May Lee Jinju

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Template:CharacterInfobox In this Korean name, the family name is Lee.

"May" Lee Jinju (Hangul: 이진주; Hanja: 李珍珠, li Jinju; Japanese: メイ・リー・ジンジュ, Mei Rī Jinju), usually referred to as just May Lee (メイ・リー), is a character who was introduced in The King of Fighters series. May is depicted as a perky teenager who fights for justice using Taekwondo. She is unique within The King of Fighters for her ability to change into a separate Hero Mode, in which she dons large gloves and a red scarf.


May Lee's main reason for creation was to please Korean KOF fans, in addition to Eolith desiring for a Korean fighter. Originally, May Lee started out as an "idol-like visual fighter", or more specifically, like a "Korean Athena." Although her final design was far from the original concept, Eolith was pleased with the end result. May Lee Jinju was named after from the person who was in charge of Eolith at the time.<ref></ref>


May Lee is very happy towards good people. She is very joyful, and her personality resembles that of Athena. Like Kim, May Lee has a very strong sense of justice, and will punish any evil being she encounters.


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  • Electric Punch - During her Hero Mode, she can deliver punches of electric energy.
  • Explosive Kick - During her Hero Mode, she can deliver exploding kicks.
  • Teleportation - During her super desperation move, she can be seen teleporting.

|-|Fighting Style= May Lee uses Taekwondo as her fighting style. She has another stance called Hero Mode. During her Hero Mode she plays a homage to tokusatsu-type characters, specifically Kamen Rider. </tabber>


  • Nerichagi - The King of Fighters 2001
  • Diet - The King of Fighters 2002
  • SHINING・BRAVE! - The King of Fighters 2002: Unlimited Match
  • Tame A Bad Boy - KOF All Star

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