Parents' Guide to

The Dragon Prince

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Captivating fantasy tale has positive themes, broad appeal.

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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 38 parent reviews

age 14+

Ok Seires, But...

It's an ok flick but, not one of the greats. Has a slow start and lacks a bit of substance in the first 2 seasons like Voltron and Avatar the Last air Bender. Things start picking up in the third season which has a happy ending but at the same time creates a suspenseful premise for season 4. As for the Slippery slop, if you don't mind an adult with candy, (the cartoon being the candy in this case) walking up to your kid and starting a conversation you might have to finish with your kids, that might turn awkward or uncomfortable, then there shouldn't be a problem. Truth is, they will find out sooner or later, its the world we leave in so better get it out in the open so that they don't go off experimenting or being influenced by public opinion that seems to be a force to recon with these days!
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age 5+


Goodness!! I have to say, my daughter loves this show to pieces. I'm incredibly disappointed in those of you who claim that a small peck between a married couple is too provocative or inappropriate. If there's no such thing as too young for heterosexuality, then there's no such thing as too young for homosexuality. When my daughter saw the scene with the kiss between the Queens of Duren, she was excited! She turned to me and said, "Look!! Like Tia Maria and Tia Ana!" She was excited to see people like her aunties on television. This show has incredible messages and great characters. 10/10! I rate 5+ on account of the fantasy violence and mildly heavy themes. Excellent!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (38):
Kids say (92):

Brimming with mysticism, action, and suspense, this engrossing series grabs your attention and doesn't let go. The similarities to Avatar: The Last Airbender -- masterful storytelling, multidimensional characters, mature drama -- aren't surprising, given creator Aaron Ehasz's involvement in the project. The result is a beautifully rendered animated series with numerous fascinating characters that get more and more interesting with each new revelation.

At the heart of The Dragon Prince is a rebellious (in a good way) trio of tweens/teens who, in the midst of the chaos of battles for power, discover the truth and decide its protection is worth risking their lives. This puts them at odds with most of their superiors and contradicts everything they've been told about each other, but they set aside their differences and fight the good fight. Those who watch will find this addictive story rich in themes like heeding the call of duty, following your instinct, seeing past differences, and being courageous.

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