It may have taken more than half a century to achieve, but Disney's princesses (or some of them, anyway) have finally been liberated from the constraints of their poofy, impractical dresses, corsets and crop-tops thanks to Japanese artist Haruki Godo, who has performed a feat of great consequence by creating drawings of Aurora, Belle, Tiana, Rapunzel and even Ariel (whose monofin was apparently no obstacle to pants) in the attire of their male on-screen counterparts. Sadly, neither Snow White nor Cinderella have yet been subjected to the emancipating strokes of Godo's pen, and as a result both remain bitterly enslaved in the stifling prison of the traditional patriarchal power structure.

[via Mashable]

"The Little Mermaid's" Ariel

Feminist anthem: "A Whole New World"

The Little Mermaid's Ariel in men's clothing

"Sleeping Beauty's" Aurora

Feminist anthem: "Once Upon a Dream"

 

"Beauty and the Beast's" Belle

Feminist anthem: "Transformation"

 

Beauty and the Beast's Belle in men's clothing

"The Princess and the Frog's" Tiana

Feminist anthem: "Almost There"

 

The Princess and the Frog's Princess Tiana in men's clothing

"Tangled's" Rapunzel

Faminist anthem: "I See the Light"

 

Tangled's Rapunzel in men's clothing

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A former contributor to sites including MTV's The Backlot and Bloody-Disgusting, Chris Eggertsen worked in film development before indulging his love of pop culture writing full time. He specializes in horror, the intersection of social issues and entertainment and Howard Stern. He's on Twitter @HitFixChris.