Billy Kane on Game-Art-HQ

Billy Kane is a playable character in the Fatal Fury and King of Fighters game series by SNK.

He debuted as an unplayable enemy character in the first Fatal Fury in 1991, in the sequels he was made a playable character which still fights for the main antagonist of the series, Geese Howard most of the time.

Billy Kane debuted in The King of Fighters series in’95 and returned in KOF97, 98, 2002, 2003, KOF Maximum Impact 2 and made it into The King of Fighters XIII in 2011 as a home version exclusive character. Billy was revealed to return in KOF XIV (2016) and is also a playable character in the majority of the KOF Mobile games. In The King of Fighters XV (2022), Billy Kane returned as a DLC character in Geese Howards Team. 

Billy fights with a so-called Three-Section-staff which allows him long-ranged as well as short-ranged attacks. He is from England and has a sister named Lilly Kane.

Billy Kane from the Fatal Fury and King of Fighters Games: an Overview

Charactername: Billy Kane   Developed /Created by SNK
Gameseries:  Fatal Fury & King of Fighters   First seen on: Arcades
First Game:  Fatal Fury   Year first seen in: 1991 
Last Game:  King of Fighters XV (2022)   Birthplace: England 
Role(s) and Characteristics: Fighting Game Character   Weapons or Martial Arts Style: Three-section-staff / Bōjutsu
Additional Tags:     Similar Characters:  
Has Relations to: Lilly Kane (Sister), Geese Howard (Boss & Friend)   See also:  


Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Billy Kane

Billy Kane KOFXIII Official ArtBilly Kane KOF XIII Win Pose Portrait Art

King of Fighters XIII (2010)

Billy Kane KOF Maximum Impact KOFMI2 Official Game Art

KOF Maximum Impact 2 (2006)

Billy Kane KOF Neowave

KOF Neowave (2004)

Billy Kane KOF 2003 Official Game Art

King Of Fighters 2003

Billy Kane KOF 2002 Official Game Art

King Of Fighters 2002



Additional Official Concept and In-Game Art of Billy Kane:

Billy Kane and Lilly Kane KOFXIII

Additional KOF XIII Home Version Artwork with Billy and Lilly Kane

Billy Kane Concept Art of his Costumes in KOFMI2

Concept Art of Billy Kane’s Costumes in KOF MI2



Billy Kane in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects

KOF Tribute Special Team King of Fighters Yamazaki Blue Mary Billy Kane Billy Kane was drawn by Tom Waterhouse together with his team members Ryuji Yamazaki and Blue Mary in their KOF’97 Team as part of our King of Fighters 20th Anniversary Tribute in August 2014.


Selected Fan Art and Cosplay Photos of Billy Kane

Billy Kane KOF Art by Jaime Herrera

Billy Kane Portrait

by Jaime Herrera

Billy Kane Badass Art

Billy Kane Badass Art

by Tom Waterhouse




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