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For the three or four of you who haven't got it yet, Noob Saibot's name comes from the reverse of Mortal Kombat series creators Ed Boon, and John Tobias' last names.
Applies to: Noob Saibot
You say arigatou, like we say arigatou!
Takuma is rather blatantly based on Japanese actor Shinichi "Sonny" Chiba. Most notably is his given name, which comes from Takuma Tsurugi, Chiba's character in the film "The Street Fighter". The fighting art of Kyokugen Karate is a direct parody of Kyokushinkai Karate, which was created by Masutatsu Oyama, one of Chiba's real-life sensei, who Chib...
Applies to: Takuma Sakazaki
You're Uninvited To The Party!
The "subaru1206.exe" patch (Ver. 1.005) for The Queen of Heart 2001 is perhaps infamous for not just having @char=subaru_qoh@ as the sole new playable character, but also because of a teaser-like JPEG file called "uso800" extracted to the files in which depicts to be two characters ...
Applies to: Subaru Mikage Queen of Heart 2001, The
Yugi Mutou from the manga Yu-Gi-Oh! (which was later produced as a line of successful card and video games by Konami) was initially announced on the roster for Dream Mix TV World Fighters. It is unknown why he never showed up in the game, although licensing may be the culprit.
Applies to: Yugi Dream Mix TV World Fighters
Yukari's Assistants.
Yukari has the ability to call her assistant to aid her during battle. Her name is Ran Yakumo and is Yukari's personal spirit, who is supposed to protect the master. The other character is Chen, which is the protector to Ran Yakumo. Both of these characters are from the Perfect Cherry Blossom game, a vertical-scrolling shooting game.
Applies to: Yukari Yakumo Immaterial and Missing Power Scarlet Weather Rhapsody Scarlet Weather Rhapsody
Yun & Yang Cameo Appearance
Although they did not appear in 3D until Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition, Yun & Yang made a small appearance in Chun Li's intro cutscene in vanilla Street Fighter IV.
Applies to: Chun-Li Yang Yun Street Fighter 4

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