BanchoLeomon is a Beast Man Digimon. Take a look below for 20 fun and interesting facts about BanchoLeomon from Digimon.
1. It lives faithfully only to the “Justice” in which it trusts.
2. It is said that only Digimon who continue to emerge victorious in battles with fierce champions, without their spirit being “broken”, are able to acquire the title of “Bancho”, and in the recorded history of the Digital World, only five Digimon which possess this title have been confirmed.
3. As it is a boss that only serves its own “Justice”, if something becomes an obstacle to that “Justice”, it will see them as “Evil”, even if they are a being like the Royal Knights or the Celestial Digimon, and they will become an enemy that it has to eliminate.
4. The “Gaku-Ran” (GAKU-RAN) worn over its shoulders is endowed with a defensive function that negates 89.9% of the opponent’s physical strikes.
5. It wields its prided tantō, “Otokodama” (男魂? lit. “Man’s Soul”).
6. BanchoLeomon is a humanoid lion who have been styled after the modern Banchō, a particular type of juvenile delinquent.
7. The characters on the GAKU-RAN are a quote of Siddhārtha Gautama’s according to Buddhist belief which read “I alone am honored in heaven and on earth.”
8. BanchoLeomon was designed by Soh Moriyama.
9. BanchoLeomon was created as a homage to Banchōs from various legendary Manga series.
10. BanchoLeomon was also modelled after Kensuke Ōta. Moriyama wanted the Gakuran to be white.
11. During development, the Gakuran had Royal Knights written on it in DigiCode.
12. BantyoLeomon is an optional boss in Doomsday Forest. It is also a digivolution of Gaomon. BantyoLeomon is also a requirement for Chaosmon.
13. A BanchoLeomon is among the many Digimon who show up to assist Tsurugi Tatsuno and his friends in the battle against NEO.
14. BantyoLeomon digivolves from Monzaemon at level 67, but it must have a total of 60,000 Beast experience. It is an Attacker Digimon.
15. Bantyo Leomon is #349, and is a Mega-level, Balance-class, Beast-species Digimon with a resistance to the Earth element and weakness to the Thunder. Its basic stats are 335 HP, 347 MP, 181 Attack, 157 Defense, 166 Spirit, 139 Speed, and 80 Aptitude. It possesses the Heroic Heart, Critical 4, Gladiator, and StatusBarrier traits.
16. Bantyo Leomon can DNA digivolve from GrapLeomon and Pandamon, if the base Digimon is at least level 64, with 50,000 Beast experience, and 420 attack. Bantyo Leomon can DNA digivolve to Beelzemon Blast Mode with Beelzemon, or to Chaosmon with Darkdramon or Valdurmon.
17. BanchoLeomon DigiFuses from GrapLeomon and Pandamon, and can DigiFuse to Chaosmon with Darkdramon.
18. A BanchoLeomon is friends with Gankoomon and works with him to help train Hackmon into a Royal Knight. Hackmon loses over and over, so runs off, which leads Gankoomon to hire Aiba to help find Hackmon and then help it train to be able to defeat BanchoLeomon. Aiba and Hackmon train and then defeat BanchoLeomon, which causes Hackmon to warp digivolve to Jesmon. When the two leave, BanchoLeomon gets up and Gankoomon jokes that BanchoLeomon clearly lost on purpose and thanks him for helping create a new Royal Knight.
19. BanchoLeomon is Darkdramon’s rival, though has defeated Darkdramon in every single fight they have had. The Hero finds BanchoLeomon in Fire Circuit and BanchoLeomon requests a fight against the Hero. After being defeated, BanchoLeomon joins the City, joining the item shop, where it sells Champion level digivolution crystals. Later, when the Hero is training with Darkdramon to help it finally defeat BanchoLeomon, BanchoLeomon finds them in the middle of training. Darkdramon challenges BanchoLeomon to another rematch, and this time actually defeats its rival for the first time. Happy, Darkdramon joins BanchoLeomon in the City and joins it in the item shop, in which they rotate shifts during Night and Day, both selling Champion level crystals.
20. BanchoLeomon is a Side Mega-level Mercenary Digimon. BanchoLeomon digivolves from SaberLeomon and Dinotigermon, once the “Gaku-ran” has been applied to it. It can digivolve to Marsmon using the “Tria Knuckle”. It can also Jogress to Chaosmon with Darkdramon.