Teneil is the clown of the Warlord DigiDestined. He is the son of Elizabeth Tanaka and Ryan Tanaka. Teneil was at summer camp when he was taken to the Digital World, where he met his Digimon, Bearmon. Teneil is very funny and tries to be the leader, but always loses to Emory Yoshida, who he has a rivalry with. Teneil's dream is to become an archeologist, like his father. Teneil is friends with Eskil Mori and has a very obvious crush on Zula Perez, whom doesn't seem to return his feelings. At the end of the sequel, Digimon, Dawn Of A New Era, Zula finally accepts a date with Teneil. Teneil owns the Crest of reliability. Teneil is very fun-loving and eccentric.