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The Acorn Princess is a short animated film released in 2020 by Tough Nut Studios.

The film follows The Acorn Princess, Cornelia, and her soon to be fiancé and friend, Flower Prince. Although they really like each other, they're both in love with other people, with Cornelia being in love with a knight called Nutalia.

Has nothing to do with Sally Acorn.


  • Amazing Technicolor Population: Although the people from the Acorn Kingdom seem to have rather normal skin colors, Flower Prince has pink skin, as well as the people from his kingdom, and Beetle has purple skin.
  • Badass Gay: Both Beetle and Flower Prince are skilled swordfighters and in a relationship with one another.
  • Big Damn Kiss: The Flower Prince and Beetle have a passionate kiss at their wedding.
  • Book-Ends: The story begins with Flower Prince telling Cornelia to sweep Nutalia off her feet. The ending has Cornelia telling Flower Prince to do the same on his wedding to Beetle.
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  • Gayngst: It's not explicitly stated but it's heavily implied that the reason Cornelia didn't tell her father about being gay was because she feared he wouldn't accept her. Thankfully, she turns out to be wrong.
  • Innocently Insensitive: Cornelia's father mentions how much Flower Prince and Cornelia make a great couple...even though neither one is romantically interested in the other.
  • Insecure Love Interest: Cornelia is in love with Nutalia but thinks she's not as cool as the other girl.
  • Interspecies Romance: The Flower Prince and Beetle are in a romantic relationship and marry by the end.
  • Maybe Ever After: The ending implies that Cornelia and Nutalia will begin a romance.
  • Punny Name: All Members of the Acorn Kingdom have those, Cornelia refers to acorns, Nutalia refers to nuts and King Oak refers to Oaks.
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  • Shipper on Deck: The Flower Prince frequently encourages Cornelia to "sweep Nutalia off her feet".
  • Voluntary Shapeshifter: Beetle can change forms between his human form and his beetle form.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: The Flower Prince has pink hair.

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