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Yukio the wild one

(Part 1)

The comic book version of Yukio, the quasi-suicidal punk ninja Tokyo girl. A close ally of both Wolverine and Storm. As of September of 2020, this profile had a style review, and was split in half since it was just over the threshold.

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Steel 8162

(Shonin Ikeda)

From Marvel Comics UK's old Dragon's Claws comics. Far future samurai strongman. As of August of 2020, this profile has received its folded-over-a-thousand-times-on-the-forge Mutants & Masterminds stats.

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Colleen Wing

(Part #1 - the 1970s)

Colleen Wing as she appeared in Iron Fist stories during the 1970s. P.I., martial artist, samurai. As of July of 2018, this profile was entirely redone at long, long last. As of June of 2020, added Mutants & Masterminds stats since her BFF just received her own.

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Lo Wang

(2013 Shadow Warrior reboot)

The protagonist of the 2013 reboot of the Shadow Warrior action AA video games series. Shallow but gifted thug/hitman who ends up fighting demons.

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Mokugeki


An elite yakuza whom Batgirl and Spoiler fought in Burnside. One of 'em giant henchman types we like so much.

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Sato Takashi

(Global Frequency)

A burned out Japanese agent of the Global Frequency, and infiltration expert.

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Mai Shiranui


The emblematic and exaggeratedly 3-dimensional Fatal Fury and King of Fighters fighting video games character, who was never developed much. As of August of 2018, Tom revised this article to improve its coverage.

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Blue Talon


Obscure 1970s karateka who fought Daredevil. Seemed dangerous, but we can't quite be sure. As of August of 2018, this profile was overhauled - and received bricks-smashing M&M stats.

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Yoko Tsuno

(Part #1)

A big article full of stuff about Yoko Tsuno, one of the old-school heroines of Franco-Belgian adventure graphic novels. A highly positive, omni-competent brainy engineer who's had many adventures across the world, time, and space. As of February of 2018, this article was split in two. It was a bit long to read in one sitting.

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Ruby Dragon Reborn


A young Japanese dragon in human shape, on the verge of a new and unknown life. Ruby Dragon was written up as part of our Halloween of 2016 character creation contest.

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Mister Miyagi

(Pat Morita in Karate Kid movies)

*The* archetypal karate teacher and Wise Old Asian Man™, Mister Miyagi was played by Pat Morita in four Karate Kid movies. It's dated now, but the first movie did help change some views and expose the public to new stuff.

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Nagi the lancer


Nagi the lancer, a polearms (esp. naginata) expert from the Recettear video game. Also, very lost.
DCH players might note that the Recettear writeups often come with interesting little construct to simulate JRPG character powers (though Nagi may not be the best example, I'll admit. ANYWAY.)
Also her eyes are colour-coordinated with our site, so we appreciate that.

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Vagabond Mugen

(Peter's take)

A second take on Mugen from the Samurai Champloo animé, this time by Peter. Hip-hop raggamuffin medieval Japan swordsman of astounding skill and disastrous attitude.

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Rai

(Takao Konishi) (1990s Valiant Comics)

This is the Rai who appeared in the original (1990s) Valiant Comics run, and opposed the great robot invasions of the 39th century to defend Japan's Grandmother and population. Rai has the Blood of Heroes once used by Bloodshot, and machine-control powers.

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Shredder


This is the Teenage Mutants Ninja Turtles' best-known enemy, as he appeared in the comic book's original run.

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Shocker

(Johnny Shakura)

From one of the 1980s Villains and Vigilantes super-hero RPG books. Electric villain.

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Honey Lemon

(Comic book version)

The comic book version of Honey Lemon. Japanese official agent with an arsenal of skills and endless equipment in her purse.

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Black Star Ninja


An evil ninja master with some unexpected high-tech weapons, who makes a living training goons to become ninja goons. From the first, amazingly 1980s American Ninja movie.

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Armor

(Ichiki Hisako)

One of these "young X-Men" characters at Marvel that seldom seem to stick, even though many of them are pretty cool. Armor is one of the better ones, too. Japanese teenager with a psychic exoskeleton.

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Lady Bullseye


An elite ninja killer and Daredevil foe patterning herself after Bullseye. Martial, acrobatic and body control skills.

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Master Izo


One of the topmost martial artists and ninja masters in the Marvel Universe. He also likes beer.

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Ryu

(Tom's profile)

Tom's more modern take about the lead character in the Street Fighter brawling video games.

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Iron Monk


A super-strong, invulnerable martial artist working for the Hand. Fought Wolverine that one time.

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