Julia Chang

Julia Chang
Origin United-States.png USA
Voiced By Cara Jones (T3, TTT)
Kimberly Forsythe (T4)
Annie Wood (T5-T6:BR)
Stephanie Sheh (TTT2) Seiko Yoshida (SFxTK)
Fighting Style Xing Yi Quan based Kung Fu (various Kenpo / Wushu arts)
Lucha Libre Wrestling (as an addition) (TTT2)
Age 18 (T3)
20 (T4, T5/T5:DR, T6/T6:BR, TTT2)
Blood Type B
Height 165 cm (5' 4")
Weight 54 kg (119 lbs)
Occupation College student (Archeology Research), G-Corporation Archeology Research
Hobby Ecology and Computers
Likes Her adoptive mother
Dislikes Heihachi Mishima and the Mishima Zaibatsu


Julia Chang (ジュリア・チャン Juria Chan) is the adopted daughter of Michelle Chang, who taught her how to fight, which is why their moves are the same. Julia first appeared in Tekken 3. Since then, Julia has appeared in all subsequent games up to Tekken Tag Tournament 2, in which she appears as her alter-ego, Jaycee. Julia has replaced Michelle's style and Michelle herself in the Tekken series. Julia hopes to one day reforest Arizona, which is where both Michelle and Julia live.

Being adopted by Michelle, Julia was raised in the same Arizonian area as her mother, and as such, was taught martial arts for self-defense. This love would eventually result with Julia's interest in Archeology, to find more information regarding Michelle's forefathers, especially with Michelle's pendant. With the recent change of the world, Julia's priorities shifted after saving her mother, and she began using her studies to assist in the rejuvenation of Arizona's forests. With the aid from G-Corporation, her plan was nearly completely, but a Mishima Zaibatsu raid on G-Corporation's Nebraska branch resulted in her data being stolen. For the next two tournaments, she would continuously go out to try and find her data. By pure luck, a sumo wrestler chanced upon the data, and returned it to her. With Arizona's forests on the path to rejuvenation, Julia speaks with an old woman regarding a terrible omen regarding two stars colliding, with the realization that these stars are in fact, Kazuya Mishima and Jin Kazama, Julia sets out once more.

A naturalist by heart, Julia loves nature, and this passion was fueled due to the care from her tribe and her adopted mother. Eventually, this would escalate with Julia receiving her mother's pendant after rescuing her. Julia, is also quite advanced in terms of computer science. With her research as an Archeology student, Julia was nearly able to create a sufficient amount of data, in order to save Arizona's forests from the climate change. This would eventually be delayed due to the Mishima Zaibatsu. Despite her animosity to the Mishimas, she is also not completely loyal to G-Corporation. This would later prove vital, as she would go on to be Lee Chaolan's most vital inside source to the events regarding G-Corporation.

Her title in the original trilogy is Wandering Fighter.

Games in order of appearance:

Other appearances:


Character Portrait: Julia, Tekken 3
Tekken 3 screenshot: Julia VS Julia.


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Prologue (Manual)
Julia studies archeology in Michelle Chang's tribal lands. As a baby, Julia was deserted in the ruins of ancient Native American settlements, where Michelle found her. Michelle rescued Julia and brought her up with love. Julia loved Michelle and her adopted tribe and trained with Michelle to protect her beloved homeland.
When Julia was 18, stories of sudden disappearances of famous martial artists all over the world began to reach the tribe. The tribe knew the cause, which was contained in the tribal legends...the legend of the God of Fighting. People in the tribe feared that Michelle's pendant, the key to Native American sacred treasure, had something to do with the disappearances.
With apprehension spreading through the tribe, Michelle left for Japan to ask Heihachi why he had sought to take the pendant during the second tournament. Michelle hoped to learn about the origin of the God of Fighting's power. Michelle did not return. Julia suspected Heihachi and now seeks him out to discover the truth.
Ending (Unofficial Synopsis)
Julia is in the Aztec Temple looking for her mother, Michelle. When she finds Michelle, Julia is told that the release of Ogre was all a part of Heihachi's schemes. Angry, Julia is ready to get revenge on Heihachi. Michelle tells her not to, since she was taught the Martial Art to protect nature, rather than to destroy it. Julia and Michelle return to Arizona, and live peacefully.


Character Portrait: Julia, Tekken 4
Tekken 4 screenshot: Julia VS Julia.


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Prologue (In-Game Text)
Julia was a college student studying archeology. One day, she discovered that her native homeland was in danger of being covered by an encroaching desert; this was brought on by today's rapidly changing global ecosystem. Julia wanted to save her home, and she began her research on ecosystem restoration. Julia joined an advanced genetic research group led by Professor T that studied the biological mechanism of reforestation. Professor T's research grant came almost exclusively from G Corporation. In fact, G Corporation's supercomputers located at their high security research center were being used for the research. All their research data was stored on their file servers as well. Julia was absorbed in her daily research, waiting for the day when her research on ecosystem restoration would be complete. When the research was completed, she would save her home. Julia learned from Professor T that their research was on hold indefinitely. The Mishima Zaibatsu attacked G Corporation's high security research center and stole all research data from her project. Julia didn't know a thing about G Corporation's secret research projects nor did she care about them. Yet she knew that she had to retrieve her research data from the Mishima Zaibatsu in order to save her home from becoming a desert in a few years time. Julia searched the net to gather information regarding the Mishima Zaibatsu. Her eyes lit up when she saw a web page announcing The King of Iron Fist Tournament 4.
Epilogue (In-Game Text)
Julia won the Tournament and took over Mishima Zaibatsu. She gained access to not only her lost research material, but to all of Mishima Zaibatsu's cutting edge technology, including G Corporation's research data. Julia's hope for reforestation grew...
Ending (Unofficial Synopsis)
Julia is working on one of the Zaibatsu computers on her 'Genocell' program when she comes across the "Devil-Human Integration Project". Doctor Abel then comes out of the shadows and begins to explain that her 'Genocell' program was the key to completing the "Devil-Human" project, and then asks her to join them. Julia, disgusted at this, prepares to delete the entire program. Abel points a gun at her, telling her that she will be destroying the future of mankind. Julia states that the project is the destruction of mankind, since such horrible things should not exist. Julia proceeds to deleting the project, even though it means the discontinuation of the forest's rejuvenation. Abel fires a shot; luckily, Julia flips away in time and the shot misses completely. The scene shifts to a sun-scorched forest area. Julia is standing overhead on a hill. She claims: One day... I will reforest this land. I swear it. A bird soars through the sky (similar to Michelle Chang's Tekken 2 ending) and the scene ends.


  • Julia is playable in Tekken 4 after beating the game six times.

Character Portrait: Julia, Tekken 5
Tekken 5 screenshot: Julia VS Julia.
CG art in Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection


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Prologue (In-Game Text)

Julia Chang continues her research on forest rejuvenation. Disappointed that she was unable to recover the reforestation data during the King Of Iron Fist Tournament 4, Julia returns home and resumes her research. Each time her work hits a dead end, she is reminded of the data that she was unable to retrieve. At that point she received a letter addressed to her in a foreign language. Attached is an announcement of The King Of Iron Fist Tournament 5. In order to fulfill her hopes for forest rejuvenation, Julia decides to enter the tournament.
Interludes (Unofficial Synopsis)
Stage 4 Ganryu:Ganryu is saying, "Uh-oh! So, in order to get the Forest Rejuvenation Data I will need to defeat my dear Julia...oh, but if I lose to Julia here and if she wins the tournament, that's good as well...but there's no guarantee that Julia will win...Ohhhh... What should I do?" Julia is shown tapping her foot, waiting for the fight, later on into Ganryu's talking. Julia says, "Sir, could you stop babbling so we can get this over with?" Ganryu replies, "My dear Julia, your wish is my command." Julia says, "O...kay." After Julia wins, Ganryu lowers himself to the ground, starts crying, and says, "Ju...Julia! I'm sorry! I was too weak..." Ganryu starts pushing his index fingers together while his thumbs are extended. Then, he starts moving the tips of his thumbs downwards, as if pushing buttons, while his index fingers are still touching. Julia says, "I've...gotta go." Julia walks away.
Final Stage Jinpachi Mishima: Julia points at Jinpachi Mishima (in his "Devil" form) and says, "You! Hand over the Forest Rejuvenation Data right now!" Jinpachi replies, "What are you talking about? Get lost!" Julia replies, "Not a chance. I'll just take it from you by force!" Julia clenches her left hand into a fist. After Julia wins, Jinpachi dissolves into dust while screaming and moving around, writhing in pain. Julia puts her right hand up to keep the dust away from her. Julia finds the Forest Rejuvenation Data on the ground. Julia picks it up and walks away.
After she successfully retrieved the "Forest Rejuvenation Data", Julia built a lab in Arizona so she could devote herself to her research. The Arizona desert was not the ideal place for her research. Her research was a failure.
Ending (Unofficial Synopsis)
Julia is walking through a lush, green forest, enjoying all that nature has to offer. It turns out that this is just a dream when Julia wakes up by her computer. After a little stretch, Julia goes into a room full of jars. As she walks past one, she notices that a small sprout has grown in it. Filled with a new hope, Julia clutches the jar and imagines herself in the same forest from her dreams.

Character Portrait: Julia, Tekken 6
CG art in Tekken 6: Bloodline Rebellion and Tekken 6 console
Tekken 6 screenshot: Julia VS Julia.


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Prologue (In-Game Text)
After recovering her stolen data, Julia completed her reforestation research. She was headed back to Arizona to meet with a party who had agreed to assist in the realization of her reforestation plans. Waiting for her there was a prominent Arizona land owner, an old woman who claimed to have the ability to hear the voice of spirits. With the help of the old woman, the reforestation plans were on track to be realized. However, when Julia got up to leave, the old woman made an ominous prediction. "Jin Kazama and Kazuya Mishima must not be allowed to clash. If they confront each other, a source of great evil will be resurrected and unleashed on the Earth". Julia was skeptical of the old lady's prediction. However, after hearing news that the Mishima Zaibatsu has sponsored The King of Iron Fist Tournament 6 on the flight home, the danger seemed much more imminent. Julia decided that she would join the tournament.
Ending: "Climbing in a Mountain" (Unofficial Synopsis)
A bird is shown flying by a mountain. Next, Julia is climbing a mountain in her hiking clothing. Suddenly, when she is grabbing on a ledge, she almost falls. She finally climbs back up the mountain and looks at the horizon of nature and says "Wow. It's beautiful. It's absolutely breath-taking".


  • Julia's Stage 1 and Stage 2 opponents in Scenario Campaign's "Arena" mode are Ganryu and Bruce Irvin.
  • Unlike the majority of the Tekken 6 characters, Julia is not a boss in the Scenario Campaign mode. Instead, Lars Alexandersson (or another character of the player's choosing) and Alisa Bosconovitch (or Lars, if the player choose Alisa) must fight off the G Corporation forces holding her hostage.
  • The Outfit she wears in her Tekken 6 ending is one of the outfits she wears in Tekken 4 with the exception of her footwear. She wears boots in Tekken 4 and sneakers in the ending.

Spin-Offs and Related Games

Character Portrait: Julia, Tekken Tekken Tag Tournament.
Tekken Tag Tournament screenshot: Julia VS Julia.


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Tekken Tag Tournament is a non-canonical Tekken game containing no plot.

Ending (Unofficial Synopsis)
Julia is sitting on the ground beside Michelle Chang. They talk a little bit. Then, Julia stands up, stretches, and smiles. This ending takes place in Eddy Gordo's first Tekken Tag Tournament stage, which is called "Eddy-A".


  • Julia's sub-boss in Tekken Tag Tournament is Ogre.
  • She has a special tag throw with Michelle by doing the Spin Behind and pressing d/1+2 and pressing the tag button simultaneously this counts vice versa.

Character Portrait: Jaycee, Tekken Tag Tournament 2.
Julia, as Jaycee, fighting Michelle.

Julia is featured as a playable character in Tekken Tag Tournament 2 under the guise of Jaycee while replacing her injured friend [1]


In order to fit her new luchadora role, Julia now gains new stances such as her forward roll. Additionally, she borrows moves from King and Armor King's arsenal such as a having a new running throw, a mid-air throw and a moonsault press.


"Jaycee," a masked female wrestler fighting for justice, has appeared seemingly from nowhere to join the tournament. She wows the fans with her amazing throws and flashy kung fu moves, but everyone is left wondering, "Who is this masked woman...?"

(From Wii U Edition)

A masked female fighter who burst into fame overnight. Who is this mysterious woman with her fearsome throws and kempo skills[1]?

Ending (Unofficial Synopsis)

Julia defeats King II and goes backstage to take off her mask. She later remembers how she got the mask in the first place. While she was working on her computer a woman shows up and brings her to an injured person. The woman says that the injury was caused by a car accident and pleads with Julia to take the injured woman's place. Julia initially refused to do so but later on accepts the offer. Back in the present, Julia puts the mask on and leaves the backstage.


  • She has a special throw with Ganryu where he will slam the opponent to the ground and Julia will use him as leverage to jump high and land on the opponent. [2]
  • She has a special throw with Alisa where she will hurl the opponent, Alisa will fire her arms and Julia will then suplex the opponent
  • JayCee is featured in the Arcade/Prologue opening paired with Armor King and facing Marduk/King II.
  • She has the most usable panels having 6 usable panels
  • Her item move has her suplex the opponent while her partner arrive to count the pinfall. Her new outfit's item move has her stuff her opponent inside a trash can and kick the trash can.
  • She has a special tag throw with King when She will perform see saw toss but will catch and punch the opponent, and smash them into the ground with a Clothesline.
  • She Has a special tag throw with Armor King whe she performs See Saw Toss and Armor King will catch the opponent and Headbutt them three times.
  • She has a special tag throw with Marduk whe she performs SeeSaw toss and Marduk catches the opponent and Perform Power Slam.
  • She has a special tag throw with Ganryu when she performs SeeSaw toss and Ganryu lands on the opponent with both of them face down.
  • On her Championship Belt customization item from Tekken Tag Tournament 2, the "company" on the belt is NBGI, a pun on Bandai Namco Games Inc (BNGI).

JayCee is featured as an unlockable character in the free-to-play online game Tekken Revolution. Alongside Bob, she was added in the Valentine Campaign update on February 12, 2014 ([3]). As with the rest of the cast, her appearance and moveset are carried over directly from Tekken Tag Tournament 2, though one of her moves has been altered (see below).

Special Art/Critical Arts

Angry Bull: d+1+2.
Low Shoulder Tackle: f+2+3.
Mountain Crusher: d/f+4,2,1.
Spinning Sweep Combo: FC d/f+4,3.
Handstand Kick: SS+3+4.


  • The command for JayCee's "Mountain Crusher" move has now been simplified, no longer requiring the "b,f" directional input between the second and third hits.

Character Portrait: Julia, Street Fighter X Tekken
Julia vs Chun-Li

Julia Chang will be featured as a playable character in Street Fighter X Tekken, an upcoming crossover game between the Tekken and Street Fighter franchises.


As a young child, Julia discovered the ruins of an ancient civilization. Now, this nature-loving woman fights for what she believes in with Chinese Kempo. A beautiful, intelligent woman, Julia always approaches every situation with careful judgment. To prevent Pandora's unknown power from falling into the wrong hands, Julia teams up with Bob and travels to the Antarctic.

Story (In-Game Text)

A member of a pro-environmental group informs Julia of the box within the fallen meteorite. Worried that the power the box possesses may be used for evil purposes if it fell in the wrong hands, she decides to travel to the Antarctic herself. However, with numerous researchers and agents, not to mention both the Mishima Zaibatsu and Shandaloo pursuing it, going alone would be suicide. Then Julia Sees an unusual man in a local newspaper...

Julia: "Dangerous fugitive apprehended... by famed bounty hunter.""I know that name...".

Bob Richards, the man known across the country as "Bob... The Bounty Hunter with Bling", happily takes on Julia's request.

Bob: So you want me to track down a box? Whatever, a job's a job

Julia wonders if this man even knows the dangers involved with confronting both the Mishima Zaibatsu and Shandaloo? Despite the uncertainty she extends a hand in friendship.

Julia: Welcome onboard, Bob!

Rival Battle

As Julia and Bob are walking Rufus spots Bob and shouts that he can't escape him with Zangief trying to tell Rufus that Bob isn't Ken Masters. As the two are arguing Julia wants to leave but Bob is extremely interested on fighting "someone of his own kin"


The two report to the press that a giant light appeared from the box and the discovery was so important that it made headliners for a newspaper. Julia gives Bob the payment but he politely refuses and says that he was there for the experience. Julia later comments that Bob was actually charming to which he comments is a start.


Upon her discovery of Pandora many researchers now started to fight amongst each other to gain the mysterious energy of Pandora. As Julia begins to wonder if this is the true nature of the box, the box suddenly disappears. This lets her to believe that Pandora's power would have been better off gone rather in the hands of those who couldn't control it


  • Her title is "Nature-loving Beauty".
  • Her official partner is Bob. Their special intro has her state that they're running out of time but Bob says to leave it to him and winks at Julia who appears to be amused.
  • Julia references Ganryu in one of her win quotes. "I know sumo wrestlers with more staying power."
  • Julia and Bob's rivals are Rufus and Zangief.


Character Trivia

  • Julia rivals in Tekken Card Challenge are Heihachi Mishima, Eddy Gordo, and King II.
  • In Death by Degrees, in the locker room on the Kometa ship, there is a poster of Julia Chang.
  • Julia shares physical similarities with not only her adoptive mother, Michelle, but with Seong Mina from Soul Calibur.
  • Julia is the only character to have a different second costume in every main game since her first appearance.
  • Juila is the first character to have dialogue in her ending.


Pre-fight Quotes Win Quotes
Spirits, give me strength. Thank you, spirits.
You sacrifice won't be in vain.
You not ready to face me.

Tekken Tag Tournament 2

Pre-fight Win-quote
Good luck to us both. Yeah! Woo!
Give me everything you've got.

Street Fighter X Tekken

Pre-fight Win-quote
No way out of this. Okay, we're finished here. You should hurry back to your allies for repairs.
We don't have a lot of time. Ok Bob, let's go. Ah...what the heck. I'm not really a doctor, but I guess I can take a look...where does it hurt? (Vs Asuka)
You need to improve your stamina, Bob.
You lost. Accept that. Would you like some french fries to go with all that salt?
Dancing is fun sometimes. (Vs Christie)
You lost because you didn't take me seriously. Don't underestimate youth or women!
You're a little too unrefined for your own good. Maybe you left the nest a little too early?
Seems like you're a prototype model? The JACK series is constantly improving...
If only you hadn't resisted, we could have settled this more peacefully. You reap what you sow.
This was a good opportunity for self-improvement. Thank you. (Vs herself)
That's as far as you go, Kazuya Mishima. It's high time you paid for your numerous crimes.
There was no need to hold back against me. ...Unless that was your true strength?
I'm not sure who you can catch with those moves of yours, but you certainly can't catch me.
You were the leader of an organization?
You've gone way past pathetic. Now you're just hilarious. ...Wait, no, don't cry on me...
Not everything goes according to plan. That was a tough match. (Vs Lei)
You should hurry back home. This place is dangerous and no place for kids.
Thanks! Getting to punch you all I wanted made for great stress relief!
Professionals should also know when to back down.
Is this the legendary living biological weapon that people fought against in the past?
You do have power, but you have no idea how to use it properly...
You rely too much on your data. That's why you lost.
I won't lose in a close range fight. I can throw down with the boys no problem!
Anyone can talk big. You must have the strength to back up your claims.
No matter how unpredictable your movements are, it doesn't matter if you are always wide open.

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