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Lucky Glauber (ラッキー・グローバー) is a character in The King of Fighters series, who first appeared in The King of Fighters '94 as a member of the American Sports Team.

Story

Lucky is a karate champion who is also a former professional basketball player who is asked by his friend, Heavy-D!, to form a team with him in the King of Fighters tournament. Aside from his desire to help bolster his friend's confidence, Lucky joins the tournament to test his fighting ability. In their ending, he says he'll continue street fighting.

He, along with the rest of the members of the American Sports Team, have a running gag in the history of KOF which involves their invitations being stolen by other participants. Similarly, in the backstory of Neo Geo Battle Coliseum, Shermie defeats Lucky and takes his invitation to the tournament. Mizoguchi also takes his invitation by defeating him in KOF Maximum Impact Regulation A.

Personality

Even when fighting, Lucky is always seen smiling around. He is very cheerful towards everyone and likes to fight very much.

Powers

  • Super Speed - Lucky can move past his opponent at a high speed.
  • Energy Pillar - Lucky can create a pillar of energy with his ball.
  • Weapon of Fire - Lucky can put his basketball on fire, without burning it.

Fighting Style

Lucky's fighting style was inspired by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's fighting style in Bruce Lee's Game of Death. Although Abdul-Jabbar fights with Jeet Kune Do in the movie, Lucky fights with karate and Abdul-Jabbar's former profession, basketball.

Music

  • Slum No. 5 - The King of Fighters '94, '98

Voice actors

Game Appearances

Mobile Appearances

Cameo Appearances

Anime Appearances

Trivia

  • The color palettes used on his design are direct homage of several NBA teams uniforms. His default color scheme represents the L.A. Lakers, which is the team that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar used to play (Jabbar himself was a martial artist). Other colors represent the Chicago Bulls (Red and White), Seattle Sonics (Green and Yellow) and San Antonio Spurs (Black and White).  
  • His prototype design was based on the character Hakim in the martial arts film, Game of Death.
  • Lucky is the third tallest character in The King of Fighters franchise, behind Chang Koehan and Mukai.

Cards

KOF All Star KOF All Star

Gallery

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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