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Lei Fang
 
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BIO:

Six years before the first tournament, Lei Fang was saved from a bunch of thugs by a martial artist, Jann Lee. Although she was very grateful for being saved, she felt that she could have handled the situation herself. After that incident, she mastered the art of Tai Chi Quan and sought to prove her strength to Jann Lee. Lei Fang joined the first Dead or Alive Tournament in order to fight Jann Lee, to prove her worth to him. During the tournament she faces him. However, she is defeated by him. This doesn't damper her spirits, however, and she goes on to train herself.
 
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ORIGIN:
Dead or Alive

 
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OTHER APPEARANCES:
Dead or Alive 2, DOA2: Hardcore, Dead or Alive 3, Dead or Alive 4, Dead or Alive 5, Dead or Alive 5: Ultimate, Dead or Alive: Dimensions, Dead or Alive 6

 
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Page Updated:  Nov. 17th, 2018

Lei Fang might dress like an undercover Asian prostitute (most of the time), but she has a pretty cool Kung Fu / Tai Chi Quan fighting style. Her fighting style is fluid in some places, but some of her attacks have awkward animations. Her best moves are easily her "advanced" counter-holds, which not many DOA characters have. Not only are her advanced counters the most creatively designed aspect of her moveset, but they're also animated much better than some of her other (older) moves.

On that note... Lei Fang's default fighting stance always looked weird to me... notably the way she swings her arms in the beginning. It's actually a bit sloppy for Tai Chi, and she even seems strangely off-balance like she's had a few drinks. Other than that strange quirk (that has never been fixed in over 7 sequels), she's a decent character for DOA and has evolved fairly well over the years. In the past, I felt she could easily be outshined by others in the series, but she's come a pretty long way. Her new taunts & mannerisms in DOA5 were a nice touch.

Fighting  Style  /  Moveset
Personality  /  Charisma
Outfit(s)  /  Appearance
Effectiveness  in  series
Overall Score

 
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