First, the user sends the opponent to the air and beats him up in a series of hits. He then sends the opponent on the ground and sometimes finishes with a powerful kick to the back of the opponent, inflicting a great amount of damage.
Zanku Fist appears in the Budokai video game series. Goku and Krillin are able to perform this attack in both Dragon Ball Z: Budokai and Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2, while Adult Gohan and Goten use it in Budokai 2 only. In Budokai 2, all the users of this technique finish it off by flying down and kicking the opponent in the back.
Techniques similar appear under different names and are used by other playable characters in the Budokai games: the Killquick, Yamcha's Wolf Slice Fist, Tien Shinhan's Jackhammer Fist Flash, Raditz's Exciting Year, Nappa's Giant Attack, Recoome's Recoome Buster Magnum, Captain Ginyu's Ginyu Strike, Frieza's Frieza Nightmare, Android 20's and Android 19's Power Break, Android 18's and Android 17's Power Strike, Android 16's Devil Crush, Mr. Satan's Hercule Critical Attack, Cell's Ultimate Attack, Videl's Leopard Shoot, Great Saiyaman's Justice Finisher, Trunks' Blast Attack, Gotenks' Ultra Missile Parfait, Dabura's Hell Blow Shoot, Majin Buu's Innocence Strike, Super Buu's Vice Break, Kid Buu's Crazy Smash, Gokule's Super Finish Gokule Attk/Gokule Critical Attack, and Tiencha's Sirius Hammerfist.