Kasumi is the main protagonist in the Dead or Alive fighting game series by Team Ninja that started in 1996 and got over five sequels so far. Kasumi is a playable character in all of them including the last game of the series, Dead or Alive 5: Last Round (2015) and also in the spinoff games like the upcoming Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 (2016).

Kasumi is  also a playable character in Warriors Orochi 3 (2011) and in Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge (2012).

Kasumi is quite popular today and known as the sexy Ninja girl from DOA. She has an older brother (Hayate) and a younger half-sister (Ayane). The antagonist and boss of the first Dead or Alive game Raidou, was actually her Uncle.

Kasumi Dead or Alive 5 Official Art


Kasumi from the Dead or Alive Games: an Overview

Charactername: Kasumi   Developed /Created by Team Ninja from Tecmo Koei
Gameseries: Dead or Alive & Spinoff Games, Warriors Orochi   First seen on: Arcades 
First Game: Dead or Alive   Year first seen in: 1996
Last Game:  Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 (2016)   Birthplace: Japan 
Role(s) and Characteristics: Fighting Game Character, Protagonist   Weapons or Martial Arts Style: Ninjutsu
Additional Tags: Ninja   Similar Characters:  
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Kasumi from Dead or Alive

Kasumi DOA5 Render Official Art

Dead or Alive 5 (2012)

Kasumi DOAD Dead or Alive Dimensions Official render Art

Dead or Alive: Dimensions (2012)

Kasumi Dead or Alive 2 Official Render from 1999

Dead or Alive 2 (1999)




Kasumi in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects


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


Selected Fan Art and Cosplay Photos of Kasumi from Dead or Alive

Kasumi DOA Portrait Fan Art

Kasumi Portrait

by Nick Savino

Kasumi DOA Dead or Alive CosplayKasumi Cosplay DOA

Kasumi from DOA Cosplay

by EnjiNight

Kasumi DOA Sexy Cosplay GiorgiaKasumi Dead or Alive alt costume cosplayKasumi Cosplay DOA by Giorgia

Kasumi DOA Alt. Costume Cosplay

by GiorgiaCosplay

Kasumi from Dead or Alive CosplayerSuperb Cosplay of Kasumi from Dead or AliveKasumi Beautiful Cosplay

Kasumi Cosplayer

by Vaxzone



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