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Chin from The King of Fighters XIV
|Full name||Chin Gentsai|
|Birthdate||April 27; 88 years old (KOF '94), 89 years old (KOF series)|
|Height||164 cm (5' 5")|
|Weight||53 kg (117 lbs)|
|Family/Relatives||Wife, Bao (adoptive son), Lei-len (granddaughter), children (never seen or heard of)|
|Job/Occupation||Martial arts master|
|Hobbies||Mah-jong, taking naps|
|Favorite food||Lemon-marinated salmon, fried rice with lettuce, etc.|
|Forte in sports||Walking, yo-yos|
|Fighting style||All types of Chinese Kung Fu (mainly uses the Drunken Fist)|
In this Chinese name, the family name is Chin.
Chin Gentsai (鎮 元斎, Chin Gensai; pinyin: Zhèn Yuánzhāi) is one of the original members of the Psycho Soldier Team, which first appeared in The King of Fighters '94. His character's age and fighting style were considered to be essential for the series when developers were selecting fighters for the roster. He is most likely modeled on Yuen Siu Tien's character in the martial arts film, Drunken Master. His official nickname is The Drunken Fist Master.
He is the elderly mentor to Athena Asamiya, Sie Kensou, and Bao, who instructs them to better harness their psychic powers (or Psycho Powers as it is dubbed by SNK) in the mountains of China. Chin teaches them in preparations for "the worst case scenario of oncoming evil" and uses the tournaments as a way of training his disciples. For a time, he was skeptic that their fame won in the tournaments crippled his students' determination and wanted to continue their secluded lifestyle. However, they convince him otherwise and has since believed in his students.
Things take a turn for the worse with the introduction of the Dragon Spirit between Bao and Kensou, with Chin having suspicions on the cause of its emergence. Although both boys were weakened because of the spirit, the old master entered them in the tournament in an attempt to recover their strength. He eventually pulls the team out of competition in 2003 to observe the matter thoroughly, asking K' and Maxima to investigate the tournament in his place for activity. During the year of the team's absence, he extensively trains Kensou's budding psycho powers -which were regained mysteriously after 2001- to be normal again. Prior to the KOF XIII tournament, he became e-mail and cellphone buddies with Kula Diamond, which is humorously mistaken by Kensou to be a secret love affair. Chin asks Kula to enter the tournament with K' once more, calling the young man out of curiosity to gauge his reaction.
Despite his vast knowledge and experience, he is often drinking alcohol or already drunk. He will however sober up long enough to fight when needed. He is also an old acquaintance of Tung Fu Rue.
- Fire Breath - By drinking liquor, Chin can blow a stream of fire from his mouth.
- Fire Body - Also by drinking liquor, Chin can encase his body in flames.
- Psycho Soldier "K.O.F. Version" - The King of Fighters 94, 2002
- Senritsu no Dora - The King of Fighters 95, The King of Fighters '98, The King of Fighters '98: Ultimate Match (the latter two in arrange versions)
- Psycho Soldier Remix '96 - The King of Fighters '96
- Shin! Senritsu no Dora - The King of Fighters '98, The King of Fighters '98: Ultimate Match (the latter two in original arcade versions)
- Psycho Sonic Trip ~Dance at the Paddy Field~ - The King of Fighters '99
- Will - The King of Fighters 2000
- Psychic Guys - The King of Fighters 2001
- Purity Soldiers - The King of Fighters XIII
- Pure ~At Good Old Days~ The King of Fighters XIII (when the music is set to "Type B", console version only, shared with Athena Asamiya and Sie Kensou)
- tachi bou ke -Instrumental- - The King of Fighters XIV
- In Spite of One’s Age ~Ver.Immortal~ - The King of Fighters 2002: Unlimited Match
- Toshikazu Nishimura - The King of Fighters '94~2002
- Matsuo Matsuo - The King of Fighters XII~XIII
- Shintaro Tanaka - The King of Fighters XIV
- Josh Keller - The King of Fighters XII (English voice)
- The King of Fighters '94
- The King of Fighters '95
- The King of Fighters '96
- The King of Fighters '97
- The King of Fighters '98
- The King of Fighters '99
- The King of Fighters 2000
- The King of Fighters 2001
- The King of Fighters 2002
- The King of Fighters Neowave
- The King of Fighters 98: Ultimate Match
- The King of Fighters EX: Neo Blood - as a striker for the Psycho Soldier Team
- The King of Fighters XII
- The King of Fighters 2002: Unlimited Match
- The King of Fighters XIII
- The King of Fighters XIV
- CR The King of Fighters
- Athena On Stage - event character
- Metal Slug Defense (unlockable)
- The King of Fighters 2003 - in the K' Team's backstory
- The King of Fighters XI - during the Psycho Soldier team's ending
- KOF: Maximum Impact 2 - background cameo
- The King of Fighters (pachinko)
- The King of Fighters 2