The King of Fighters: Destiny is a Chinese animated CGI web series based on The King of Fighters series. Produced by iDRAGONS Creative Studio, it is a tie-in animated series to promote a new KOF-inspired MMO mobile game.
Season 1 Edit
- Episode 1: SOUTH TOWN (Released Aug 3, 2017)
THE KING OF FIGHTERS – The world-renowned tournament starts now! After arriving in South Town, Kyo Kusanagi, an invitee to KOF, runs into another formidable fighter, Terry Bogard. Ten years have passed since the tragedy that changed his life forever… The destinies of the fighters now cross here in South Town.
- Episode 2: KYOKUGEN STYLE (Released Aug 10, 2017)
When Kyo, Benimaru and Daimon visit the Kyokugen Style Dojo in South Town, they come across Ryo Sakazaki chasing down men in black suits. Kyo and his friends head off to Geese Tower in pursuit as well. Once they arrive at the tower, Geese’s right-hand man, Billy Kane descends on them.
- Episode 3: ANGELINA (Released Aug 17, 2017)
Kyo and Ryo hit it off immediately. They receive a call about Yuri, Ryo’s little sister, and how she has ran away from home. While searching for information about Geese, Terry bumps into a mysterious lady named Angelina at a nightclub.
- Episode 4: BROTHER (Released Aug 24, 2017)
After leaving the nightclub, Terry is challenged by a mysterious fighter. This fighter turns out to be Andy, Terry’s little brother, who he has not seen in 10 years. In order to take revenge on Geese for what he did to their father, Jeff, they team up with Joe Higashi to infiltrate Geese Tower.
- Episode 5: SIDE STORY - GEESE HOWARD (Released Aug 31, 2017)
When Geese was young, he was driven out from Stroheim Castle since his mother was not the legal wife of his father. After wandering on his own, he becomes a disciple of Tung Fu Rue. During his time there he harbors hatred for another disciple, Jeff, over who will inherit Tung's role and secrets.
- Episode 6: QUEENS TEAM (Released September 7, 2017)
Kyo senses the power of Orochi in South Town and is concerned whether the Orochi seal is weakening. In another part of the world, Yuri is searching for teammates to participate in the KOF tournament with her. While in London she runs into two female fighters, King and Mai.
- Episode 7: MEMORIES (Released September 14, 2017)
Terry tails Angelina to search for more information about Geese. He finds Angelina who is threatened by Matt. Matt is a following of Geese and Terry saves Angelina from his hands. Angelina suddenly recalls what happened in her past.
- Episode 8: RECEPTION (Released September 21, 2017)
Fighters come together in the announcement event for KOF. Benimaru gets excited with the heated atmosphere, Athena attracts everybody in the venue, Ryo reunites with his sister, Yuri, Mai starts to quarrel with Andy… All fighter's minds cross here before KOF.
- Episode 9: SECRET (Released September 28, 2017)
Terry sneaks out from the KOF announcement event and successfully infiltrates to the Geese Tower. He witnesses the dreadful experiment in a room at the basement. Meanwhile Geese finds Terry's past and gives an "order" to Angelina.
- Episode 10: SIDE STORY - NIKAIDO BENIMARU (Released October 12, 2017)
No one could stand a chance against Benimaru until he met Kyo. Benimaru begs Kyo for a re-match before mysterious men in black suddently surround Kyo. The men confront and attack Kyo in front of Benimaru. How will Benimaru react to this unexpected brawl!?
- Episode 11: READY GO! (Released October 19, 2017)
Angelina is ordered to kill Terry by poisoning him. A blond haired kid suddenly appears and pretends Terry is his dad to escape trouble. Soon afterwards, the KOF tournament gets underway at the stadium. The audience gets hype as the fighters prepare to battle it out!
- Episode 12: SHADOW OF EVIL (Released October 26, 2017)
The first KOF match starts out with a bang, with all eyes on the event. Benimaru struggles in his battle against Brian, as he continues to stand back up no matter how many times he is beaten by Benimaru. The crowd becomes uneasy as they watch Brian's eerie performance.
- Episode 13: TRAP (Released October 26, 2017)
Kyo and his teammates struggle with the American Sports Team who show signs of the Orochi power. Meanwhile, Terry heads to Gesse Tower to rescue Angelina, despite knowing it's a trap.
- Episode 14: FATAL FURY (Released November 2, 2017)
Terry and Angelina try to escape from Geese Tower. However, when they arrive on the top floor, Terry's sworn enemy, Geese, stands in their way. In order to take revenge for his father and save Angelina, Terry's Fatal Fury begins!
- Episode 15: SIDE STORY - ANGELINA (Released November 9, 2017)
Ten years ago, Terry became a disciple of Tung. On the day of his departure, he saves a girl being threatened by local punks. Terry tries to cheer her up by suggesting that they both leave South Town together. Her name is Angelina…
- Episode 16: FINAL ROUND (Released November 15, 2017)
Geese has obtained the power of Orochi. Terry struggles to deal with Geese's overwhelming power. Geese readies his finishing move for Terry, who is fighting for his life. This fatal battle between these two fighters will decide their ultimate destiny.
- Episode 17: BLACK CRYSTAL (Released November 23, 2017)
A party is held on a cruise ship and the fighters gather to relax before the final round. However, the organizer "R" has set a trap for them. Meanwhile, Kyo and his friends sneak out of the tournament venue and bear witness to the power of the black crystal.
- Episode 18: ESCAPE (Released November 29, 2017)
Athena and her teammates battle Kim Team who have turned violent. Athena tries to expose the secret of the Black Crystal with her Psychic Power. Meanwhile, Kyo attempts to escape from their cell with Benimaru and Daimon who came to their senses, springing a new trap in the process!
- Episode 19: LABYRINTH (Released December 7, 2017)
The Fatal Fury Team successfully infiltrates the cruise ship. However, while traversing the ship which has turned into a labyrinth, they are attacked by Mai and her teammates, who have lost control. Both Andy and Joe are beaten, while Terry is confronted by another assassin.
- Episode 20: SIDE STORY - KING (Released December 14, 2017)
King works as a bouncer in order to pay the medical bills for her little brother, Jan. The owner orders her to kill Ryo who is on his way to save his little sister, Yuri, who has been kidnapped. The lives of King and Jan are dramatically changed by meeting the Sakazaki siblings.
- Episode 21: GENERATOR (Released December 21, 2017)
Athena senses the energy source of the evil power and uses her telepathy to inform Kyo. Kyo and his teammates find a generator which has a black crystal to generate the evil power and attempt to destroy it. However, Ryo and Robert have run berserk as well and stand in their way.
- Episode 22: R (Released December 28, 2017)
Fighters have been released from the evil mindcontrol by breaking the generator. Kyo and Terry head to the bridge in order to put a period to this incident. The organiser, R finally appears in their way and now the story of the KOF goes to the end…!
- Episode 23: RUGAL BERNSTEIN (Released January 11, 2018)
Rugal is behind the KOF, using it to take control of the fighters by using the Black Crystals. Kyo and Terry cooperate to try and take down Rugal. However, they are forced into a desperate situation when faced with Rugal’s overwhelming power and stone-cold killer instincts.
- Episode 24/FINAL: DESTINY (Released January 18, 2018)
Rugal has achieved the power of a god and the fighters try their best to take him down. Revenge, love, hate, ambition…THE KING OF FIGHTERS gets chaotic in this final epic battle! The destinies of these KOF fighters cross and give birth to a new history!
|Character||Japanese seiyū||Chinese voice actor|
|Kyo Kusanagi||Tomoaki Maeno||Sen Fu|
|Benimaru Nikaido||Atsushi Maezuka||Lu Zhao|
|Goro Daimon||Takahiro Fujiwara||Xianglong Meng|
|Terry Bogard||Takashi Kondō||Junhang Fan|
|Andy Bogard||Hiroshi Okamoto||Zhen Cao|
|Joe Higashi||Kōzō Mito||Yue Bai|
|Ryo Sakazaki||Daiki Takakura||Beichen Liu|
|Robert Garcia||Go Shinomiya||Feng Jin|
|Mai Shiranui||Ami Koshimizu||Selene Zhan|
|King||Harumi Ikoma||Yanqian Luo|
|Yuri Sakazaki||Ai Kakuma||Yiwen Chen|
|Kim Kaphwan||Kunihiro Kawamoto||Yuantao Li|
|Chang Koehan||Hiroyuki Arita||Fei Liu|
|Choi Bounge||Atsushi Maezuka||Li Lu|
|Athena Asamiya||Haruna Ikezawa||Anqi Zhang|
|Chin Gentsai||Shintaro Tanaka||Xiaobing Wang|
|Sie Kensou||Yuto Kaname||Zhengxiang LI|
|Heidern||Haruo Yamagishi||Yifeng Guo|
|Clark Still||Tomo Kasaya||Zongzhe Xu|
|Ralf Jones||Bunshu Shinoya||Xin Zhang|
|Geese Howard||Kong Kuwata||Nan Gui|
|Billy Kane||Masaki Masaki||Yao Liu|
|Angelina||Miyuki Sawashiro||Shuai Zhou|
|Heavy D!||Takayuki Nakatsukasa||Qui San|
|Lucky Glauber||Haruo Yamagishi||Shi Chen|
|Brian Battler||Taro Kiuchi||Fenggang Tu|
|Saisyu Kusanagi||Haruo Yamagishi||Yuzhu Cheng|
|Shizuka Kusanagi||Yoko Imaizumi||Xiaotong Lu|
|Jeff Bogard||Toshiyuki Morikawa||Xin Zhang|
|Rugal Bernstein||Tsuguo Mogami||Feng Liu|
|Goenitz||Susumu Akagi||Bo Peng|
|Mature||Yū Shimamura||Haitian Hong|
|Simon||Go Shinomiya||Pingzhi Hu|
|Matt||Tetsuya Kakihara||Fan Hai|
|Rock Howard (child)||Ami Koshimizu||Minjia Shao|
|Iori Yagami||Takanori Hoshino||Yijia Liu|
|Andy Bogard (child)||Hiroyuki Kagura||n/a|
|Daily Players||Masaaki Yano, Yuki Arai||Yida Liu, Xiaomeng Zhou, Xuexian Fei, Wei Tang, Dongyu Wang|
- Opening Theme: The Awakening of Justice
- Interlude Song: All to me, all to you
- Ending Theme: Tears ~ Destiny ver
Video of the EpisodesEdit
- The first season of the series is loosely based on the game The King of Fighters '94 (1994) with some key plot elements and characters from the game version and the OVA version of Fatal Fury: King of Fighters (1991).
- In episode 1, Jeff's gravestone was cut.
- In episode 2, Ryo and Yuri's father Takuma Sakazaki the kyokugenryu master does not make an appearance in this series, but he was originally a comrade to Ryo and Robert of Team Kyokugen.
- In episode 3, Angelina's singing and the bar's name was cut due to licensing conflicts: the song closely imitates The Carpenters song, (They Long to Be) Close to You, and the bar for sharing the same name of the British band Muse.
- In episode 6, a segment displaying the Man in Armour by Rembrandt was cut.