King Leo is the final boss and main antagonist in Savage Reign (1995) an arcade & NeoGeo fighting game by SNK. He returned in the sequel Kizuna Encounter (1996) as the first boss before Jyazu. He is an unplayable boss character in NeoGeo Battle Coliseum (2005).

King Lion is an impersonator of King Leo and not actually a king. He is a playable character in Savage Reign (1995) and the sequel Kizuna Encounter (1996). In NeoGeo Battle Coliseum (2005) he is one of the unlockable characters.



King Leo from the Kizuna Encounter Games: an Overview

Charactername: King Leo/ The Real King Lion /Shin Shishiou / Shishiou
  Developed /Created by SNK 
Gameseries: Kizuna Encounter   First seen on:  Arcades
First Game: Savage Reign   Year first seen: 1995 
Last Game: NeoGeo Battle Coliseum (1996)   Birthplace: USA 
Role(s) and Characteristics: Fighting Game Boss
  Weapon: Broadsword
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of King Leo from Kizuna Encounter

King Leo



NeoGeo Battle Coliseum (2005)


Savage Reign (1995)

King Lion



NeoGeo Battle Coliseum (2005)


Savage Reign (1995)



King Leo in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects


King Leo is not yet a part of a Game-Art-HQ Community Art Collaboration


Selected Fan Art and Cosplay of King Leo




Updates and Additions in King Leo’s Game Art Gallery and Character Overview