Hokuto from Street Fighter EX

Hokuto is one of the playable characters in the Street Fighter EX games by Arika. Hokuto debuted in the first game of the trilogy, Street Fighter EX (1996) and returned in all the updates and sequels. She is also one of the main protagonists in the games together with her older brother Kairi.

Hokuto is Japanese,  and uses multiple weapons in some of her special moves including fans and a naginata, her hand to hand moves seem to be based on Aikido. Hokuto was one of the first characters that were revealed for Arika’s new fighting game that turned out to be Fighting EX Layer released in 2018.  

In Street Fighter EX and Street Fighter EX3 (2001) there is an alternate version of her called Bloody Hokuto available as  an unlockable character.



Hokuto from the Street Fighter Games: an Overview

Charactername: Hokuto   Developed /Created by Arika
Gameseries: Street Fighter   First seen on: Arcades  
First Game: Street Fighter EX   Year first seen: 1996  
Last Game: Fighting EX Layer (2018)   Birthplace: Japan 
Role(s) and Characteristics:  Fighting Game Character   Martial Arts Style: Kobudo 
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Has Relations to: Kairi (Brother), Nanase (Sister)    See also:  



Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Hokuto from Street Fighter

Hokuto SFEX3 Official Game Art

Street Fighter EX3 (2001)

Hokuto SFEX2 Official Game Art Hokuto SFEX2 Portrait Official Game Art

Street Fighter EX2 (1998)

Hokuto Street Fighter EX Official Game Art

Street Fighter EX (1996)




Hokuto in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects

Hokuto SF Tribute Portait by Argeiphontes  

Hokuto is a part of the Game-Art-HQ Street Fighter Anniversary Tribute Collaboration



Selected Fan Art of Hokuto

Hokuto Bloody Hokuto by Robert Mellis

Hokuto & Bloody Hokuto

by Robert Mellis




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