Disney's first Polynesian princess, Moana, made her debut in her film of the same name back in 2016 and continues to make waves in the fandom. Repeat viewers across the internet have paid extra attention to the artistry poured into this labor of love and keep finding small details that just make the film richer. This is a collection of small details you may have missed when watching Moana for the first time, spotted by fans.
Did you manage to catch any of these on your first viewing? Vote up the details you're going to keep an eye out for going forward!
Maui's Animators Were Given A Lot Of Wiggle Room
From Redditor u/sethbenw:
When Moana first meets Maui, he gives her the "People's Eyebrow," Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's signature move.1605Cool detail?
We're Given A Neat Insight To The Average Age Of Chiefs On Moana's Island
From Redditor u/THATnerdinschool:
In Moana, the sacred place has 15 stones of past chiefs, if given the average life expectancy was around 65, then that would be ~1000 years they've been on the island, which is how long ago that Maui stole the Heart of Te Fiti and when the ancient chiefs first forbid voyaging.20224Cool detail?
Maui Is A Stickler For Branding
When Maui transforms into his hawk form, you can see a pattern in his feathers that resembles the magical hook he carries.17814Cool detail?
There's An Homage To The King Of Monsters
When Moana and Maui enter the Realm of Monsters, they quickly come across a number of creatures of various shapes and sizes. Among these is a very familiar silhouette in the distance resembling The King of Monsters himself, Godzilla.15814Cool detail?