Cute Turning Red Panda for Kids
The red panda plays a major role in Pixar Turning Red’s mythology. So do you want to know what role does the red panda play in real Chinese mythology?
I am sure till now you all very well know that Pixar’s Turning Red revolves around a mythology that allows Meilin and her family to transform into red pandas. Turning Red is about a Canadian family, that family is doing their best to keep their Chinese heritage alive in the heart of Toronto, running a shrine devoted to their ancestors and their spiritual protectors the red panda. It is explained in the movie that the red panda has a place in Chinese myth and legend.
Turning Red tells the story of Meilin “Mei” Lee, a 13-year-old who is learning to navigate the trials of becoming a woman. Mei has always been dedicated to her family and being the child they want her to be: she earns straight As, is involved in every extracurricular, and all of her free time is spent helping to run the family shrine.
When her overbearing mother goes too far and embarrasses her in front of an entire convenience store of classmates, including her crush, Mei’s frustration boils over with unexpected consequences. Mei then learns that her family carries an ancestral secret: as every woman in her family comes of age, they unlock the ability to become a red panda every time they experience intense emotion.