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 2, 2014

Umehara on Mezamashi Doyoubi summary

A Japanese TV program "Mezamashi Doyoubi" (Alarm Clock Saturday) that was aired nationwide yesterday's morning had a scoop of Daigo Umehara's daily life.

- It begins by introducing e-sports.
- It shows League of Legends tournaments.
- It shows that Japan has a gaming space for e-sports, e-sports SQUARE AKIHABARA. (service fee: 1 hour/400 yen)
- It leads to the talk about Japanese pro gamer Daigo Umehara.
- According to the program, Umehara is "God of Fighting Game" (格闘技ゲームの神)
- [11:00] It shows Umehara's bedroom, a picture of him as a kid with his family. (father, mother, older sister) His room has no game console.
- [13:00] It shows Umehara going to a fitness club in Shibuya. (monthly fee: 6,000 yen to 13,300 yen, tax not included)
- Umehara says he goes to the gym to make a better image of a gamer.
- It shows that he has a cute instructor!
- It shows Umehara going to a business meeting with the editor of his book at Shogakukan (publisher) building.
- It tells that Umehara's Willpower to Keep Winning is the bestselling e-book of 2013 on Amazon Japan.
- It shows Umehara going to his gaming training room after buying stuff from a convenient store. The room is inside an apartment, not the same place as his house.
- His training room has a poster of Rena Tanaka on the ceiling!
- [18:00 to around midnight] Umehara says he trains until before the last train.
- It shows that Umehara uses PC to record his movements for reviewing.
- [21:00] It shows that sometimes he goes for a walk to relax after an intense training.
- It shows how fast Umehara can do Shinku Hadoken.
- The moment Umehara appeared on the TV, the word "Umehara" was No.1 on Japan's Twitter trend.

Umehara is a fan of Rena Tanaka!?

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