Malina is a character from The Emperor's New School, technically the major female character in the series, despite she doesn't appear in any of the twomovies. She is the best student in Kuzco Academy and has a lot of student awards. Kuzco has a crush on her, which he openly shows, and Malina sometimes shows signs of reciprocity. Her best female friend in Kuzco Academy is Yatta, since they are seen walking together many times during the series. She always helps Kuzco to escape from Yzma's traps, and also is known for her high grades and popularity in the school.