I love fighting games, and I may be a Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat kind of guy, but this Tekken 7 news is interesting. You see, director Katsuhiro Harada recently introduced the latest Tekken character, and she is named Josie Rizal.

No, really.

Josie Rizal

Yes, she is seriously named Josie Rizal, and I honestly don’t know how that name sounds like somebody I’d want to fight with.

Yes, I am glad that Filipinos are getting representation in Tekken (Pinoy Pride, amirite?!), but really, they couldn’t have picked a better name? We have a plethora of badass female historical figures (Gabriela Silang comes to mind) but they had to pick a gender-swapped Jose Rizal. Nice. Soul Calibur had a Filipina female character named Talim, which was a totally killer name.

However, her fighting style is based on Eskrima & Kick Boxing which sounds absolutely badass.

Anyway, if you want to watch the official Josie Rizal introductory video below, be prepared for a victory cry.

What do you think of Josie Rizal? Leave a comment and let me know!

[H/T: What’s A Geek]