NCAA, Will Or Will Not Use The Name And Image Of "Jose Rizal" In Tekken 7

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts ( NCCA ) Announced that they are  analyzing  the steps regarding the use of the name and image of national hero Dr. Jose Rizal in Tekken 7 character " Josie Rizal" .

In a statement Thursday , said  by NCCA Chairman Felipe de Leon Jr. , who will work their agency to the National Historical Commission of the Philippines ( NHCP ) to discuss the matter .

De Leon also clarified the statement that can be find in  Facebook provided by theinsight of  Dr. Leodenito Cañete about issues with " Josie Rizal , " does not represent the position of the NCCA.

De Leon also said that Cañete  is no officer or member of the NCAA national committee.

Instead ,  Cañete  is one of the  member of Bayaning Bayan project,  a painting competition under the Philippine Cultural Education Program of the NCCA.

Prior to this , NCCA Secretariat clarified That Cañete , is not  official in NCCA, which as previously reported .

"Josie Rizal " is the first Filipino character  in " Tekken " series , trained in fencing and  Filipino martial art, tai chi , kick boxing said Katsuhiro Harada Bandai Namco Games .

Cañete criticized such character of " Josie Rizal" because of its short concise costume and dyeing of textile garments which is  based on the colors of the flag of the Philippines.

He said also that he plans to take steps to correct the false impression that might be caused by " Josie Rizal" the image of Dr. Rizal and the Philippines.
source: GMA