KEN (ケン) is an SSB4 Sonic player from Tokyo, Japan, and is considered the best Sonic player in the world. KEN is currently ranked 2nd on the JAPAN Power Rankings and 9th on the Panda Global Rankings 100. He has taken sets off of top players such as Nairo, MkLeo, Dabuz, Ally, Tweek, Larry Lurr, Mr.R, VoiD, komorikiri, Abadango, and has gone to game 5 with ZeRo on many occasions.
KEN continues to main Sonic in Ultimate, albeit not quite to the success he had in SSB4 due to the many changes the character received. Regardless, KEN is still considered the best Sonic player in the world, and has still managed to have moderate success with the character, with wins over players such as MkLeo, Zackray, Abadango, Cosmos, Lea, Raito, Fatality, T, HIKARU, ProtoBanham, Choco, Shuton, Bushi, and Tsu, along with tournament wins at Midwest Mayhem Ultimate and Sumabato SP 6, and 3rd at Umebura SP 3. KEN is currently ranked 22nd on the Japan Player Rankings.