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Prince Adair sits in shock as a newly legged Marilla leans against his legs

The Little Mermaid Characters

Marilla is lifted by the waves of the ocean

Marilla, a little mermaid

A young mermaid who sacrifices her life in the ocean to find Prince Adair after seeing his picture in a locket. She suffers terrible pain and loses her beautiful voice in exchange for a human life.
Erina and Evelina play on the seabead

Evelina & Erina

Marilla's older sisters. They enjoy collecting treasures from the human world and are distraught to see their sister's heartbreak when the Prince marries Dana.
Lyr, Lord of the Sea, dances impressively through his domain

Lyr, Lord of the Sea

Lyr is fearful of humans and the threat they pose to his domain. He reluctantly allows Marilla to leave the ocean behind and live a human life, but this comes at a price.
Dillion is all alone now

Dillion, the seahorse

Marilla's best friend. Concerned for her, he tries to stop her from entering the human world.
Prince Adair dances arabesque

Prince Adair

A young prince who, after being saved from a shipwreck, is haunted by a dream-like memory of a beautiful voice.
Dana and Prince Adair dance happily


A young princess, Dana finds the Prince washed up on the shore. The Prince mistakes her for his saviour and they marry.