Ryo Hazuki (芭月 涼 Hazuki Ryō?) is the main protagonist of the Shenmue series. He is a teenager who dropped out of high school to avenge his father's murder. He has appeared in two crossover games with Sonic the Hedgehog.

Game apperances

Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing

Ryo appears as a playable character in Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing, where he drives his friends motorcycle. He has also borrowed a Forklift Truck from his job which he can use with his All-Star move "Working Man". Ryo can actual have the forklift for an alternative vehicle, for those who preordered the game, but can be purchased for 320 Microsoftpoint.

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

Ryo appears as a playable character in Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, as purchasable DLC for the Steam release. His signature vehicle is an OutRun arcade cabinet, which can transform into the Hang-On and Space Harrier cabinets for the water and air respectively.

Character Series Vehicle DLC Vehicle All-Star Move All-Star Theme All-Star Move icon
Ryo Hazuki Shenmue

Naoyuki's Motorcycle - Harley-Davidson-style motorcycle borrowed from Ryo's friend Naoyuki.

Number 5 Forklift Truck - A forklift borrowed from Ryo's part-time job.

Working Man: Gets in his signature forklift and can toss opponents. (Or in forklift, shakes his fist, steps on the gas, and can toss opponents.) Earth and Sea - Shenmue All-star-ryo


At the young age of seven, Ryo was quite bratty. As Ryo got older, he became quite shy around girls after being teased for liking one by a friend.



Sonic figurine.





External links

  • Shenmue at Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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