Street Fighter V Roster Adds Rainbow Mika, Check out Her Gameplay Trailer

August 27, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

Just a few weeks after Capcom unveiled Vega for Street Fighter V, they’ve now announced that Rainbow Mika will be joining the roster of fighters.

Previously only appearing in Street Fighter Alpha 3, Rainbow Mika, a flamboyant young wrestler who idolizes Zangief, will use a variety of high-flying moves. Additionally, her wrestling tag-team partner, Nadeshiko, will assist in the fight:

By calling Nadeshiko at the right time using R. Mika’s V-Trigger ability, you’ll be able to setup sneaky attacks and punishing command grab mix-ups that are sure to knock the stuffing out of your opponent. Players who enjoy close-combat guessing games and striking fear into the hearts of opponents will find R. Mika an absolute delight to play.

Here’s what you need to know about R. Mika’s V-Skill and V-Trigger:

V-Skill: Mic Performance

R. Mika pulls out her trusty microphone and gives a heart-pumping monologue to the crowd. The longer the buttons are held down, the more powerful her normal and special throws become!

During her monologue state, she is able to absorb one hit from the opponent and can also cancel the speech at any time by letting go of the buttons, causing her to fling the mic at the opponent.

V-Trigger: Nadeshiko (3 Variations)

Now this is wrestling! Depending on the direction held during the V-Trigger activation, R. Mika’s faithful tag-team partner will deliver a surprising, high flying attack at the opponent from different angles: neutral (body splash from above), hold back (dropkick from the front), hold forward (dropkick from behind).

The different variations keep opponents guessing and afraid to hit buttons, perfectly setting up R. Mika’s damaging command throws.

If you’re attending PAX Prime this weekend in Seattle, R. Mike will be playable in Capcom’s booth.

Street Fighter V is scheduled for release on PlayStation 4 and PC in Spring 2016. If you’ve pre-ordered SFV, the beta restarts tomorrow.

[Source: Capcom Unity]