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Character Information


License Plate Number



Citu (father)

Hana (owner)

Rogi (older brother)

Lani (younger sister)

Gani (older brother)

Bubba (grandfather)


Rogi (best friend/older brother)
Lani (girifriend ' 2nd best friend)
Gani (3rd best friend)
Heart( 6th best friend )
Peanut( 4th best friend)
Hana (owner ) Nuri ( 5th best friend ) Trammy ( 7th best friend ) Bus/Elementary School Student (Old Series)

Bus/Middle School Student (New Series)


Rogi (sometimes) Bully

Voiced by

Moon Nam-suk (Old and new series, South Korean dub, Season 1 onwards)
Robyn Slade (Old and new series, US English dub, Season 1-2, excluding Cruise Trip for new series)
Carol Tyler (Old series, US English dub, Season 3 onwards)
Teresa Gallagher (New series, UK English dub, Season 3 onwards)
Reece Thompson (New series, US English dub, Cruise Trip only)
Rob Rackstraw (New series, US English dub, Season 3 only)
Hayden Rolence (New series, US English dub, Season 4 onwards) Ryoko Nagata, Japanese Dub Artur Żmijewski, Polish Dub

Tayo is a blue bus who is 8 years old in season 1, 9 years old in season 2, 10 years old in season 3, 11 years old in season 4 in the original series. in the new series Tayo is 12-13. Tayo is mischievous, funny, and friendly.

Bio Edit

Tayo is playful and sometimes mischievous, and enjoys passing gas. He also enjoys playing games with his best friend Rogi, the green bus. He is less mature than the other buses but rarely gets into serious trouble. He is a mix of a Yutong ZK6100H and a Honda Aero City in the series. He bares the number 120. He, also, rarely loves going into space. He has 8 twin cousins who look like him are named Hauler, Dan, Smokemeister, Boosters, Georges, Paul, Beasley, and Chuck, and he also has an older sister called Hotshot Cecily. Tayo welcomed to the bus garage 3rd and is the 2nd youngest of the 4 buses. Sometimes, he never wakes up in the morning without listening to the Tayotown Cockerel.

Tayo's Many NicknamesEdit

In the series, Tayo gains some nicknames his friends gave him.

  • Cutie (by Lani)
  • Dude (by Rogi)
  • Cool Truck (by Rogi)
  • Moron (by Rogi)
  • Warm Sunshine (by Lani)
  • Big Blue Doofus (by Rogi)
  • Hot Rodder (by Rogi)
  • Nimrod (by Rogi)
  • Blockhead (by Rogi and Speed)
  • Honey (by Lani)
  • Pal (by Gani)
  • Fearless Friend (by Gani)
  • Imposter (by Rogi, Lani, and Gani)
  • Cherry Cake (by Lani)
  • Sleepyhead (by Rogi)
  • Dork (by Rogi,Speed and Shine)
  • Nerd (by Rogi)
  • Bro (by Rogi)
  • Bestest Boyfriend (by Lani)
  • Comedian (by Rogi)
  • Punk (by Rogi)
  • The Bravest Bus in Town (by himself)
  • Blabbermouth (by Rogi)
  • Dweeb (by Rogi)


Tayo & Friends (as Thomas)

Little Buses (as Tiny)

Tayotown (as Wilson)

BusTales (as Dewey)

Tayotown (South Park Parody) (as Kyle)

Tayo The Little Tour Bus (as Finley)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         


    • In the new series, his full name is "Tayo Matthew Henderson". It was stated on his driving license.
  • In September 2015, he and the rest of the gang will get a makeover. Tayo's roof is dark blue, he has brown eyes, some white on his front lights, his number 120 being blue, a numberplate saying "T4Y0" and his rearview mirrors stuck to his body.
  • His personality is very funny in both old and new series.
  • Tayo can be a bit dimwitted and lazy at times.
  • He Talks in His Sleep in Tayo's Earth Defense Plan 2 Dreaming of princess Ray when He Wakes Up Everybody Laughs At Him
  • He is the 3rd youngest of the little buses.
  • In the new series, he has a crush on Lani, who, at first, is not that interested. That is similar to the Disney/Pixar movie, Cars 2, where Mater has a romantic crush on Holley Shiftwell, who, at first, is not that interested.
  • In future episodes he is soon going to be like diesel 10 and kill every of his passengers
  • Teresa Gallagher also voices his baby counterpart.
  • He went to school to attend 1st grade and even met Miss Teach!
  • He seems to admire Thomas The Train because both are funny and blue.
  • There is an episode when Tayo, Rogi, Lani and Gani form a rock band Tayo and Lani both sing the vocals,Rogi plays the electric guitar and Gani plays the drums. After Tayo and Lani fight with each other and Lani quits the band,Gani suggested that Rogi should sing the vocals along with Tayo and play the electric guitar.
    • Lani: I quit the band! if Tayo's gonna be in the band then count me out!
    • Tayo: Fine! We don't need you in our band...for a terrible girlfriend like you!
    • Tayo: I don't care! Humph! Go and play in your own baby band.
    • Gani:You guys seriously! both of you are acting immature! what would Citu say if he saw you two acting like this?
      • (Lani drives away, crossly)
    • Rogi: Lani! Wait! (sighs and a 5 second silence starts) Er...with Lani gone, who's gonna be the backup singer then?
    • Gani: Rogi, I have a good idea: why don't you be the backup singer along with Tayo?
    • Rogi: Me? Her? Me? Her? What are you talking about?
  • There is a crossover when all four buses have an arguement about which video game is the best.
    • Tayo: Super Mario Bros is obviously the best Nintendo game!
    • Rogi: Are you kidding?! The Legend of Zelda rocks!
    • Lani: Kirby's Dreamland is best because Kirby is so adorable, like me!
    • Gani: I wouldn't say so, Pokemon is awesome! I am a huge fan of Pikachu!
    • Peanut: Cars 2 is the best video game ever, duh!
    • Gani: Why are we even having this discussion?
  • There is a a movie when Tayo, along with the other little buses turned into humans, Tayo, as a 11-13 year old human boy appears to have black hair with a blue striped shirt with black shorts and tennis shoes. As a human boy, his height appears to be 5 feet and 3 inches tall. This is similar to another movie called "My Little Pony: Equestria Girls".
  • There is a crossover called "The Mistaken Date" where Carla Veloso flirts with and has a crush on Tayo, confusing him.
  • His real Name is Feilx.
  • Although Rogi is Tayo's best friend, Gani is also depicted as such in the new series.
  • Tayo doesn't manually need a driver and the other vehicle, but you can only see the cockpit
  • There is an episode when Tayo,Rogi,Lani and Gani fall into a bottomless pit they decide to tell stories to pass the time.
    • Transcript:
      • Rogi:In this land of ours,there are many great pits. But none more bottomless than the bottomless pit. Which as you can see here is bottomless.