fighting game

Filia Medici from Skullgirls

In the 2D fighting game Skullgirls, Filia Medici is a schoolgirl who has a toothy parasite on her head named Samson. Her spiky tentacle hair, red eyes, and amnesiac condition are a result of Samson. Before Samson, she had blonde hair, and as a Skullgirl, her hair becomes bright purple.

Sub-Zero

Sub-Zero is one of the most popular fighters of the classic fighting game series Mortal Kombat, most recently appearing in Mortal Kombat 11. He is an assassin who possesses the ability to control ice in many forms. Sub-Zero is now the grandmaster of the Lin Kuei clan, and hopes to finally close the book on sins of Lin Kuei past.

Striking Vipers from Black Mirror

Striking Vipers from Black Mirror

In season 5, episode 1 of Black Mirror, Striking Vipers is a virtual fighting game that best friends Danny Parker (Anthony Mackie) and Karl (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) like to play late at night. But they get a little too into character with their chosen fighters, Roxette (Pom Klementieff) and Lance (Ludi Lin), and end up doing much more than just fisticuffs.

Kubira

Kubira

In Voltage Fighter Gowcaizer, Kubira is a spiritual canine who transforms into a woman to blend into human society. She is summoned by her master Kyosuke, who demands full obedience and loyalty to him.

Goro Majima

Goro Majima, also known as “The Mad Dog of Shimano” is one of the main characters of the SEGA PlayStation video game franchise Yakuza and its live action film adaptation Like a Dragon. He has a twisted sense of loyalty and responsibility, especially when it comes to his ally Kazuma Kiryu

Sagat

In the video game series Street Fighter, Sagat is a renowned fighter in the style of Muay Thai kickboxing. He has an imposing physique, standing at over 7 feet tall with a hulking, 280 pound muscular build. He also has a large scar across his chest as a reminder of when Ryu “shoryukened” him.

Akuma

In Street Fighter, Akuma is a fighter with a demonic appearance, including red hair and glowing eyes. Both his appearance and playstyle are reminiscent of Ken and Ryu, though usually packing a stronger punch.

Guile

In the Street Fighter series, Guile is a US Air Force major who sets out to avenge his wingman’s death. He does this by bare-knuckle brawling M. Bison. An F-14 Tomcat would get the job done much faster, but where’s the fun in that?

Blanka

Blanka makes his first appearance in Street Fighter II. As a child, he becomes stranded in the Amazon after a plane crash. There he becomes exposed to electric eels that mutate his appearance and give him his electric powers.

Cammy

In the Street Fighter series, Cammy is an assassin who turns on M. Bison to become an MI6 secret agent. Cammy’s gloves and boots are well suited for combat. Her leotard and braided pigtails? Not so much.