Who is Ryu from Street Fighter based on?

Ryu was inspired by two different people, one real, one fictional. The first is a legendary Korean Karate master, named Masutatsu Oyama. Like Ryu, he would disappear for years at a time, in order to train alone in the mountains.

What kind of character is Ryu?

Japanese fighting character
Ryu (Japanese: リュウ, Hepburn: Ryū) is a fictional Japanese fighting character and the main protagonist of Capcom’s Street Fighter series. Having premiered in the first Street Fighter in 1987, Ryu appears as the game’s lead character alongside his best friend Ken Masters.

Are Ken and Ryu the same?

In the actual game, Ken is for all purposes a clone of Ryu, who during competitive matches is controlled by the second player. Here, the only differentiating features are that Ken wears red martial arts attire called ‘keikogi’, has blonde hair and fights barefoot while Ryu has red shoes in the original game.

Who trained Ryu?

Gouken (Japanese: 剛拳, Hepburn: Gōken) is a fictional character in the Street Fighter video game series. He is the martial arts master who trained Ryu and Ken, as well as the elder brother and former training partner of Akuma.

Who can defeat Ryu?

Bullseye is arguably the deadliest marksman in all of comics. In his hands, anything becomes a deadly weapon. Given enough time to study Ryu, Bullseye may just be able to defeat Ryu in a fight.

Who is Ryu’s best friend in Street Fighter?

Ryu is usually a silent, humble, serious individual whose severity is often juxtaposed against the light-hearted, fiery persona of his best friend, Ken. He travels the globe with a stern nature, often appearing to others as boring or detached. On rare occasion, Ryu shows a very bad sense of humor.

Why do we love Ryu from Street Fighter?

Ryu is one of the most well-known characters from the Street Fighter universe. He is silent and humble, deadly but honorable. Ryu wanders the earth in search of worthy battles, allowing him to improve himself and master his martial art. Perhaps we like Ryu because he embodies what we desire most: balance and drive.

How to unlock Ryu from Street Fighter?

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  • How to pronounce “Ryu” from Street Fighter?

    To clarify once again, it’s simply pronounced “Ryu” or “Lyu” (1 syllable) with a long “u” sound. It rhymes with the English word “you”. 1 syllable simply means that the word only has 1 sound in it. In other words, there should not be any pauses in between the “R” and the “yu” when pronouncing “Ryu”.