- “They need a leader, and I'm the one.”
- ―Kion about the Lion Guard
Kion is the son and youngest child of Simba and Nala, the younger brother of Kiara, and the protagonist of The Lion Guard.
As the second-born child of the Lion King, Kion serves as the leader of the Lion Guard, a team of animals who protect the Pride Lands and defend the Circle of Life. He is the fiercest member of the team.
After Kion retired as Leader of the Lion Guard by passing it to Vitani, he became King of the Tree of Life upon his marriage to Rani.