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Ayane
 
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BIO:

Ayane is Kasumi's half sister and a ninja assassin who is destined to live in the shadow of Kasumi. An expert of Ninjitsu, her deadly fighting style has given her the nickname "Female Tengu." She joins in the Dead or Alive World Combat Championship as an assassin in pursuit of Kasumi. Raidou is her biological father. She is also a rival of Helena. Ayane was conceived when her mother Ayame was raped by Raidou, Ayane is the half-sister and cousin of both Hayate and Kasumi. Although mistreated in her youth, Ayane has worked hard to become one of the most powerful shinobi of her clan.

As a result of being conceived when Ayame, the wife of clan leader Shiden, was raped by Raidou; Shiden's older brother and the progenitor of the Mugen Tenshin's troubles, Ayane has been an outcast for majority of her childhood. Ayane was not raised by her mother but was taken in by Genra, the leader of the clan's Hajinmon sect out of pity and wasn't told who her true family was.

Unaware of the circumstances of her birth, Ayane and Kasumi became best friends while they were children, although neither of them knew that they were half-sisters. When Genra proposed that Ayane assisted him in his duties before the clan’s masters, Ayane met Hayate and the two started to form a close bond. From a young age, Ayane was trained to become a shinobi of the shadows, helping the clan from afar.

Later, Ayane learned the truth of her conception when Ayame admitted that she was her biological daughter and the half-sibiling cousin to both Hayate and Kasumi. Driven by her own anger at being cast out, Ayane devoted herself to honing her Hajinmon abilities beyond any other shinobi in the clan to prove that even she, the lowly "cursed child," could become something great. Ayane was consumed with bitterness and jealousy over the fact that Kasumi was treated like a princess while she was treated as an outcast, so their friendship withered even into their adolescence until adulthood.
  
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ORIGIN:
Dead or Alive

 
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OTHER APPEARANCES:
Dead or Alive 2, Dead or Alive 2: Hardcore, Dead or Alive 3, Dead or Alive 4, Dead or Alive 5, Dead or Alive 5: Ultimate, DOA5: Last Round, Dead or Alive: Dimensions, Dead or Alive 6

 
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Page Updated:  June 9th, 2019

I thought ninjas were supposed to be difficult to seeeeee.... Ayaneeeeee....... everybody and their mom's slow goat can clearly see you with your bright-ass purple hair & outfits. Most "anime style" ninja girls are rather monotonous in my opinion,...and Ayane is not an exception. In the early games, other than the fact that Tecmo gave her big boobs & purple hair, there was never anything particularly defining or exciting about her design IMO.

Ayane does a lot of spinning... spinning kicks, spinning punches, spinning everything. Someone who spins that much in a real fight would get clipped pretty bad. lol. Also, some of her harder-hitting moves that "start" long combos don't really make sense for the opponent to be stunned. Spinning kick to the chest? Uhh... in real martial arts, that's a MISS. :( Some combo starters in 3D fighting games make sense (since you'd be knocked out or stunned in real life), but some of Ayane's moves are an example of my gripes with DOA animation in general. Anyhow, in fairness... Ayane has some pretty cool alternate costumes, but she generally lacks depth. Also, too much purple. Give the purple a rest, Marie. ~Hank

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