Tekken 7
Tekken 7
Tekken 7


Kuma means bear in Japanese. And that is pretty much everything you need to know about Kuma. Well, he is also very much in love with Panda, the pet panda of Ling Xiaoyu. Kuma is a well-meaning bear in the Tekken universe. A goofy fluffy full of love figures.Know more


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Character abilities


Combo Damage


Wall Carry

Throw Game


Kuma is the son of Kuma, who was a personal pet and bodyguard for Heihachi Mishima. Kuma, son, continues on this line of work after the first King of Iron Fist Tournament. Kuma's aim in life is to defeat Paul Phoenix after seeing him on TV.

But he would lose to Paul, leading Kuma to realize he had lost touch with his natural self and that as long as he was Heihachi's pet, his power would be limited. Thus he set off to Hokkaido to be in tune with his nature. While training, he would see a new King of Iron Fist tournament taking place and set off to compete in it.

Although he had finally achieved victory over Paul, Kuma learned that his former master Heihachi had died, and soon after, Mishima Zaibatsu was in danger. Thus, he joined the fifth King of Iron Fist tournament. Kuma would be defeated and then discarded to the outskirts of Hokkaido. Still determined to protect Mishima Zaibatsu and avenge Heihachi's death, he joined the next King of Iron Fist Tournament.

After being defeated again, the Tekken force found him and reconnected him with Heihachi Mishima, who he presumed dead. Kuma would then join the Tekken force and bolster their ranks by going on missions across the globe.

First Appearance: Kuma’s father, Tekken 1 December 1994, Kuma, Tekken 3 march 1997


  • Paul Phoenix
  • Jin Kazama

Allies & Family

  • Kuma I, his father
  • Heihachi Mishima, master
  • Panda, romantic interest