Are there women street fighters?


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The "Street Fighter" series features many female fighters. Chun-Li and Cammy were the first females to appear in the games, and Rant Lifestyle ranks them both among the 25 greatest "Street Fighter" characters ever.

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Chun-Li was not only the first female street fighter but also the first female to appear in any one-on-one fighting game. She is an Interpol officer and expert martial artist of Chinese nationality. Her name is Mandarin, meaning ���spring beauty.��� Her most famous attack is the Hyakuretsukyaku, popularly called the "lightning kick." In this move, she quickly kicks her opponent repeatedly from a leaning stand. Chun-Li made her first appearance in ���Street Fighter II��� in 1991.

Cammy, the second female character to appear on the series, became a part of the "Street Fighter" games in 1993. "Street Fighter" introduced Cammy as a part of four new challengers in ���Super Street Fighter II.��� Of English nationality, Cammy is an MI6 operative for the British government, and her nickname is Killer Bee. Cammy fights in the Shadaloo style.

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