sweet eyes by erika95 A 3-year-old girl was the last person to see Hector alive and 97 years later she tells it on TV
K, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 835, 7h, Miguel R., Hector R., Elena R., OC
Only A Song? by Rennyangelee A music therapist uses music to assist clients in reaching a variety of goals, physical, cognitive, social, emotional, etc. Coco is the best unintentional mt advocacy movie I've ever seen, so this partial reimagining happened. warning: spoilers, good guy Ernesto, villain Imelda; don't like don't read.
K+, English, Family, words: 1k+, 7/4
38Show Me » by maleficentqueen Sequel to "Turning Tables"—Even though everything looked okay, "happily ever after" was not there yet. Taking place a couple of months after the end of "Turning Tables", Miguel's relationship with his family is tested yet again as the Riveras assist another family victimized by de la Cruz and deal with more, unexpected surprises in the Land of the Living and the Land of the Dead.
T, English, Family & Mystery, chapters: 11, words: 16k+, favs: 11, follows: 11, updated: 7/2 published: 1/15
3The Melody of Our Memory » by Inku Eko Héctor and Imelda's story began way back in September 1910. They were just kids. She was the new girl from a rich family, and he was the orphan who dreamt of music and grandeur. Nothing foresaw their meeting, except maybe Héctor's tendency to get into trouble. Becoming unlikely friends, they grew up together without them realizing that, at the same time, their hearts grew closer
K+, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 5, words: 24k+, favs: 4, follows: 6, updated: 6/6 published: 1/20, [Hector R., Mama Imelda R.] Ernesto C., OC
2The Chosen and the Beloved » by NeverendingRainbow Miguel is sent to the past and given a chance to change things, to save his dear family and even the man who ruined everything. But everything has a price. Time travel fix it with a twist.
T, English, Supernatural & Adventure, chapters: 3, words: 7k+, favs: 9, follows: 5, updated: 6/3 published: 5/11, [Hector R., Mama Imelda R.] Miguel R., Ernesto C.
573Somos Familia » by WhatTimeIsItInTokyo A sudden flash of conscience from Ernesto changes Hector's life forever: By letting him have one.
T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 40, words: 166k+, favs: 390, follows: 362, updated: 5/28 published: 2/4/2018, Hector R., Mama Imelda R., Ernesto C., OC
8La Encantadora Novia Esqueleto » by SugarButterfly432 Héctor Rivera is arrange to marry Imelda Flores by their parents. But when he finds himself being married to a skeleton, he must find a way to get back home on time for his wedding. Corpse Bride Au.
T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 17, words: 25k+, favs: 11, follows: 7, updated: 5/26 published: 6/16/2019, [Hector R., Mama Imelda R.] Ernesto C., OC
2Coco: A Singer's Tale » by tesscarvelli Kayleigh dreams of becoming a singer, like her friend Miguel wants to become a musician. Unfortunately, he is unable to, because of his family's traditional ban on music. One Día de los Muertos, Miguel and Kayleigh get spirited away to the Land of the Dead, where they embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.
K, English, Family & Friendship, chapters: 8, words: 15k+, favs: 9, follows: 8, 5/25, Miguel R., Hector R., Ernesto C., OC
1Can't Buy Me Love » by Toons Girl AU Coco. Hector gets a job at the shoe shop so he can marry his snooty girlfriend, Ernestina, but he has trouble becoming rich because the salary is low and Ernestina is losing her patience with him. Hector wants to marry someone who loves him because he doesn't want to be alone forever. The problem is Hector hasn't figured out that the fiery shoemaker, Imelda, is in love with him.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 4, words: 3k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, 5/17, Hector R., Mama Imelda R.
28Thank You For the Music » by Toons Girl My own take on a midquel of Coco. After his adventure in the Land of the Dead, Miguel and his family learn about their family history while proving to Santa Cecilia that Hector is a true musician. But not everybody will believe them so easily. Meanwhile, in the Land of the Dead, Hector warms up to his family but is still nervous around Imelda. Ernesto wants revenge.
T, English, Family & Romance, chapters: 20, words: 31k+, favs: 49, follows: 48, updated: 5/16 published: 10/21/2018, Miguel R., Hector R., Mama Coco R., Mama Imelda R.
13Acceptance » by NeverendingRainbow Sunrise comes…and Miguel misses it by mere seconds. Stuck in the land of the dead and with Hector in a deep coma, all but forgotten and on the verge of final death, Miguel must come to terms with everything and accept his new life. Although, he may still be able to save his Papa Hector... Rated T for some minor swears and discussion of child loss/death.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Drama, chapters: 12, words: 51k+, favs: 28, follows: 26, updated: 5/15 published: 6/21/2019
1 The Rivera Family Together Again » by princesspeach102 After Miguel got his Mama Coco to remember her father & reveal the truth about what happened to him & that music isn't a curse the Rivera family let music become a part of their family. As for Hector in the land of the dead he is reunited with his family & waits until the day comes where Coco comes to the land of the dead. No Copyrights intended. Rated between K plus and T.
T, English, Family & Tragedy, chapters: 6, words: 6k+, favs: 6, follows: 3, updated: 5/9 published: 5/8, Mama Coco R., OC
Smile by Bandtrees Imelda smiled as she wrote the musicians letters, and smiled at the stories her husband told, just as expressive in writing as he was in person. She smiled as she gave feedback on their songs, and even sang a few to Coco in hopes of sating the girl's fear that her Papá was gone forever. She smiled as she read every letter, even when they became shorter and shorter.
K+, English, Angst, words: 2k+, favs: 5, follows: 2, 4/10, Mama Imelda R.
2 Cut You A Piece by Bandtrees The arsenic in Ernesto's pocket wasn't for his partner — there was only so much longevity in that thin red songbook of his. He had a different plan in mind, and was almost disturbed at how easily it came to him. True art came from a place of suffering, and Héctor would have known this better than anyone.
T, English, Angst & Tragedy, words: 4k+, favs: 4, follows: 3, 4/4, Hector R., Mama Imelda R., Ernesto C.
4 The Ofrenda by BabyCharmander UA (Universe Alteration.) Twenty one years after Héctor's death, he discovers something shocking: someone put up his photo. Overjoyed, he hurries across the marigold bridge... but what awaits him on the other side is not what he expects.
K+, English, Drama & Angst, words: 7k+, favs: 15, follows: 6, 4/1, Hector R., Ernesto C.
4From the Other Side » by Fae 206 Miguel, now twenty-seven, is a famous musician with a wife and two daughters. When he returns home for a DiaDe Los Muertes celebration, he finds himself threatened with a gun. When the gunman aims at his daughter, Miguel gives his life for her. Sent to the afterlife as a dead soul, Miguel learns that there is a way back to the world of the living but is it worth the cost?Flashbacks
T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 3k+, favs: 14, follows: 18, updated: 3/22 published: 7/30/2019, [Miguel R., OC] Hector R.
2I Won't Say I'm In Love » by Hyperteenager24 Imelda, a daughter of gods, was snatched as a baby by Envy and forced to live among mortals as a half-woman, half-god. Now a young woman, Imelda needs to perform a rite of passage on Earth to prove herself worthy of living with the gods in the Land of the Dead. Hector makes this... complicated.
K+, English, chapters: 4, words: 5k+, favs: 14, follows: 11, updated: 3/21 published: 5/21/2019, Hector R., Mama Imelda R.
20We Need Each Other » by TheCartoonGoddess Until now, I never realized how important memory can be for someone. How being remembered is so crucial to your very existence, how horrible it is to be completely forgotten. But that all changed one year on the first of November, when I met a skeleton who was down on his luck...and a living boy…Rated T.
T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 17, words: 63k+, favs: 12, follows: 12, updated: 3/6 published: 12/1/2018, [Hector R., OC, Ernesto C.] Miguel R.
1Proud Corazon » by Kayla Akers In witch Hector and the others are alive, but one fateful night the parents of an only child are killed in a car crash. Putting Rosa in a difficult position as she has to learn to adapt to a new home, new environment. Will Hector be able to save her from falling apart because of her parent's death? Or will she eventually have to let him go too?
K+, English, Drama & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 2, words: 2k+, favs: 2, follows: 3, updated: 2/29 published: 1/23, Hector R., Tia Victoria R.
7Redemption and Forgiveness » by Stargazer3356 A Coco AU based on the deleted scene idea that Miguel needed to return the guitar to lift the curse. Miguel wants to play music but his family hates it. When he discovers Ernesto De la Cruz is his great-great-grandfather, he decides to borrow his guitar to play in the Day of the Dead Talent Show in order to prove himself as a musician. However, he did not realize that stealing the
K, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 6, words: 10k+, favs: 23, follows: 29, updated: 2/26 published: 4/2/2018
7Rhythm of Two Hearts » by RogueRunner Who knew finding what inspires you, would cost you everything. The most desired woman in the small town of Santa Cecilia was only to be a stepping stone on two musician's quest for fame. Nothing more. An in depth look at the beginnings of Hector, Imelda, and Ernesto.
T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 20, words: 99k+, favs: 19, follows: 16, updated: 2/23 published: 9/24/2018, Hector R., Mama Imelda R., Ernesto C.
27La Historia se Repite » by Ana Zaira Stark Ana María es la hermana menor de Miguel quien no logra conocer porque muere antes de que ella naciera, su madre se volvió a casar y tiene un medio hermanito con quien tiene el mismo sueño de ser músicos, pero el problema es que tiene que lidiar con la prohibición por parte de los Rivera que llevara a ambos a tener que repetir la historia. Crossover de Coco y El Libro de la Vida
K+, Spanish, Drama & Humor, chapters: 13, words: 30k+, favs: 13, follows: 19, updated: 2/21 published: 3/4/2018
128Remember Not to Forget » by ChocolateSyrup Miguel isn't sure if Héctor survived the Final Death, but Héctor wants to make sure he knows…despite the risks of getting stuck in the Land of the Living after sunrise.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 11, words: 67k+, favs: 143, follows: 174, updated: 2/12 published: 3/29/2018
13 An Assortment of Broken Bones » by BabyCharmander A collection of one-shots in which Bad Things happen to our favorite characters. Genre varies by chapter. Chapters labeled by character and prompt. Final oneshot: "Slammed into a Wall" with Héctor and Ernesto.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Angst, chapters: 15, words: 53k+, favs: 48, follows: 35, updated: 2/9 published: 7/13/2018, Miguel R., Hector R., Mama Imelda R., Ernesto C.
To The Ones That We Lost On The Way by The Solo Song Warrior "Why are you letting yourself slipping away from life like this!" "Because music is my life! And it isn't the same without her." Years after that fateful Day of the Dead, Socorro and Miguel mourn with a friend over a friend. When grief takes over, they find themselves in the Land of the Dead. A boy who became a wise young man, a brother who wants peace, a spirit, and a lost girl.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 3, 2/2