Destinyvoiced by Ami Koshimizu. In The King of Fightersa new character named Ash Crimson enters the tournament, to steal the powers of the clans who sealed the Orochi in the past for unknown reasons. Yes, Kyo Kusanagi and Iori Yagami are the ostensible mainstays, and Terry Bogard was the hero of the precursor Fatal Fury titles, but it's Mai that everyone remembers for one reason or another. When designing characters for the first King of Fighters game, developers wanted a new, "snazzy" hero who would easily fight against Fatal Fury and Art of Fighting characters. I thought we still had a little extra memory left in fact, we did not so I quickly said "Go ahead. Archived from the original on 9 October Archived from the original on October 25,
However, some have commented negatively about the perceived sexualization of the character.
SNK Playmore in Japanese. Later in the series, their approach to creating their characters altered slightly, to also serve as a type of fan servicewhich he refers to as a collaborative effort between fans and the staff. In the various team endings, she is often celebrating the team's victory at King's bar or fantasizing about Andy. Her image has been recreated in countless figurines and endless fan art. Destinyvoiced by Ami Koshimizu.