SNK Studio has introduced another heroine of their fighting game King of Fighters XV. Athena Asamiya is well known to fans of the series, and now she is returning to battle again.

Athena Asamiya first appeared in the 1986 game Psycho Soldier. She later became the heroine of the fighting game series The King of Fighters as a member of Team Psycho Soldier, along with friend Xi Kensu and teacher Chin Genzai. She even had her own video game, Athena: Awakening from the Ordinary Life, released on PlayStation in 1999, but only in Japan.

Initially, Athena wore a school uniform and acted as a superstar schoolgirl. In King of Fighters XV, she joins forces with Maya Shiranui and Yuri Sakazaki, the three girls joining the Super Heroine team for the first time.

King of Fighters XV will hit PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and Xbox Series in early 2022.