She-Ra is a fictional character in the 1985 Filmation cartoon She-Ra: Princess of Power and its 2018 reboot She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. A series of toys under her name were produced by Mattel.
In the 1980s series, She-Ra was intended to extend the appeal of the “Masters of the Universe” setting by being of interest to young girls in the same way that He-Man appealed to young boys. Filmation writers Larry DiTillio and J. Michael Straczynski created the backstory for the property. She-Ra was introduced in the movie The Secret of the Sword as Captain Adora of the Evil Horde ruling Etheria, but turned out to be Princess Adora, the long-lost twin sister of He-Man, Prince Adam. Netflix’s remakes She-ra July 2018.
“For the honour of GraySkull, I am She-Ra”! In times of danger Princess Adora calls upon magical powers by holding aloft her sword and chanting her special mantra to become the classic all time female heroine, She-Ra, Princess of Power! Using her unique powers She-Ra, aided by her friends of the Great Rebellion – Bow, Sea Hawk, Angella, Light Hope and Glimmer to name but a few, defend the magical Crystal Castle and planet Etheria against the villainous Hordak and his evil Hordesmen”. Adora’s secret identity is known only to a few trusted friends; the good witch Madam Razz, Kowl an all-knowing owl and guardian of the crystal castle, and Light Hope, composed entirely of light – with great magical power. Adora’s believed white horse, Spirit, transforms into the winged unicorn “Swift Wind” and together She-Ra and this band of helpers continually strive to protect their world against the evil forces, which threaten to plague them.
TeRra Magazine Team