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Subject: Re: What does 'Zanretsu' mean
Author: Mike C   (Authenticated as Mike C)
Date: May 7, 2002 at 12:01:26 AM
Reply to: What does 'Zanretsu' mean by Hiroshi Zanrertsu
According to several websites for the video game King of Fighters, the phrase Zanretsu Ken translates to "Momentary Violence Fist".
(for example,

The Japanese translation software I use does not list "ken" as meaning either momentary, violence, or fist. The closest translation I saw was "sword". However, Japanese games are notorious for having terrible English translations when they are brought to North America.

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