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Mary Ryan (マリー・ライアン), better known as Blue Mary (ブルー・マリー), is a character from both the Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series. Her first appearance was in Fatal Fury 3 as a private detective. Her official nickname is "S Class Woman" (Sエスクラスのおんな).[2], and in The King of Fighters XV, is "The Joint Crusher" (JOINTジョイント CRUSHERクラッシャー).

Personality

Blue Mary is very friendly towards everyone, but she knows (or thinks) that her job must come first before everything else. Mary developed a strong bond with Terry, they seem to have a genuine care and fondness with each other.

Abilities

  • Ignore weight - Mary can throw her opponents, regardless of their weight.
  • Energy Attacks - Mary can fuel her attacks and throws with ki energy. It can be shown as a red rose, a pink splash or red/blue streaks.

  • Motorcycle Riding - Mary knows how to ride a motorcycle very well.
  • Detective skills - Blue Mary has had extensive training in deep background investigation.

Fighting style

Blue Mary employs the fighting art of combat Sambo, which originated in the Soviet Union. This martial art uses striking and grappling techniques and is particularly well-known for its flying jointlocks, which she does make extensive use of.

Music

Themes
  • Kiss Me - Fatal Fury 3, Real Bout Fatal Fury, The King of Fighters '98 Ultimate Match (as EX Mary)
  • Blue Mary's Blues - Real Bout Fatal Fury Special~2, The King of Fighters '97, '98~Ultimate Match
  • Sha La La - The King of Fighters '99
  • Terry 115 - The King of Fighters 2000
  • All OK! - The King of Fighters 2001
  • Yuuwaki no Toki (The Alluring Time) - The King of Fighters 2002
  • I'm Hot for You - The King of Fighters 2003
  • Secret Circumstances - The King of Fighters XI
  • Masquerade - The King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match, The King of Fighters XV reveal trailer
  • Kiss Me ~KOF XIV ver.~ - The King of Fighters XIV
  • Femme Fatale - The King of Fighters XV
Image songs
  • The Remains of My Love -The Sunset Sky Part V- - Fatal Fury 3
  • Blue Mary's Blues - Real Bout Fatal Fury Special
  • Dance de Peace! - Shared image song from Scitron 10th Anniversary Special: Fatal Fury -Selected Characters-

Voice actors

Appearances

Games

Mobile

Cameos

Anime

Similar characters

Trivia

  • According to Neo Geo Freak, she is modeled after Android 18 from the Dragon Ball series.
  • A music video of her song "Blue Mary's Blues" is a reward for those who beat Real Bout Fatal Fury Special with Mary.
  • The cocktail she takes her alias from is a mysterious drink. From the drinker's perspective, the drink is a deep clear blue. From other angles, it appears to be transparent like water.
  • Her win quote against Angel in The King of Fighters XIV reveals that Mary hates cats.
  • In the Neo Geo Freak's 1997 Volume 8 character poll, she was voted as the fourteenth favourite character with a total of 705 votes.,[3] and in the character popularity poll on Neo Geo Freak's website, she was voted as the fifteenth favourite character with a total of 857 votes. And in Neo Geo Freak's August 1998 issue, she was ranked as the 9th best character.[4]

Gallery

References

  1. Blue Mary's profile page from the Fatal Fury 15th Anniversary website.
  2. Official character profile from KOF: Maximum Impact Regulation "A" website
  3. Neo Geo Freak 1997-08 archive Neo Geo Freak character popularity poll results.
  4. Neo Geo Freak 1998-08 archive Neo Geo Freak 10 best character set original image collection.


Fatal Fury characters
Fatal Fury Terry BogardAndy BogardJoe HigashiRichard MeyerMichael MaxDuck KingTung Fu RueHwa JaiRaidenBilly KaneGeese Howard
Fatal Fury 2 Kim KaphwanMai ShiranuiCheng SinzanJubei YamadaBig BearAxel HawkLaurence BloodWolfgang Krauser
Fatal Fury Special Ryo Sakazaki
Fatal Fury 3 Blue MaryBob WilsonFranco BashHon-FuSokaku MochizukiRyuji YamazakiJin ChonreiJin Chonshu
Real Bout Fatal Fury Special Nightmare GeeseShadow AndyEX Blue MaryEX Billy KaneEX Tung Fu RueIori Yagami
Real Bout Garou Densetsu Special Dominated Mind White
Real Bout Fatal Fury 2 AlfredLi XiangfeiRick Strowd
Fatal Fury: First Contact Lao
Fatal Fury: Wild Ambition Touji SakataTsugumi SendoMr. Karate II
Garou: Mark of the Wolves Rock HowardB. JenetKim Dong HwanKim Jae HoonHotaru FutabaGatoTizocMarco RodriguezHokutomaruKevin RianFreemanGrantKain R. Heinlein
The King of Fighters characters
KOF '94 Kyo KusanagiBenimaru NikaidoGoro DaimonTerry BogardAndy BogardJoe HigashiRyo SakazakiRobert GarciaTakuma SakazakiRalf JonesClark StillHeidernAthena AsamiyaSie KensouChin GentsaiKingMai ShiranuiYuri SakazakiKim KaphwanChang KoehanChoi BoungeHeavy-D!Lucky GlauberBrian BattlerRugal Bernstein
KOF '95 Iori YagamiBilly KaneEiji KisaragiSaisyu KusanagiOmega Rugal
KOF '96 Leona HeidernMatureViceKasumi TodohGeese HowardWolfgang KrauserMr. BigChizuru KaguraGoenitz
KOF '97 Shingo YabukiYashiro NanakaseShermieChrisBlue MaryRyuji YamazakiOrochi IoriOrochi LeonaOrochi YashiroOrochi ShermieOrochi ChrisOrochi
KOF '98UM Nightmare Geese
KOF '99 K'MaximaWhipBaoLi XiangfeiJhun HoonKyo-1Kyo-2Krizalid
KOF '99: Evolution VanessaSethSyo KirishimaAlfredFiolina GermiGai Tendo
KOF 2000 RamónLinHinako ShijouKula DiamondClone ZeroFoxyCandy DiamondAnother K'Another IoriAnother BenimaruAnother RobertCosplayer KyokoKang Bae DalSmart ChangCool ChoiKaoru WatabeBaitangDuck KingLilly KaneKim Jae HoonKim Dong HwanUnknownKing LionKim Sue-ilKaedeDuke EdwardsRockyAthenaNeo & GeoG-Mantle
KOF 2001 May Lee JinjuK9999AngelZeroRonGluganIgnizMistyNests
KOF 2002 Kusanagi
KOF 2002UM Nameless
KOF 2003 Ash CrimsonDuo LonShen WooTizocGatoMalinMaki KaguraAdelheid BernsteinMukai
KOF XI OswaldElisabeth BlanctorcheMomokoB. JenetShionMagakiSilberSho HayateJyazuHotaru FutabaTung Fu Rue
KOF XII Raiden
KOF XIII Hwa JaiSaikiEvil AshMr. Karate
KOF XIV Shun'eiMeitenkunGang-ilLuongXanaduSylvie Paula PaulaKukriMianNelsonZarinaBandeiras HattoriKing of DinosaursHeinNakoruruMamahahaMui MuiLove HeartAlice Garnet NakataAntonovVerseNajd
KOF XV Isla • Unnamed Female Character • Unnamed Boss
KOF EX: Neo Blood Moe Habana
KOF EX2: Howling Blood Reiji OogamiJun KagamiMiu KurosakiSinobu Amou
KOF: Maximum Impact Alba MeiraSoiree MeiraLien NevilleMignon BeartChae LimDukeRock Howard
KOF: Maximum Impact 2 Luise MeyrinkNagaseJivatmaNinon BeartHyenaHanzo HattoriKyo Kusanagi ClassicWild WolfMr. Karate IIArmor RalfRichard Meyer
KOF: Maximum Impact Regulation "A" Xiao LonMakoto Mizoguchi
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