It will feature Kovu and Kiara as the main characters, as they venture beyond Pride Rock spreading their Upendi. Night Pride, Vitani's Lion Guard, and the hyenas are also given their own segments occasionally.
The show stars Kiara and Kovu, both characters from the Disney animated film The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride. Taking place after the events of the original film,[] the characters live their lifestyle, as they are seen having misadventures in the jungle and sometimes finding themselves across the globe in various settings, such as Canada, the United States, France, and Spain.
The following are original characters returning in the series:
Kiara: The main protagonist. Kiara is the future queen of the Pride Lands. She is the daughter of Simba and Nala and the older sister of Kion. Neve Campbell (early episodes), Eden Riegel (Seasons 1 - 4)
Kovu: The deuteragonist. He is the younger brother of Nuka and Vitani and the son of Zira. He is also Scar's chosen heir. Jason Marsden.
Nala: The secondary tritagonist. Nala is the queen of the Pride Lands. She is the mate of Simba and the mother of Kion and Kiara. Moira Kelly (early episodes) Kath Soucie, Tara Strong, Niketa Calame, Gabrielle Union (Season 1-4)
Zazu: The third tritagonist. He is a hornbill who used to be Mufasa's majordomo and now works for Simba. He is given his own segments in the series. Zazu is the majordomo of the Pride Lands. Rowan Atkinson (early episodes) Michael Gough, Jeff Bennett (Season 1-4)
Rafiki: Rafiki is the royal adviser of the royal family in the Pride Lands. Khary Payton (Season 1-4).
Timon: Timon is a childhood friend of Simba's. He is the adopted uncle of Bunga and Simba. Nathan Lane (early episodes) & Kevin Schon, Bruce Lanoil, and Quinton Flynn (Season 1-4).
Pumbaa: Pumbaa is a childhood friend of Simba's. He is the adopted uncle of Bunga and Simba. Ernie Sabella.