ZUN is a Japanese game developer mostly known for creating the Touhou series. He is a competitor in the King for a Day Tournaments. He was selected as a popular fan submission by combining all votes for Touhou characters, and was #6 overall in the ballot.
ZUN was the ninth competitor revealed on July 20, 2018. His source list included rips from the Touhou series, as well as other games he has worked on.
Lines in bold were used in the tournaments. The rest are from the "All Victory Fanfares and VS Lines!" video.
- "Even with all that food you're inhaling, there's no way you can keep up with me!"
- "Try writing a parody of my music, you American buffoon!"
- "What kind of music is this? Where's the endless arpeggios?"
- "Go ahead and down that entire bottle Bacardi on the shelf, then it'll be a real battle"
- "There are far better things you could be sipping out of a champagne glass."
- "No amount of tutorials can help you beat me on Lunatic!"
- "You're the last guy I'd want to get drunk with."
- "You can keep promoting games while I actually make them."
- "These are some of the stranger Youkai I've encountered..."
- "That's a nice mug you got there! I propose a toast to your bitter defeat!"
- "If balance if what you seek, allow me to show you Marisa B."
- "Ah! You three are perfect! May I interest you ladies a spot in a surperior shooter?"
- "You definitely look too old to be in a Touhou game."
- "A doll?? Is this some kind of knockoff Shanghai cosplay?"
- "So you're gonna use that money to take me out for a drink, right?"
- "You should let me borrow Kabula sometime: it'll make a nice Stage 1 midboss!"
- "The trumpet was always better than the accordian!"
- "Let's see how your spirit will fare in Gensokyo-to!"
- "Now that you've got nothing better to do, why not play one of my games?"
- "Yo home to Gensokyo!"
- "Next time, adjust your lens so they can focus."
- "Spell Card: "Maldito Alcohol"!"
- "That's for not putting any mainline Touhou games on the Switch."
- "Go back to your unidentified flying object."
- "Looks like the FCC can't pull off a 1CC."
- "Give those gems back to Patchouli, thank you."
- "Ahh, come on, you three are such lightweights! We've only done 5 shots together!"
- "Hold "Shift" for focused movement."
- "Maybe Alice will have a use for you after all."
- "Face facts, Wario: You've got no beer to drink back home, plus you just lost to ME!"
- "With his imperishable love for alcohol, and his influences on his sleeve (along with the rest of his shirt), ZUN is ready to re-enter the tournament! He’s the embodiment of bullet heck with music that spans across the entire bullet hell genre. Anybody who crosses his path better be prepared for a carousel of agony!"
- ―ZUN's description on the MOJO!!
Lines in bold were used in the tournaments.
King for a DayEdit
- His victory quote against Unregistered Hypercam 2 and Solid Snake reference the Focus Button.
- His victory quote against Dancing Alien Team directly names Touhou 12: Unidentified Fantastic Object.
- His vs. quote against Thanos reference Marisa B, a shot type for Marisa Kirisame in Touhou 10: Mountain of Faith. This shot type is infamous for being bugged to deal more damage to targets than intended.
- His quotes against Geno reference Alice Margatroid.
King for Another DayEdit
- His vs. quote against Metal Ajit Pai references Touhou 12.3: Hisoutensoku, in which characters seek out a giant shadow that turns out to take the shape of a giant robot.
- His victory quote against Geno alludes to the character Medicine Melancholy.
- His quotes against Off the Hook ft. Paruko make reference of the Prismriver Sisters.
- His vs. quote against Pitbull and the Aliens is a reference to the song "Crazy Backup Dancers".
- His vs. quote against Men in Black is a play on the song "Heian Alien".
- His victory Quote against Men in Black is a direct reference to Mamizou Futatsuiwa's Last Word from Touhou 14.5: Urban Legend in Limbo, an attack where she dresses up as an MiB and erases the opponent's memory.
- His quotes against Thanos reference Yukari Yakumo.
- His vs. quote against Wario Partners, LLP reference the Yorigami Sisters, referred to as the "Worst, Most Disastrous Pair".
- His victory quote against Wario Partners, LLP reference Gold Rush, a lost game where the player gather as much gold as they can in under a few minutes.
- His victory quotes against King Dedede, Dr. Robotnik, and Daft Punk ft. Pharrell reference the various rabbit characters in the Touhou series.
- His victory quote against Daft Punk ft. Pharrell also references the song "Get Lucky".
- His victory quote against Solid Snake references Reimu Hakurei.
- His vs. quote against Adam Levine alludes to the Scarlet Sisters.
- His victory quote against Adam Levine references Marisa Kirisame's Love Colored Master Spark.
- His victory quote against Johnny Bravo and vs. quote against Jack Bros. references the ice fairy character Cirno.
- His vs. quote against Mariya Takeuchi references the song "Plastic Mind".
- His victory quote against Mariya Takeuchi reference the Moriya Shrine.
- His vs. quote against Dr. Robotnik reference "OKTOBER FEST", a series of Touhou YTPMVs using The Medic from Team Fortress 2 yelling the first date of each month.
- His victory quote against Jack & Elmo as well as his quotes against Dr. Piccolo reference character interactions with Rumia in Stage 1 of Touhou 6: Embodiment of Scarlet Devil.
- His victory quote against Jack Bros. references the Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei II song "Explorer".
- His victory quote against HOBaRT alludes to Nitori Kawashiro.
- His victory quote against Nico Nico references "⑨ Coarse Tea (⑨番茶)" and "Alice and Marisa's Cookie Kiss".
- His victory quote against MissingNo. references the unused Touhou 6 Embodiment of Scarlet Devil character Rin Satsuki.
- His victory quote against Eminem quotes Alice Margatroid from Stage 4 of Touhou 8 Imperishable Night.
- His quotes against Law & Disorder directly reference Eiki Shiki, Yamaxanadu.