|Relationships:||Mother Gothel (adoptive mother/enemy), Flynn Rider (friend/love interest), Maximus (animal friend), Pascal (animal friend), The Stabbington brothers (enemies), The Ruffians of the Snuggly Duckling (friends), King Frederic and Queen Arianna (biological parents)|
|Other:||Voiced by Mandy Moore|
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As the main character of the most popular Disney release in years, Rapunzel has always experienced a steady stream of ships. Of course, the canon ship with Flynn Rider is by far the most common, however pseudo-incestual ships with Mother Gothel exist, often in a one sided nature.
Rapunzel's prevalence in The Rise of the Brave Tangled Dragons crossover fandom sees her shipped plentifully with the likes of Jack Frost, Astrid or Merida, while her role as a Disney princess sees the inevitable femslash ships with any other princess, among which Merida, Elsa and Anna are among the most common. Het crossover ships involving Rapunzel and another Disney prince are lesser seen, but still exist. The most likely candidates would be Kristoff and Hans from Frozen, due to the close release dates of the two films.
Common Tropes and Themes
Rapunzel's healing abilities often play a part in ships involving her, both in a sexual manner and non. Similarly, her long hair often plays a big role, be it someone tripping over it and subsequently stumbling into a romantic situation, or getting tied up with it. Both are fairly prevalent, especially among hair fetishists.