Date of Birth: 7-21-1964
Weight: 150 lbs.
Blood Type: O
Fighting Style: Shotokan Karate
A student of Shotokan school of karate, Ryu has developed into a pure warrior. He has devoted his entire life to the perfection of his fighting skills and has forsaken everything else in his life. Tyu has bo home, no friends and no family. Instead, he wanders the globe seeking to test his skills against other fighters.
Probably the strongest all-around fighter, Ryu claimed the title of grand champion after his narrow defeat of Sagat. Cool and calculating, Ryu is very patient in combat. Always seeking to maximize his abilities, Ryu has improved the speed of his fireball and uses it to pound his opponents into a corner.