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King Lion (獅子王, Shishiou), is a character originating from the Savage Reign series.


He is the impersonator of King Leo. He participates in the tournament on the latter's orders and uses the name King Lion as an element of intimidation. However, he really wants to take the city for himself and plans to overthrow the original crime lord. In his ending to the games, he takes over the futuristic city with an iron fist.


He is prideful and confident in his "perfect" record of victories. He wants to gain glory for his girlfriend and mother.


  • Energy Attacks: King Lion can infuse his weapon, punches and kicks with ki energy. His sword will sometimes project the image of a lion.

Fighting Style

He fights with a broadsword and his own version of boxing. He is a toned down version of the original.


  • I'm No Shadow Warrior - Savage Reign

Voice Actors

  • Masaru Naka - Savage Reign, Kizuna Encounter
  • Katsuhisa Nakatsuka - The King of Fighters 2000
  • Kōji Suidzu - Neo Geo Battle Coliseum

Game Appearances

Cameo Appearances

Similar Characters

See also


SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters' Clash SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters' Clash 2 Expand Edition


Savage Reign Kizuna Encounter: Super Tag Battle The King of Fighters 2000 Neo Geo Battle Coliseum