This page highlights the differences between Yakumo Katou and Preston Tien.
|Is related to all the Ninningers except Kinji Takigawa.
||Is not related to Ninja Steel Rangers other than being team comrades.
|Has a cool personality but can be quick temper and boneheaded at times.
||Is kindhearted and loyal to his friends.
|Is an adult and was never in high school.
||Is already a teenager and still in high school. This aspect was used for Levi.
|Was taught how to use magic by Tsubasa Ozu.
||Gains real Magic from the Ninja Steel and was not tutored by Charlie Thorn.
|Shishi-Oh knows nothing about magic. Kasabake did not have this motive as that footage was taken from when Kinji first met the Ninningers.
||Princess Vierra gave him a book of spells. This also told the rangers that Jess/Spyclops was planing to turn Levi evil.
|His mother is still alive and his father was never seen or mentioned on the series.
||His father appeared on the series and his mother passed away before the events of the series.
|Does not have a romantic relationship with anyone, but Poison Arrow Ninja Suzumebachi did fall in love with him in Shinobi 33.
||Might have a romantic relationship with Sandy, the new girl in Summer Cove. Tricked Venoma into thinking he got hit by her love arrow.