[Click here for our podcast review of Round 1 with color commentary.]

Welcome to the Round 2 for Non-Productive.com‘s March Madness competition to determine the most powerful Disney character of all time!

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UGH, last week’s First Round was especially brutal, with fan-favorites and beloved icons getting left in the dust, and over 12 games that ended in upsets or last minute routes! In real sports, this would be like if the Washington Generals suddenly started beating the Harlem Globetrotters in 50% of their games, and then went on to solve crimes out from under the gang from Scooby-Doo. SWEET CHRISTMAS.

And remember, your comments and justifications are just as important as your votes! Everyone at NonProis eagerly reading between the lines of each nomination, seed, and vote in the desperate attempt to make sense of just why someone considers one character more powerful than another, but of course you can clear it all up by volunteering to tell us your motivation in the box below each of the 16 games below!


For this year’s nerd-centric March Madness, we’re asking you, the geeks of the world, to decide once and for all which Disney character is the most powerful of them all! And “powerful” is big word - it can mean infinite cosmic abilities like Genie, a breakout star like Olaf, a legendary icon like Mickey, or a character that breaks molds to inspires us like Mulan.

Share and come back often to see how our competition progresses!

Game 1

Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty

VS.

Elsa from Frozen

The Queen of Ice versus the Mistress of All Evil, this is a movie we’d pay to see!

Game 2

Jafar from Aladdin

VS.

Scar from The Lion King

Be still our hearts! Two of our all-time favorite, sneaky, nasty villains - up against one another in a battle to the end?? Now THIS is a movie we’d pay to see!

Game 3

Mushu from Mulan

VS.

Beast from Beauty and the Beast

Mushu came up like an underdog in both his film and this competition, but it’ll take more than luck to tame this Beast!

Game 4

Ursula from The Little Mermaid

VS.

Rafiki from The Lion King

It’s Witch versus Shaman in Game 4 of our Disney Power March Madness!

Game 5

Mulan from Mulan

VS.

Mufasa from The Lion King

Mulan saved her people from tyranny and oppression, but Mufasa was the greatest king the savanna ever had. No matter how it ends, this battle will be a tear-jerker!

Game 6

Baymax and Hiro from Big Hero 6

VS.

Shere Khan from The Jungle Book and Talespin

We hope that Hiro has some sealant with him, because the big cat’s claws are out!

Game 7

The Incredibles from The Incredibles

VS.

Merida from Brave

It’s a Pixar battle in Game 7, with everyone’s favorite nuclear family versus the princess that changed all the rules for her family, and redefined what it means to be powerful.

Game 8

Oberon from Gargoyles

VS.

Jack Skellington from The Nightmare Before Christmas

King of the Fairies versus the Pumpkin King of Halloweentown!

Game 9

Hades from Hercules

VS.

Baloo from The Jungle Book and Talespin

Baloo’s underachieving nature allowed him to sneak by with a win, but Hades lurks at the end for all men (and we guess, most bears).

Game 10

Donald Duck from Ducktails and Cartoon Shorts

VS.

Winnie the Pooh from The Hundred-Acre Wood

Two classic Disney characters, head-to-head, in Game 10 of our competition; but will Pooh-bear’s patience and bigheartedness win out against the ill-tempered Duck supreme?

Game 11

Belle from Beauty and the Beast

VS.

Tiana from The Princess and the Frog

Tiana is an up-and-coming Disney princess that won an amazing upset last round, but will her fortune hold fast against a real member of royalty in the form of Belle?

Game 12

WALL-E from WALL-E

VS.

Mickey Mouse from Fantasia and Cartoon Shorts

Mickey may have been the mouse that roared, but he only barely squeaked by in the last round - and WALL-E is riding high on a landslide victory!

Game 13

Mary Poppins from Mary Poppins

VS.

Chernabog from Fantasia

Chernabog is terrifying, but even he’s just a little afraid of Mary.

Game 14

Simba from The Lion King

VS.

Xanatos from Gargoyles

Holy crap, we wrote this very same fan-fic in the 90s!

Game 15

Stitch from Lilo and Stitch

VS.

Rapunzel from Tangled

Will Stitch choke on the world’s biggest hairball??

Game 16

Aladdin from Aladdin

VS.

Genie from Aladdin

Oh. Oh my. Oh dear.