Juli as she appears in Street Fighter Alpha 3.
|Height||5' 4 ½" (164 cm)|
|Weight||108 lbs (49 kg)|
|Fighting style||Shadaloo Elite Forces Training|
|Likes||M. Bison (formerly) , World Domination (formerly), Juni|
|Dislikes||M. Bison, Shadaloo|
|Rival(s)||T. Hawk, Cammy|
|Moveset||Cannon Spike, Axle Spin Knuckle, Sniping Arrow, Hooligan Suplex|
|First game||Street Fighter Alpha|
|English voice actor(s)||Michelle Ruff (Super Street Fighter IV OVA)|
|Japanese voice actor(s)||Akiko Komoto (Street Fighter Alpha 3, Namco X Capcom)|
Sachiko Kojima (Super Street Fighter IV OVA)
Juli (ユーリ, Yūri), whose real name is Julia, is a video game character from the Street Fighter series. She made her debut, along with her partner Juni, in Street Fighter Alpha 3 as a brainwashed female assassin belonging to M. Bison's Elite Guard, The Dolls. Her name is German for the month July.
Juli is similar in her build to Cammy, albeit with a rather more busty figure. Her hair is styled into a bun at the back, with long, thick bangs at the front. She wears the Shadaloo Doll uniform, like Juni: a tight navy blue thong leotard with an open back, a small yellow tie attached to the front, a navy blue cap, navy blue tights, red gauntlets and black boots. On her left arm she wears a brown armband.
In the arcade version of Street Fighter Alpha 3, Juli and Juni are a pair of sub-bosses whom the player face prior to the final battle against M. Bison. The player faces Juli and Juni at the same time in a two-on-one fight similar to the Dramatic Battle mode in the original Street Fighter Alpha. The two characters are unlockable in the arcade version, but they have no storyline in the actual game.
Design-wise, the characters are actually head-swaps of Cammy (who previously appeared in Street Fighter Alpha 2 Gold and X-Men vs. Street Fighter), with the explanation given that Cammy belongs to the same unit as Juli and Juni. However, the characters have their own special and super techniques. They are the only members of Bison's Elite Guard (aside from Cammy) to appear as playable characters in-game.
When Alpha 3 was ported to home consoles, the designers made Juli and Juni part of the default roster and gave both characters their individual storylines and endings, with Juli assigned to track down Cammy and Juni assigned to track down Ryu.
All of the Dolls were teenage girls of around 16 years old who were captured by Shadaloo and brainwashed to be M. Bison's assassins and bodyguards. They were completely loyal to Bison and acted and talked like robots and they were high-ranking members in Shadaloo, only lower than Bison and the other Grand Masters: Balrog, Vega and Sagat. One of them, Juli, was originally a girl named Julia from T. Hawk's tribe, whom T. Hawk searches for in his storyline. The designers of the home versions originally intended for Noembelu, a non-playable member of the Dolls, to be the girl that T. Hawk searches for, but Juli was used for this role instead.
After her kidnapping, Hawk vowed to find her. Eventually, one of the Dolls broke free from Bison's mind control, apparently with help from Dhalsim, and Juli was assigned to track her down and eliminate her. Cammy resisted and defeated both Juli and Juni, eventually breaking their mind control.
When Bison appeared, they collectively attacked him. Bison informed Cammy that she was his genetically altered clone, and that if he died, she and the other Dolls would die as well. Cammy fought against his psychic probing and rescued the Dolls from this fate with the Psycho Drive. Cammy led the Dolls out the Shadaloo base but the brainwashing was still partially in effect and although they did not die, they fell unconscious, rendering all the Dolls in an amnesiac state. Cammy was later found by Vega and taken to the Delta Red H.Q.
In T. Hawk's ending, Rose tells Hawk that Juli is now a shell of her former self, but that she will tell Hawk where Julia is if he insists. Following Rose's directions, Hawk finds Juli in a near-catatonic state in a cabin in the wilderness, being cared for by an elderly couple. As Hawk draws near, Julia shows no sign of recognition and continues to stare into space.
- Juli and Juni appears in the crossover game Namco x Capcom released only in Japan. At one point in this game, Juli almost regains her memory by saying, "I am... Juli... a... ? Hawk..." right before her demise, due to the full effect of her mind control.
- Both Juli and Juni made a cameo appearance in M. Bison's ending for SNK vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos.
- Both Juli and Juni appear as character cards in SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters Clash.
- Juli appears in a billboard, along with Juni, Cammy and Enero (dressed as stewardess) in a background stage for Street Fighter X Tekken. Tekken character Christie Monteiro also has Juli's outfit as her Swap Costume.
In UDON's Street Fighter II comics, Juli is still sought after by T. Hawk, along with Noembelu. Here, she is the daughter of a German doctor who provided care for the Thunderfoot Tribe. The doctor was found murdered, and Juli disappeared.
In Street Fighter II Turbo #12, it shows that Juli is freed of her mind control, and sets out to restore the Thunderfoot village, along with T. Hawk and Noembelu.
- Juli's hairstyle is very similar to that of Street Fighter EX character Blair Dame.
- Juli is one of the eleven playable Street Fighter characters who are in a romantic relationship or are married.
- In her appearance in SNK vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos, her name was mispelled as Juri, not to be confused with a character later introduced in the series also named Juri.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Scan of Juli's page from UDON's Street Fighter World Warrior Encyclopedia (also visible in the gallery)
- ↑ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NovM20o7Cg
|Street Fighter Alpha Characters|
|Adon – Akuma (Shin) – Balrog – Birdie – Blanka – Cammy – Charlie – Chun-Li – Cody – Dan – Dee Jay – Dhalsim – E. Honda – Eagle – Evil Ryu – Fei Long – Gen – Guile – Guy – Ingrid – Juli – Juni – Karin – Ken – M. Bison (Final) – Maki – R. Mika – Rolento – Rose – Ryu – Sagat – Sakura – Sodom – T. Hawk – Vega – Zangief|