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]

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Japan's Street Fighter 25th Anniversary National Tournaments Finals summary

- Japan's Street Fighter 25th Anniversary National Tournament announced
- PPV stream prices
- Japan's SF 25th Anniversary tournaments finals to be held in Nicofarre
- Daigo Umehara confirmed to participate
- Umehara reaches Japan's SF 25th Anniversary tournaments finals
- Official website

Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition Ver.2012

Reported by Akahoshi and Capcom's tweets

[Winners] Uryo (Sakura) 2-? -R- (Boxer)
[Winners] Dath (C. Viper) ?-2 Fuudo (Fei Long)
[Winners] Kyoku (Yang) 2-0 Eita (Akuma)
[Losers] -R- (Boxer) 0-2 Dath (C. Viper)
[Winners] Kindo (Fei Long) 0-2 Umehara (Ryu)
[Losers] Eita (Akuma) 2-? Kindo (Fei Long)
[Winners] Uryo (Sakura) ?-2 Fuudo (Fei Long)
[Losers] Uryo (Sakura) 2-? Dath (C. Viper)
[Winners] Kyoku (Yang) 0-2 Umehara (Ryu)
[Losers] Kyoku (Yang) ?-2 Eita (Akuma)
[Losers] Uryo (Sakura) 2-? Eita (Akuma)
[Winners Final] Fuudo (Fei Long) 0-2 Umehara (Ryu)
[Losers Final] Uryo (Sakura) ?-2 Fuudo (Fei Long)
[Grand Final] Umehara (Ryu) 3-0 Fuudo (Fei Long)

For winning the tournament, Umehara received shield (certificate), PlayStation Vita, PS Vita version of Street Fighter vs. Tekken, and an in-game title "Kami ni Chikazuitamono" (The person who is closest to God). (But that's downgrading since he is already called God of Fighting Games....)

- Ono capturing Umehara's Metsu Hadoken [pic]
- The screens: Umehara after winning Fuudo in Winners final [pic]
- Finals brackets [pic]
- The torrent of comments: the moment when Umehara won the championship [pic]

Event report from 4Gamer.net
-  The headline is "Nicofarre rocked by dignified Ume-Shoryu: Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Kakutou Akimatsuri" (They actually used the word Ume-Shoryu!)
- Vampire Resurrection (finally) announced for Japan
- SFxTK: 1st - Tokido (Dha/Cody), 2nd - Yukimura (Ryu/Kazuya), 3rd - MOV (Dha/Jack X)
- SF3 3S OE: 1st - MOV (Chun), 2nd - Umezono (Chun), 3rd - Higa (Ibu)
- SSF4AE2012: 1st - Umehara (Ryu), 2nd - Fuudo (Fei), Uryo (Sak)
- Tokido, Yukimura, MOV, Umehara, Fuudo are qualified (invited) for SF 25th Anniversary Tournaments Finals in San Francisco, California on December 8.
- They didn't mention whether Capcom Japan actually pay for the plane ticket or not. (It's Capcom Japan! We can't be sure about anything!)

Event report from Dengeki
- The headline is "So Umehara is closest to God!?"
- They said Umehara walked from Shinjuku to Nicofarre (Roppongi).

Event report from Famitsu
- Umehara after winning the tournament: "The Fei Long countermeasures worked well." "I'm happy."
- They pointed out that Team Mad Catz had 2 titles out of 3, and this's Umehara's first championship in a Capcom's official tournament in 12 years.

Other media coverages
- Game Watch
- Capcom's official blog 
- Another report from 4Gamer with mini interview (The headline is "A new page of legend of Umehara")

Road to Champion
Here's the list of Umehara's opponents in the competition.
  1. Bon-chan (Sagat)
  2. Shino-chan (Oni)
  3. Hyo Valchan (Cody)
  4. Kichijouji Ken (Ken)
  5. Kindo (Fei Long)
  6. Kyoku (Yang)
  7. Fuudo (Fei Long) *twice

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