Roger Jr.

Roger Jr.
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Origin None
Voiced By N/A
Fighting Style Commando Wrestling
Age Unknown
Blood Type Unknown
Height 160 cm (5' 3") (Mother's Height)
Weight 70 kg (154 lbs) (Mother's Weight)
Occupation None
Hobby Playing
Likes His mother and his father
Dislikes Lies


Roger Jr. was introduced in Tekken 5, and he returned for every subsequent game. He is the son of Roger, a bio-engineered kangaroo created by Doctor Bosconovitch. An important thing to note is that the character is being controlled by his mother. Roger Jr. is in his mother's "kangaroo-pocket".

A young joey accompanied by his mother, Roger Jr was once a peaceful joey alongside his family. During this time, Roger Jr. and his mother were both taught a special martial arts by the father of the group, Roger. It is unknown if the Roger Jr. and his mother were biologically engineered failures, but, they were nonetheless, successfully taught by Roger. The pair were also given boxing gloves, though it was unknown to how Roger or his family members obtained these gloves as well. Together, they seemed inseparable, that was until one fateful day. On this time, men in black suits appeared and kidnapped Roger, separating him from his family. This would inevitably result with a strong desire to find Roger from his family. This determination, however, was revealed to be misplaced, as Roger, living in comfort, had seemingly forgotten his family, leading to anger from Roger Jr. and his mother, to the point where the two distanced themselves from Roger. Leading a tough life together, mother and son still value each other loyally, in hopes to finally break free of poverty.

Roger Jr. and his mother had basically carried on the comical role of Roger which was first introduced in Tekken Tag Tournament. The main joke of Roger Jr.'s endings often shows Roger getting beaten up senseless, typically due to neglect of his family. Throughout these endings, Roger Jr. has actually showed freakish strength and speed, often flustering fellow joke characters such as Alex and Roger. Like most humorous characters, Roger Jr. is overshadowed and not very used by fans, though he is still considered as one of the most notable characters in the series, being among the animals that can actually fight.

Taking most of his moves from Roger's command list, Roger Jr. and his mother also inherited moves such as Roger's Animal Uppercut, and other grab moves such as "Giant Swing". Roger Jr. also has a reasonable amount of stances, the most frequently used, being his Rocket stance. His mother can also utilize her tail to fight, like her husband, being able to sweep or swat away She also utilizes her skull to attack opponents, and can perform moves taken from other "wrestler" characters such as King and Armor King.

Though Roger Jr. isn't given much focus. (rather, it's actually his mother) He still remains as one of Tekken's most notorious characters, being unique in the sense that he is an animal with boxing gloves, and being one of the most humorous characters to ever debut into the series.

Games in order of appearance:


Character Portrait: Roger Jr. Tekken 5
Tekken 5 screenshot: Roger Jr. VS Roger Jr.
CG art in Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection


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Prologue (In-Game Text)
Roger Jr. is the second generation of kangaroo that was genetically altered and bred for military use. Roger was the first kangaroo born at the Mishima Zaibatsu biotechnological lab run by Kazuya. Shortly after Roger entered the King of Iron Fist Tournament 2, Roger Jr. was born and the family lived in peace. However, one day Roger was taken away from his family. Feeling the recently announced King of Iron Fist Tournament might provide clues to his father's disappearance Roger Jr., tucked away in his mother's pouch, decided to enter the tournament.
Interludes (Unofficial Synopsis)
Stage 4, Mokujin: Roger's mother asks Mokujin if it has seen Roger. Mokujin answers saying that it hasn't, although it will help her if she wins. Roger's mother then points out that Mokujin wouldn't be able to help her, since it can't talk. Mokujin then points this out about Roger's mother. The two fight, and Roger Jr. wins. Mokujin tells Roger Jr. that it will not accept defeat. Roger Jr. continues to go anyway, promising to return later.
Final Stage, Jinpachi Mishima: Roger Jr. walks through Final Stage 2. Jinpachi (in human form) walks up behind him and says, "I'm impressed that you've made it this far. I am Jinpachi Mishima. My goal... My goal is to destroy all existence!" Shortly after Jinpachi starts to speak, Roger Jr. turns around and notices him. After he finishes speaking, Jinpachi transforms into his "Devil" form.
Ending (Unofficial Synopsis)
Roger Jr. has successfully infiltrated Doctor Boskonovitch's lab. He sees a picture of himself and Roger playing lying on the ground. Across from that picture is a barred door with the words "No unauthorized entry." Roger Jr. kicks open the door only to find a comfortably decorated room. Roger is shown sitting on the couch watching TV and sipping a drink through a crazy straw. Roger Jr. angrily looks at his father who is now nervous. Infuriated, Roger Jr. punches Roger into the ceiling, and then steps on the picture of him and his father.


  • After Roger Jr. defeats Mokujin, the words and actions of Roger Jr. and Mokujin are very similar to those of Jin Kazama and Hwoarang after Jin defeats Hwoarang in his (Jin's) Tekken 5 / Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection Story mode.
  • Roger Jr.'s sub-boss is Mokujin.
  • Roger Jr.'s ending in Tekken 5 / Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection shows Roger watching Ling Xiaoyu's Tekken 3 ending on a television set.
  • All of Roger Jr.'s animations that are shown before and after a fight are identical to King's. However, in Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection, Roger Jr. has a new win animation that King doesn't have. This win animation shows Roger Jr.'s mother jumping once, spinning around, and raising both of her arms.
  • Roger Jr. can be unlocked by beating Story Mode with one character.

Character Portrait: Roger Jr. Tekken 6 (arcade)
CG art in Tekken 6: Bloodline Rebellion and Tekken 6 console
Tekken 6 screenshot: Roger Jr. VS Roger Jr.


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Prologue (In-Game Text)
Roger Jr. and his mother joined The King of Iron Fist Tournament 5 to find Roger and, after a long struggle, they found him. But Roger was living the easy life, unconcerned about his family. Roger Jr.'s mother was flabbergasted at the sight of her husband and ultimately decided to divorce him.After the divorce, life became hard for Roger Jr. and his mother. Shortly thereafter, The King of Iron Fist Tournament 6 was announced, and Roger Jr. and his mother decided to join the tournament in search of victory and financial security.
Ending Animation "The Kangaroo Family" (Unofficial Synopsis)
Roger Jr. and his parents become stars of the comedy show of The Kangaroo Family. Roger was proud his son became an expert on fighting. His wife then showed pictures of him and his female fans, angering her. She then punches her husband through the roof out of pure anger because he was a playboy. This all left Roger Jr. in shock.


  • Roger Jr.'s "Item Move" feature in Tekken 6 is the ability to summon levitating fish. Roger Jr. must be equipped with the "snorkel" customization item for this to work ([1]).
  • In the Scenario Campaign of Tekken 6, Roger Jr. is a boss at the Mishima Industries Biotech Research Station Ruins.
  • In his Tekken 6 CG art his mother's gloves were red while his were yellow but in the Tekken 6 BR CG art his gloves are blue while his mother's is red. In their ending however Roger Jr's gloves are yellow while his mother's is red.
  • In his ending his family's boxing gloves are all primary colors. Roger has blue gloves, his mother has red gloves and he has yellow gloves

Spin-Offs and Related Games

Character Portrait: Roger Jr. Tekken Tag Tournament 2

Roger Jr. will be featured as a playable character in Tekken Tag Tournament 2.


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Story (From Wii U Edition)

A military-use kangaroo bioengineered by the Mishima Zaibatsu's biotechnology research facility. While fighting from his mother's pouch, both mother and child searched long and hard for their kidnapped father, only to find him living the easy life with no concerns for his family. Roger Jr.'s mother was flabbergasted at the sight of her husband, and ultimately decided to divorce him. Thus Roger Jr. and his mother became a one parent family, where life was hard and lonesome, but they set their mind to attaining an affluent and financially stable lifestyle[1].

Ending (Unofficial Synopsis)

Roger is seen with a bouquet of roses for his wife, but as he enter he sees his wife and son together with Alex having fun. He then regrets the events during Roger Jr.'s Tekken 6 ending. Later Alex and Roger Jr. go out to play while his mother finds the bouquet of roses. Unknown to her, Roger has been smashed in between the wall and the door


  • His item move occurs when his "Giant Swing" K.Os the opponent. When it occurs the opponent will be swung so hard that when they crash into the ground the upper half of their body will be underground.
  • He has a special tag throw with Alex when he will throw the opponent high into the air and they will deliver a double Animal uppercut while the opponent in mid air.
  • He has a win pose dancing with Alex,Panda,or Kuma II
  • He has a special win pose with Xiaoyu, when he dances around, amusing her.


Character Trivia

  • Roger Jr.'s mother has no name, but she is referred to as "Roger Mama" in the Japanese storyline.
  • Roger Jr. along with his family are referenced by Ken's win quote against Kuro. Ken says, "A cat walking around like a human. What's next, a boxing kangaroo?"

Character Relationships

  • Roger Jr. and his mother are transgenic military kangaroos that were created after the other two military animals, Roger and Alex, were created.
  • Roger is his father.
  • Roger Jr.'s mother is Roger's wife; however, they divorce some time before Tekken 6.
  • Is friends with Kuma along with Mokujin.