Netizens: What should be Josie Rizal's finishing move?
Alixandra Caole Vila (philstar.com) - March 29, 2015 - 10:39pm

MANILA, Philippines - Over the weekend, Bandai Namco Games held a special event to introduce their newest Tekken 7 characters, one of which is of Filipino descent - Josie Rizal.

The character is a homage to Philippines's national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal. According to reports, Tekken project head Katsuhiro Harada consulted Mark “MarkMan” Julio, Mad Catz's community manager who has Filipino blood, about the character's traits,  including her name.

Alongside Josie are Jin Kazama and Devil Jin who will be returning to Tekken 7.

Sneak peek of the characters in action were released by tekkenchannel on Sunday. As seen on the trailer, Josie is wearing a skimpy gold midriff and a blue skirt paired with gold gladiator sandals. She is also accessorized with gold earrings, bracelets and a red headband. 

The topic "Josie Rizal" quickly became a trending topic on Twitterverse Sunday up to this writing. Reactions from the Netizens include praises, amusement and curiosity about the character. Moreover, people also shared their suggestions about the character's possible "Pinoy-like" finishing moves. Here are some of their hilarious suggestions:

And of course, social media would not be complete without Josie Rizal memes:

Meanwhile, not everyone is amused by the character's creation, saying that the character is a sign of disrespect to the hero:

Nothing will make Josie Rizal should speak in Filipino and should have a finishing move that relates to his novels.

Josie specializes in "eskrima and kick boxing." She is yet to have a release date on when she will be launched in the game.

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