Daigo Umehara's Event Schedule 2015

- Canada Cup's Master Series [January 9-11]
- 5th Niconico Shotenkaigi [January 18]
- Yonpahi radio show [January 23]
- 6th Niconico Shotenkaigi [January 25]
- Taipei Game Show [Jan 31]
- Tokaigi 2015 [Feb 1]

Sunday, February 1, 2015

[Video] Umehara's SF5 exhibition from Taipei Game Show

A video of Daigo Umehara (Ryu) vs. GamerBee (Chu) Street Fighter V exhibition match in Taipei Game Show.

Umehara on Yonpachi radio show

On January 23, Daigo Umehara appeared as a guest on a radio show called "Yonpachi 48 Hours" which is hosted by Osamu Suzuki (broadcast writer).

  • They talked about Umehara's pro gamer career, his achievement, his manga. (All we already know)
  • He's not on diet or any food restriction.
  • He's not married.
  • If he has a kid, he won't force/tell his kid to play games.
  • The first game he played was Famicom's Super Mario.
  • He said the happiest moment of his life was probably when he got Famicom.
  • The first fighting game he's really into was Street Fighter II.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

[Video] Blade Arcus matches from Tokaigi 2015

Matches video from Blade Arcus tournament at Tokaigi 2015 (Jan 31).

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3


[Final] Panpiina (Sakuya/Rage) vs. SpinKing (Altina/Sakuya)

Panpiina is an old school player who played both Darkstalkers and 3rd Strike. No wonder he's good at this game which is footsie based. He's currently No.1 on Blade Arcus CL ranking (CL is rating or Street Fighter's BP). But most importantly, he has 94% win rate over 1,871 matches played.

SpinKing, as mentioned before, played various games, but Blade Arcus is his main game now. He's Japan's No.2, right behind Panpiina, but played more matches than anyone in Japan.

Friday, January 30, 2015

French Bread's Serizawa to compete in Blade Arcus tournament in Tokaigi

It was revealed tonight that French Bread's battle planner and programmer Kamone Serizawa (Melty Blood, UNI, DBFC) will compete in Blade Arcus tournament in Tokaigi on January 31.

Serizawa already showed some interest in Blade Arcus by participating in location test and playing until late around the launch.

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

[20150116] Blade Arcus casuals featuring #1 Altina player

This is casual matches video featuring SpinKing (Kaitenou) from Game Chariot game center from January 16.

SpinKing played various games (DBFC/BlazBlue/P4U/UNI/Marvel/etc) but his main game is now Blade Arcus. He's currently Japan's No.2 overall and is No.1 Altina player. He plays more Blade Arcus matches than anyone in Japan, with 2,498 matches (73.57% win rate) as of today.

Altina, the projectile specialist, may look powerful but she's a charge character, so she can be exploited. Altina can also be counterpicked with Pairon and Roselinde.

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Chain Chronicle V's Shining Blade collabo starts

From January 27 to February 3, Chain Chronicle V players will be able to obtain five of Shining Blade characters in the game.

Four out of five (Rage, Sakuya, Altina, Rick) are playable in Beast Note's greatest fighting game of generation Blade Arcus.

Originally a cellphone game, Chain Chronicle V is a free-to-play game on PS Vita. Both Chain Chronicle and Shining series are Sega's flagship games in their respective genre.

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[20150127] Blade Arcus Tuesday at Ko-Hatsu

Blade Arcus Tuesday at Ko-Hatsu tonight featured Japan's No.5, 7, 8, 10 player from CL ranking.

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