- "Let's get this party started!"
- —Daniel in Dead or Alive 4.
Daniel (ダニエル, Danieru) is a Afro-Brazilian fighter and is a participator of capoeira from the Dead or Alive (series).
Daniel was raised in a well and normal family and has been practicing in the art of Capoeira under the supervision of his Brazilian grandfather, Danielan whom he is strongly close since he was a child, he had hopes and dreams of becoming a professional dancer and also a martial arts master. Years later Daniel was informed that his grandfather was kidnapped by a secret organization led by a mysterious man after he refused to cooperate, Mastering his years of training of capoeira Daniel goes on a rescue mission to save his abducted grandfather and bringing him back in one piece, He still searches for through this very day but to no avail in finding him.