1. A somewhat cool character in Mortal Kombat. The "god of thunder" ("Raiden" means "fighting thunder," or "thunderbolt," in Japanese.)
2. The player character in Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty. No, people, Raiden was NOT the "main character". Kojima says that it was like one of those Sherlock Holmes novels: the main character is Holmes, while the narrator is his assistant, Watson. Raiden was disliked in America, due to his effeminate appearance, "gayness" (he's got a girlfriend
people, wake up) and "replacing" of Snake. In actuality, quite a good character, considering being more believable than Snake, I.E. showing some personality.
1. The god of thunder will kick your ass.
2. Raiden's a great addition to the Metal Gear series. Accept it, you tards.