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The main protagonist of The Rumble Fish... Zen is a stoic man fighting for himself.


The Rumble Fish


The Rumble Fish 2


Page Updated:  Jan. 25th, 2021

Yeah, Zen definitely looks like a legit fighting game protagonist from the not-so-distant future. Zen's visual design looks like some cross between Ryu, Hayato, Jin Saotome, and maybe Sol-Badguy   for the edge-lord factor. At first glance, Zen has a cool fighting stance & posture, and some satisfying animations / special moves that you'd expect from a straight-edge protagonist.

Zen has lots of cool punches and kicks with a heavy emphasis on traditional martial arts. He's got solid, dynamic techniques and his attacks look like they hurt. I like his Cody-style tornado uppercut and Jin Saotome-style puches - with cool headband movement to boot. Overall, Zen is a great starter character in The Rumble Fish and might be enough to sell you on the game based on his cool fighting style alone.

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