Character Information
Saotome hikaru by riveroxx310-d6a5qg2

Fan art by riveroxx310

Name: Hikaru Saotome
Name (kanji/kana): 五月女 光 (Saotome Hikaru)
Affiliation(s) Hanazono High School (Cross Town High School in River City Ransom, Washington High School in Crash 'n the Boys: Street Challenge)
Year Sophomore
Birthday May 15
Blood Type A
Localized Name(s) Nathan "Nate" Vanderpoole (Crash 'n the Boys: Street Challenge)

Hikaru Saotome (五月女 光, Saotome Hikaru, さおとめ, Saotome) is a fictional character in the Kunio-kun series. He debuted in Downtown Nekketsu Kōshinkyoku: Soreyuke Daiundōkai and returns in Bikkuri Nekketsu Shin Kiroku! Harukanaru Kin Medal as a member of Hanazono High School with Riki.

Stats in Downtown Nekketsu Kōshinkyoku: Soreyuke Daiundōkai

HP 210
Punch 8
Kick 8
Weapon 8
Weapon Throw 8
Agility B
Jumping B
Endurance C
Underwater Breathing A
Swimming B
Restoration Rate D
Deathblow Aura Punch

Stats in Bikkuri Nekketsu Shin Kiroku! Harukanaru Kin Medal

HP 210
Power 114
Speed 108
Defense 77

Localized versions

  • In Crash 'n the Boys: Street Challenge he is renamed Nathan "Nate" Vanderpoole and is a member of Washington High School.


  • He sees Sugata as his rival.
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