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As Cinderella and Belle are from different series, they have never met in canon. While the Disney film, Ralph Breaks the Internet, has online versions of the two known as "netizens". Where they are two of the Princesses from the website, Oh My Disney. As well as both of them being two of the first seven Princesses of Hearts in the beginning of the Kingdom Hearts series, and when they're roles were completed the pure lights in their hearts were passed onto other princesses. Shortly after the light in their hearts were used to unlock Kingdom Hearts, the two, along with the four other captured Princesses of Hearts, chose to stay in Hollow Bastion so they could keep the darkness at bay until Sora sealed it with his Keyblade and the Princesses were finally able to return home to their own worlds. They have also been featured in the animated Disney crossover TV series, The House of Mouse where they are two of the many common, Disney classic guests at the night club of the same name. Which could mean that their paths might have crossed with each other. Along with them appearing in Sofia the First, where they have their own songs, "True Sisters" and "Make It Right", that they sing to the young princess after the Amulet of Avalor summons them from their home kingdoms to aid Sofia with their wisdom. In the Disney Descendants series they both have a son that are friends with each other, as well as Ben and Chan being two of the main in-canon characters in the series.
Both Cinderella and Belle have worn a blue colored dress that are seen as one of their sigher clothing, along with them wearing a ribbon in their blond and brunette hair. As well as their live-action remake counterparts wearing non-gown blue dresses. The two have also worn a white apron with their non-formal clothing, while they first wear their sigher, princess gowns for a dance with their love interests in a ball room. During "So This is Love" and "Beauty and the Beast", before they both leave their prince's castles to return home.
Their other common links are that both of them are friends with animals, where one of them is a horse, have lost their mothers at a young age and have had dreams of a better life, that is filled with joy. Along with their Disney films sharing the same name as the fairy tales that they are based on. As well as their stories having a woman of magical that have used them to transform people and animals into something else, Cinderella's Fairy Godmother and the Enchantress. In the A Twisted Tale book of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, As Old as Time, the Enchantress is featured as Belle's mother; for a hindering twist for her and the Beast's slow growing friendship to lovers bond.
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Disney ship fans enjoy doing crossover ships with its many characters, and the femslash ships are common with the Princesses. Cinderella and Belle are shipped by few fans who believe that their friendship with animals, choosing to follow their own hearts and have a romantic dance in a ball room, while wearing their signer gowns, could have them get along with each other. It is a less popular ship, but it still has a loyal following among femslash shippers. Some fans will draw the two in their modern clothes from Ralph Breaks the Internet. Along with there being manip fanart of both their animation and live-action selves.
On AO3, the ship has only 8 fanfics.
- Belle/Cinderella (Disney) tag on AO3
- Belle/Cinderella (Disney) on FanFiction.Net
- Belle/Cinderella (Kingdom Hearts) on FanFiction.Net
- Ashley/Belle (OUAT) on FanFiction.Net
- Both appear in Once Upon A Time.
- In the series Belle is the step-grandmother-in-law of the second Cinderella.
- Both of their animated films were remade into live-action films.