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Leonardo
Biographical information
Home

New York City

Date of birth

2003

Weapon(s) of choice

Ōdachi

Occupation

Ninja

Affiliation

Ninja Turtles

Physical description
Species

Mutant Turtle, Red-eared slider

Gender

Male

Hair color

None

Bandana color

Blue

Eye color

Black

Out of universe information
Era(s)

Rise of TMNT

Voiced by

Ben Schwartz

Teachers and Students
Teacher(s)

Splinter

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Leonardo is a Mutant red-eared slider, the rebel and the most charismatic of the Ninja Turtles. He wields an Ōdachi sword. He's the second youngest turtle.

History

Trivia

  • Unlike previous incarnations, this version of Leonardo is the rebel and self-proclaimed coolest turtle, instead of Raphael, rather than his normal role as the leader of the team.
    • Ben Schwartz stated in an interview, that if Leo had an Instagram account, that 60 to 70% of his photos would be his brothers caught sleeping or slipping on things.
    • Since he isn't the leader, Leo will be more laid-back than his previous incarnations.
    • Leo also isn't the oldest turtle like in previous incarnations.
  • According to the Rise of the TMNT concept art reveal live stream, Leo and Raph will have a brotherly rivalry, similar to past incarnations.
    • Leo and the rest of the Turtles will be 15 years old in Season 1.
    • Leo will be incredibly intelligent, and slightly arrogant about it.
    • Leo's got a certain 'swagger' to him. He boasts irreverent charm and a rebel heart.
  • Since this version of Leonardo is a red-eared slider turtle, he also sports visual marks (red stripes over his eyes and yellow stripes over his arms and legs) which are common and give this species its name.
  • He will be creating catchphrases for the group to use.
  • Leonardo will have the closest relationship with Michelangelo and will be taking him under his wing.

Gallery

References

  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9507qFesCo
  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxNNP9kifNg
  3. http://ew.com/tv/rise-of-teenage-mutant-ninja-turtles/amp/