Ryu Hayabusa

Ryu Hayabusa (Japanese: リュウ・ハヤブサ/隼 龍, Hepburn: Hayabusa Ryū) is the protagonist of the Ninja Gaiden video game series as well as a player character in the Dead or Alive series by Team Ninja and Tecmo. According to the game canon, Ryu (lit. "dragon") Hayabusa ("falcon") is a ninja and the leader of the Hayabusa Clan (隼一族, Hayabusa-ichizoku). The clan is said to have spiritual, physical and magical ties to ancient dragons. He is often regarded as the most popular ninja character to ever be featured in video games.
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  • The Japanese Warrior Spirit – Iconic Ninja and Samurai In Gaming

    … Ninja Clan, possess a mystical sword passed down from clan leader to clan leader, and has a unique clockwork arm that allows for some crazy sword swinging moves. Many a time gamers angrily walked away from a Tekken arcade machine or tossed a controller down in frustration after losing to this ninja master. Ryu Hayabusa The star of 1988 Ninja Gaiden…

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