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Ryo Hazuki

Ryo Hazuki the main character of the series.

Shenmue is an action-adventure and free-roam series by SEGA.

Games

  • Shenmue (December 29, 1999). Sega Dreamcast. Later released as a HD port for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
  • Shenmue II (September 6, 2001). Sega Dreamcast. Later released for the Xbox and as a HD port for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
  • Shenmue City (December 2010). Mobage and mobile phones.
  • Shenmue III (2019). Playstation 4 and PC.

There was also a MMORPG titled Shenmue Online in development during 2004/2005 for PC and Mac, but it was finally cancelled mid-development.

Link to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type


4Arrow L Afterburner19991229 December 29, 1999Afterburner is featured as a fully playable Arcade game and there's a Capsule Toy of the F14-XX within Shenmue and Shenmue II.2


4Arrow L Hang-on19991229 December 29, 1999Hang-on is featured as a fully playable Arcade game within Shenmue and Shenmue II.2


4Arrow L Outrun19991229 December 29, 1999Outrun is featured as a fully playable Arcade game within Shenmue and Shenmue II.2


4Arrow L Space Harrier19991229 December 29, 1999Space Harrier is featured as a fully playable Arcade game and a set of Capsule Toys within Shenmue and Shenmue II.2


4Arrow L Bonanza Bros.19991229 December 29, 1999The Bonanza Brothers appear as Capsule Toys in Shenmue and Shenmue II.2


4Arrow L Rent-A-Hero19991229 December 29, 1999Rent a Hero appears as a Capsule Toy in Shenmue and Shenmue II.2


4Arrow L Galaxy Force19991229 December 29, 1999The Try-Z from Galaxy Force appears as a Capsule Toy in Shenmue and Shenmue II.2


4Arrow L Fantasy Zone19991229 December 29, 1999Opa Opa and several enemies from Fantazy Zone appear as Capsule Toys in Shenmue and Shenmue II.2


4Arrow L Panzer Dragoon19991229 December 29, 1999The Solo Wing from Panzer Dragoon Zwei appears as a Capsule Toy in Shenmue and Shenmue II.2


4Arrow L Phantasy Star19991229 December 29, 1999Myau from Phantasy Star appears as a Capsule Toy in Shenmue and Shenmue II.2


4Arrow L Golden Axe19991229 December 29, 1999A Chicken Leg from Golden Axe appears as a Capsule Toy in Shenmue and Shenmue II.2


4Arrow L Ristar19991229 December 29, 1999Ristar appears as a Capsule Toy in Shenmue and Shenmue II.2


4Arrow L Alex Kidd19991229 December 29, 1999Alex Kidd appears as a Capsule Toy in Shenmue and Shenmue II.2


4Arrow L NiGHTS19991229 December 29, 1999NiGTHS appears as Capsule Toys in Shenmue and Shenmue II.2


4Arrow L Ridge Racer19991229 December 29, 1999The Hornet car from Ridge Racer appears as a Capsule Toy in Shenmue and Shenmue II.2


5Arrow R Virtua Cop20000302 March 02, 2000The Dreamcast port of Virtua Cop 2 features billboards with Shenmue artwork.2


5Arrow R Fur Fighters20000623 June 23, 2000Fur Fighters features a "Shenmoo" billboard parodying Shenmue.3


4Arrow L Virtual On20010903 September 03, 2001Several robots from Virtual On appears as Capsule Toys in Shenmue II.2


4Arrow L Outtrigger20010903 September 03, 2001Several characters from Outtrigger appear as Capsule Toys in Shenmue II.2


4Arrow L Power Jet Racing 200120010903 September 03, 2001Several characters from Power Jet Racing 2001 appear as Capsule Toys in Shenmue II.2


4Arrow L 18-Wheeler20010903 September 03, 2001Several characters from 18-Wheeler: American Pro Trucker appear as Capsule Toys in Shenmue II.2


5Arrow R NFL 2K20030903 September 03, 2003Ryo Hazuki from Shenmue is an unlockable player in ESPN NFL Football.1


5Arrow R Virtua Fighter20060712 July 12, 2006Shenmue was initially planned to be part of the Virtua Fighter series; Shenmue and Shenmue II feature Toy Capsules based on Virtua Fighter and Virtua Fighter Kids, while the Virtua Fighter 5 stage "Aurora" features the "MJQ" jazz bar from Shenmue in the background.1


5Arrow R Sonic20100223 February 23, 2010Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing features Ryo from Shenmue as a playable racer; additionally, Shenmue and Shenmue II feature Capsule Toys based on characters from Sonic and a Shenmue billboard can be seen in the "'90s Boulevard" stage from Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity.1


5Arrow R Sega Superstars20100223 February 23, 2010Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing features Ryo from Shenmue as a playable racer.1


5Arrow R Yakuza20100318 March 18, 2010There's a minor reference to Ryo Hazuki in Yakuza 4.3


5Arrow R Crazy Taxi20140407 April 07, 2014The mission "Shore Leave" from Crazy Taxi City Rush features a number of nods to Ryo's sailor search in Shenmue.3


5Arrow R Project X Zone20151112 November 12, 2015Project X Zone 2 features Ryo Hazuki from Shenmue.1


5Arrow R Kotodaman20180416 April 16, 2018Ryo Hazuki from Shenmue appears as a guest character in Kotodaman.1