Ky is one of the poster boys of Guilty Gear, presented as a foil to Sol Badguy. Ky's gameplay differs somewhat between iterations of the franchise, but he is generally considered to be the closest character that Guilty Gear has to the ShotoShort for "Shotokan" A character archetype defined by being similar in some way to Ryu from Street Fighter. Shotos usually have a horizontal fireball, an invulnerable reversal, and a forward moving special move. archetype. In the story, he is the Husband of Dizzy, father of Sin Kiske, and co-kings with Leo Whitefang and Daryl.