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Yashiro Nanakase revealed for King of Fighters 15 in newest gameplay trailer

Posted by Justin 'AdaptiveTrigger' Gordon • March 24, 2021 at 7:02 p.m. PDT • Comments: 101

Yashiro Nanakase has been revealed for King of Fighters 15 in the newest trailer released by SNK. We get a good look at his gameplay during the new trailer.

Yashiro first made his debut in The King of Fighters '97. He hasn't been playable in a King of Fighters title since The King of Fighters 2002: Unlimited Match, so seeing his return in King of Fighters 15 is quite the treat.

During one of the King of Fighters tournaments, the Orochi blood within Yashiro awakened. He then dutifully worked to gather the energy from fighters in an attempt to resurrect Orochi.

Eventually, Yashiro and Shermie ended up committing suicide to transfer his energy into Chris, who then acted as the host for Orochi. The Three Sacred Treasures — Kyo, Iori and Chizuru — then worked together to re-seal Orochi.

Verse's defeat in King of Fighters 14 has apparently caused many characters, like Yashiro Nanakase, to be revived. This provides a possible explanation as to why Chizuru has returned as a playable character in King of Fighters, and why Kyo and Iori are now working together on Team Sacred Treasures.

Check out Yashiro Nanakase's gameplay trailer that has him exclusively beating up Iori in the video below:

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