Street Fighter (universe)/Elements appearing in the Super Smash Bros. series

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The following content are media from the Street Fighter universe that appeared throughout the Super Smash Bros. franchise. The latest game represented in this universe is Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers, released on May 26, 2017.

Media with elements appearing in the Super Smash Bros. series[edit]

Street Fighter[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 Ryu debuts in this game as a playable character for player 1.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Ken Masters debuts in this game as a playable character for player 2.
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 The Hadoken, Shoryuken, and Tatsumaki Senpukyaku debut in this game as special moves.
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 Negative edge originates from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 The "raised fist" victory pose debuts in this game after defeating an opponent.
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 Ryu's mechanic of holding the A button down to produce stronger attacks is a direct callback to the pressure-sensitive buttons of the original Street Fighter arcade machine, which had the same functionality.
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 Ryu on-screen appearance is also similar to his intro in Street Fighter, where he simply walks onto the stage.
  • Trophy:
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 Ken appears as a trophy.
  • Spirits:

Final Fight[edit]

  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Cody Travers, who debuts in this game as a playable character, appears as a spirit.

Street Fighter II: The World Warrior[edit]

Street Fighter II: Champion Edition[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 Ryu's second alternate costume originates from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Ken's second alternate costume originates from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tiger Knee originates from this game

Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 Ryu's third alternate costume originates from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Ken's third alternate costume originates from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 The midair Tatsumaki debuted in this game.

Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers[edit]

Super Street Fighter II Turbo[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 Shinku Hadoken debuts in this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 The stance of Ryu's down taunt debuted in this game as a pose struck by Akuma after the game's credits.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Oosoto Mawashi Geri and Nata Otoshi Geri debut in this game.
  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Akuma appears as a spirit.

Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 The second hit of Ryu's and Ken's jab and Ryu's F-Tilt originate from a attack that Ryu did in his fight scene against Fei Long in this movie.
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 The duffel bag that appears in one of Ryu's victory poses originated from this movie.

Street Fighter Alpha: Warriors' Dreams[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 Ryu's up taunt of tightening his headband, and the portion of his idle pose where he adjusts his gloves, debuted both as taunts and in his "fight start" animation in this game. The stomping animation of Ryu's down taunt originated in this game as Akuma's taunt.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Ryu now rears his body back at the startup of the Tatsumaki Senpukyaku in the same way he does before doing the Shinku Tatsumaki Senpukyaku, a move that debuted in this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Ken's down taunt animation debuted in this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Shinryuken debuted in this game.
  • Spirits:

Street Fighter Alpha (manga)[edit]

Street Fighter Alpha 2[edit]

Street Fighter: Sakura Ganbaru![edit]

  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Karin Kanzuki, who first appears in this manga, appears as a spirit.

X-Men vs. Street Fighter[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The animation for Shinryuken is largely based on the version of the move found in this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 This game is the first to allow use of the regular, horizontal Hadoken in midair, though only by Ryu. Both he and Ken can do so in Smash.
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 This game is the first to allow use of the Shoryuken in midair, albeit only by Ken. Both he and Ryu can do so in Smash.
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 This game is the first to allow use of the Shinku Hadoken in midair.
  • Stage elements:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The Marvel vs. Capcom series is indirectly referenced by Palutena's Guidance in the conversation about Ryu.

Street Fighter III: New Generation[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 The animation of Tatsumaki Senpukyaku is largely based on the version of the move found in this game and being applied to later Street Fighter-related games after the Street Fighter Alpha and SNK vs. Capcom series, starting from Street Fighter IV onward (mostly for Ryu and Ken).
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 The Joudan Sokutogeri (appearing as his side Smash attack in SSB4) debuted in this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 The Shin Shoryuken is largely based on the version that first appeared in this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 Ryu and Ken's back roll and initial dash animation are taken from his back and front dashes, respectively, from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Shippu Jinraikyaku debuts in this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Ryu and Ken's perfect shield animation is a direct reference to the parry mechanic in this game.
  • Spirits:

Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 While Ryu's down taunt was first used by Akuma, this is the first game in which Ryu assumed the stance (as a tag-in pose).

Super Gem Fighter Mini Mix[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 Ryu's and Ken's run animation originated from their run animation in this game.

Street Fighter III: 2nd Impact - Giant Attack[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Ken's eighth alternate costume in Ultimate is based off of his EX costume from this game.

Street Fighter III: Ryu Final[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 The animation of Ryu's Focus Attack is based on the Kaze no Kobushi technique from this manga.

Street Fighter Alpha 3[edit]

  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Karin, Chun-Li (Street Fighter Alpha), Nash, Dan, Sakura, Gen, and Cody use artwork from this game.

Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike - Fight for the Future[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 The lightning bolt effect present at the start of Shin Shoryuken and Shippu Jinraikyaku is taken from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Yuji Kishi, the Japanese voice actor for Ken in Ultimate, voiced Ken in Japanese for the first time in this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The sound effect used for Ryu and Ken's perfect shield in Ultimate is taken directly from this game.
  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Yun, Yang, and Ibuki use artwork from this game.

Hyper Street Fighter II: The Anniversary Edition[edit]

Street Fighter IV[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 Focus Attack debuts in this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 Ryu's up and side taunts are also taken from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 The orange KO background that appears after delivering the final hit of the match when using the Shin Shoryuken or Shippu Jinraikyaku debuts in this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 One of Ryu's victory poses, involving a punch toward the camera, is a reference to his victory animation in this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Kyle Hebert (English) and Hiroki Takahashi (Japanese) have voiced Ryu, and Reuben Langdon (English) has voiced Ken, starting in this game. All three actors reprise their roles in Smash.
  • Assist Trophy:
  • Trophy:
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 Ken's trophy is a rip of his model from this game.

Super Street Fighter IV[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 The way Ryu rears his arms back at the start of the Shin Shoryuken is based on the start-up animation of the Metsu Shoryuken from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 The lightning effects of the Shinku Hadoken resemble the lightning effects from Gouken's version of the Denjin Hadoken in this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. 4 the airial version of the Tatsumaki Senpukyaku works like Gouken's version of the move from this game.
  • Spirits:

Street Fighter V[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The rising portion of Shippu Jinraikyaku moves at a diagonal angle rather than straight up, similarly to that of Guren Enjinkyaku.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Ryu's design in Ultimate has been modified to resemble his appearance in Street Fighter V more closely.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate One of Ken's victory quotes is originally from this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Ryu's purple palette swap in Ultimate is based off of his tenth color from this game.

Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers[edit]

  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Evil Ryu's artwork is sourced from this game.