Hwa Jai from Fatal Fury and KOF

Hwa Jai is a playable character in the Fatal Fury series who became also a King of Fighters characters later.

He debuted as one of the unplayable opponents in the first Fatal Fury (1991) but became a playable character in the SNES port of the game,  Hwa Jai was only mentioned or seen in cameos until SNK made him a playable character in The King of Fighters XIII (2010) as a part of the new Kim Kapwhan Team together with Raiden.

Hwa Jai is a former Muay Thai champion from Thailand who worked with Geese Howard during the time of the first King of Fighters Tournament in Fatal Fury (1991). He was defeated by Joe Higashi before this tournament and wanted revenge for losing his champion title but eventually became a friend of Joe. 


Hwa Jai from the Fatal Fury & KOF Games: an Overview

Charactername:  Hwa Jai   Developed /Created by SNK
Gameseries: Fatal Fury & KOF   First seen on: Arcades 
First Game:  Fatal Fury: King of Fighters   Year first seen: 1991 
Last Game: Garou Densetsu Special (1995)   Birthplace: Thailand 
Role(s) and Characteristics: Fighting Game Character   Martial Arts Style: Muay Thai 
Additional Tags:     Similar Characters: Joe Higashi 
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Hwa Jai from Fatal Fury & KOF


Hwa Jai KOF XIII Official Render Art  Hwa Jai KOF XIII Win Pose Render Art

King of Fighters XIII (2010)

Hwa Jai Fatal Fury Official Game Art from 1991

Fatal Fury (1991)




Hwa Jai in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects


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


Selected Fan Art of Hwa Jai




Trivia and own opinion(s)

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