Queen Erika (simply known as Erika) is the deuteragonist in the 2004 animated film, Barbie as The Princess and the Pauper, and is also the main protagonist of the PC version of the movie of the same name. She is played by Barbie. When speaking, she is voiced by Kelly Sheridan in Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper, and Anndi McAfee in the Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper PC game (as a playable character), and her singing voice is provided by Julie Stevens.
Erika is light skin and blue eyes. Erika's hair is slightly wavy and brown, her bangs are held back with a braid. Erika's main dress color is light blue. It has sleeves that go halfway down her arm, with a ribbon and white mesh. The bodice has crossed, pink ribbons down the middle and is blue on the outside. The skirt is blue with white and pink in the middle, with flowers on the white part. It was her only dress before being disguised as Princess Anneliese.
Erika wears a blonde wig to look like the princess and a gown with a mixture of colors. It's mainly blue, but has light pink accents. The trim around the bodice is gold and has white down the middle. The skirt is blue, white and yellow. When sleeping in the palace, she wore a pastel yellow nightdress with a white neckline. While singing "The Cat's Meow" to Wolfie, she wore a long pink dressing gown with ruffles at the neckline. Her hair is normal brown.
Erika's wedding gown is white and dark blue. It has blue stripes down the bodice and on the skirt. There is a white mesh on the top and the sleeves. The skirt has wavy folds on the bottom. Her veil has three blue roses on the top.
Erika is strong, loving, and brave. She loves to sing and likes to sing around the world. She has a strong determination to pay off her parent's debt and be free of working for Madame Carp. While her braveness who has shows through when she agrees to pretend to be Anneliese and when she escapes from the dungeon. During that time, she fell in love with King Dominick, who was about to marry the real princess. Erika is also has a sense of humor.
- Erika is the first peasant Barbie to marry royalty and become royalty through marriage.
Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses
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Barbie: Dreamhouse Adventures