Out of ideas, SNK?
:( Time to do what so many other companies have done: Clone a loved and
respected design from the franchise. :( Sometimes that can result in a pretty
cool character, but Yumeji is a bit under-inspired.
Yumeji is a blatant sprite clone of
Ukyo (and mind you, she was cloned after a sprite that was
nearly 8 years old). -__- After reading her storyline, it makes sense why she's a clone
design, but still... some clone designs are just hard to accept. Even so, she
can actually pass as a somewhat "cool" character and isn't quite as
bad as some other clones from the series (like that's saying much?). Her overall
appearance, persona and fighting style do seem to work... and her ultra long
ponytail is cool, too. Even so, Yumeji doesn't really have many unique animations of her own... and it appears she's got Shang
to morph into other characters during her special moves (yet another 'cheap'
part of her design). Booooooo. Nice try "female Ukyo" ...could've been