Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Meet Josie Rizal, the new Filipino character in 'Tekken 7'

Josie specializes in 'eskrima and kick boxing'

A Filipino is joiningTekken 7!

Josie Rizal joins the lineup of characters in the popular arcade fighting game. She's a Filipino woman specializing in "Eskrima and Kick Boxing," according to the Twitter account of Bandai Namco Games' Katsuhiro Harada.

On Twitter, Mark “MarkMan” Julio, who is a community manager for, a gaming resource site, said in Filipino that the character is named after Jose Rizal, the Philippines' national hero.

(Happy to introduce Josie Rizal, a new character in Tekken 7! She is Filipino and her name is a tribute to the hero Jose Rizal.)

With Josie, Jin Kazama and Devil Jin will also be returning to Tekken 7.

The topic "Josie Rizal" was soon a trending topic on Twitter Sunday, March 29.


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