Street Fighter’s Ryu is 50 years old today

By Sherif Saed
21 July 2014 18:33 GMT

Did you know that iconic Street Fighter character Ryu was born on July 21, 1964. Head inside if you still don’t feel old.

Ryu Street Fighter

Ryu was among the roster of the original Street Fighter, which debutd in 1987 in the arcades. In most cases, he is assumed to be the star of the game, similar to how Scorpion is with the Mortal Kombat series.

He appeared in every Street Fighter game, including some of the spin-offs. He also appeared in the the 1994 film.

Here’s the character sheet:

Street Fighter Ryu character sheet

Finally, you can now enjoy the -objectively- best version of Ryu’s theme:

Watch on YouTube

Cheers Matthew Green for the reminder.


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