Kunio (くにお?) Is the protagonist of the Kunio-kun video game series. Kunio serves as the guardian of Nekketsu High School against rival schools and is the captain of his school's Dodgeball team, although he excels at other sports (such as soccer and hockey). Kunio first appears in the original Kunio-kun, where he is described as a second year student at Nekketsu High School (in the Downtown Nekketsu sub-series, he is described as a third year student, establishing a loose continuity between later games). His surname is never revealed. However, the upcoming live-action movie and television series reveal his last name as Fu'unji. In some games (such as Nekketsu Hockey Bu and Baseball Monogatari), he is the only student at Nekketsu to wear an all-white uniform, while at other games everyone at Nekketsu wears white. In the localized versions, he is known as a nameless vigilante in Renegade (Mr. K in the NES version), Sam in Super Dodge Ball, Alex in River City Ransom and some of its ports, and "Crash" Cooney in Crash 'n the Boys: Street Challenge. While the protagonist of the series, Kunio also later became Technōs Japan's main mascot, appearing on the company's logo in several games and television commercials. Kunio is voiced by Ryō Horikawa in most of games, and while in Dodgeball Bu: CD Soccer Hen, voiced by Hiroyuki Satō.
Powers and Stats
Name: Kunio (he is known as a nameless vigilante in Renegade (Mr. K in the NES version), Sam in Super Dodge Ball, Alex in River City Ransom and some of its ports, and "Crash" Cooney in Crash 'n the Boys: Street Challenge).
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Strength, Speed, Durability, Endurance and Agility.
Attack Potency: Street level
Speed: Superhuman, possibly Subsonic (can speed blitz multiple thugs).
Lifting Strength: Above Average Human
Striking Strength: Street Class
Durability: Wall level (can survive being hit by multiple vehicles).
Standard Equipment: Nothing.
Weaknesses: None known.