There have been several Disney theories all throughout the past year, but today I have just realized one of my own. We all know and love the story of The Little Mermaid, and have probably seen it enough times to notice the connections it has to other Disney films, such as the sunken ship being the same boat Elsa and Anna's parents died on. But one film that I know it has many connections with is the beloved Studio Ghibli film Ponyo. I'm guessing you can see the basic connection they have both being "fish tales", but we're about to go deeper into it. Did Hayao Miyazaki really base the story of Ponyo after The Little Mermaid? Let's take a look, shall we?
The main character is a female, red-headed, human-like fish.
She is one of many children o…
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