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All joking about shipping aside, I appreciate that Finding Dory maintained the delicate relationship between Dory and Marlin without feeling the need to “upgrade” it for the sequel, make jokes out of it, or whatever.
Much like in the original, Marlin and Dory are very close. They live next to each other but not with each other, they go about their days together, and are both involved in Nemo’s life. It’s never suggested that Nemo views Dory as his new mom or his dad’s girlfriend, or that other fish children feel the need to label her that way either; simply that Dory is a part of their family. Similarly, Hank’s future and whole outlook on life is changed thanks to his interactions with Dory. This isn’t approached as “Hank has fallen for Dory, therefore he wants to help her and go to the ocean with her”, simply that their bond has influenced him.
There are moments in the film which could maybe be viewed as romantic, such as when Marlin and Dory admire the view side-by-side or when Hank is holding Dory over the Open Ocean aquarium and they lock eyes in the soft blue light. But in-text, these instances are not romantic per say. It’s the difference between having a story featuring characters who love each other, versus having a love story.