Glimmer and Bow are best friends and have been for some time before the first season of She-Ra and the Princesses of Power begins. Glimmer's mother, Queen Angella, and aunt, Castaspella, are both seen to be very fond of Bow and are pleased he remains friends with Glimmer.
In the episode "Princess Prom" Glimmer is upset to find out the she and Bow won't be going to the ball together as Bow was already asked by Perfuma. They have a fight at the ball over Glimmer's jealously towards Bow and Perfuma, and it becomes apparent that Glimmer worries she and Bow will drift apart now that they have more friends in the Princess Rebellion. Bow notes that they will always be there for each other but that Glimmer has to be open to him having more friends in the future. Glimmer and Bow are soon after captured by Catra and brought to the Fright Zone.
While in the Fright Zone Bow and Glimmer and separated, leading to Bow befriending Kyle in hopes that he can find out where Glimmer is be held. Upon finally being rescued by the other princesses they both feel guilty and blame themselves for fighting at the ball. However they quickly make-up and solidify the importance of their friendship.
Glimmer is upset to find out that Bow has been keeping his family a secret from her and questions how well she even knows him.
Glimbow is a fairly common ship within the She-Ra and the Princesses of Power fandom, thought not quite as popular as others. Their long standing friendship has lead to it using the Friends to Lovers trope often in fanworks.
- Best Friend Squad refers to the friendship between Glimmer, Bow and Adora.
|SHIPS||femslash||Catradora • Glimadora • Glitra • Pertrapta • Scorpiadora • Scorptra • Spinnetossa|
|het||Adorabow • Entrapdak • Glimbow • Seamista|