed with a cheery "Never mind!".
    Mulan characters 

Shang

Mulan

  • Arch-Enemy: To some girl named Betty Heart.
    "I'm comin' for ya Betty!"
     The Wizard of Oz Characters 

Dorothy Gale

Dorothy Gale is a little girl who lives on a farm who travels by tornado to a magical land in The Wizard of Oz. She features in "Somewhere Over the Rainbow".
    Real Life people 
Malinda did covers of several popular songs, in which she dresses and acts as the original singer.note 

Taylor Swift note 

A popular pop singer. She features in covers of "Bad Blood", "Look what you made me do", and "Blank Space".
  • Dead All Along: Reveals she's been dead all the time in "look what you made me do".
  • Heteronormative Crusader: Perhaps. It's unclear if she has problem with gays in "Bad Blood", or if she's calling her gay friends to solve a problem.
  • The Fashionista: At one point she was a nightmare that dresses like a screensaver.
  • The Undead: Claims to be dead but is walking along fine.

Ed Sheeran

Miley Cyrus

A pop singer. Malinda dressed up as Miley when she was doing "Wrecking Ball".
  • Character Tics: Has a habit of licking tennis balls and throwing them into sinks.

Lady Gaga

A pop singer. Malinda once threw several of her songs through Google Translate.

Adelle

Donald J Trump

Donald J. Trump is the president of the United States, who's shown to be a bit rude. Malinda once cosplayed as him and said his quotes that had been put through Google Translate.
  • Fat and Proud: "I am fat, amiright?"
  • Hollywood Pudgy: Claims to be fat, but not only is the real Donald Trump not so fat, he's played by Malinda, who's even skinnier than the real Trump.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: He initially called someone "unattractive", but after being put through Google Translate, he says that person is "charming".

Hillary Clinton

  • Took a Level in Cynic: She seems to have done this after being translated.
    Malinda!Clinton: "Note: The United States cannot be trusted and cannot hope to explain." Actual line 

Santa Claus and his reindeer

Santa Claus is a legendary figure who delivers presents to children on Christmas Eve in his sleigh pulled by flying reindeer. He features in "Christmas: a Capella" and "All I Want for Christmas is You". The reindeer feature in the former, but not the latter.
  • Accidental Misnaming: They've been on the receiving end a few times, with Malinda calling Rudolph "Rudophuel", Dasher "Warner", Dancer "Dance Lady", Vixen "Fox", Cupid "Cupidon", Donner "Donor", Blitzen "Sparkle" and Santa himself "Santa Fe" and "Grandpa Frost".
  • Interspecies Romance: Zigzagged. He never romanced any animals, but a duck did want to have kids with him....apparently...but she didn't want him personally.
  • Santa Claus: Goes without saying.

Barbie

A popular fashion doll who holds many jobs. During the Google Translate cover of several songs from The '90s, one of them was "Barbie Girl", a song by a band named Aqua, parodying her.
  • Animate Inanimate Object: Apparently, she's a Barbie globe.
  • Demoted to Extra: In the original "Barbie Girl" song, she is the one singing. However, in the cover, Malinda is singing (and not from Barbie's perspective) and mentions Barbie, who is not seen.
  • The Ghost: Barbie is mentioned, but not seen.

Madonna

     GTS original characters 

Bobby

Mentioned by Taylor Swift (or possibly Malinda singing Taylor Swift) and Malinda.
  • Hollywood Atheist: According to Taylor (Malinda?), Bobby has no faith, and he can't think too much thinking.

Mary's Boyfriend

This was a character who featured in the "Jolly Holiday" part of the Mary Poppins medley and appeared to be Mary's boyfriend until Bert interrupted. He is considered an original character because he doesn't exist in the actual Mary Poppins film.

The Duck

According to Google Translate, the singer of "All I Want For Christmas is You" is now a duck.
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