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The King of Fighters 15 character reveal already happened but that didn't stop Street Fighter's Director from sketching his own teaser art

Posted by Dakota 'DarkHorse' Hills • July 21, 2021 at 4:52 p.m. PDT • Comments: 5

Some wires appear to have been crossed over at SNK considering they released their usual character teaser silhouette for The King of Fighters 15, pulled it a few moments later and then just released the trailer early, which left the meme community unable to toss out their own guesses beforehand.

King of Dinosaurs' boisterous announcement didn't deter Street Fighter 5 Director Takayuki Nakayama from crafting his own sketch, splitting the wrestler's shadow into two fighters.

Continuing down his path of oft-forgotten SNK bosses, Nakayama revived the twins Jin Chonrei and Jin Chonshu though I can't say they look very menacing.

The brothers possessed by their ancient ancestors first appeared in Fatal Fury 3 working with the more familiar Ryuji Yamazaki to collect the Jin scrolls though that doesn't exactly work out for them.

Seeing the Jin bros' effortless teleport dashes and energy manipulation could be cool to see reimagined in a modern fighting game, but their chances of joining KOF15 are probably close to zero considering they've never been playable outside of Fatal Fury and NeoGeo Battle Coliseum with that last appearance coming 16 years ago.

They could still pop up in some fashion, however, considering Chonshu and Chonrei end up under the care of Tung Fu Rue like Shun'ei and Meitenkun with the brother in blue's portrait included in Team China's King of Fighters 14 ending.

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