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Obey the Contract
Testament shares his name with a thrash metal band. As for his special moves:

Warrant - a rock group.
Master of Puppet - "Master of Puppets," a Metallica album.
Grave Digger - a band.
Seventh Sign - an Yngwie Malmsteen album.

Applies to: Testament
Oh! My car
The car you break in the bonus stage of Street Fighter 2 is a model which actually exists in real life. It's none other than a 1990 Lexus LS 400 (known in Japan as "Toyota Celsior"), which predates the release of SF2 by just one year. This kind of "car break" bonus stage is not new, though. It could previously be seen in Final Fight, although this ...
Applies to: Street Fighter 2
Oily Musclemen Forever
Tetsuo Hara is most famous as the artist of the classic manga Hokuto No Ken (Fist of the North Star). But did you know he also did character designs for Capcom's Slam Masters series?!
Applies to: Hokuto no Ken Ring of Destruction: Slammasters II
Okama Co-Creator
Kamatari Honjo was co-developed by Rurouni Kenshin creator Nobuhiro Watsuki's assistant, partially stemming from his noted pun for the Japanese words for sickle (kama) and homosexual (okama). This assistant, Eiichiro Oda, would go on to feature okama characters prominently in his own manga, One Piece.
Applies to: EiichirĊ Oda Kamatari Honjo
One Pill Makes You Larger
It's quite obvious that the origins of Alice's name lie in the famous novel, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Of course, her first name is based on that of the story's protagonist. Her surname comes from Lewis Carroll, the pen name of the book's author, Charles Dodgson.
Applies to: Alice Carroll
Origin of the Psycho Soldiers
Athena Asamiya and Sie Kensou first appeared as players 1 and 2 in the 1987 arcade game Psycho Soldier, a side scrolling shooter similar to Capcom's earlier SonSon. The iconic Psycho Soldier theme often heard in KOF also originated here, complete with vocals, extremely novel for the time.

Athena and Sie both appear in their original arcade o...

Applies to: Athena Asamiya Kensou
Outlaws in England
In the England stage of KoF13, B. Jenet may appear in the flesh as well as Ryuji Yamazaki in the form of a wanted poster.
Applies to: B. Jenet Yamazaki King of Fighters 13, The
Over the Summer
Hidden beneath the datafiles of Advanced V.G. 2 and V.G. Custom are unused sprites of what seems to be @char=ayako_vag@, @char=satomi_vag@, @char=jun_vag@, @char=kaori_vag@, and @char=manami_vag@ sporting and posing in swimsuit bikinis. Wether these were made for some winpose or extra fanservice (we might never know), these sprites we...
Applies to: Ayako Yuuki Jun Kubota Kaori Yanase Manami Kusunoki Satomi Yajima Advanced V.G. 2 V.G. Custom
Overnight Makeover
Before Naru Amoh was introduced as a playable character in the Toshinden series, she was depicted in some of Kayin's artwork and other miscellaneous images as having straight green hair instead of curly blonde pigtails. Her name was also called "Nal", as well, and it is uncertain whether or not this was a typo.
Applies to: Naru Amoh Naru Amoh (Child)

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