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Cover for the DVD re-release version.

Street Fighter II: Yomigaeru Fujiwara-kyō (ストリートファイターII よみがえる藤原京 lit. Street Fighter II: Return to the Fujiwara Capital?), or Street Fighter II: A Revived Fujiwara-kyō - The Fighters Who Ran Through Time, is an anime educational short film and the quasi-sequel to Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie, given that it uses the same art-style from the former. It was released shortly after the anime film on March, 29, 1995 in Japan only.


From April to mid-May of 1995, an exhibition themed around Fujiwara, considered Japan's first real capital, took place in the Nara Prefecture of Japan, not far from Osaka. Capcom, a partner of the event, helped create a 20-minute anime documentary, which was screened at their booth at the "Romantopia Fujiwara kyo '95" exhibition on May 21st. This documentary was available only on VHS and sold only at the venue. The film shares the same art-style with Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie, but in a very similar, albeit rougher style. The animation is done by Japanese animation studio, Pierrot.[1]

For many years, it remained almost completely unknown, and was vaguely mentioned on two or three Japanese websites, acquiring the status of a "highly collectible" cult product. Luckily, this documentary was released on DVD to the market for the 15th anniversary of the Street Fighter series, making it more available to the foreign market, and is still rarely available in some stores.[2] As of now, VHS and some DVD copies are out of print and are no longer available in most stores, (though this is subject to change in the future).


In the prologue, Ryu, Ken and Chun-Li are invited to Japan by E. Honda to witness the sumo wrestler's newest move, but a chain of events results in the four of them being slipped back in time to Fujiwara, the ancient capital of Japan, 1,300 years ago due to a space-time storm suddenly caused by Kameishi. Ryu and Ken both end up separated from Chun-Li and Honda, and set out to find them, all the while Ken telling Ryu about the history of Fujiwara and time travel, while learning about Japanese history, as they experience the rise and fall of the capital in the rapid flow of time. They eventually locate Chun-Li and later Honda, and soon, the four are all sent back to present-day Japan.


  • Akio Ohtsuka as Ryu
  • Keiichi Nanba as Ken Masters
  • Daisuke Gouri as E. Honda
  • Michie Tomizawa as Chun-Li
  • Atsuko Mine as Praying Woman
  • Hisayoshi Izaki as Patient
  • Toshihiko Nakajima as Merchant
  • Masahito Kawanago
  • Matsuo Matsuo
  • Yuko Ikeda


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  • This is the first Street Fighter anime that has a time travel element.
  • The end credits of this film feature all four characters performing their favourite special moves.
  • Street Fighter II: Yomigaeru Fujiwara-kyō is the only Street Fighter film that does not have any battle scenes.
    • It is also the only film to not have a HD re-mastered or localized release, so far.
  • Like Street Fighter Alpha: The Animation and Generations, the film was not included as part of the Street Fighter 25th Anniversary - Collector's Set.
  • The film was bundled with the complete edition of the Street Fighter II: Ryu manga.
  • The DVD re-release includes an sketch gallery as a bonus feature, where you can view original character sketches - in a style reminiscent of Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie, given that their art style is similar to that film.
  • On June 15, 2021, and October 14, 2021 respectively, Taka Nakayama's Twitter Account, and the official Japanese Street Fighter Twitter Account both tweeted out posts releated to this film for it's 26th year.


See also[]

Street Fighter series
Video games (Full list)
Main games Street Fighter · Street Fighter II (Champion Editon · Hyper Fighting · Super · Turbo · Hyper · HD Remix · Ultra) · Street Fighter Alpha: Warriors' Dreams (Alpha 2 · Alpha 3) · Street Fighter III (2nd Impact · 3rd Strike) · Street Fighter IV (Super · Arcade Edition · Ultra) · Street Fighter V (Arcade Edition · Champion Edition)
Spinoffs Street Fighter EX (EX2 · EX3) · Street Fighter 2010 · Street Fighter: The Movie (Arcade version · Home version) · Street Fighter II: The Interactive Movie · Street Fighter: The Storytelling Game · Chun-Li ni makase China · Street Fighter: Puzzle Spirits · Street Fighter: Battle Combination · Super Street Fighter IV: PachiSlot Edition
Crossovers Marvel vs. Capcom series · SNK vs. Capcom series · Namco × Capcom series · Taisen Net Gimmick Capcom & Psikyo All Stars · Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo · Super Gem Fighter Mini Mix · Capcom Fighting All-Stars · Capcom Fighting Jam · Cannon Spike · Tatsunoko vs. Capcom · Street Fighter Online: Mouse Generation · Street Fighter × Mega Man · Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U · Street Fighter × All Capcom · Japan Sumo Cup: Yokozuna vs. Street Fighter · Puzzle Fighter · Super Smash Bros. Ultimate · TEPPEN
Compilations Street Fighter Anniversary Collection · Street Fighter Alpha Anthology · Street Fighter Collection · Street Fighter Collection 2 · Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection
Shared Universe Final Fight series · Slam Masters series · Rival Schools series · Captain Commando
Miscellaneous List of games · List of playable characters · List of non-playable characters
Other media
Film/Television Future Cops · Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie · Live-action film · Street Fighter II: Yomigaeru Fujiwara-kyō · Street Fighter II V (List of episodes) · US TV series (List of episodes) · Street Fighter Alpha: The Animation · Street Fighter Alpha: Generations · Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li · Street Fighter IV: The Ties That Bind · Super Street Fighter IV OVA · Street Fighter - Round One: Fight! · Balrog: Behind the Glory · Street Fighter: Legacy · Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist · Street Fighter: World Warrior · Matador · Street Fighter: Resurrection
Comics Street Fighter II (manga) · Street Fighter Gaiden · Street Fighter (UDON) (Legends: Chun-Li · Legends: Ibuki · Issue 0 · Street Fighter IV Issue 2 · The Life and Death(s) of Charlie Nash · Street Fighter vs. Darkstalkers) · Street Fighter Alpha (manga) · Sakura Ganbaru! · Cammy Gaiden · World Warrior Encyclopedia (Hardcover) · Ryu Final · Street Fighter Zero (HK comic) · Street Fighter (Brazilian comic series) · Street Fighter Zero (Brazilian comic) · EX2 Plus (comic) · Street Fighter (Malibu comic) (Issue 1 · Issue 2 · Issue 3)