Takeda Takahashi
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Takeda lived a normal life in Thailand with his mother, Suchin, despite his father (Kenshi) not knowing of his existence until he was a child. After his mother was killed by the Red Dragon, he was entrusted to Hanzo when his father left to avenge her death. Although he is taught the ways of a warrior, Takeda originally had a timid nature and didn't take fighting seriously. However, after the newest iteration of the Shirai Ryu are eradicated, he becomes more serious and follows his sensei on their quest to avenge their fallen kin.

Takeda is shown to take his battles seriously, but does make wise cracks during so. He expresses great loyality to the Shirai Ryu, as he continues to wear a yellow headband to show his connection to the clan and will fight anyone who are enemies of it. Despite not trusting Hanzo at first because he was a wraith, Takeda becomes immensely loyal to his sensei over the years and sees Hanzo as a father-figure. While Kenshi is his father, Takeda doesn't trust him and prefers not to speak about him.


Mortal Kombat X

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Page Updated:  May 28th, 2019

At first glance, Takeda's outfit is something seen before many times... it just looks like a typical Metal Gear type suit. His main weapon appears to be "bladed whips" which extend out of his arms (Omega Red says hi). Not the most original concept if you're going to nitpick. However, his look is fairly original for the Mortal Kombat series, and Takeda's fighting style is awesomely flashy.

All of Takeda's Variations have quite a few badass, ultra-stylish moves. He is no doubt one of the most stylish MK characters in terms of how he fights. His personality is a unfittingly squirrelly and dull, but he makes up for it in his fighting style.

[UPDATE]: Poor choice not to include him in MK11. C'mon NRS... you did something right again, so it's not time to stop doing it right.

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