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Jody Summer

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Jody Summer
GX Jody Summer.png
Jody Summer, as seen in F-Zero GX/AX.
Games
Machine name White Cat, Super Cat
Age 25
Gender Female
First game F-Zero X (1998)
Appearance(s) F-Zero X
F-Zero GX
F-Zero: GP Legend
F-Zero Climax
Voice actor F-Zero GX - Julia Yermakov
F-Zero: GP Legend
Japanese voice actor Kikuko Inoue (2003-2004)[1]
English voice actor Veronica Taylor (2004-2005)[2]
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Jody Summer is a combat-machine pilot affiliated with the Galactic Space Federation. Her ability is highly regarded, and she is recognized as a hero by both her peers and superiors. For these reasons she was chosen as the spokesperson for the Federation. She wasn’t able to win the last Grand Prix championship but was praised for her bravery and subsequently chosen to be Miss Galactic Space Federation. She still doesn’t have a great deal of experience as an F-ZERO pilot, but she has an incredible ability to control speed; that skill alone makes her the target of a great many rivals.

The daughter of Mason Summer, the inventor of the G-Diffusior anti-gravity system, Jody was always an active girl. When she was only 14, she competed against men and women twice her age and took 4th place in the dodecathalon of the Galactic Games. When she was sixteen she was the third person to ski across the Delaney Ice Plateau on Europe Prime. When was was 18, she became the second person to climb the Olympus Mons on Mars, the highest mountain in the solar system. To top it all off, she became one of the Galactic Federation's top combat pilots and chosen as a spokesperson of the Federation.

She had started to train for the F-ZERO Grand Prix when she received word that her father, Mason Summer, had died when his ship crashed during a flight to the Leonid System. She resolved to race in her father's honor and named her ship the "White Cat", the nickname her father used to call her. She often races with John Tanaka, who has taken it upon himself to protect her - though she wishes he would leave her alone. Despite her inexperience, she has shown an incredible ability to control speed that has earned her a number of rivals already. Jody has rivalry with Octoman.

For this reason, during her second Grand Prix she was involved in an accident thanks to Black Shadow. Fortunately Captain Falcon showed up in time to escort her out of a building before it collapsed on her, reuniting her with John Tanaka who brought her home safely.

In F-Zero: GP Legend, Jody Summer appears as a supporting protagonist in the series as part of the Mobile Task Force. She was caught in an accident that had to have half of her body replaced with cybernetics. Later on in the series, Jody discovers that Captain Falcon is her brother, his real name being Andy Summer. She mourns for the death of her brother at the end of the series though feels great honor in being the sibling of a great hero. She appears in the ending at the start of a Grand Prix alongside Ryu Suzaku taking her brother's place as the new Captain Falcon.

Profiles and statistics

F-Zero GX

GX Jody Summer.png Jody Summer
No. Age Sex Machine Cost
02 25 Female GX-Logo-WhiteCat.png 8
In game description
Jody Summer is a combat-machine pilot affiliated with the Galactic Space Federation. Her ability is highly regarded, and she is recognized as a hero by both her peers and superiors. For those reasons, she was chosen as the spokesperson for the Federation. She wasn't able to win the last Grand Prix championship, but was praised for her bravery and subsequently chosen to be Miss Galactic Space Federation. She still doesn't have a great deal of experience as an F-ZERO pilot, but she has an incredible ability to control speed-that skill alone makes her the target of a great many rivals.

Instruction manual description
Jody is a combat fighter pilot representing the Galactic Space Federation. She was crowned Ms. Intergalactic Federation because of her great run in the Grand Prix the previous year. She is not the most experienced F-ZERO pilot, but she's rated highly by many.

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Other Apperances

Super Smash Bros. series

Super Smash Bros. Melee

Jody marks her first appearance in the series as a collectible trophy.

Name Image Description Unlock Method
Jody Summer
Jody Summer Trophy Melee.png
An ex-fighter pilot, Jody brings her skills to the F-Zero Grand Prix as an ambassador of the interstellar regime. Her machine, the White Cat, is not built for strength or endurance. However, it's incredibly light and has excellent traction. A good match for beginners, the White Cat's a solid all-around racer. Randomly Obtained.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Jody retains her role as a collectible trophy.

Name Image Description Unlock Method
Jody Summer
JodySummerTrophyWiiU.png
Though her aim in the Grand Prix is to arrest the dangerous criminals among the other racers, that doesn't stop her trying to win. As a fighter pilot for the Galactic Space Federation, her skills are clear despite her lack of racing experience, and she can take on even the most technical of courses in her sleek White Cat. Randomly Obtained.

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Trivia

  • Jody Summer shares some similarities with Metroid's Samus Aran. Jody's appearance is similar to Samus's ending in the first Metroid where she appears in a bikini, and Jody is affiliated with the Galactic Space Federation like how Samus is with her Galactic Federation. In the F-Zero GX Story chapter Save Jody!, Captain Falcon and Jody have to escape a power plant within a time limit, similar to Samus's escape portions of her games.

References

  1. F-Zero: Falcon Densetsu Official Site. TV Tokyo. Retrieved on 2011-09-27.
  2. F-Zero GP Legend (2004, Anime Series). Voice Chasers. Retrieved on 2011-09-27.




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