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Breath of Fire is an RPG video game series by Capcom.

Video Games

  • Breath of Fire (April 3, 1993). SNES. Later released on Game Boy Advanced. Re-released in 2014 for the Wii U Virtual Console.
  • Breath of Fire II (December 2, 1994). SNES. Later released on Game Boy Advanced. Re-released in 2007 for the Wii Virtual Console and 2013 for the Wii U Virtual Console.
  • Breath of Fire III (September 11, 1997). PlayStation. Later released on PlayStation Portable. Re-released in 2016 via PlayStation Network.
  • Breath of Fire IV (April 27, 2000). PlayStation. Later released on PC. Re-released in 2011 via PlayStation Network.
  • Breath of Fire: Dragon Quarter (November 14, 2002). PlayStation 2. Re-released in 2016 via PlayStation Network.
  • Breath of Fire 6: Hakuryuu no Shugosha-tachi (February 24, 2016). Android, Tablets and PC.

Minor games

  • Breath of Daifugo (October 2003). Mobile phones.
  • Breath of Fire: Ryu no Tsurishi (October 2005). Mobile phones. A stand-alone fishing game based off Breath of Fire IV's fishing mini-game.
  • Breath of Fire IV: Honoo no Ken to Kaze no Mahou (November 2007). Mobile phones.
  • Breath of Fire IV: Yosei-tachi to Hikari no Kagi (November 2008). Mobile phones.
  • Breath of Fire: Ryouku no Daikouki (2011). Mobile phones.

Publications

  • Breath of Fire: Ryuu no Senshi (1994), a 2-volume manga adaptation of the first game.
  • Breath of Fire: Tsubasa no Oujo (1994), a 2-volume manga, sequel to the first game.
  • Breath of Fire Part II: Chiisana Boukensha (1995), a 1-volume manga starring the children of the first Ryu (with Nina) and Bo.
  • Breath of Fire III: Younenki-hen (1997), a novel based off the first half of the third game.
  • Breath of Fire IV: Utsurowazarumono -Arukai no Ryuu- (2000), a novel based off the fourth game.
  • Utsurowazarumono: Breath of Fire IV (2008), a 5-volume manga adaptation of the fourth game.
  • Breath of Fire 6: Uketsuga reshi Chikara (August 13, 2015), an 8-issue webcomic serving as a prequel to Breath of Fire 6.
  • Breath of Fire 6: Botanical Chronicle (September 26, 2015), a Breath of Fire 6 side-story manga by Tamura Mutou.
  • Breath of Fire 6: The Empire Side (February 23, 2016), a Breath of Fire 6 side-story web novel.

Audio

  • Breath of Fire III: Drama Album (1997), an audio adaptation of the "Childhood Chapter", the first arc in the third game.

Links to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type


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Street Fighter1993043 April 3, 1993Chun-Li makes a cameo in Breath of Fire and later with Sakura in Breath of Fire III, while Ryu, Nina, Peco, Teepo and Momo from Breath of Fire III are selectable in Street Fighter × All Capcom and Breath of Fire 6 features special costumes of Ryu, Chun-Li, Guile and Cammy.1


4Arrow L Ghosts 'n Goblins1993043 April 3, 1993Arthur from Ghosts 'n Goblins appears in portraits in Breath of Fire.2


4Arrow L Nausicaä1993043 April 3, 1993The enemy "Little Ohmu" (Crawler in English) from Breath of Fire is named after the Ohmu from Nausicaä Of The Valley Of The Wind.3


4Arrow L Wizardry1993043 April 3, 1993The boss characters Bleeb and Night Bleeb (Frog and Toad in English) from Breath of Fire are named after an enemy monster in the Wizardry series.3


4Arrow L Final Fight1993043 April 3, 1993The enemy monster "Bill Bull" (Bulla in English) from Breath of Fire is named after an enemy character in Final Fight.3


4Arrow L Slam Masters1994122 December 2, 1994The "Bouncer" enemies from Breath of Fire II are named after characters in Saturday Night Slam Masters.3


4Arrow L Earthsea1994122 December 2, 1994Some characters in Breath of Fire II are named after characters in Earthsea.3


4Arrow L Star Wars1994122 December 2, 1994The Great Bird from Breath of Fire II is named the "Millenium Falcon" in the end credits, a reference to Star Wars.3


4Arrow L JoJo's Bizarre Adventure1994122 December 2, 1994Two monsters in Breath of Fire II are named after onomatopeias from JoJo's Bizarre Adventure.3


4Arrow L Mickey Mouse1994122 December 2, 1994Two members of the resistance in Breath of Fire II are named after Mickey Mouse and Peg-Leg Pete.3


4Arrow L Donald Duck1994122 December 2, 1994One of the members of the resistance in Breath of Fire II is named after Donald Duck.3


4Arrow L Goofy1994122 December 2, 1994Two members of the resistance in Breath of Fire II are named after Goofy and Max Goof.3


4Arrow L Winnie the Pooh1994122 December 2, 1994Tiga and one of the members of the resistance in Breath of Fire II are named after Tigger and Winnie the Pooh.3


4Arrow L Chip 'n' Dale1994122 December 2, 1994Two members of the resistance in Breath of Fire II are named after Chip and Clarice.3


4Arrow L Disney's Beauty and the Beast1994122 December 2, 1994One of the members of the resistance in Breath of Fire II is named after Gaston from Beauty and the Beast.3


4Arrow L Gundam19970911 September 11, 1997The character Kukuys/Cucuruz and his pet Doan from Breath of Fire III are named after a character in Mobile Suit Gundam. One of Ryu's weapons is named "Heat Shotel".3


4Arrow L Kaze Densetsu19970911 September 11, 1997The boss characters Rufus and Arbi (Scylla and Charyb in English) from Breath of Fire III are named after a pair of dogs from the manga Kaze Densetsu: Bukkomi no Taku.3


4Arrow L Saint Seiya19970911 September 11, 1997The technique "Seven Senses" (Celerity in English) from Breath of Fire III and IV references Saint Seiya.3


4Arrow L Lupin the Third19970911 September 11, 1997The item "Jigen's Hat" (Artemis Cap in English) from Breath of Fire III is named after Daisuke Jigen from Lupin the Third".3


4Arrow L Ushio & Tora19970911 September 11, 1997The Beast Spear from Breath of Fire III is named after a weapon from Ushio & Tora.3


4Arrow L Spectreman19970911 September 11, 1997The monster Hedoron (ToxicMan in English) from Breath of Fire III is named after a kaiju from Spectreman.3


4Arrow L Barom 119970911 September 11, 1997The monster Kinokoruge (Shroom in English) from Breath of Fire III is named after a kaiju from Choujin Barom 1.3


4Arrow L Ultraman19970911 September 11, 1997The design and techniques of the boss Stallion from Breath of Fire III references Ultraman.3


4Arrow L Jaws19970911 September 11, 1997Two scenes in Breath of Fire III are parodies of the classic "shark approaching" scene from Jaws.3


4Arrow L Little Shop of Horrors19980430 April 30, 1998The monster Audrey from Breath of Fire III is named after Audrey II from Little Shop of Horrors.3


5Arrow R Pocket Fighter19980611 June 11, 1998Characters from Breath of Fire III make cameo appearances in the PlayStation and Saturn ports of Pocket Fighter.1


5Arrow R SNK vs. Capcom19991021 October 21, 1999Characters from Breath of Fire are featured in SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters games.2


4Arrow L X-Men20000427 April 27, 2000The armor "Cyttoraks" (Psychometer in English) from Breath fo Fire IV is named after Cyttorak, the entity who gives power to X-Men villain Juggernaut.3


5Arrow R Capcom Black Jack2003 2003Capcom Black Jack features appearances of Nina from Breath of Fire III.1


5Arrow R Power Pro Kun Pocket2004122 December 2, 2004A character in Power Pro Kun Pocket 7 is named after Nina.3


5Arrow R Marvel vs. Capcom20111115 November 15, 2011Characters from Breath of Fire make cameo appearances in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.1


5Arrow R Dragon's Dogma20120522 May 22, 2012The list of generic monickers in Dragon's Dogma features "Bosch", "Nina" and "Momo" as possible monickers.2


5Arrow R Onimusha20120628 June 28, 2012Nina from Breath of Fire appears in Onimusha Soul.1


5Arrow R Minna to Series20121025 October 25, 2012Minna to Capcom All Stars and Street Fighter × All Capcom feature characters from Breath of Fire III.1


5Arrow R Ixion Saga20130119 January 19, 2013Episode 15 in Ixion Saga DT features masks based on Peco from Breath of Fire III.2


5Arrow R Blade Fantasia20130926 September 26, 2013Blade Fantasia features the Faerie race and magic spells from the Breath of Fire series.1


5Arrow R Dead Rising2014069 June 9, 2014Nina from Breath of Fire IV is featured as a costume for Annie Greene in Super Ultra Dead Rising 3' Arcade Remix Hyper Edition Ex Plus Alpha, along with her actual moves, while Dead Rising 4 features billboards and art books from Breath of Fire in its backgrounds.1


5Arrow R Mega Man20150729 July 29, 2015The world of Breath of Fire III is visited in Sonic and Megaman: Worlds Unite Part 10 - Justice Across Worlds, including appearances of Ryu, Nina, Momo, Honey, Peco, Garr and Rei; while a rescuable Reploid in Mega Man X6 is named after Nina from Breath of Fire and Breath of Fire 6 features special costumes of Mega Man, Roll, Volnutt and Tron Bonne.1


5Arrow R Sonic20150729 July 29, 2015The world of Breath of Fire III is visited in Sonic and Megaman: Worlds Unite Part 10 - Justice Across Worlds, including appearances of Ryu, Nina, Momo, Honey, Peco, Garr and Rei.1


4Arrow L Zero no Tsukaima20160328 March 28, 2016Breath of Fire 6 features several costumes and weapons of characters from Zero no Tsukaima, as well as a special story event with the actual characters.1


4Arrow L Kanpani Girls20160405 April 05, 2016Breath of Fire 6 features special costumes of Roze and Kamiyu and weapons from Kanpani Girls.2


4Arrow L Monster Hunter20160419 April 19, 2016Breath of Fire 6 features special hunter costumes from Monster Hunter Frontier G, while Frontier G featured costumes of Ryu and Nina from Breath of Fire III; later collaboration events include a Monster Hunter Explore armor set, Rathalos-based weapons, Felyne unlockable character and a special story event in Breath of Fire 6 and a costume set of Ryu and Nina from 6 in Monster Hunter Explore.1


4Arrow L Puella Magi Madoka Magica20160712 July 12, 2016Breath of Fire 6 features Madoka and Homura from Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Movie as part of a special story event, as well as costumes and weapons from the series.1


4Arrow L Resident Evil20160906 September 06, 2016Breath of Fire III enemies Yawn (Foul Weed in English) and Plant42 are named after monsters in Resident Evil, while Breath of Fire 6 features special costumes of Chris, Jill, HUNK and Claire.2


4Arrow L Devil May Cry20160913 September 13, 2016Breath of Fire 6 features special costumes of Dante, Trish, Vergil and Lady from Devil May Cry, as well as the special weapons Sparda and Force Edge.1


4Arrow L Darkstalkers20160927 September 27, 2016Breath of Fire 6 features special costumes of Morrigan, Demitri, Felicia and Donovan from Darkstalkers.2


5Arrow R The Knights of Avalon20181107 November 07, 2018Characters from several Breath of Fire games appear as cards in The Knights of Avalon as part of a Capcom limited promotion.2