Super Street Fighter II, Amiga.

Super Street Fighter II, Amiga.

From the intro of the Amiga version of Super Street Fighter II.

From the intro of the Amiga version of Super Street Fighter II.

In the last Ephemera article, I pondered the provenance of the mythical creatures that appear in the background of Fei Long’s stage in Super Street Fighter II. Now I need ponder no longer, because some kind commenters have let me know that the stage is based on the Hong Kong amusement park Tiger Balm Garden. Here’s what this place looked like in real life!

In the last Ephemera article, I pondered the provenance of the mythical creatures that appear in the background of Fei Long’s stage in Super Street Fighter II. Now I need ponder no longer, because some kind commenters have let me know that the stage is based on the Hong Kong amusement park Tiger Balm Garden. Here’s what this place looked like in real life!

Super Street Fighter II, arcade.

Super Street Fighter II, arcade.

A Fei Long GIF to go with yesterday’s Ephemera article.

A Fei Long GIF to go with yesterday’s Ephemera article.

Super Street Fighter II, Arcade.

Super Street Fighter II, Arcade.

Brazilian Super Street Fighter II comic.

Brazilian Super Street Fighter II comic.

Ad for the Sharp X68000 version of Super Street Fighter II.

Ad for the Sharp X68000 version of Super Street Fighter II.

Guile’s Theme from the 3DO version of Super Street Fighter II Turbo..

Super Street Fighter II, SNES.

Super Street Fighter II, SNES.