Tentomon is a Digimon creature from the Japanese Digimon media franchise that comprises anime, manga, toys, video games, trading card games and other media. "Tentomon" is the name that all members of this particular Digimon species share. There are several different Tentomon that appear in various Digimon anime and manga series. The most well-known appearance of Tentomon is in the Digimon Adventure anime as the partner of Izzy Izumi.
The Tentomon of Digimon Adventure also appears in the sequel series Digimon Adventure 02 and all the related movies.
Tentomon appears like a ladybug. He has six legs in total, the front being long arms with grey claws at the end. He has large, green eyes and two yellow antennae reaching out from his head. His wing-case is covered with grey spines. His mouth never seems to move when he talks.
Tentomon first appears in Digimon Adventure when Motimon Digivolved into Tentomon to protect Izzy from a Kuwagamon. Tentomon admires his partner, Izzy, greatly for his curiosity and intelligence. Tentomon himself is a precocious and witty Digimon who displays intelligence and wit to match his human partner. In the Japanese version, he speaks in the Kansai dialect. Tentomon became friendly with Izzy's family during the Battle with Myotismon in the First Season. Tentomon also appears in the Digimon movie Our War Game! and the sequel Revenge of Diaboromon to fight against Diaboromon.