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KD is a name related to several songs in The King of Fighters series of fighting games that serve as the theme of K' and his companion Maxima.

The KD stands for the initials of K' (Kay-Dash).

KD-0079

KD-0079 is the first in line of the KD series of songs. It mirrors the adventures of K' and Maxima into finding the NESTS cartel and Kyo.

This song is, as its name implies, a nod to K' being the 79th in line of the Kyo clone project.

The song returns in The King of Fighters 2002 albeit a bit faster.

It was remixed for The King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match titled "KD-0079+" It features a new intro and has a new hard rock-techno feel to it. This version was also included in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, as a part of the Terry Bogard Challenger Pack #4.

The song is rearranged in The King of Fighters XIV, as a Fateful Battle Theme for K' vs. Ralf Jones. If K' and Ralf face off against each other in a round, this remix will overrides the Stage Theme for the rest of the match, unless another Fateful Battle Event plays in the match.

KD-0084

KD-0084 is the second in line of the KD series of songs. It mirrors the further adventures of K' and Maxima into finding the man behind Project '00.

The song returns in The King of Fighters 2002: Challenge to Ultimate Battle, although this remix is not associated with K' and Maxima, but rather accociated with Seth, Vanessa and Ramón, characters who were present in KOF 2000, and was even Vanessa's theme in that game. This version has additional notes before the refrain without a drum solo in between.

The song is rearranged in The King of Fighters XV, as a Destiny Battle Theme for K' vs. Krohnen McDougall. If K' and Krohnen face off against each other in a round, this remix will override the Stage Theme for the rest of the match, unless another Destiny Battle Event plays in the match.

KD

KD is the third in line of the KD series of songs. It is essentially a remix and remaster of KD-0079, as evidenced by the intro.

This song is noticeably darker than the other KD series, as it mirrors Mukai's quest to unseal the Orochi with K' and Maxima having to stop such a thing from happening.

It also reflects K' past, hence the title being "KD". The electric guitar from the start is a nod towards K' being a lazy teenager living a peaceful life with his sibling. The theme takes on a darker tone which hints towards an evil force (NESTS) is approaching, the electric guitar takes a more depressing tone which signifies K' being held captive and exposed to Kyo's DNA. The theme then takes on a more positive, powerful, rebellious tone which is a reference to K' fighting back against NESTS and soon the new foe Mukai.

KDD-0075

KDD-0075 is the fourth in line of the KD series of songs. The song code is renamed to "KDD" to connote the additional "KD" that is Kula Diamond. The theme represents Maxima, Kula and K' in that specific order.

The song is noticeably higher in quality than the other songs of the KD series due to the Atomiswave's hardware, though an arranged version is also available.

The theme also returns in The King of Fighters XIII, and is played with the K' Team, only if the game's music is set to "Type-B" in the Options Menu.

The theme also returns in The King of Fighters All Star, although the theme also plays for Ramón, and was Vanessa's theme in her character trailer.

KDD-0063

This song is one of the two available themes for the K' Team in The King of Fighters XIII, the other being KDD-0075. The song features electric guitars and seems faster paced compared to other songs in the KD series. Like KDD-0075, the theme represents Maxima, Kula and K' in that specific order. Because of newer hardware that allows the game to play sounds at a better quality, the theme does not have an arranged version.

KD-SR

While not used as the theme for the K' Team itself, this theme is used for the Derelict Church stage in The King of Fighters XIV. It is faster paced, almost as fast as KDD-0063, but features more electro synth instruments. The theme is played like a gospel, in keeping with their stage theme being a derelict church.

KD-009q

While not used as the theme for the K' Team itself, this theme is used for the evening version Sound Beach stage in The King of Fighters XV. Although not as fast paced as KD-SR, it has a similar pace to KD-0079+, and even has its motif at the end of the song. It features more electro synth instruments, and even an acoustic guitar.

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