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Leo
Lion
リオ
Rio
Personal Information
Gendermale
Home PlaceMagic Valley
Alter EgoHakkō Leo
Theme Colorwhite
Anime Information
First AppearanceEpisode 1

Leo is the main mascot from Charmed★Pretty Cure!. He is a lion like creature from Magic Valley, who was sent to guard the Pretty Cures. Leo is able to transform into a human. As human, his name is Hakko Leo (白光リオ). As mascot, he always ends his sentences with “~Shishi”.

Relationships

Pretty Cure

Allies

Etymology

Hakko (白光) - Shiro (白) means "white" and Hikari (光) means "light". Together, Hakko means "white light", this is a reference to the Whitelighters from the Charmed Universe and to the Character Leo is based at. Because the character is a whitelighter.

Leo (リオ) - Derived from Latin leo "lion", a cognate of Leon. It was popular among early Christians and was the name of 13 popes, including Saint Leo the Great who asserted the dominance of the Roman bishops (the popes) over all others in the 5th century. It was also borne by six Byzantine emperors and five Armenian kings. Another famous bearer was Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910), a Russian novelist whose works include 'War and Peace' and 'Anna Karenina'. Leo is also the name of a constellation and the fifth sign of the zodiac. His name is also based on Leo Wyatt from Charmed

Trivia

References

  1. Behind the Name: Meaning, Origin and History of the name Leo
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