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Lately, the Fighting Game Forum has been getting a large amount of Tekken 5 Thread's pretty much saying the same thing over and over. Well, nihonFF4ever and I have decided to make an Offcial Tekken 5 Thread. In this thread, we will be discussing the Characters, The Story, Character Profiles, Videos and Images, Rumor’s, and giving credit to the sites that we have achieved this information from. We don’t mind arguments over the ill-fated rumor’s on Asuka Kazama and who she is related to, as long as they are limited. If you have read this, we thank you, and enjoy this thread.

1st Post- Intro & Table of Contents & any updates
2nd Post- Character List (New & Old)
3rd Post- StoryLine
4th Post- Profiles A-J
5th Post- Profiles K-Z
6th Post- Media
7th Post- Features, Rumors, Info
8th Post- Credits

Thread Log/Updates
July 19th: The Thread Was Made.
July 20th: Gamedaily was added to the Credited List. More pictures were added.
July 27th: Tekken 5 Arcade Cabinet Design Pictures, E3 Trailer.
July 30th: 13 new pictures added, and more rumor content.
August 3rd: Added Lings Profile. Added Jins Profile. Added to the Gallery pictures of two of the Tekken 5 stages
August 10th: Details on Customization and the Cards.
August 14th: Added Lings Story, Updated Yoshi's Sotry, Added Official Storyline, Added Jins Story.
August 15th: Majority of A-J Updated, Jack-5's Profile Added
August 30th: Christie and Hwoarang Profiles were Added.
July 13th: Updates stopped because Iijima got tired of putting up information everyone already knew.
Character List
Anna Williams
Asuka Kazama
Bruce Irvin
Bryan Fury
Christie Monteiro
Craig Marduk
Eddie Gordo
Feng Wei
Heihachi Mishima
Hwoarang
Jack-5
Jin Kazama
Julia Chang
Kazuya Mishima
King
Kuma & Panda
Lee Chaolan
Lei Wulong
Ling Xiaoyu
Marshall Law
Nina Williams
Paul Phoenix
Raven
Steve Fox
Yoshimitsu
Lili
Dragunov
<center> Official Storyline !NEW!

After the conclusion of The King of Iron Fist Tournament 4, an intense battle between father and son, Kazuya and Jin, took place at Honmaru in the Mishima Zaibatsu headquarters. Jin emerged as the victor and Heihachi turned his back on Kazuya.

"What a pathetic wretch... Worthless coward!"

The battle between Heihachi and Jin began. Filled with anger, his black wings spread, Jin defeated Heihachi. Just as Heihachi thought he was doomed, Jin regained control of himself.

"You have my mother, Jun Kazama, to thank for your life." Jin said as he took flight.

The sounds of battle gave way to silence as Heihachi lay spread out on the ground. The silence was soon interrupted by approaching aircraft.
The roar of the aircraft increased and the sound of something being ejected was heard. A group of Jacks crashed through the ceiling. At first, Heihachi suspected that Kazuya was responsible for the intrusion but realized that Kazuya was just as bewildered by the sudden attack.

"Why are you here?" yells Heihachi as the wave of Jacks approaches. Heihachi and Kazuya battle waves of Jacks but reinforcements appear as fast as the Jacks are destroyed.

Heihachi starts to lose his breath. Kazuya betrays Heihachi, throwing him into the middle of the army of Jacks, and uses the opportunity to escape from Honmaru. Shortly after, Honmaru is devastated by a huge explosion.

Close by, the battle is watched by a man dressed in black. He raises his hand to his ear and speaks into his radio.

"Heihachi Mishima is dead..."

At that moment, a Jack attacks from behind but it cut in half instantly as the man disappears.

Honmaru is completely destroyed, a raging inferno in it's place. A pile of debris was blown apart as something emerged from the earth, unseen.

The next day, news of Heihachi Mishima's death spread rapidly across the globe. Most people believed that Heihachi's death would bring about the end of the Mishima Zaibatsu, but behind the scenes someone else had taken control, and business went on as usual.

A month later, it was announced that the Mishima Zaibatsu will hold
the King of Iron Fist Tournament 5.

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Profiles: A-J

Anna Williams



Asuka Kazama
Origin: Japan
Fighting Style: Kazama Style Ancient Martial Arts
Age 17

Her Story: Ever since she was a child, Asuka had received training in Kazama Style Traditional Martial Arts from her father. Born with a strong sense of justice, Asuka was well known around Osaka for breaking up fights in the neighborhood.

Upon returning home one day, Asuka found pupils of her father had been roughed up. She learned from her father's pupils that an unknown Chinese man showed up at the dojo, severly beat them and sent her father to the hospital.

Several days later, an interpol detective from Hong Kong came to investigate the incident, mentioning that the suspect is most likely planning to enter the King of Iron Fist Tournament. Upon hearing this, Asuka decides that she too will enter the tournament.


Bruce Irvin
Coming Soon


Bryan Fury
Origin: USA
Fighting Style: Kick Boxing
Age: 31

His Story: In order to receive technological upgrades to his cybernetic body, Bryan entrusted himself to Dr. Boskonovitch and drifed into a deep sleep.

Upon regaining consciousness Bryan realized that his body remained unchanged. Dr. Boskonovitch explained that Bryan's body contained many complex machanisms that would require more time to be fully understood but he was able to install a perpetual power generator as an emergency measure.

"Perpetual power generator?... Incredible". Bryan exulted.

Bryan shoved Dr. Boskonovitch out of the way as he headed for the door. Several members of the Manji Clan try to stop him but are sent sprawling to the ground as Bryan leaves the secret base of the Manji Clan behind him.

A few days later, Bryan learns that the King of Iron Fist Tournament will be held again. Bryan decides to enter, thinking it is the perfect test of his newly installed perpetual power generator.

Christie Monteiro
Origin Brazil
Fighting Style Capoeira
Age 19

Her Story: Christie Monteiro, granddaughter of a Capoeira master.

Christie went to the prison where her grandfather is being held as he was to be released after a long incarceration. Prison life had been hard on her grandfather. He had become emaclated to the point he ws barely recognizable.

Christie immediately took her grandfather to a hospital, where she was told that her grandfather had been diagnosed with an incurable illness. Without treatment, he only has about six months left. If only she possessed the advanced technology of the Mishima Zaibatsu, she might be able to save her grandfather...

Several days later, Christie finds out that the King of Iron Fist Tournament 5 is scheduled to be held. She decides to enter the tournament, seeing it as a chance to save her grandfather


Craig Marduk
Origin: Australia
Fighting Style: Vale Tudo
Age: 28

His Story: Undefeated Vale Tudo fighter Craig Marduk was infuriated over his loss to King in the previous tournament. After being released from the hospital, he endured a harsh training regimen which enabled him to hone his body into the ultimate weapon.

One day, Marduk entered a Vale Tudo tournament wearing a black jaguar mask. He successively downed every opponent in his path and announced his intent to face King once more.

The two will meet again at the King Of Iron Fist Tournament 5.


Feng Wei
Origin: China
Fighting Style: Chinese Kenpo
Age: 26

Master of Chinese Kenpo, Feng Wei continues training on his path to become the strongest fighter alive.

As a young boy, Feng Wei began training under a Kenpo master who was so skilled he was known as Shinken, or one who possesses 'Divine Fists'. As he matured Feng Wei became, without a doubt, the strongest fighter at his dojo.

In his quest to be the strongest however, he broke the dojo's rules forbidding contests with martial artist of other styles. When his master tried to interfere, Feng Wei killed him. It is during this confrontation Feng Wei learns that, in order to truly master the art, he must learn the secrets hidden in the Shinken scrolls that were stolen by the Mishima clan.

Feng Wei enters the King of Iron Fist Tournament intent on recovering the secret scrolls



Heihachi Mishima
Coming Soon



Hwoarang
Origin Korea
Fighting Style Tae Kwon Do
Age 21

His Story: Tae Kwon Do ace and rival of Jin Kazama, Hwoarang.

Hwoarang was taken into custody by the South Korean military during the last round of the King of Iron Fist Tournament 4, keeping him from his long awaited fight with rival Jin Kazama.

Hwoarang was taken to the Korean embassy where he was brought before the ambassador. "You have received an official pardon granting you immunity from charges related to this incident. Also, we have received urgent military papers addressed to you. Please read them immediately!"

After reading the papers Hwoarang stood up abruptly. "I can't believe it. Are you sure this is correct?"

Two months later, Hwoarang finishes his military service. With nothing holding him back, Hwoarang is free to persue a confrontation with Jin Kazama.



Jack-5
Origin Unknown
Fighting Style Brute Strenght
Age 0

His or It's Story: Beloved Jack-5... Two years ago, a physics scientist named Jane tried to sneak into Mishima industries with Gun Jack but were discovered by a Tekken Force patrol and were fired upon. Gun Jack placed himself in the line of fire to protect Jane, however, after the hail of bullets stopped Gun Jack had ceased to move.

The day after, Jane was found and rescued by a G Corporation freighter. Jane joined the robotics division of G Corporation and succesfully created Jack-4. Jane used data collected from Jack-4 and began work on a newer model, Jack-5. She saw the upcoming King of Iron Fist Tournament as the perfect chance to test the latest model, equipped with state-of-the-art technology.


Jin Kazama New!
Origin Japan
Fighting Style Traditional Karate
Age 21

His Story: Jin Kazama, son of Kazuya Mishima and Jun Kazama.

After the grueling battle between Kazuya and Heihachi Mishima, Jin takes flight, leaving Honmaru behind. He is overwhelmed by an evil presence and loses conciousness.

Jin wakes to an unknown voice and sees a mountiain forest, which appears to have been ravaged by a giant tornado.

However, Jin had no doubt that he was responsible for the destruction. Upon returning to Yakushima, Jin was plagued by reoccuring nightmares. Jin could feel the influence of the devil gene growing stronger.

"It is only a matter of time before I am completely overcome by the devil gene".

Although he has no direction, Jin begins his journey guided only by fate...

Julia Chang
Origin: USA
Fighting Style: Xing Yi Based Martial Arts
Age: 20

Her Story: Julia Chang continues her research on forest rejuvenation. Disappointed that she was unable to recover the reforestation data during the King Of Iron Fist Tournament 4, Julia returns home and resumes her research. Each time her work hits a dead end, she is reminded of the data that she was unable to retrieve.

At that point she received a letter addressed to her in a foreign language. Attached is an announcement of the King Of Iron Fist Tournament 5.

In order to fulfill her hopes for forest rejuvenation, Julia decides to enter the tournament
Profiles:K-Z

-Kazuya Mishima-
Origin: Formerly Japan (He abandoned his nationality)
Fighting Style: Mishima Style Fighting Karate
Age: 49
His Story:

The son of Heihachi Mishima and the man who inherits the blood of Devil, Kazuya Mishima. In the finals of The King of Iron Fist Tournament 4 Kazuya was defeated by Heihachi, and moreover was also defeated by Jin Kazama at Honmaru. At the time he gradually began regaining conciousness, he realized he was surrounded by the Jack-4 force.

Through the course of events Kazuya and Heihachi had formed a joint struggle, but Kazuya seized an opportunity to escape honmaru and the enemy. He then changed into Devil, and flew away escaping the exploding Honmaru.

Kazuya was enraged at himself for being completely betrayed, and in order to achieve revenge he headed towards The King of Iron Fist Tournament 5.

-King-
Origin: Mexico
Fighting Style: Wrestling
Age: 30
His Story:

King is a masked professional wrestler who has inherited the spirit of two kings.

In The King of Iron Fist Tournament 4, after defeating Craig Marduk, the murderer of his master, King visited the hospital in order to strike the final blow.
However, King realized the foolishness of revenge, and left the hospital behind him.

A while after returning to his homeland, he heard news that there had been announced a grudge match between Marduk, clad in a Black Jaguar Mask, and himself.

"There's no way I'm going to let him shame my master's name any further."

And so, it came to be that the grudge match between King and Craig Marduk would be realized in The King of Iron Fist Tournament 5.

-Kuma -
Coming Soon!!

-Lee Chaolan -
Coming Soon!!

-Lei Wulong-
Coming Soon!!

-Ling Xiaoyu-
Origin: China
Fighting Style: Hakke Ken, Hike Ken & Various Chinese Martial Arts
Age:18
Her Story: !NEW!

Ling is a high school student who is on a personal mission to save the Mishima family.

In the previous tournament, Ling was saved from the evil plans of Heihachi by Yoshimitsu, who taught her the history of the Mishima family. Hearing this, Ling began to believe that the root of all misfortune surrounding the Mishimas started with Heihachi's cruel upbringing of Kazuya.

When Ling heard of the death of Heihachi, a tear came to her eye. "If only I could turn back time..." Ling said with a hint of sadness and regret.

Later, Ling happens to meet a brilliant scientist who claims that he can make a time machine as long as he gets the funding for development.

Under the condition that she will be first to use the machine, Ling pulls out the wadded scrap of paper in her pocket... an invitation to the King of Iron Fist Tournament 5.

-Marshall Law-
Coming Soon!!

-Nina Williams-
Coming Soon!!

-Paul Phoenix-
Coming Soon!!

-Raven-
Origin: Unknown
Fighting Style: Ninjitsu
Age: Unknown
His Story:

Codenamed 'Raven', he is known as one of the most skilled and ruthless agents from a certain government intelligence agency to which he belongs. Other than the x-shaped scar on his face, little is known about him.

While on a mission to investigate connections between Mishima Zaibatsu and G Corporation, he witnesses Heihachi Mishima being assaulted by a deployment of Jacks and the explosion that ensues when the Jacks self-destruct.

Afterwards, news reaches Raven that The King Of Iron Fist Tournament will be held. Raven decides to enter in order to gather intel about the tournament and the motives of those behind it.

-Steve Fox-
Coming Soon!!

-Yoshimitsu-
Origin: None (Originally from Japan)
Fighting Style: Advanced Manji Ninjutsu Arts
Age: Unknown
His Story:

Yoshimitsu, head of the Manji Clan, plans to use money from winning the tournament to help the starving people of the world.

At the end of the King of Iron Fist Tournament 4, Yoshimitsu broke into the Mishima Zaibatsu vaults and stole the money for his own. During this operation, Yoshimitsu notices the fallen Bryan Fury and takes him to Dr. Boskonovitch.

One month later an S.O.S. goes out from Dr. Boskonovitch's research facility. Yoshimitsu rashes to the facility and finds everything in ruins and many members of the Manji Clan slaughtered. Yoshimitsu finds the defeated Dr. Boskonovitch in the deepest section of the research laboratories and learns it was Bryan, with his newly implanted perpetual power generator, that was responsible for the carnage.

"He destroyed those who helped him... I'll never forgive hom". Yoshimitsu's fist shakes with anger.

When Yoshimitsu hears that Bryan has entered the King of Iron Fist Tournament 5, he signs up as well, seeking revenge on behalf of his dead Manji Clan members.
Features/Rumors/Info

Features/Info
-30 or 31 characters
-Some stages may scroll forever @_@;;
-Wall Interaction is not entirely understood
-Wall Push has been removed
-Custom Character Style Mode (think Virtua Fighter 4; for more info, click here) !NEW!
-Possible reintroduction of Tag feature
-Card System (For info on that, click here) !NEW!
-Long Range Throw Status
-Crouch & Jump Status

Rumors
-Asuka is Jin's daughter, Jun's sister, Jin's cousin or Jin's half-sister
-Tag Feature Returns
-A Tekken 6 is possible
-May only be released on PS2
-Beta will be available @ Evo 2k4
-True Orge & Orge may return

Release Dates
Arcade: Fall 2004
PS2 (US): Winter 2005
PS2 (JP): 2005
PS2 (EUR): 2005

Credit
EGM
Tekken Zaibatsu
Gamespot
IGN
Gamepro
Game Informer
GameSpy
Tekken Official
Gamerfeed
MagicBox
Gamedaily
Thanks Mizu! whee

EDIT: Post People!!!! sweatdrop
You guys are really combining threads?!
Alchemist_X
u guys are really combining threads. do you guys have the pics where yoshimitsu and Bryan Fury are fighting. Its at Tekken-OFficail. oh and if you go to the japanese version of tekken official and go to gallery. you can see the fight between Armor king and Craig Marduk.
We'll be working on updates but I have to get offline soon...I will upload more pictures soon 3nodding
Are walls going to be in this game? I don't want stupid wall infinites like in T4. Also is universal parry in this?
AminorThreat
Are walls going to be in this game? I don't want stupid wall infinites like in T4. Also is universal parry in this?
both are. i think
Iji! I'm going to make a banner for the first post! 3nodding

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