Simba is very quick as a cub. He can utilize jumping, and roaring to kill his enemies. He is damaged anytime he is hit, but can replenish his health with bugs. He can also roll through his enemies.
Simba loses the ability to roll and jump on his enemies as an adult, but becomes more powerful. He can roar, and swipe his claws or maul the enemies. Adult Simba is also always moving, even when not controlled.
Timon is a playable character in the Bug Hunt bonus sections of the game. He must gather as many bugs as possible, without getting the bad ones. If you get a bad one, it is game over for the bug hunting.
In the Bug dropping bonus, Timon drops the bugs for Pumbaa to eat.
Pumbaa has a time catching bugs that Timon drops in the bug catching bonus section. While Timon is on the log dropping bugs, you must make Pumbaa catch them below. If you miss a bug, the bonus will end.
Scar's loyal servants. The Hyena's not only assisted in killing Mufasa, but they helped Scar take over the Pride Lands. With protection from their leader, the Hyena's have ravaged the lands, and made it impossible to find food and water.
Scar is the villain of the game. He caused the grief Simba felt for his fathers death, and now holds the Pride Lands for his own. He is a very formitable enemy to face, and it will take everything Simba has learned to defeat him for good.