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A kunoichi, Ibuki  lives in a village composed entirely of Shinobi. She has been trained from childhood, but resents her lot in life. The other ninja in Ibuki's clan include Sanjou, Enjou, Genda, Raion, and Homura Yuuta. Ibuki also has a pet tanuki named Don, and her best friend and sparring partner is Sarai Kurosawa. In Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike, Ibuki shares a special pre-fight intro with Makoto, showing that the two consider each other as special rivals of sorts.

She is sent by her clan to procure documents from Gill's organization. These documents concern the "G-File" project, which was responsible for creating Necro and Twelve. In Ibuki's ending, Gill voluntarily gives Ibuki the documents, though the project is already under way by that point.

In SFIII: 3rd Strike, Ibuki tracks down Oro in order to fight him for her ninja graduation exam. She fights well enough to pass, and moves on to go to a university. While there, attracted to a handsome classmate, she joins a club which, to her dismay, turns out to be based on ninja training.
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Page Updated:  July 11th, 2020

The Street Fighter series was lacking a "traditional" ninja fighter after the original Street Fighter (1) for many years. Inspired by the likes of Geki, Ibuki debuted in SF3 and filled the void with finesse and lot sof style. Ibuki has an awesomely fluid, Ninjitsu-based fighting style, and swiftly defined the aura and new direction of the SFIII series. She's an original and likeable fighting game character in more ways than one; and yeah, she's pretty damn cute, too. ;) On a side note, she's my personal favorite fighting game ninja babe. I also especially love her in-game soundtracks and stages from the SFIII series (all 3 of them).

It was awesome to see Ibuki return in Super Street Fighter 4... she looks as badass as ever and is one of the best looking characters in the game, by far. I was also surprised and glad to see her return in  Street Fighter X Tekken and SFV. I think Capcom was smart to bring her back! She's pretty much a staple of the Street Fighter series now. :)

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