Last Updated on: December 3rd, 2022

Who is Ryu?

Ryu is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the Street Fighter series of fighting video games created by Capcom. He is a martial artist and a symbol of the series, known for his traditional gi, headband, and his iconic shout “Hadouken!” when performing his signature move. Ryu’s fighting style is based on the traditional Japanese martial art of Shotokan Karate, and he is known for his balanced move set, making him a good choice for beginners and seasoned players alike. Ryu is often portrayed as a serious and stoic character, who is on a quest to become the strongest fighter and to test his skills against the best fighters in the world. He is also known for his rivalry with his best friend and fellow Street Fighter Ken Masters. Ryu is considered one of the most iconic and recognizable characters in the fighting game genre and has a significant impact on the development of fighting games.

Games in Which Ryu Appeared in:

Here is a rundown of the games that Ryu has appeared in over the years.