Shiki is a playable character from the Samurai Shodown fighting game series by SNK. She was introduced in Samurai Shodown 64 (1997) the first 3d game of the series and returned in the direct sequel Samurai Shodown 64: Warriors Rage (1998). Both games were never ported to consoles but Shiki made it into the crossover fighting games SNK vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos (2003) and NeoGeo Battle Coliseum in 2005. 

As a nice surprise, Shiki also made it into the main roster Samurai Shodown (2019) 

Shiki is also a secret unlockable character in the Neogeo Pocket games Samurai Shodown! and Samurai Shodown! 2 released in 1998 and 1999. 


Shiki from the Samurai Shodown Games: an Overview

Charactername: Shiki    Developed /Created by SNK 
Gameseries: Samurai Shodown   First seen on:  Arcades
First Game: Samurai Shodown 64   Year first seen: 1997 
Last Game: Samurai Shodown (2019)   Birthplace: Japan 
Role(s) and Characteristics: Fighting Game Character   Weapon: Dual Katanas
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Shiki from Samurai Shodown



NeoGeo Battle Coliseum (2005)


SNK vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos (2003)




Shiki in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects


Shiki is not yet a part of a Game-Art-HQ Community Art Collaboration


Selected Fan Art and Cosplay of Shiki


Shiki from Samurai Shodown

by Noktyl

Shiki in the Waterfall

by Aleksi Remes


by Chekydotstudio



Updates in the Video Game Character Database entry and game art gallery of Shiki

18.09.2018 – Creation of Shiki’s Gallery and DB Entry