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Street Fighter 5 is bringing back pro wrestler R. Mika

Michael McWhertor is a journalist with more than 17 years of experience covering video games, technology, movies, TV, and entertainment.

Professional wrestler Rainbow Mika, who made her debut in Capcom's fighting game franchise with Street Fighter Alpha 3, is coming back for Street Fighter 5, Capcom announced today. And this time, she brought a tag-team partner.

In Street Fighter 5, R. Mika can get a tag-team assist from her partner Nadeshiko as part of her V-Trigger special move.

"By calling Nadeshiko at the right time using R. Mika's V-Trigger ability, players will be able to set up sneaky attacks and punishing command grab mix-ups that are sure to deliver devastating amounts of damage," Capcom said in a press release. "Players who enjoy putting on a stunning display of fear-inducing close-combat guessing games will find R. Mika a colorful and rewarding way to play."

Depending on the input direction players choose for R. Mika's V-Trigger, Nadeshiko will deliver either a body splash from above, a dropkick from the front or a dropkick from behind. You can see examples of those tag-team attacks in the video above and gallery below.

R. Mika's V-Skill special move sees her whip out a microphone and deliver a monologue to the crowd, boosting her attacks. The longer players monologue (by holding down the buttons), the more powerful her attack boost will be.

Street Fighter 5 is scheduled to hit PlayStation 4 and Windows PC in 2016.