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Boman Delgado (ボーマン・デルガド Bōman Derugado) is a fighting game character in the Rival Schools series of 3D fighting games.

Biography Edit


Despite the fact that he is still a student, Boman acts far ahead of his age. He is a devout Christian who never misses Sunday Masses. As a person who dislikes violence, he is aware of his own size and strength. After any unavoidable fight, he silently prays to God for forgiveness.


Rival Schools: United By FateEdit

Like Roy and Tiffany, Boman also hails from the United States and is a Pacific High student. With a non-violent nature, he is training to be a preacher. Boman joins Roy and Tiffany in their investigation of the kidnappings, albeit reluctantly due to his non-violent nature. He too is captured and brainwashed by Justice High, and eventually freed by the Taiyo High students. In his ending, this act inspires Boman, he stays in Japan to better understand Japanese culture and bridge the difference between Japan and the US, Roy and Tiffany supports him before leaving back to the United States. Later, he was seen with Batsu, Hinata, Natsu and Gan making a fund-raising campaign. The group are afraid of Boman's strict actions.

Project JusticeEdit

Boman is the central character of the Pacific High story, having set out to find the person responsible for disrupting an inter-school athletic competition. He is joined in the investigation by two Taiyo High students, Ran and Chairperson, and later his classmates Roy and Tiffany. After the incident, Boman and Roy begin to have a fistfight much to Tiffany's dismay as it turns out that it was an intense fist bump. Roy tells him that he and Tiffany are going back to the United States and tells him to take care of things in Pacific High School. Thereafter, he was seen with Chairperson and Ran waving goodbye outside the airport when the plane that Roy and Tiffany rides just passed through.

Gameplay Edit

Some of Boman's moves introduce Christian imagery, mostly crosses when utilizing his boxing fighting style. This is due to the fact that he is training to be a preacher. His throws and his team-up assist are based on wrestling.

Special MovesEdit

  • God Rush (ゴッドラッシュ) - Boman does rushing punches. The last punch knocks the opponent into the ground.
  • God Defense (ゴッドディフェンス) - Boman moves forward or backward, depending on what direction the player steers the joystick. His upper body becomes invulnerable; even Batsu's Super Guts Bullet will not hit him. This is also the prerequisite to doing either the God Straight or God Upper.
  • God Straight (ゴッドストレート) - Done immediately after God Defense. Boman delivers a straight punch that knocks the opponent backwards into a random obstacle in the field, scoring a bonus hit.
  • God Upper (ゴッドアッパー) - Done immediately after God Defense. Boman delivers a devastating uppercut that sends the opponent flipping backwards.
  • God Hook (ゴッドフック) - Boman does one or two punches, depending on the punch button pressed in the button combination. Both versions knock the opponent away from him.
  • God Lariat (ゴッドラリアット) - Boman executes a fast, spinning lariat. Can be done only in the air.

Burning Vigor AttacksEdit

  • Heaven's Rush (ヘヴンズラッシュ) - Boman punches the opponent three times, the last two punches 'crucifying' the opponent on a fiery cross.
  • Heaven's Cross (ヘヴンズクロス) - A more powerful version of the God Lariat. Can also be used in the air.

Team-Up TechniqueEdit

  • Double Power Buster (Wパワーバスター) - The active character sends the opponent high into the air, where he/she and Boman grab the opponent and deliver a powerful backbreaker upon landing on the ground.

Party-Up TechniqueEdit

  • Boman does the Triple Heaven's Cross.

Trivia Edit

  • The following details on Boman's life is as described.
    • Aside from praying, Boman is also good at cooking.
    • He is good at theology and philosophy, but fares poorly in mathematics and science.
    • He is part of a choir, and works as a church volunteer every Sunday.
  • Boman, Roy and Tiffany are the only non-Japanese playable characters in the Rival Schools games.
  • He is one of the two characters in Rival Schools to be voiced by Takashi Nagasako, the other one is Gan. He is also the voice actor of Darun Mister of the Street Fighter EX series.

Gallery Edit

References Edit

Rival Schools Characters
Rival Schools: United by Fate Akira · Batsu · Boman · Daigo · Edge · Gan · Hayato
Hideo · Hinata · Hyo · Kyoko · Kyosuke · Natsu
Raizo · Roberto · Roy · Sakura · Shoma · Tiffany
Nekketsu Seisyun Nikki 2 Nagare · Ran
Project Justice Chairperson · Kurow · Momo · Yurika · Zaki