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Heihachi Mishima VS Geese Howard is the 143rd episode of Death Battle, featuring Heihachi Mishima from the Tekken series and Geese Howard from the Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series in a battle between tournament-funding fighting game businessmen. Heihachi was voiced by Yoshi Amao and Geese was voiced by Brent Mukai.

Interlude

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Wiz & Boomstick
by Brandon Yates
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Wiz: Heihachi Mishima, billionaire megalomaniac behind the King of the Iron Fist.

Boomstick: And Geese Howard, karate kingpin behind the King of Fighters.

Wiz: These two ruthless businessmen are as talented at martial arts...

Boomstick: ...as they are terrible at being dads, but whose fury will prove the most fatal?

We cut to Wiz and Boomstick.

Boomstick: He's Wiz and I'm Boomstick.

Wiz: And it's our job to analyze their weapons, armor, and skills to find out who would win... a Death Battle.

Heihachi Mishima

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Road Warriors
by Christopher James Goulstone & David Knott
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Wiz: The Mishima Zaibatsu is a multi-national conglomerate so powerful, it can field armies massive enough to conduct world wars. Its leader is the enigmatic martial arts master, Heihachi Mishima. His goal: World domination.

Boomstick: This dude treats male pattern baldness like an extreme sport. He taught his super-intelligent bear best friend karate, and if he doesn't like you, he'll strap you to a rocket ship and launch you into space. He's like a Kung Fu Wolverine Elon Musk.

Wiz: He's... well, he sure is something, alright.

Boomstick: The words you're looking for here are "ruthless" and "bastard", Wiz. Heihachi didn't like how his dad Jinpachi, who looks like the Charizard to his Charmeleon, was runnin' the family business. So he locked him in a basement to die and get possessed by a demon.

Wiz: Heihachi built the Mishima Zaibatsu into the largest military developer in the world, and believe it or not, he's also a family man with a wife and child.

Boomstick: Sucks he had to kill his new baby mama with his bare hands after she got possessed by a demon, too. A different demon.

Wiz: This was the Devil Gene, and it would prove to be Heihachi's greatest adversary for the rest of his life. Fearing his son Kazuya had inherited this gene and its terrifying demonic power, he did what any loving, supportive father would do.

Boomstick: Toss his bitch-ass off a cliff. If he climbed back up, it meant he was a devil. If he didn't, that meant he was A-OK... except for being dead.

Wiz: Which is basically what medieval peasants did to witches. The Mishima are... old-fashioned. Now truly alone, without love or family holding him back, Heihachi could focus on one thing: power.

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Nine Lives
by Jonathan Lloyd & Nathan Coen
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Boomstick: And not just the kind that lets ya finance a satellite in order to kick family members you don't like out of it, but the punchy, kicky kind, too.

Wiz: Heihachi is a practitioner of Mishima Style Fighting Karate, based on real-life Gōjū-ryū, also known as "hard soft style".

Boomstick: He he he, oh, that's too easy, even for me, Wiz. Gōjū-ryū combines hard-striking kicks and punches with open hand circular techniques for grapples, takedowns, and throws.

Wiz: Heihachi's fighting style is aggression personified, with such techniques as the Dragon Uppercut, Flash Punch Combo, and Demon Scissors.

Boomstick: And if he really wanted to, he could impale you on one of his hair horns. Maybe.

Wiz: Heihachi has even mastered the use of ki, or spirit energy, to manifest lightning, like in his classic Electric Wind God Fist. His ki can even enhance his physicality to frankly absurd levels.

Boomstick: Like the time he caught a bullet in his mouth! I'd say that's crazy, but he did the same thing to a tomahawk before shattering it with his teeth! How much of that blade did he swallow? Dude must've gave his b-hole braces.

Wiz: Or the time he got dogpiled by a bunch of Russian androids called Jacks, which all self destructed, annihilating the temple he was in.

Boomstick: Yeah, he got up a bit later, infuriated, I'm sure, by the world's audacity to declare him dead from such a paltry wound.

Wiz: Other Jack models were strong enough to destroy a six mile wide apocalyptic asteroid, and survive being blasted by a satellite laser.

Boomstick: By takin' a look at the size of the blast, compared to the height of the clouds, this laser was packin' around 1.6 megatons of TNT. And Heihachi can tear through the newest Jack models like that hatchet must've tore through his...

Wiz: Boomstick!

Boomstick: Can't stop thinkin' about it, Wiz. Either end that's comin' out of, it's not gonna be good.

Wiz: Ugh, after decades of dominance, Heihachi finally hosted the King of Iron Fist Tournament.

We cut to Wiz and Boomstick.

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Bloody Fight
by Michael Alan Raphael
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Boomstick: And who should show up to the fight but his son Kazuya for the salty runback? All grown up and definitely not dead by cliff. Aw man, what I wouldn't give to beat the shit outta my dad and toss his ass off a cliff. Probably what Elon Musk's son will do after he finds out what his dad named him.

We see an article with the baby's former name, "X Æ A-12", appear on the Death Battle Lab's monitor.

Boomstick: Uh, that! Man, he and Heihachi are kinda similar; he launches rockets, he's super rich and weird, and I don't even wanna think about Heihachi with a Twitter account.

Wiz: Well, except for the whole martial arts thing. Musk is just some pasty, lazy...

A video of Musk from The Joe Rogan Experience appears on the monitor.


Elon: I did, uh, taekwondo, I did, uh, karate, Kyokushinkai...


Boomstick: Aw man, he's been Heihachi all along, and that means his son IS Kazuya! Someone keep their eye on 'em in case he throws him off a cliff! But hey, Muskie, if you ever host a King of Iron Tesla Tournament, gimme a call.

We cut back to the analysis.

Wiz: Despite his humiliating defeat, Heihachi returned to battle his son once again, and this time, tossed him into a volcano. These people really have a fetish for this one particular type of execution, especially considering it never works!

Boomstick: Beating his son ain't too shabby, considering Kaz is one of the strongest fighters in the entire world, even without the Devil Gene, which, surprise, turns him into a goddamn demon. He can fire laser beams fast enough to hit a satellite in a fraction of a second. And yes, this is the same satellite we keep bringing up.

Wiz: Measuring how far Kazuya was from the satellite, his forehead laser would have to be moving at just over 1% the speed of light.

Boomstick: And the Hach-meister was fast enough to intercept this same beam in order to save Kazuya's life from his evil devil self. Maybe he had a change of heart.


Kazuya smirks and he uses Heihachi as a human shield.


Boomstick: Oh, um, oh no... okay! Or I could be wrong. Not after that. Man, they really hate each other. Even Heihachi's grandson Jin got in on the action. Three generations of Mishima men bonding over throwing each other off cliffs.

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The Last Commandment
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Wiz: After living a life consumed by hatred, the drive for power, and... that, Heihachi reunited with Kazuya for one last battle to the death, and shed a single tear at his son's complete transformation into a monster.

Boomstick: Aww, he did care! Maybe all of that crazy, Bond villain bluster was just a façade for the heartbreak he suffered at destroying his own family and creating a cycle of violence, as so many fathers have before him... Dad.

Wiz: He fought Kazuya as he lived: a man. No cyborg enhancements, no Devil Gene, no... whatever Yoshimitsu is. Heihachi fought his literal demons with nothing more than his stubborn, egomaniacal refusal to give up until he could stand no longer.

Boomstick: Those who live by the volcano die by the volcano. Well, at least until he magically comes back in the next game. And when he does, he'll be determined as always to rule the world with a Tekken!

Wiz: Don't you mean "Iron Fist"... oh goddamn it, Boomstick...


Heihachi: (laughs) That felt good. Next!


Geese Howard

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Rock is the Answer
by Barrie Gledden & Richard Kimmings
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Wiz: Welcome to the sun-drenched streets of South Town, USA! Should you ever find yourself there on vacation, you can rest easy knowing the Howard Connection protection agency will keep you safe from the clutches of the local mafia.

Boomstick: Until you realize the Howard Connection is the mafia. Top tier business model they got there.

Wiz: And in control of both stands the legendary Geese Howard.

Boomstick: Okay, Wiz, that was all soundin' pretty badass until you said his name was "Geese". What kind of dork is named after a water fowl? The only worse name I can think of would be "Swan". His absentee dad may be an Austrian terrorist, but the only thing he's blowin' up is his son's future.

Wiz: After Geese's mother succumbed to an illness they were too poor to treat, 15-year-old Geese tracked his father down... to kill him.

Boomstick: Before gettin' completely wrecked by his half brother Krauser, who was nine years old. Oof! Now the ultimate scrub lord, Geese found the martial arts master Tung Fu Rue to gain ultimate power and take revenge.

Wiz: Geese fights with a combination of the deep, strong stances and hard hitting combos of karate, the quick, deadly blows of kickboxing, and his primary style, Aiki-jutsu.

Boomstick: Translating to "hard soft", which again, all too easy. Aiki-jutsu is all about throws, counters, and locks. It focuses on using opponents' weight against 'em, kinda like its descendant, aikido. And ya can't forget the shit-eating catchphrases.


Geese: (Using Atemi Nage on Athena) Predictable! (Using Atemi Nage on Chang) Too easy! (Using Raimeigōha Nage on Iori) Die. Forever!


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Chain Gangsta
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Boomstick: But, what Geese was really there to learn was Hippopotamus!

Wiz: Jesus... with Hakkyokuseiken, Geese can absorb life energy, or chi, from the Earth itself, and mold powerful energy blasts.

Boomstick: His Reppuken rockets across the ground like a buzz saw, while Raging Storm is a massive fanged geyser that'll devastate anyone nearby.

Wiz: He can imbue these attacks with lightning called down from the heavens, or enhance his strength and speed to perform blindingly fast combos like Deadly Rave and Rashoumon.

Boomstick: Wait just a goddamn second, Wiz. Did Geese just throw that poor man straight into the air and then pattycake his nuts on the way back down? That is pure evil.

Wiz: Geese's master felt the same way, sensing his pupil's darker intentions, so instead of entrusting the dojo's most secret of scrolls to Geese, he gave them to his other student, Jeff.

Boomstick: Goddammit, Jeff. I hate him as much as Geese does. What kind of name is "Jeff"? Jeff...

Wiz: Infuriated, Geese left Tung's school to take over South Town's existing criminal empire and install himself as the city's new crime lord.

Boomstick: Who, for some reason, demands to dress up in karate gi at all times.

Wiz: Well, Geese's appreciation for Japanese martial arts extends to the culture as a whole: music, architecture—

Boomstick: He's a weeb. Like a buff, otaku Vito Corleone. Who do you think his waifu is? Himself?

We see Lady Geese Howard.

Boomstick: Whoo! I probably would, too.

We cut to Wiz and Boomstick.

Wiz: I don't know, I appreciate Geese's tenacity and business acumen. It reminds me of... me. Inventing reality-bending weaponry for black markets around the globe has done my checkings account pretty well. Like my cyber goose.

He picks up Mecha-Goose Howard.

Boomstick: Mecha-Goose Howard? Oh please, Wiz, I've seen your student loans from Mad Scientist U. It's a sideways eight next to a smiling turd emoji. I hear they sell self-respect next to the dollar pizza place you like so much.

DUMMI floats in and sees the Mecha-Goose, who looks at him. DUMMI nervously approaches it, and it charges its twin-maser cannons.

DUMMI: Uh-oh...

He floats off screaming as the Mecha-Goose fires at him. Boomstick laughs as Wiz facepalms. We cut back to the analysis.

Wiz: Despite being a badass crime lord, Geese was still plagued by inadequacy, so he took out his anger on the lamest person he knew: Jeff.

Boomstick: And he did it in front of his kids. I'm sure that'll turn out well in a decade or two. Wow, this guy has got to be the pettiest bitch in all of South Town. Next to Jeff.

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Pumped and Ready
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Wiz: Oh, you think that's bad, how about when Geese had a son and left him and his mother in poverty? And when that son asked for help paying for his mom's illness, Geese ignored him.

Boomstick: Wow, without a hint of irony! After successfully conquering South Town, Geese hosted the King of Fighters martial arts tournament in order to solidify his position as the strongest fighter around.

Wiz: Which he basically was. Geese is powerful enough to obliterate entire swaths of forest with his chi, and defeat the reality-warping entity Verse, who could create a hurricane the size of a stadium.

Boomstick: Even Takuma, one of Geese's subordinates, was strong enough to redirect a blast from the Zero Cannon, a city-annihilating satellite laser.

Wiz: Considering the laser was intended to eradicate South Town, which is a fictional stand-in for real life South Miami, the blast would have to have a yield of around 1.7 megatons.

Boomstick: And judging by how fast it reached the Earth's surface, it must've been moving at over 2% the speed of light. And Takuma's fodder compared to Geese!

Wiz: Seemingly unbeatable, Geese was finally confronted by Terry Bogard, the son of the man he murdered years before. You know, Jeff.

Boomstick: Now that man has great taste in hats. After one of the fiercest battles ever witnessed, Terry defeated Geese and threw him from the top of Geese Tower to his death, until he came back, so Terry threw him off it again. Ya can't keep a good goose down.

Wiz: Whether it be manipulating future events from the shadows, or demonstrating his magnificent power in front of the whole world, Geese's tenacity will always strive to crown him the King of Fighters.


Geese: Stay down, maggot.


Prelude

Wiz: Alright, the combatants are set. We've run the data through all possibilities.

Boomstick: But first, if you wanna know how Geese and Heihachi got to be dads in the first place, check out Adam & Eve!

Wiz and Boomstick read out an advertisement for Adam & Eve.

Boomstick: But right now, IT'S TIME FOR A DEATH BATTLEEE!!!

Wiz: Alright, the combatants are set. We've run the data through all possibilities.

Boomstick: IT'S TIME FOR A DEATH BATTLEEE!!!

(The transcript below is exclusive to the YouTube version of the episode.)

Wiz: Alright, the combatants are set. We've run the data through all possibilities.

Boomstick: But first, if you wanna know how Geese and Heihachi got to be dads in the first place, check out Adam & Eve!

Wiz and Boomstick read out an advertisement for Adam & Eve.

Boomstick: But right now, IT'S TIME FOR A DEATH BATTLEEE!!!

(The transcript below is exclusive to the Rooster Teeth version of the episode.)

Wiz: Alright, the combatants are set. We've run the data through all possibilities.

Boomstick: IT'S TIME FOR A DEATH BATTLEEE!!!

Death Battle

(Note: Heihachi speaks in Japanese, but his dialogue can be seen translated in subtitles.)

On a snowy mountain range overlooking the glowing chasm of a nearby active volcano, a distinctive and familiar voice is narrating the start of an upcoming fight.

Ringmaster: Welcome to the final match of the international collaboration between the Iron Fist and King of Fighters tournaments.

The voice is broadcasted from an airborne blimp and two camera drones exit from it towards the mountains.

Ringmaster: The prize? Sole ownership of both the Mishima Zaibatsu and the Howard Connection, ohoho! Eh, flagrant disregard of antitrust laws, but okay! Let's go to our fighters! Heihachi Mishima!

One drone levitates in close range of a kneeling muscular geriatric with distinctive hair in a meditative state. This is Heihachi Mishima, the head of the Mishima Zaibutsu. He immediately snaps out of his trance, sensing someone nearby.

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Kings of Iron
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Three Japanese-style sliding doors open off-screen revealing his opposition, Geese Howard, the infamous boss of the Howard Connection.

Ringmaster: And his opponent, Geese Howard!

Geese removes his robe and confidently stares down his opponent, who gets up on his feet, also ready to fight and face his new challenger.

Heihachi: Foolish whelp, come to die?

Geese: Mishima, your nightmare begins!

Ringmaster: Fight!

The two begin running towards one another, with Geese immediately launching a Reppuken towards Heihachi.

Geese: Reppuken!

Heihachi quickly jumps over the projectile, lunging at Geese with a flying kick, only for it to be countered by Geese, who proceeds to slam him into the ground.

Geese: Predictable.

Before being able to capitalize on his fallen opponent, Heihachi kicks Geese backwards and rushes him with a series of punches and kicks before the two lock each other in a contesting grasp. A brief standstill ensues between the two before Heihachi reels his head back and delivers a headbutt to Geese's face, who reels back and wipes his nose of a single droplet of blood. Heihachi regains his posture and delivers a cold taunt to his recovering opponent.

Heihachi: Had enough? These fists are still fresh if your nose is having fun.

Geese: I will stain my hands with your blood, old man.

Geese begins charging up chi in his hands, launching a series of Reppukens towards his opponent.

Geese: Reppuken! Double Reppuken!

Heihachi steps aside to dodge one projectile before jumping over another, leaving him open to two more while Geese rushes forward and delivers a powerful blow that sends him crashing into a nearby boulder. Heihachi quickly recovers and rushes forward with a single punch, only for him to receive the same punishment as he did with his flying kick.

Geese: Predictable.

Trying to alleviate any further pressure, Heihachi attempts to kick Geese away again, however he catches his foot instead, lifting him up and slamming him back into the same boulder that he had previously sent him into. With his opponent pinned, Geese slams him against the hardened surface three times before Heihachi performs a rapid combo that pushes him back. With this distance, Heihachi turns around and lifts up the boulder he had been hit against, tossing it at his opponent which causes him to stumble back. Capitalizing on his dazed opponent, he rushes forward and launches a flurry of punches, finishing it with an Electric Wind God Fist that Geese catches, waggling his eyebrows tauntingly with a smug grin. Realizing what his opponent is about to say, Heihachi holds a hand to his face in exasperation and groans.

Heihachi: Don't say it...

Geese: Predictable!

Instead of slamming him into the ground, Geese tosses Heihachi upwards before catching his landing with a powerful punch that knocks the wind out of his chest and sends him flying back. Geese soon jumps upwards, launching a series of Shippukens that all hit Heihachi before pinning him into the ground with his feet, charging up his signature Raging Storm, the explosion causing a noticeable amount of destruction to the volcano the two are combatting on.

Geese: Raging... Storm!!!

Geese lands, seemingly alone with a grin.

Geese: Too easy.

His victory is cut short by Heihachi charging up electric power, bringing him to turn around and lunge forward with a flying kick, which Heihachi directly counters with an Iron Hand. Heihachi lets out a brief chuckle before delivering Geese's own phrase to him and launches him back with another Electric Wind God Fist.

Heihachi: Predictable.

After recovering from his fall, Geese rushes forward and performs a combination of kicks and punches, all of which are parried before Heihachi stomps on the ground, briefly stunning Geese and allowing him to get hit by an uppercut which launches him upwards while getting sent into a pile of boulders by a powerful Iron Hand.

The two combatants growl at one another, rushing at similar speed before exchanging a series of blows with one another. Geese lands one disorienting kick to Heihachi's face while Heihachi retaliates with an equally powerful punch to the same area. The series of impacts leave the two exhausted, holding one another in a weak grasp. However, Heihachi is the first to recover, pushing him back before the two deliver another shattering punch to each other's heads, though Heihachi maintains his footing while Geese falls to the ground. Taking hold of his fallen opponent, Heihachi tosses Geese into the volcano. On his way down, Geese summons a bolt of chi which causes Heihachi to fall into the volcano as well.

Geese: YOU CANNOT ESCAPE FROM DEATH!

Charging up an immensely powerful blast of chi, Geese sends it careening into the lava below, creating a temporary crater free of the magma and sending him flying back up towards Heihachi, who reels back with one final strike.

Heihachi: Back to hell with you!

The powerful hit sends Geese crashing straight back towards the ground where he is impaled on a sharp rock fragment. He holds his wound, still alive as he glances at the surrounding magma. The magma that he has previously halted begins to flow once more, surrounding Geese and ultimately engulfing him. He screams in agony while the lava melts the skin off of his face and incinerates him. Wounded from the bout, Heihachi climbs out of the volcano, victorious. One of the drones hovers over Heihachi, who looks at it in annoyance.

Heihachi: Show's over.

Heihachi reels his fist back and punches out the camera.

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Results

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Kings of Iron
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We cut to Wiz and Boomstick, with the latter holding a bottle of soy sauce.

Boomstick: Better break out the soy sauce for Geese, 'cause this goose was cooked!

Wiz: Both fighters had the brutal tenacity and martial arts mastery to push each other to the limit, but Heihachi just had the greater limits to push.

Boomstick: Sorry, Wiz, this one was obvious. One of them throws people off cliffs, the other has people throw him off cliffs. Kind of a no-duh.

Wiz: It was not a "no-duh". In fact, Geese's wider variety of chi techniques were able to keep Heihachi at a distance, and his ability to draw chi from the earth meant he could spam them for as long as he wanted.

We cut to the post-analysis.

Boomstick: But, Heihachi has had plenty of experience with projectile-spammers like Kazuya, whose lasers are fast enough to reach outer space in seconds. He'd have no trouble gettin' in close.

Wiz: Heihachi's decades of combat training over Geese also allowed him to learn and adapt to his Aiki-jutsu. He's even defeated Aikido masters like Nina Williams before, so it wasn't entirely new to him.

Boomstick: Ultimately, it came down to who was stronger, faster, and tougher. Both scale to characters like Jack and Takuma, who survived satellite lasers nearly equal to each other.

Wiz: But both feats were performed pretty casually by weaker characters, so what could they do at their best? For Geese, let's look at his fight with Verse, who created that hurricane.

Boomstick: By measuring its size compared to the stadium to get the mass of the clouds, making a storm that big would take about 1.8 gigatons of TNT. About a thousand times more powerful than the Zero Cannon that could destroy South Town.

Wiz: But we're not done. One single Jack unit was able to destroy a six-mile wide asteroid heading toward Earth. Estimating its volume and density, the energy it would take to violently fragment it is nearly eight gigatons of TNT, over four times more powerful than Verse's hurricane.

Boomstick: And Heihachi can tear through Jacks like nothin'! Which is crazy, 'cause that satellite laser it reacted to was movin' at about 4% the speed of light. Twice as fast as the Zero Cannon and Geese's best.

We cut to Wiz and Boomstick.

Wiz: Geese was a clever, ruthless opponent. But Heihachi's power, experience, and sheer bullheaded stubbornness allowed him to walk away the victor.

Boomstick: Man, this fight was so intense, it almost made "Mi-shit-ma" pants.

We cut to the "Winner" card.

Wiz: The winner is Heihachi Mishima.

Original Track

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Kings of Iron

Composition

The track for this fight is "Kings of Iron" by Therewolf Media. It is a fast-paced techno track reminiscent of music found in the Tekken series, particularly Tekken 6 and 7. It also features a remix of "Soy Sauce for Geese" from Fatal Fury and "Heat Haze Shadow" from Tekken 7.

Title

The title is a reference to the fighting tournaments that both combatants host in their respective series (the King of the Iron Fist Tournament and the "King of Fighters" tournament, respectively). It also refers to their statuses as both powerful final bosses and CEOs of their respective businesses.

Cover Art

The cover art done by Luis Cruz depicts a stone Mishima Zaibatsu logo emerging from an active volcano, which is surrounded by Geese's Raging Storm attack. An animated version of the cover art depicting the volcano erupting and Geese's Raging Storm being unleashed can be viewed here.

Trivia

Production

  • The connections between Heihachi Mishima and Geese Howard are that they are both ruthless, power-hungry fighting game businessmen who are the CEOs of their corporations (Mishima Zaibatsu and the Howard Connection, respectively) and the main antagonists of their series. Both are masters of martial arts who harness and utilize ki energy and can augment their attacks with electricity, and host similarly-named fighting tournaments (the King of the Iron Fist Tournament and the King of Fighters tournament, respectively). Both are also awful fathers to their sons (Kazuya Mishima and Rock Howard, respectively), have killed a parent of a main protagonist (Kazuya's mother Kazumi, who was also Heihachi's wife, and Terry Bogard's adoptive father Jeff Bogard, respectively), and tried to kill their own fathers when they were younger. Both have also inexplicably survived a number of near-death situations, including falling from high surfaces, which has happened multiple times (Kazuya threw Heihachi off a cliff/into a volcano as revenge for doing the same to him as a child, and Geese has been pushed off his tower more than once).
    • Both also made their debut in the first games of their series in the 1990s.
    • Both have also guest starred in each other's franchises; Geese was featured as a downloadable guest character in Tekken 7, while Heihachi appeared in The King of Fighters All Star, being included in the character roster as part of the crossover campaign in 2019.
    • Both made cameo appearances in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as Spirits (where they are both the Legend spirits in their respective DLC sets) and background stage characters.
  • This is the third episode to have a fight announcement since Thanos VS Darkseid back in Season 5, after Black Canary VS Sindel and The Seven Battle Royale.
    • This the first time Ringmaster does the fight announcement before the fight happens.

Easter Eggs

  • Boomstick saying how the only name worse than "Geese" is "Swan" in Geese's analysis is a reference to Death Battle writer and researcher Liam Swan, who wrote this episode.
  • Mecha-Goose Howard, who was likely named after Geese Howard, reappears in this episode. However, neither Wiz nor Boomstick acknowledge the similarities between the names.
  • The shot of Geese falling into the volcano after Heihachi tosses him inside is a direct reference to his original death in the original Fatal Fury, even down to the sprite of him falling into the volcano being an edited version of his sprite after falling from the top of Geese Tower.

Other

DEATH BATTLE Episodes
Season 1 1 Boba Fett VS Samus Aran (2010)2 Akuma VS Shang Tsung3 Rogue VS Wonder Woman4 Goomba VS Koopa5 Haggar VS Zangief6 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Battle Royale7 Zitz VS Leonardo8 Yoshi VS Riptor9 Felicia VS Taokaka10 Kratos VS Spawn11 Bomberman VS Dig Dug12 Vegeta VS Shadow13 Mario VS Sonic (2011)14 Justin Bieber VS Rebecca Black14.5 DEATH BATTLE! vs The World15 Luke Skywalker VS Harry Potter16 Chun-Li VS Mai Shiranui17 Starscream VS Rainbow Dash18 Master Chief VS Doomguy19 Eggman VS Wily20 Zelda VS Peach21 Thor VS Raiden22 Link VS Cloud (2012)23 Batman VS Spider-Man24 Pikachu VS Blanka25 Goku VS Superman 1
Season 2 26 He-Man VS Lion-O27 Shao Kahn VS M. Bison28 Ryu Hayabusa VS Strider Hiryu29 Ivy VS Orchid30 Fox McCloud VS Bucky O'Hare31 Terminator VS RoboCop32 Luigi VS Tails32.5 Vegeta VS Mewtwo?33 Pokémon Battle Royale34 Fulgore VS Sektor35 Godzilla VS Gamera36 Batman VS Captain America37 Tigerzord VS Gundam Epyon38 Ryu VS Scorpion39 Deadpool VS Deathstroke40 Kirby VS Majin Buu41 Ragna VS Sol Badguy42 Gaara VS Toph43 Boba Fett VS Samus Aran (2015)44 Chuck Norris VS Segata Sanshiro45 Guts VS Nightmare46 Iron Man VS Lex Luthor47 Beast VS Goliath48 Solid Snake VS Sam Fisher49 Darth Vader VS Doctor Doom50 Goku VS Superman 251 Donkey Kong VS Knuckles52 Wolverine VS Raiden53 Hercule Satan VS Dan Hibiki54 Yang VS Tifa55 Mega Man VS Astro Boy56 Green Arrow VS Hawkeye57 Pokémon VS Digimon
Season 3 58 Dante VS Bayonetta59 Bowser VS Ganon60 Ratchet & Clank VS Jak & Daxter61 Flash VS Quicksilver62 Joker VS Sweet Tooth63 Mewtwo VS Shadow64 Meta VS Carolina65 Cammy VS Sonya66 Tracer VS Scout67 Ken VS Terry68 Amy Rose VS Ramona Flowers69 Hulk VS Doomsday70 Zoro VS Erza71 Deadpool VS Pinkie Pie
Season 4 72 Lara Croft VS Nathan Drake73 Scrooge McDuck VS Shovel Knight74 Venom VS Bane75 Power Rangers VS Voltron76 Natsu VS Ace77 Sub-Zero VS Glacius78 Android 18 VS Captain Marvel79 Metal Sonic VS Zero80 Lucario VS Renamon81 Balrog VS TJ Combo82 Shredder VS Silver Samurai83 Smokey Bear VS McGruff the Crime Dog84 Thor VS Wonder Woman85 Naruto VS Ichigo86 Batman Beyond VS Spider-Man 209987 Sephiroth VS Vergil
Season 5 88 Black Panther VS Batman89 Raven VS Twilight Sparkle90 Jotaro VS Kenshiro91 Crash VS Spyro92 Sora VS Pit93 Leon Kennedy VS Frank West94 Doctor Strange VS Doctor Fate95 Ryu VS Jin96 Samurai Jack VS Afro Samurai97 Carnage VS Lucy98 Optimus Prime VS Gundam99 Nightwing VS Daredevil100 Mario VS Sonic (2018)101 Ultron VS Sigma102 Roshi VS Jiraiya103 Thanos VS Darkseid
Season 6 104 Aquaman VS Namor105 Mega Man Battle Royale106 Black Widow VS Widowmaker107 Captain Marvel VS Shazam108 Wario VS King Dedede109 Ben 10 VS Green Lantern110 Weiss VS Mitsuru111 Johnny Cage VS Captain Falcon112 Aang VS Edward Elric113 Ghost Rider VS Lobo114 Dragonzord VS Mechagodzilla115 Sasuke VS Hiei116 Ganondorf VS Dracula117 Mob VS Tatsumaki118 Deadpool VS Mask119 All Might VS Might Guy
Season 7 120 Miles Morales VS Static121 Black Canary VS Sindel122 Leonardo VS Red Ranger Jason123 Genos VS War Machine124 Gray VS Esdeath125 Goro VS Machamp126 Cable VS Booster Gold127 Obi-Wan Kenobi VS Kakashi128 Danny Phantom VS American Dragon Jake Long129 She-Ra VS Wonder Woman130 Beerus VS Sailor Galaxia131 Zuko VS Shoto Todoroki132 Flash VS Sonic132.5 The Seven Battle Royale133 Winter Soldier VS Red Hood134 Venom VS Crona135 Sabrewulf VS Jon Talbain136 Red VS Blue137 Batgirl VS Spider-Gwen138 Sanji VS Rock Lee139 Hulk VS Broly
Season 8 140 Yoda VS King Mickey141 Shadow VS Ryuko142 Lex Luthor VS Doctor Doom143 Heihachi Mishima VS Geese Howard144 Blake VS Mikasa145 Iron Fist VS Po146 Steven Universe VS Star Butterfly147 Link VS Cloud (2021)148 Batman VS Iron Man149 Goku Black VS Reverse-Flash150 Macho Man VS Kool-Aid Man151 DIO VS Alucard152 Akuma VS Shao Kahn153 Korra VS Storm154 Madara VS Aizen155 Saitama VS Popeye
Season 9 156 Harley Quinn VS Jinx157 Scarlet Witch VS Zatanna158 Tanjiro VS Jonathan Joestar159 Thor VS Vegeta160 Omni-Man VS Homelander161 Magneto VS Tetsuo162 Hercules VS Sun Wukong163 Boba Fett VS Predator163.5 Excalibur VS Raiden164 James Bond VS John Wick165 Black Adam VS Apocalypse166 Trunks VS Silver167 SpongeBob VS Aquaman168 Jason Voorhees VS Michael Myers169 Sauron VS Lich King170 Deku VS Asta171 Gogeta VS Vegito
Season 10 172 Ant-Man VS Atom173 Skyrim VS Dark Souls174 Killua VS Misaka175 Stitch VS Rocket Raccoon176 Darth Vader VS Obito Uchiha177 Phoenix VS Raven178 Guts VS Dimitri179 Martian Manhunter VS Silver Surfer180 Bill Cipher VS Discord181 Cole MacGrath VS Alex Mercer182 Frieza VS Megatron183 Gojo VS Makima184 Scooby-Doo VS Courage the Cowardly Dog185 Rick Sanchez VS The Doctor186 Goku VS Superman (2023)187 Galactus VS Unicron
Season 11 ??? Wile E. Coyote VS Tom Cat*
Unknown ??? Ruby VS Maka*
*Currently unreleased
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