This beginning of the film, titled 'Legend of the Mask Prince', talks about greed and vanity. It used a irony and exaggerated way to tell you a story long long time ago.
Legend of the Mask Prince
Story & Storyboards
Once, there was King and Queen of Arias Kingdom. The king and queen were very greedy and vanity. They only care about his reputation and wealth, and never about people. So, they got penalty from god. Their son will have everything they care about: the most beautiful and handsome face, the born royal status, but nothing else. It is a mask prince...