Sabu is a main antagonist in the Kunio Kun Japanese video game series.


Nekketsu Kōha Kunio-kun/Renegade

Sabu is the leader of a Tokyo gang known as the Yakuza (Sanwakai, 三和会 in Japanese). He is responsible for harming the protagonist's friend Hiroshi. The protagonist, who is named Kunio, seeks vengeance. He is confronted by three other gangs during his search for Sabu. They are defeated and Kunio finds the Yakuza's headquarters. He infiltrates the building and confronts Sabu. During the battle, Sabu uses a gun (getting shot is an instant death) in an attempt to kill Kunio. Kunio, however, defeats Sabu and gets revenge for Hiroshi.

Kunio-tachi no Banka

Sabu once again returns as the main antagonist. He survived the previous battle and still retains his position as leader of the Yakuza. Sabu hires a man named Ken who resembles Kunio. Ken performs a hit and run accident to frame Kunio. The authorities jail Kunio for the accident but he manages to escape prison. The next day he is reunited with his girlfriend, Misako. They search Tokyo for information about the crime. Eventually, they encounter Sabu and Ken. Sabu reveals the truth before shooting Misako. She is taken to the hospital by the police who pardon Kunio after they discover the truth. They manage to locate Sabu's hideout and send Kunio. He enters the place and is forced to eliminate the Yakuza gangsters. Kunio finds a mansion and enters it. There, he encounters Ken yet again. This time, they engage in a battle. Ken dies right before the mansion starts to crumble. in the next room, Sabu just activated a self destruction. He is confronted by Kunio and is challenged to a rematch. Both of them fight but Sabu is defeated second time by the same teen. He dies in the destruction of his mansion. Kunio escapes and is reunited with Misako.

Super Dodge Ball (Neo Geo)

Sabu's third and latest appearance in Super Dodge Ball (known as Kunio no Nekketsu Dodgeball Densetsu in Japan) as a playable character.