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Introduced in Fairytopia
- All of the Other Reindeer: She is often bullied by some of the other fairies and pixies in the Magic Meadow for being born without wings.
- All Your Powers Combined: How she and the others defeat Laverna in the third film.
- The Apprentice: To Azura in Magic of Rainbow, though she already had shades of this in Fairytopia.
- Brainwashed and Crazy: Laverna hypnotizes her in the climax of the first film, offering her wings in exchange for dooming Fairytopia. Azura manages to snap her out of it right in the nick time.
- The Chosen One: Implied. Its noted in the first film that she has the rainbow in [her] eye, meaning she is destined for greatness and shes saved Fairytopia numerous times.
- Chronic Hero Syndrome: If someone's in trouble, she always tries to help in any way she can. Laverna exploits this in the third film to trick her into turning her back into a fairy (she'd been struck as a toad at the time).
- Disability Superpower: Being wingless turns out to her advantage as Laverna's poison affects flight. Since she can't fly she is unaffected. And since she's had to walk everywhere anyway she can still travel long distances, unlike the other fairies who have relied on their wings and aren't used to walking.
- Fire-Forged Friends: With Nori in Mermaidia and with the apprentices in Magic of the Rainbow.
- Fish out of Water: A wingless fairy (at first). In the second film, she spends much of it underwater, which is an even more alien environment for her.
- Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Played straight.
- He Is Not My Boyfriend: About Nalu when she realizes that Nori's mistaken them for a couple.
- The Hero: Of all the Fairytopia films save for Mariposa.
- Heroic Sacrifice:
- Downplayed in that it doesnt involve dying, but in the second film, she leaps into the water to catch the poison vial Max drops to save Mermaidia, even though this results in her becoming a mermaid permanently (she had to be out of the water before the last pearl on her magic necklace turned white to regain her wings), meaning she will never be able to fly or even go home again. Luckily, they are able to rectify this by having her eat a True Self Berry, which restores her wings.
- Also in Magic of the Rainbow, where she throws herself in front of Laverna's blush-destroying magic beam.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Dandelion, combined with Those Two Girls, in the first film; theyre often seen hanging out together and Dandelion initially comes with her on her quest to find Azura. Also with Glee in Magic of the Rainbow, with the two becoming friends very quickly.
- I Just Want to Be Normal: In the first film, she wants wings like every other fairy more than anything, to the point where she nearly lets Laverna hypnotize her into helping her take over Fairytopia in exchange for wings. Fortunately, with some encouragement from Azura, she snaps out of it and defeats Laverna, after which she is rewarded with wings from the Enchantress.
- Interspecies Romance: Subverted. Initial Ship Tease aside, Elina and Nalu are just friends.
- Multicolored Wings: As of Magic Of The Rainbow.
- My God, What Have I Done?: In Mermaidia: she outright states "What have I done?" when she exchanges her wings for a mermaid tail to save Nori, though she gets over it pretty quickly, seeing as Nori's life and the fate of Mermaidia are at stake. She also has this reaction when she realizes she accidentally released Laverna from her toadification curse.
- Pink Means Feminine: Her outfits all have pink as a prominent color. Its a Barbie film, after all.
- Platonic Life-Partners: Ultimately revealed to be this with Nalu, despite earlier Ship Tease.
- Shipper on Deck: For Nori and Nalu in Mermaidia. And for Bibble and Dizzle in Magic of the Rainbow.
- Ship Tease: A bit between her and Nalu in the first film, but theyre ultimately confirmed to be Just Friends in the second. She has more Ship Tease with Linden in the third film.
- Unskilled, but Strong: When she first tries magic in the third film, her raw power surpasses anyone else in the class, but she initially has trouble controlling her abilities, nearly getting Sunburst covered in water and accidentally turning her blue using magical luminescence.
- Un-Sorcerer: She was wingless a fairy, before Enchantress gave her a pair.
- What the Hell, Hero?: In Magic Of The Rainbow, after she inadvertently helps Laverna.
- Love at First Sight: With Dizzle in Magic of the Rainbow.
- Small, Annoying Creature: Often regarded as such out out-of-universe (and occasionally in-universe too).
- Non-Human Sidekick: To Elina.
- Shipper on Deck: Of Elina and Linden at the end of the third movie.
- The Load: You'd be surprised how much Elina would get done without him.
- Blue Is Heroic: She is a fairy Guardian and has blue as her main colour motif, including her clothes, eyes and hair.
- Damsel in Distress: She is kidnapped by Laverna part way through Fairytopia along with all the other Guardians.
- Damsel out of Distress: Yet, she stays calm and tries to lie and trick Laverna instead of screaming, and really didn't need "saving". Laverna just needed to be defeated so she could escape herself.
- Demoted to Extra: In Mermaidia, she only narrates the Previously On montage at the beginning and shows up at the end of the movie. She returns to being a major character in the third film.
- Ill Girl: About halfway through the third film, she is poisoned and rendered comatose until shes cured at the end.
- "I Know You're in There Somewhere" Fight: Though she doesn't fight her, she says basically this to Elina in the climax of Fairytopia, urging her to resist Laverna's attempts to brainwash her by offering her wings (the thing she wants more than anything). It works, snapping Elina out of the brainwashing and allowing her to defeat Laverna.
- The Mentor: Has this role to Elina in Fairytopia, encouraging and supporting her, and sending her on her quest. It becomes official in the third film.
- Narrator: Narrates the Previously On montages of both the second and third movies.
- Reasonable Authority Figure: To Elina.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Her hair is naturally blue.
- Archenemy: To the Enchantress and Elina after the first film.
- Bad Boss: She regularly threatens and insults her underlings.
- Baleful Polymorph: At the end of Mermaidia, she is turned into a toad after unknowingly eating a True Self Berry. In Magic of the Rainbow, shes a toad for the first half before tricking Elina into breaking the curse.
- Beauty Mark: Has one on her cheek.
- Big Bad: Of all three main movies.
- Cain and Abel: The Cain to the Enchantress's Abel.
- Did You Actually Believe...?: Pulls one on the Enchantress after going back on her word."Did you really think I'd save your people?
- Evil Brit
- Excessive Evil Eyeshadow: Wears this constantly (even when shes turned into a toad).
- Freudian Excuse: She indicates that shes felt ostracized and unwanted all her life for being seen as different and hates living in her sisters shadow. In the third film, she also mentions how she always wanted to be a sparkle fairy and that its too bad I wasnt born that way, possibly indicating self-esteem issues.
- God Save Us from the Queen!: She very briefly becomes ruler of Fairytopia in Magic of the Rainbow, when she forces the Enchantress into handing over her crown to save the First Blush of Spring. She immediately locks away the Enchantress in a chamber that prevents her from using magic and tries to destroy the Blush anyway For the Evulz, dooming Fairytopia to ten years of winter. Fortunately, shes swiftly defeated by Elina and the other apprentices.
- Green-Eyed Monster: Shes extremely jealous of her twin sister and seeks to take her throne from her, believing it to be her birthright.
- Imposter Forgot One Detail: Laverna almost outs herself while disguised as Sunburst by comforting Elina after the rest of the apprentices ostracize her for releasing Laverna. Laverna failed to account that Sunburst was an Alpha Bitch who was absolutely not on friendly terms with Elina.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Has green hair.
- Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Never appeared again after the first movie. Understandable, as with Elina now having wings, his point in the story ultimately became redundant.
- Celebrity Resemblance: She looks like Akiko Wakabayashi, though that wasn't the intention.
- Demoted to Extra: While never a main character, Dandelion appears less frequently in the sequels.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners / Those Two Girls: With Elina. Besides Bibble, she seems to be her Only Friend, she defends her from bullies and tries to insist on coming with her to Fairy Town even after she gets sick.
- The Pollyanna: She's often cheerful and positive.
- The Apprentice: Was apparently this to Laverna before leaving her service.
- Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Never appeared again after the first movie. No explanation is ever given.
- Defector from Decadence: Worked for Laverna sometime in the past, but has since reformed.
- Flower in Her Hair: She wears a pink flower in her hair.
- Heel Realization: States that when she realised Laverna was evil, she stopped working for her.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She is generally rude and cynical, and initially refuses to help Elina due to her ongoing grudge against the Guardians. However, when Elina points out that Azura would help in her place, she soon changes her mind and does all she can to help her.
- Living MacGuffin: Much of the second half of the film revolves around Elina and her friends trying to find her, as she has information that could help stop Laverna.
- Nature Spirit: Possibly. She is described multiple times as being a dryad and lives inside a tree in the Wildering Wood, but she doesn't seem all that different from the other fairies.
- Reformed, but Rejected: After turning against Laverna due to realising her plans were immoral, she was rejected by the Guardians and most other Fairytopians, who dismissed her as a spy. Only Azura truly believed she'd changed.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Her hair is pink.
- Ascended Extra: In Fairytopia he had a few minutes of screen time at most, but in Mermaidia the plot revolves around rescuing him.
- Chick Magnet: He tends to have women fawning over him.
- Distressed Dude: The entire plot of Mermaidia is kicked off by Nalu's kidnapping.
- Interspecies Romance: Subverted. While there is a bit of Ship Tease between him and Elina, it turns out they're just friends.
- The Not-Love Interest: He and Elina held hands for a long while and shared a Held Gaze in Fairytopia (which Bibble subsequently teased Elina about) and Elina spends the entirety of Mermaidia trying to rescue him...but in the end, they're just friends and he really likes Nori.
- Platonic Life-Partners: Ultimately turns out to be this with Elina.
- Royals Who Actually Do Something: In the first film, he helps Elina, Hue and Bibble escape from the firebirds. Downplayed in Mermaidia, where he spends much of the film as a captive, but he does try to divert or stall the fungi from finding the Immunity Berry.
- She Is Not My Girlfriend: When he and Elina assure Nori they are just friends.
- Walking Shirtless Scene: Well, he is a merman.
- Big Good: In the first film and especially the third film.
- Cain and Abel: The Abel to Lavernas Cain.
- The High Queen: Shes the powerful and benevolent ruler of Fairytopia, who is near-universally loved and respected by her subjects.
- Horrible Judge of Character: Shortly prior to the events of the first film, she agreed to meet with Laverna, who claimed she wanted to make peace with her sister. Laverna then secretly poisoned Enchantress to knock her into a coma and prevent her from intervening in her plot to takeover Fairytopia. Enchantress seems to have learned her lesson after this though, as she banishes Laverna to the Bogs of the Hinterlands.
- No Name Given: She's simply referred to as the Enchantress.
- Royals Who Actually Do Something: After the Guardians are rendered comatose in Magic of the Rainbow, she takes it upon herself to complete the apprentices training to perform the Flight of Spring.
Introduced in Mermaidia
- Cannot Spit It Out: Towards Nalu for a while, because she thinks Nalu and Elina like each other. They assure her they're just friends.
- Clingy Jealous Girl: A downplayed example towards Nalu, when she thinks Elina has a crush on him (and that he might like her back).
- Fire-Forged Friends: With Elina over the course of the film.
- I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: She didn't reveal her feelings to Nalu for a long time because she thought he liked Elina.
- I Work Alone: Initially insists on this to Elina, but Elina is quite persistent and Nori eventually realises she needs Elina's help whether she likes it or not. They eventually become friends, though.
- Meaningful Name: Her name is Japanese for seaweed.
- Took a Level in Kindness: She becomes much politer and friendlier, especially to Elina, as the film progresses.
- Tsundere: Towards Nalu.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Her hair is blue.
Max (Fungus Maximus)
- The Dragon: To Laverna.
- Evil Brit
- The Heavy: Max serves as the main antagonistic force of the second film, as Laverna is still trapped.
- Sadistic Choice: What he gives Elina at the climax of the film. Either she hands over the Immunity Berry or he drops the vial of Laverna's poison into the water, killing all of Mermaidia by sundown. Elina chooses to protect the merpeople, but Max shows he had no intention of letting them live to thank her for it in the end as he drops the poison anyway, forcing Elina to catch and cork it before it hits the water, costing her the chance to become a fairy again.
Introduced in Magic of The Rainbow
- Alpha Bitch: Easily the nastiest of the other apprentices. It's to the point that Elina notices something is wrong when Sunburst is nice to her.
- Break the Haughty: After being kidnapped, trapped underwater for weeks and impersonated by Laverna, she mellows out a lot. She is grateful to Elina for rescuing her and is the first to defend her against Laverna.
- Evil Brit: When Laverna reveals who she is after pretending to be her.
- Fiery Redhead: She has orange-red hair and a short temper.
- Green-Eyed Monster: It's strongly implied she's jealous of Elina's fame and accomplishments, and she becomes even more resentful when Elina proves to be a talented apprentice. She gets over it eventually.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She's not a truly bad person, just really nasty. Thankfully, becomes much nicer by the end of the film.
- Our Fairies Are Different: She is a sparkle fairy, who are weakened and unable to use their powers if they touch water.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: Quickly becomes this with Elina.
- Meaningful Name: She's usually The Pollyanna.
- Flower in Her Hair: Two, actually. And some on her wings, too.
- Nice Girl: Her Establishing Character Moment involves her kindly telling the newly-arrived Elina to take no notice of Sunburst after overhearing Sunburst ranting at her. The worst thing she has to say about Sunburst herself is that "I don't think she's a very nice fairy".
- The Pollyanna: She's almost always in a cheerful mood and very friendly.
- Shipper on Deck: She ships Bibble with her own puffball Dizzle big time, to the point of physically dragging Bibble into her room to introduce them.
- Friend to All Living Things: He has the ability to talk to animals and in his first appearance he's seen befriending a creature called a Tumby.
- Nice Guy: He's polite and friendly, loves animals and is one of the few apprentices who doesn't resent or blame Elina after she accidentally helps Laverna.
- Ship Tease: With Elina.
- Advertised Extra: Promotional materials as well as the toyline itself indicated she would be a major character, as well as being a friend to Elina alongside Glee. In the film itself, she's one of the more minor apprentices. She also doesn't befriend Elina until the ending of the movie, being of of the many who turn their backs on her after she inadvertently releases Laverna.
- Cloud Cuckoolander: When she is first introduced, she ominously starts telling Elina of a vision she had of Elina making a mistake that could put everyone in danger, before cheerfully introducing herself. Later she also ominously talks about being careful what one wishes for when one of the other apprentices comments that they'd like Sunburst to disappear, before cheerfully admitting to Elina that her mumbling about her visions "happens sometimes".
- True Blue Femininity
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair
- Beta Bitch: To Sunburst's Alpha Bitch.
- Our Fairies Are Different: Unlike the rest of the fairies we've seen, she doesn't have wings. Instead, she flies with her hair.
- It's All About Me: Downplayed.
Introduced in Mariposa
- Chronic Hero Syndrome: Oh yes.
- Everyone Can See It: With Carlos.
- The Hero: Obviously
- Our Fairies Are Different: She's a Butterfly fairy.
- Fish out of Water: Her hair color and general look when compared to the other Butterfly fairies.
- Meaningful Name: Mariposa means Butterfly.
- True Blue Femininity: Blue is her whole schtick and she is quite girly.
- Big Bad: Of the first film.
- Graceful Ladies Like Purple: She wears all purple.
- Take Over the World: Her aim is to stage a coup and take over Flutterfield by poisoning Queen Marabella.
- Graceful Ladies Like Purple: All of her outfits have purple in them.
- Face Your Fears: Catania faces her fear of flying after an incident with Gwyllion.
- The Kids Are American: Technically Canadian as these films are Canadian with Canadian vokce actors, but her dad is British.
An optimistic tour guide who has a tendency to stereotype.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: She has neon pink hair.
- The Pollyanna: She is always joyful and happy.
- The Ditz: Talayla can often come off as unintelligent, stereotypical and unintentionally racist, as she first assumes Mariposa will kidnap her, and she decorates Mariposa's room with scary monsters, thorns and dead plants that supposedly consume fairies.
King RegelliusCatania's father.
- The Mean Brit: Before he redeemed himself he was rude to Mariposa.
- Fantastic Racism: He hated Butterfly Fairies, thinking they were thieves who steal Crystallites until Mariposa taught him they were nothing like the stereotypes.