As a child, Rook had
witnessed the first Toshinden tournament and was inspired to join a school of
kung fu. He eventually started challenging street fighters and among them was a
young ninja woman named Miyabi.
Although he lost, he developed an attraction to her. Rook then decided to enter
the fourth Toshinden tournament with Subaru
Shinjo and Naru
Amoh, hoping to meet Miyabi again and also to have a chance at testing his
skills against his idol, Eiji
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Rook Castle? I play chess, dude... I see what you did there. Anyway, this Bruce Lee-inspired, spiky-haired guy is a design that seems to work for Toshinden. The series hadn't really done a Bruce Lee character yet, so they were long overdue anyway. lol.
outfit is a pretty cool twist on Bruce Lee's famous track suit. His pasty Easter green hair
kind of throws it off though... (Seriously, what's with Toshinden characters and
GREEN hair?). The designers must think green matches with everything. lol. Anyhow, Rook has some semi-decent nunchaku moves in the game, but a far shot from the
likes of Maxi. He could've been a more
interesting design overall, but he only appeared in one game... so Rook never got a chance
to develop further. In any case, I like his design aesthetically and his official character artwork, as usual, is really cool.
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