Mikey is the class clown and mascot. He is the most skilled, the most serious, the most spiritual, the most disciplined and the most in-line with Splinter's teachings and thoughts. At times, Leonardo is shown to be very hard on himself, as he feels that a lot is expected of him. None of this is to say that Donnie is expendable. Leo is voiced by James Arnold Taylor in this film. Warning: Spoilers for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #44!. He fought alongside his brothers against The Shredder in the climatic battle and was the only one of the four to actually injure The Shredder, but, like his brothers, could not defeat him. When I heard that a turtle had been killed, I knew it was Donnie. TMNT (also known as TMNT 2007 or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2007) is a 2007 American computer-animated martial arts superhero film written and directed by Kevin Munroe.Based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic book series. Leo, was gone…. He is seen on many occasions bickering with Raphael as their sibling rivalry begins to become much more serious. When everything came back on a few seconds the three uninjured turtles found it was too late. He managed to develop and utilize it to counteract the lethal venom of Karai, and attempted to use it on her to release her from the Shredder's control but failed. Leonardo returns to the city, reunites his family in a safe location, and confronts Karai. Despite this, his brothers view him as a pillar of strength and are at a loss when he is injured or absent. ", Leonardo gives up his leadership and walks away after a dream he believes convinces him he is no longer a good leader. Raph almost kills Leo out of anger and then retreats due to shame and his brother's deep and confused stare. Leonardo also appears in the 2014 film-based game, voiced again by Cam Clarke. Karai approaches Leonardo for help when a mysterious force begins attacking various Foot Clans; only the New York branch is left intact. Raph is clearly upset at Donatello’s death to be sure, but although he and Leo clashed on more than one occasion, their relationship is mighty and Leo’s death would have absolutely rocked Raphael. Raph is always running off or stepping out to blow off some steam and getting into trouble. He is often at odds with his more hot-headed younger brother Raphael. Mostly they will obey, sometimes they won’t. He’s not; none of the turtles are in my opinion. Leonardo is the most skilled at ninjutsu and other forms of hand-to-hand combat he all learned from his adopted father and master, Splinter. It seems every … #boyfriend #boyfriendscenarios #love #teenagemutantninjaturtles #tmnt.  In this movie, he is dedicated to perfecting his ninjutsu skills and will stop at nothing to defend his brothers and the entire city. He becomes further angered when Raphael deserts them mid-battle to help an old man. And they could be from the future. He was voiced by actor Jason Biggs up until "The Wrath of Tiger Claw", Dominic Catrambone for the remainder of the second season, and Seth Green beginning in the third season. Leonardo is featured as one of the playable characters from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as DLC in Injustice 2, voiced by Corey Krueger. In the 1987 TV series' theme song lyrics, Leonardo is said outright to be the leader of the TMNT, and there is little disputing this; his orders are usually followed, and he is a very serious do-gooder who hardly ever makes wise cracks. From then on, Leonardo is far more experienced and skillful at even more complex ninjitsu moves than even Splinter, Raph, Mikey, and Donnie all at once. Leonardo is beaten by Raphael, who throws Leonardo through the wall of the barn and leaves alone. And you better believe Raphael, Michelangelo, and Leonardo – along with friends and family – will not leave Donatello unavenged. ?\" - Donnie I invent gadgets, weapons and awesome vehicles to keep me and my brothers safe. We send 2-4 emails a month. She presents the Turtles with an offer of a truce between the Foot and the Turtles if they help her kill Shredder's Elite Guards, which are a major obstacle to her reorganizing the Foot. 1 Description 2 Intro 3 Select Your Character 4 Pre Melee 4.1 Leo vs Ruby 4.2 Donnie vs Weiss 4.3 Raph vs Blake 4.4 Mikey vs Yang 5 Conclusion Nickelodeon vs Rooster Teeth! If he’d have died on one of these excursions, part of me would have said, “Well, that’s what you get when you run off into a city absolutely crawling with foes that want you dead all by your lonesome.” Raphael is the strongest of the turtles, but strength can be overcome by numbers and the Foot have numbers in spades. The team loses their leader; their rudder. Four of his top students were depicted: Nobuko, possibly his love interest; Miles, a young black man; Carmen, a Latina woman and possibly his love interest; and Bob, an anthropomorphic baboon. But that’s exactly the point: Donnie’s death is huge. It makes sense that he was alone at HQ for the setup; you don’t kill the leader, and you give him his most daunting task of all: leading the others through death and mourning; you leave an angry Raph in play as a plot device; and you keep the jokester alive even while crushing his joy – an interesting character development device. While out hunting, he sees April fall through ice into a lake, and he rescues her. There was a small part of me that suspected he might have been the one dealt the death blow, but I dismissed it primarily because it seemed too easy. Like all of the brothers, he is named after a Renaissance artist, in this case Leonardo da Vinci. Lets Watch DEATH BATTLE | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Battle Royale. You Have Been Warned.. Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo, and Raphael, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were raised by a warrior rat in the sewers of … Most curiously: Does Raph explode with rage, or does he step up into the vacant leadership position? All Rights Reserved. Donnie here. A blend of science-fiction, fantasy, and normalcy, Teenage Mutant Ninjas Turtles tends to vary throughout the years but the themes of ninjutsu and brotherhood have remained core el… With exception of Rob Paulsen who returned to the TMNT franchise as Donatello in the 2012 series. 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He is visited, on occasion, by the spirit of Splinter who encourages him to lead his family and friends to stop new evils. He later finds them, and together they save the Earth. ... DADDY FINGER TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES TMNT Leonardo, Raphael, Michaelangelo, Splinter, Donatello. Leonardo engages in a bloody battle with Shredder that spills out onto the rooftop of the building. Or both? Send to Friend. One of Leonardo's most prominent qualities is his determination to believe in the good and the best in people, even potential enemies; such as Karai. Leonardo was portrayed by David Forman and voiced by Brian Tochi. Despite the fact the other three turtles have added traits in this series, Leonardo is almost completely normal but now has blue eyes. The Turtles later burn the Shredder's corpse in a funeral pyre in a nearby Manhattan harbor. Beaten to near unconsciousness, he is thrown through April O'Neil's apartment window. Leonardo grows weary of constant battle with the Foot Clan and seems fraught with indecision. Warning: SPOILERS for TMNT: The Last Ronin #1. Leonardo comes to terms with his anger, accepting he did every thing in his power, and begins training under the short man, who turns out to be the Ancient One. Listen, now that you've seen this, I'll tell you that if you like Nerds on Earth, you should give our email list a try. How do you kill one of the turtles?! This incarnation of Leo is a 14 year old twin (Donnie is his younger twin brother).Leo is quick-witted and strategic by nature, and also initiatively leads his brothers whenever something has happened to Raphael (who is the group's de facto leader throughout the first two seasons). He’s a true hero and that won’t be forgotten by his family or his friends…”. He becomes bitter and increasingly stern with himself and adopts a greatly aggressive personality, which has been likened to Raph's previous impulsive and hotheaded ways on many occasions. In subsequent issues, it is implied that Leonardo has regained most of his confidence. Leonardo firmly believes it's his ninja duty to protect all people. However he can be very bossy which annoys his brothers. Master Splinter picked me to lead because I eat, sleep and breath Ninjustu. His younger brother Raphael often quarrels with him and resents his leadership, sarcastically calling Leonardo "Fearless Leader", although the two are shown to be very close at times. Not that my brothers aren't good, I'm just better. The best place on Earth for nerds. by doodlebugsie Follow. After a man says that everybody talks about the weather but nobody does anything, Leonardo realizes his responsibility and begins to search for his brothers. In the Cityfall saga, he gets captured by the Foot while he and his brothers try to save Casey and is taken to a Shinto witch by the name of Kitsune, who uses her strong dark magic to brainwash him into working for Shredder as his chunin (second-in-command), which infuriates Karai. He revealed that this was, in fact, an intentional way of pushing them away from him, as he believes being around him would be too much of a threat to them, as shown during the events of the comic book. Leonardo also feels extremely inadequate, as he believes that again, he let himself and his family down, this time by finding no other way to destroy the Shredder than to blow up the spaceship that both the Turtles and the Shredder were on; the Turtles and Splinter would have perished if they had not been rescued by Utroms. As the series progressed, it began telling original stories. WARNING: The following contains major spoilers for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #1 by Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Tom Waltz, Esau, Isaac Escora, Ben Bishop, Samuel Plata, Luis Antonio Delgado, and Shawn Lee, on sale now.. He puts up an admirable fight against an army of Foot Ninja, but is eventually overwhelmed. In one episode where they were sparring, Raphael took advantage of Leo's apparent physical weakening, insulting, mocking and taunting his brother to make him more reckless, until finally Leo lost his temper and angrily kicked Raph so hard that he sent Raph flying across the sewer den. In Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Leonardo was fairly modest and sensitive, rarely issuing direct commands and seemingly much more relaxed around his brothers thinking of himself as more of an equal than a leader. Share. If you haven’t heard: In IDW’s current run of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (which is fantastic and a must for all TMNT fans), Rocksteady took a sledge hammer to Donatello’s shell – killing him. It comes to a head when Leonardo loses his temper and nearly causes Splinter a serious injury during a training session. 8:44. This would mark the first time in over 28 years the 1987 TMNT cast would return to their roles. , Leonardo appears in the direct-to-video crossover film Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, voiced by Eric Bauza.. Killing Mikey is maybe the riskiest move of them all. April finds him in Central America and while he was hesitant to return to New York City, he does at the right time to take on a new force of evil. Major Character Death; Leonardo & Splinter (TMNT) Michelangelo & Splinter (TMNT) Donatello & Leonardo & Michelangelo & Raphael & Splinter (TMNT) Raphael & Splinter (TMNT) ... Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - All Media Types (15) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TV 2012) (7) He tried initially to use a prosthetic hand, which was given to him by Donatello, but he much preferred to wear a steel cap which came with a retractable blade. In it, he carried one double bladed ninjaken instead of two and his sibling rivalry with Raphael drove many episodes. In the pages of today's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #44, Donatello was killed in a battle with Bebop and Rocksteady. This Shredder was a member of the Foot Clan alongside Hamato Yoshi, getting him banished out of jealousy. I'm the brains of this operation. In the first movie prequel comic, Leo becomes angry with Raph for trying to leave them in order to save a man from being mugged because there are 4 heavily armed Triceratons in the sewers who could cause devastation to the city. Follow/Fav TMNT - To Death And Back By: DoodleDumble When the turtle brothers start fighting, Mikey suddenly stumbles across trouble – Karai and the entire Foot clan are out to get them, and with his brothers unable – and somewhat unwilling – to help, Mikey must come up with a plan and face the entire Foot league all alone. Raph challenges Leonardo after arguing of their own individual sense of justice and the reasons for their actions. He previously fought his brothers, Donatello, Raphael, and Michelangelo in the 6th episode of DEATH BATTLE!, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Battle Royale, Zitz in the 7th episode, Zitz VS Leonardo, and Jason Lee Scottin the 122nd episode, Leonardo VS Red Ranger Jason. Upon the sudden demise of his adopted father and master, he reluctantly steps up as sensei in addition to being the leader, which puts even more pressure on him. Karai took the opportunity to strike him down from behind, killing him. It is implied that his spirit is his weapon, and anything he holds is merely an extension.  Unlike past versions, he is not the official leader of the turtles until the second season finale, and boasts a less serious, more laidback, charming, sardonic and joke-cracking personality. After training sessions with "the Ancient One" he developed an intuitive/psionic-like ability to see what has previously transpired by "allowing thought to flow out and within.". The three go along with Raphael's plan to storm the Foot Headquarters, where once again Raphael goes off on his own to fight the Shredder. This also engages Leo in a contradiction when he stays in Central America, using violence to fight local lawlessness and effectively deserting his brothers because he believes as Raph believes, that others need him more. Could Agents of SHIELD spin off be the West Coast Avengers? Anyway, now that this stupid pop-up is here, I'll tell you that if you like Nerds on Earth, you should give our email list a try. Also, a future version of Leonardo was depicted, having founded a ninja school. In the Mirage Studios and 4Kids Entertainment 2003 animated TV series, Leonardo is voiced by Michael Sinterniklaas in the English version, Tetsuya Kakihara in the Japanese version, and Samuel Harjanne (seasons 1 and 2) and Markus Blom in the Finnish version. 4:23. Leonardo is featured as one of the playable characters from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as a Osiris skin in Smite (voice by Matthew Curtis). What I’ve Learned from Free Previews. Leonardo only leaves when he learns that his family is in danger, a result of Karai's vengeance, which destroys the lair and presumably eliminates them. In the third part of the first season episode series "Return to New York", he cuts the Shredder's head off in a one-on one-duel in Shredder's domain. In the later issues, he lost a hand when it was eaten by King Komodo, although this did not seem to deter him significantly. Along with his younger brother Donatello and his youngest brother Michelangelo, Leonardo returns to New York and reunites with his wayward brother in the old sewer lair. In the official IDW-published conclusion, TMNT Urban Legends 25, after an altercation with Lady Shredder which smashed his steel cap beyond use, Leonardo's hand was found to have grown back. Years later in Volume 4, Leonardo still leads his brothers (all four now in their thirties) in fights against crime. The TMNT are in a war, fought on multiple fronts against multiple enemies, so to think that they could come out of all that unscathed is more unbelievable than a weapon that can terraform the entire planet at the push of a button. The others have to find him, and stop Shredder, Krang, and Bebop and Rocksteady from draining energy from the Sun with a Solar Siphon and store it in solar batteries. I accurately guessed Donatello was the deceased, but that’s not to say I wasn’t impacted by said death. NOTICE: This is a Recap page, so all spoilers will be left unmarked, per wiki policy.Read ahead only with caution! The remaining Turtles and Splinter are forced to continue the fight, but even with the aid of Casey Jones, the odds are against them. No, Donnie is dead dead; a distinction that seems odd to clarify, but is necessary in the world of comic books where everyone seems to have more live than cats are rumored to have. He and the other turtles along with Casey and April are seen through a portal by their 2012 counterparts walking on a road and he made a speaking cameo along with the other turtles at the end of the episode when a space worm from the 2012 dimension started terrorizing the street. 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