December 25, 2018

2019 January and February Fighting Game Events in Tokyo and Fukuoka

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Seems like I've gotten into the habit of tracking FGC offline events in the Tokyo area. This isn't a comprehensive list, but feel free to contact me if you want me to add anything.

Very generally:

  • On Tuesdays there is a DBFZ, Tekken7, and Soul Caliber event run by Jiyuna and MajinObama at Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map. It is actually officially sponsored as well!
  • On Wednesdays SFV (Fighter's Crossover Akihabara – FCA is the event name) at Akihabara ESports Square (the place, Map) starting from 7pm. There are usually around 20 setups, all with sticks. The place has a bar with food too.
  • On Thursdays there is usually a SFV event at Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map or sometimes BeasTV's Jikoken TV with Fuudo.
  • Also on some Thursdays there is a DBFZ event orgaqnized by Kagecchi at Akihabara eSports Square.
  • Studio Sky (Map) announced on 2018-09-14 that they will be an open esports space, and as part of that I'm not yet sure of their schedule, but I add information about their events when I see it.
  • Shot Bar Lucy has different events on different days, and usually on Friday night is an all-night event featuring various games (Map), Calendar.
  • The Plaza Capcom at Kichijoji (Map) has the Capcom eSPORTS Club which has free SFV setups, and often runs events.
  • Game Bar Cross-up in Umeda, Osaka (Map) usually does SFV on Tuesday, Guilty Gear and BlazBlue on Wednesday, and KOF14 on Thursday.
  • Check Gaijin Gaming Brothers for information about Smash related events in Japan. I add Tokyo based events to my list, but they track events all over Japan with English information.
  • Syogepi-events has a Google Calendar of his events. He often runs platinum and under begginer friendly events. They have an English based guide to participating in their events.

I don't really track free play events or tournaments at arcades - there are lots of them. maplejpca tells me that there is a free play UNIST every Friday night from 8pm to 10pm at Sega Nishi Shinjuku. The arcade scene is vibrant, and you are likely to find competition at any arcade, but some are more well known than others. You might want to check out

  • Mikado Arcade, Map Takadanobaba
  • Taito Station Shinjuku East Exit, Map
  • Various arcades in Akihabara, Club Sega, Hey!
  • Various shops in Akihabara like the retro game store Super Potato, Map
  • Play Spot Big One 2nd, Map. Out in Chiba, but good place for 3rd Strike or Melty Blood. (Thanks Arlieth!)
  • Game Newton, Map. Lots of ST setups.
  • Your Warehouse, Map Kawasaki (For the crazy design)

If you are comfortable with Japanese, Kakuge-checker.com has a comprehensive list of offline, online, and other events going around all over Japan. I don't know how he/they/she does it.

I will also track events in Fukuoka in January and February for people who might be headed to EVO Japan.

Date Game Event Location Comments
2019-01-04 Fri. SFV, U. Smash, DOA5 Last Round, Naruto: Clash of the Ninja eSports New Years Scramble Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 10:00 - 19:00, 1500yen, what you can eat will depend on your placements in the various game titles (just a kind of fun thing). Sign up at the twipla page. Organized by Gameplay623.
2019-01-04 Fri. Tekken7, SFV, others, board games Shot Bar Lucy All Night Shot Bar Lucy, Map Shot Bar Lucy 11:30pm - 5:00am SFV / Tekken / DBFZ / others. Free.
2019-01-05 Sat. SFV Ranking Champion Carnival Plaza Capcom at Kichijoji, Map 16:00 -. This event is a tournament for all the winners and 2nd place finishers at the Capcom Plaza events since March. At 17:00 there is a tournament for a last chance qualifier (day of registration from 16:00), and then the tournament from 19:00 (reception desk open from 18:00).
2019-01-05 Sat. DBFZ Sky Ichi Budoukai Studio Sky, Map 13:00 - 20:00, 2000yen all day, 1500yen 3 hours. Casual play split by player level, random 3 on 3 tournament, beginner advice session. 10 setups, sticks included. Streamed on Momochoco's twitch channel. There is also an after-party / ringing in the new year party afterwards.
2019-01-06 Sun. SFV Platinum and under tournament Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 10:00 - 18:00, 1000yen, or 500yen if you show a tweet at registration with the tag #しょげイベ. LP between 1~13999LP can join, anyone can come to watch, Fill in this English form to sign up. There will be a training lecture (in Japanese). Please throw your garbage in the garbage can, if you get a RedBull please write your name on it. BYO controller if you one (sticks available.)
2019-01-06 Sun. SFV, other fighting games Studio Sky Open Training Studio Sky, Map 13:00 - 18:00, Free. Multiple setups with sticks. Lots of different fighting games, but SFV and DBFZ will be there for sure.
2019-01-07 Mon. DBFZ DBFZ World Tour Online Asia 1 Online Taiwan, HK, JP, South Korea Details in English at the smash.gg tournament site.
2019-01-08 Tue. Smash Shot Bar Lucy Smash Shot Bar Lucy, Map 19:00 - close, 500yen entry plus one order an hour. Bring your own setup if possible. Contact uirouuritami with questions.
2019-01-08 Tue. DBFZ, Tekken7, Soul Caliber 6 Fighting Tuesday Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 16:00 - 23:00 Free!, English stream, all you can drink Red Bull. Qs? Majin Obama and Jiyuna. Sticks and setups provided.
2019-01-08 Tue. SFV CapCom Rookies Battle Plaza Capcom at Kichijoji, Map 18:00 - 22:00. Every Tuesday night is Rookie's night. Setups for LP levels: 0-3000 (1), 3000-5000 (2), 5000-7500 (2), 7500-10000 (1). Free, one time registration required, bring your card if you already registered. Sticks available, BYO is ok too.
2019-01-09 Wed. SFV Fighter's Crossover Akiba (FCA) Akihabara E-sports Square, Map 19:00 - 23:00, Casuals day. Japanese Stream.
2019-01-09 Wed. DBFZ, BBTAG DBFZ & BBTAG at Shot Bar Lucy Shot Bar Lucy, Map 19:00 - close, 500yen plus one order per hour. 8 setups with sticks.
2019-01-09 Wed. BBTAG, KOF14, Million Arthur Arcana Blood Violet Night Party Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 19:00 or so? Free. No pre-registration necessary, arcade controllers and game pads available, you may bring your own controller too. Streamed on youtube. No outside food or drink.
2019-01-10 Thu. SFV RedBull SFV Weekly Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 19:00 - close. Free. Sticks and setups provided, usually 1 free Red Bull per person, you can buy more after that.
2019-01-10 Thu. SC6, SNK games SC6 and SNK at Shot Bar Lucy Shot Bar Lucy, Map 19:00 - close, 500yen plus one order per hour. 8 setups with sticks. Contact bonkof with questions.
2019-01-11 Fri. Tekken7, SFV, others, board games Shot Bar Lucy All Night Shot Bar Lucy, Map Shot Bar Lucy 11:30pm - 5:00am SFV / Tekken / DBFZ / others. Free.
2019-01-11 Fri. SFV, other fighting games Studio Sky Open Training Studio Sky, Map 19:00 - 23:00, Free. Multiple setups with sticks. Lots of different fighting games, but SFV and DBFZ will be there for sure.
2019-01-12 Sat. SFV Ranking Champion Carnival Plaza Capcom at Kichijoji, Map 16:00 -. This event is a tournament for all the winners and 2nd place finishers at the Capcom Plaza events since March. At 17:00 there is a tournament for a last chance qualifier (day of registration from 16:00), and then the tournament from 19:00 (reception desk open from 18:00).
2019-01-12 Sat. SFV GUINASH Channel 2nd Offline Event Studio Sky, Map 12:00 - 17:00, dinner party 18:00 - 20:00 at a local izakaya. Event itself is from 1000-2000yen (not yet decided), and dinner party 3000-4000yen. Randon 2-2 team battle with Waseda rules. Organized by @GUINASH5. Register at the twipla link.
2019-01-12 Sat. Street Fighter Zero 2, Capcom Vs. Street Fighter 2 Battle Arena Shinjuku Club Sega Shinjuku, Map 15:00 Zero2, 17:00 CVS2. Zero2 stream, CVS 2 stream.
2019-01-13 Sun. Catherine Tokyo Pillow Fight Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 12:00 - 18:00. Free. Tournament at 13:30. Playing on the PS3 version, there might not be enough controllers so please do bring your own. Questions? Contact mekasueBI.
2019-01-13 Sun. SFV, other fighting games Studio Sky Open Training Studio Sky, Map 13:00 - 18:00, Free. Multiple setups with sticks. Lots of different fighting games, but SFV and DBFZ will be there for sure.
2019-01-14 Mon. SFV SFV at Ochanomizu Shot Bar Lucy, Map 12:00 - 20:00, 3000yen soft drinks included, 3000yen after 3pm. 8 setups with sticks.
2019-01-14 Mon. Tekken7 Otono no hi Tekken7 Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 13:00 - 21:00, a random 2 on 2 tournament at 17:00 if there are enough people there. "Otono no hi" is the "Coming of Age" holiday.
2019-01-15 Tue. DBFZ, Tekken7, Soul Caliber 6 Fighting Tuesday Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 16:00 - 23:00 Free!, English stream, all you can drink Red Bull. Qs? Majin Obama and Jiyuna. Sticks and setups provided.
2019-01-15 Tue. SFV Hiroshima SFV, Hiroshima 1st Hirotomo Building 3F, Map 19:00 - 23:00, Free. 3 setups, 4 sticks, 3 pads. BYOC if you can. Comment on the twipla page if you are going to go.
2019-01-15 Tue. Smash Shot Bar Lucy Smash Shot Bar Lucy, Map 19:00 - close, 500yen entry plus one order an hour. Bring your own setup if possible. Contact uirouuritami with questions.
2019-01-15 Tue. SFV CapCom Rookies Battle Plaza Capcom at Kichijoji, Map 18:00 - 22:00. Every Tuesday night is Rookie's night. Setups for LP levels: 0-3000 (1), 3000-5000 (2), 5000-7500 (2), 7500-10000 (1). Free, one time registration required, bring your card if you already registered. Sticks available, BYO is ok too.
2019-01-16 Wed. SFV Fighter's Crossover Akiba (FCA) Akihabara E-sports Square, Map 19:00 - 23:00, Open Ranked Battle tournament. Japanese Stream.
2019-01-16 Wed. DBFZ, BBTAG DBFZ & BBTAG at Shot Bar Lucy Shot Bar Lucy, Map 19:00 - close, 500yen plus one order per hour. 8 setups with sticks.
2019-01-17 Thu. DBFZ Dragonball FighterzThursday Akihabara E-sports Square, Map 19:00 - 22:45, Free, multiple setups with sticks available.
2019-01-17 Thu. SC6, SNK games SC6 and SNK at Shot Bar Lucy Shot Bar Lucy, Map 19:00 - close, 500yen plus one order per hour. 8 setups with sticks. Contact bonkof with questions.
2019-01-18 Fri. Tekken7, SFV, others, board games Shot Bar Lucy All Night Shot Bar Lucy, Map Shot Bar Lucy 11:30pm - 5:00am SFV / Tekken / DBFZ / others. Free.
2019-01-18 Fri. SFV Plat. and under SFV by Shogepi- Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 17:00 - 22:00, 1000yen. Mini-tournament at 20:30. You should have an LP value between 1~13999, above that just watch please. English registration link. Stream.
2019-01-19 Sat. SFV, DBFZ, BBTAG, SC6, FEXL, others Fukuoka Offline Gamer Party Onojo Madokapia rm 202, Map (Fukuoka) 13:00 - 17:00, pre-reg 1500yen, day of 2000yen. Please bring your own pads / sticks / adapters. Pre-register at the twipla page.
2019-01-19 Sat. SFV Arcade Location Tests SFV Arcade Location Tests Various arcades Taito Station Shinjuku GameWorld (Map), Taito Station Phoedra Osu Nagano (Map), Taito Station Osaka Nihonbashi (Map), G-Stage Nanakuma Fukuoka (Map).
2019-01-19 Sat. SFV Ranking Champion Carnival Plaza Capcom at Kichijoji, Map 16:00 -. This event is a tournament for all the winners and 2nd place finishers at the Capcom Plaza events since March. At 17:00 there is a tournament for a last chance qualifier (day of registration from 16:00), and then the tournament from 19:00 (reception desk open from 18:00).
2019-01-20 Sun. Fighting Games P2G Gaming Party in Sendai Enspace Meeting Rm. 5C1, Map (Sendai) 12:00 - 17:00, Free, pre-reg at atnd.org and leave a comment with the games you like. P2G Guests: ChocoBlanka, Harumy, and Celina. Free play games and mini tournaments. Bring your own games if you like, all levels are welcome, including kids.
2019-01-20 Sun. SFV Arcade Location Tests SFV Arcade Location Tests Various arcades Taito Station Shinjuku GameWorld (Map), Taito Station Phoedra Osu Nagano (Map), Taito Station Osaka Nihonbashi (Map), G-Stage Nanakuma Fukuoka (Map).
2019-01-22 Tue. DBFZ, Tekken7, Soul Caliber 6 Fighting Tuesday Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 16:00 - 23:00 Free!, English stream, all you can drink Red Bull. Qs? Majin Obama and Jiyuna. Sticks and setups provided.
2019-01-22 Tue. Smash Shot Bar Lucy Smash Shot Bar Lucy, Map 19:00 - close, 500yen entry plus one order an hour. Bring your own setup if possible. Contact uirouuritami with questions.
2019-01-22 Tue. SFV CapCom Rookies Battle Plaza Capcom at Kichijoji, Map 18:00 - 22:00. Every Tuesday night is Rookie's night. Setups for LP levels: 0-3000 (1), 3000-5000 (2), 5000-7500 (2), 7500-10000 (1). Free, one time registration required, bring your card if you already registered. Sticks available, BYO is ok too.
2019-01-23 Wed. SFV Fighter's Crossover Akiba (FCA) Akihabara E-sports Square, Map 19:00 - 23:00, Random 3-3 tournament. Japanese Stream.
2019-01-23 Wed. DBFZ, BBTAG DBFZ & BBTAG at Shot Bar Lucy Shot Bar Lucy, Map 19:00 - close, 500yen plus one order per hour. 8 setups with sticks.
2019-01-23 Wed. BBTAG, KOF14, Million Arthur Arcana Blood Violet Night Party Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 19:00 or so? Free. No pre-registration necessary, arcade controllers and game pads available, you may bring your own controller too. Streamed on youtube. No outside food or drink.
2019-01-24 Thu. DBFZ Dragonball FighterzThursday Akihabara E-sports Square, Map 19:00 - 22:45, Free, multiple setups with sticks available.
2019-01-24 Thu. SC6, SNK games SC6 and SNK at Shot Bar Lucy Shot Bar Lucy, Map 19:00 - close, 500yen plus one order per hour. 8 setups with sticks. Contact bonkof with questions.
2019-01-25 Fri. Tekken7, SFV, others, board games Shot Bar Lucy All Night Shot Bar Lucy, Map Shot Bar Lucy 11:30pm - 5:00am SFV / Tekken / DBFZ / others. Free.
2019-01-25 Fri. SFV, other fighting games Studio Sky Open Training Studio Sky, Map 19:00 - 23:00, Free. Multiple setups with sticks. Lots of different fighting games, but SFV and DBFZ will be there for sure.
2019-01-26 Sat. Winning11, CS:GO, SFV, Tekken7 International eSposrts Challenge Cup: JP vs Asia Makuhari Messe, Map 10:00 - 18:00. Single day ticket 2000yen, two day ticket 2500yen if pre-purchasd. International Exhibition Hall 1, halls 5-8. Held as part of Game Party Japan 2019 which is part of the Japan Amusement Expo 2019. Prize pool of about $132,000 across all four games. 11:00 - 14:30 Tekken7 double elim pools.
2019-01-26 Sat. SFV Ranking Champion Carnival Plaza Capcom at Kichijoji, Map 16:00 -. This event is a tournament for all the winners and 2nd place finishers at the Capcom Plaza events since March. At 17:00 there is a tournament for a last chance qualifier (day of registration from 16:00), and then the tournament from 19:00 (reception desk open from 18:00).
2019-01-27 Sun. Winning11, CS:GO, SFV, Tekken7 International eSposrts Challenge Cup: JP vs Asia Makuhari Messe, Map 10:00 - 17:00. Single day ticket 2000yen, two day ticket 2500yen if pre-purchasd. International Exhibition Hall 1, halls 5-8. Held as part of Game Party Japan 2019 which is part of the Japan Amusement Expo 2019. Prize pool of about $132,000 across all four games. 14:00 - 16:00 SFV.
2019-01-27 Sun. SFV SFV in Ochanomizu Shot Bar Lucy, Map 12:00 - 20:00, 3000yen includes free soft drinks, 2000yen after 15:00. I think about 8 setups with sticks included.
2019-01-27 Sun. SFV, other fighting games Studio Sky Open Training Studio Sky, Map 13:00 - 18:00, Free. Multiple setups with sticks. Lots of different fighting games, but SFV and DBFZ will be there for sure.
2019-01-28 Mon. SFV Hiroshima SFV, Hiroshima 1st Hirotomo Building 3F, Map 19:00 - 23:00, Free. 3 setups, 4 sticks, 3 pads. BYOC if you can. Comment on the twipla page if you are going to go.
2019-01-28 Mon. SFV Monday Match Game Bar Bridge, Map 18:00 - 22:00, 1000yen, 4 setups with sticks, mini tournament from 20:00.
2019-01-29 Tue. DBFZ, Tekken7, Soul Caliber 6 Fighting Tuesday Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 16:00 - 23:00 Free!, English stream, all you can drink Red Bull. Qs? Majin Obama and Jiyuna. Sticks and setups provided.
2019-01-29 Tue. Smash Shot Bar Lucy Smash Shot Bar Lucy, Map 19:00 - close, 500yen entry plus one order an hour. Bring your own setup if possible. Contact uirouuritami with questions.
2019-01-29 Tue. SFV CapCom Rookies Battle Plaza Capcom at Kichijoji, Map 18:00 - 22:00. Every Tuesday night is Rookie's night. Setups for LP levels: 0-3000 (1), 3000-5000 (2), 5000-7500 (2), 7500-10000 (1). Free, one time registration required, bring your card if you already registered. Sticks available, BYO is ok too.
2019-01-30 Wed. SFV Fighter's Crossover Akiba (FCA) Akihabara E-sports Square, Map 19:00 - 23:00, Open Ranked Battle tournament #2. Japanese Stream.
2019-01-30 Wed. DBFZ, BBTAG DBFZ & BBTAG at Shot Bar Lucy Shot Bar Lucy, Map 19:00 - close, 500yen plus one order per hour. 8 setups with sticks.
2019-01-31 Thu. DBFZ, SC6, Tekken7 FCA Special multi-game event Akihabara E-sports Square, Map 19:00 - 22:45, Free, multiple setups with sticks available. This is a special Fighter's Crossover -Akiba- event with multiple games.
2019-01-31 Thu. SC6, SNK games SC6 and SNK at Shot Bar Lucy Shot Bar Lucy, Map 19:00 - close, 500yen plus one order per hour. 8 setups with sticks. Contact bonkof with questions.
2019-01-31 Thu. SFV Red Bull SFV Weekly Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map From 18:00, free. All levels welcome! Setups with sticks provided. I have a hard time getting scheduling info on this one, it is usually running, or there is JikokenTV with Fuudo teaching people stuff.
2019-01-31 Thu. DBFZ DBFZ @ Game Bar Bridge Tachikawa Game Bar Bridge, Map 18:00 - 22:00, 1000yen, 5 setups with pads and sticks available, mini tournament from 21:00.
2019-02-01 Fri. SFV, other fighting games Studio Sky Open Training Studio Sky, Map 19:00 - 23:00, Free. Multiple setups with sticks. Lots of different fighting games, but SFV and DBFZ will be there for sure.
2019-02-02 Sat. DBFZ Sky Ichi Budoukai Studio Sky, Map 13:00 - 20:00, 2000yen all day, or 1500yen for 3 hours. Mini tournaments split by level, casuals all day, and a special "One year anniversary original version tournament". All levels are welcome! Setups have sticks.
2019-02-02 Sat. SFV Ranking Champion Carnival Plaza Capcom at Kichijoji, Map 16:00 -. This event is a tournament for all the winners and 2nd place finishers at the Capcom Plaza events since March. At 17:00 there is a tournament for a last chance qualifier (day of registration from 16:00), and then the tournament from 19:00 (reception desk open from 18:00).
2019-02-02 Sat. RedBull Anniversary Party RedBull Anniversary Party Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 18:00 - 21:00. Free! No streaming or tournaments, but it is a "standing and eating" party, so I guess there is food and drink. Register at the atnd link. No information about what type of food there is.
2019-02-03 Sun. Tekken7 CELL PRO CUP Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 64 team 2 on 2 team tournament with a 200,000yen prize. Registration form. Sponsored by Cell Promote. Single elimination pools followed by a double elimination tournament for those who make it out of pools.
2019-02-03 Sun. SFV, other fighting games Studio Sky Open Training Studio Sky, Map 13:00 - 18:00, Free. Multiple setups with sticks. Lots of different fighting games, but SFV and DBFZ will be there for sure.
2019-02-03 Sun. Soul Caliber 6 SC6 in Ochanomizu Shot Bar Lucy, Map 14:00 - 19:00, 2000yen, free softdrinks included. Usually around 8 setups with sticks.
2019-02-04 Mon. SFV Monday Match Game Bar Bridge, Map 18:00 - 22:00, 1000yen, 4 setups with sticks, mini tournament from 20:00.
2019-02-04 Mon. UMVC3 Airdash Club Plink Weekly Studio Sky, Map 19:00 - 22:00, 1000yen, 500yen if you have a PS4 with UMVC3 installed and bring it. Twitch Stream. Rumor has it that KBrad will be there.
2019-02-05 Tue. DBFZ, Tekken7, Soul Caliber 6 Fighting Tuesday Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 16:00 - 23:00 Free!, English stream, all you can drink Red Bull. Qs? Majin Obama and Jiyuna. Sticks and setups provided.
2019-02-05 Tue. SFV CapCom Rookies Battle Plaza Capcom at Kichijoji, Map 18:00 - 22:00. Every Tuesday night is Rookie's night. Setups for LP levels: 0-3000 (1), 3000-5000 (2), 5000-7500 (2), 7500-10000 (1). Free, one time registration required, bring your card if you already registered. Sticks available, BYO is ok too.
2019-02-06 Wed. SFV Fighter's Crossover Akiba (FCA) Akihabara E-sports Square, Map 19:00 - 23:00, Beginner and Intermediate tournaments. Japanese Stream.
2019-02-06 Wed. BBTAG, KOF14, Million Arthur Arcana Blood Violet Night Party Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 19:00 or so? Free. No pre-registration necessary, arcade controllers and game pads available, you may bring your own controller too. Streamed on youtube. No outside food or drink.
2019-02-07 Thu. SFV Red Bull SFV Weekly Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map From 18:00, free. All levels welcome! Setups with sticks provided. I have a hard time getting scheduling info on this one, it is usually running, or there is JikokenTV with Fuudo teaching people stuff.
2019-02-07 Thu. DBFZ, Tekken7, Sould Caliber 6 Fighting Thursday Akihabara E-sports Square, Map 19:00 - 22:45, I'm not sure on the price, maybe it's free? Setups have sticks provided, you can bring your own PS4 controller, but no guarantees.
2019-02-07 Thu. DBFZ DBFZ @ Game Bar Bridge Tachikawa Game Bar Bridge, Map 18:00 - 22:00, 1000yen, 5 setups with pads and sticks available, mini tournament from 21:00.
2019-02-08 Fri. SFV, other fighting games Studio Sky Open Training Studio Sky, Map 19:00 - 23:00, Free. Multiple setups with sticks. Lots of different fighting games, but SFV and DBFZ will be there for sure.
2019-02-08 Fri. Sailor Moon S Sailor Moon S at Board Game Bar Game Bar Tokyo, Map 19:00 - 23:00. Bring a USB controller if you like. Stream at https://www.twitch.tv/missingpersonsrk
2019-02-09 Sat. Tekken7, Fighting Layer EX, Puyo Puyo Strong Style Japan Microsoft Japan Shinagawa HQ, Map 10:00 - 22:00, free entry, but 3000yen to enter the tournament. Pre-registration required at this link. 3 on 3 winner stays on team tournament, double elimination. Walker Gaming is organizing the Tekken tournament, FEXL and PuyoPuyo are community ogranized. Registration for FEXL open through Jan. 31st.
2019-02-09 Sat. SFV Shyogepi- Platinum and under tournament Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 10:00 - 18:00, 1000yen, or 500yen if you show a tweet at registration with the tag #しょげイベ. LP between 1~13999LP can join, anyone can come to watch, Fill in this English form to sign up. Please throw your garbage in the garbage can, if you get a RedBull please write your name on it. BYO controller if you one (sticks available.) YouTube Stream, Twitch Stream, Challonge Bracket. English information
2019-02-09 Sat. SFV Ranking Champion Carnival Plaza Capcom at Kichijoji, Map 16:00 -. This event is a tournament for all the winners and 2nd place finishers at the Capcom Plaza events since March. At 17:00 there is a tournament for a last chance qualifier (day of registration from 16:00), and then the tournament from 19:00 (reception desk open from 18:00).
2019-02-09 Sat. Pokken DX Pokken DX Battle Shot Bar Lucy, Map 1st session, 13:00 - 18:00, 2000yen with 2 drinks, 2nd session 18:00 - 21:00 1500yen with one drink. 1st and 2nd session 3000yen with 3 drinks. Please bring your switch with Pokken DX and DLC, your dock, AC adapter, USB lan adapter, cross lan cable, controller, type-c hub, and stand if you can.
2019-02-09 Sat. DBFZ, SFV, SC6, BBTAG, FEXL 49th Fukuoka FGC Meetup Onojo Madokapia rm 202, Map (Fukuoka) 13:00 - 17:00, 1500yen pre-reg, or 2000yen day of. Capped at 40 people. Register at the twipla page. This is the last Fukuoka event before EVO (to my knowledge).
2019-02-10 Sun. Hokuto no Ken 8th End of the Century Budoukai Akihabara E-sports Square, Map 11:00 - 22:00, 2500yen, or 2000yen to spectate. Free play on machines at the venue. 3 on 3 (same character allowed) team battle. No game freeze bugs allowed (a few other bugs are out too), FT2, 77 count. Pre-reg is required, and available at the info link. Pre-reg by Feb. 3rd 23:59. Streamed on gamenewton's twitch channel. Here's a PV for the event.
2019-02-10 Sun. Tekken7 others? Tekken7 with HonzoGonzo Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 12:00 - 19:00, free. Tekken7 on free play with lots of Japanese players, streamed on animeilluminati. Maybe there will be other games there. Talk to Honzo Gonzo for questions.
2019-02-10 Sun. DBFZ DBFZ in Ochanomizu Shot Bar Lucy, Map 13:00 - 18:00, 2000yen includes soft drinks. Sign up at the twipla page. Limited to the first 30 people.
2019-02-11 Mon. SFV Monday Match Game Bar Bridge, Map 18:00 - 22:00, 1000yen, 4 setups with sticks, mini tournament from 20:00.
2019-02-11 Mon. UMVC3 Airdash Club Plink Weekly Studio Sky, Map 19:00 - 22:00, 1000yen, 500yen if you have a PS4 with UMVC3 installed and bring it. Twitch Stream.
2019-02-11 Mon. Pokken, Smash Ultimate, ARMS N Dojo Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map Not sure, I haven't see much information about this. I'll guess it starts from 7pm.
2019-02-11 Mon. Party, various? Shot Bar Lucy 3rd Anniversary Shot Bar Lucy, Map 13:00 - 24:00, 2000yen free soft drinks, all alcoholic drinks are 500yen, first time visitors welcome too! Not much info, but I suspect there will be a variety of games being played. The setups there (8 usually) have sticks.
2019-02-12 Tue. DBFZ, Tekken7, Soul Caliber 6 Fighting Tuesday Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 16:00 - 23:00 Free!, English stream, all you can drink Red Bull. Qs? Majin Obama and Jiyuna. Sticks and setups provided.
2019-02-12 Tue. SFV CapCom Rookies Battle Plaza Capcom at Kichijoji, Map 18:00 - 22:00. Every Tuesday night is Rookie's night. Setups for LP levels: 0-3000 (1), 3000-5000 (2), 5000-7500 (2), 7500-10000 (1). Free, one time registration required, bring your card if you already registered. Sticks available, BYO is ok too.
2019-02-12 Tue. Smash Shot Bar Lucy Smashday Shot Bar Lucy, Map 19:00 -. 500yen entry + one order per hour. Organized by uirouuritami.
2019-02-13 Wed. SFV Fighter's Crossover Akiba (FCA) Akihabara E-sports Square, Map 19:00 - 23:00, Open Ranked Battle tournament #3. Japanese Stream.
2019-02-13 Wed. BBTAG BBTAG at Game Bar Bridge Game Bar Bridge, Map 18:00 - 22:00, 1000yen, drink bar included. 3 setups provided.
2019-02-14 Thu. SFV Level Up Thursday Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map From 18:00, free. All levels welcome! Setups with sticks provided. I have a hard time getting scheduling info on this one, it is usually running, or there is JikokenTV with Fuudo teaching people stuff.
2019-02-14 Thu. DBFZ, Tekken7, Sould Caliber 6 Fighting Thursday Akihabara E-sports Square, Map 19:00 - 22:45, I'm not sure on the price, maybe it's free? Setups have sticks provided, you can bring your own PS4 controller, but no guarantees.
2019-02-14 Thu. DBFZ DBFZ @ Game Bar Bridge Tachikawa Game Bar Bridge, Map 18:00 - 22:00, 1000yen, 5 setups with pads and sticks available, mini tournament from 21:00.
2019-02-14 Thu. SNK games, SC6 SNK Games & SC6 at Shot Bar Lucy Shot Bar Lucy, Map 19:00 -. 500yen entry + one order per hour. 8 setups with sticks. Organized by bonkof.
2019-02-15 Fri. SFV, Tekken7, BBTAG, KOF14, GGXrdRev2, SC6 EVO Japan 2019 Fukuoka Fukuoka Kokusai Center, Map All day
2019-02-15 Fri. SFV Syogepi- Platinum and under Tournament Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 17:00 - 22:00 1000yen. People from LP 1~13999 can join the tournament, anyone can come for casuals. Mini tournament at 20:00. English Entry form. Streaming on YouTube Live. Organized by Gameplay623.
2019-02-15 Fri. Tekken7, SFV, others, board games Shot Bar Lucy All Night Shot Bar Lucy, Map Shot Bar Lucy 11:30pm - 5:00am SFV / Tekken / DBFZ / others. Free.
2019-02-15 Fri. SFV Arcade Cabinet Taito SFV Arcade Info Plaza Capcom at Kichijoji, Map Tokyo Also in Fukuoka at Taito Station Map.
2019-02-16 Sat. SFV, Tekken7, BBTAG, KOF14, GGXrdRev2, SC6 EVO Japan 2019 Fukuoka Fukuoka Kokusai Center, Map All day
2019-02-16 Sat. SFV Ranking Champion Carnival Plaza Capcom at Kichijoji, Map 16:00 -. This event is a tournament for all the winners and 2nd place finishers at the Capcom Plaza events since March. At 17:00 there is a tournament for a last chance qualifier (day of registration from 16:00), and then the tournament from 19:00 (reception desk open from 18:00).
2019-02-16 Sat. Smash Ultimate Kurobura Smash Meetup #6 Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 9:45 - 20:00, 2000yen, check the Gaijin Gaming Brothers link on the event name for more information.
2019-02-16 Sat. SFV Arcade Cabinet Taito SFV Arcade Info Plaza Capcom at Kichijoji, Map Tokyo Also in Fukuoka at Taito Station Map.
2019-02-17 Sun. SFV, Tekken7, BBTAG, KOF14, GGXrdRev2, SC6 EVO Japan 2019 Fukuoka Fukuoka Kokusai Center, Map All day
2019-02-17 Sun. GGXrdRev2 GG After Evo Volunteer Event Chikumoku Building, Map 10:30 - 18:00, 2000yen pre-reg, 2500yen day of, 500yen to store bags or suitcases. No Evo stream available. You can pre-order a bento lunch for 500 yen too. Register with the red イベントに申し込む button on the eventon.jp page. Lots more English info at that page as well.
2019-02-17 Sun. SFV SFV in Ochanomizu Shot Bar Lucy, Map 13:00 - 21:00, 3000yen include all you can drink soft drinks, 2000yen after 4pm. They usually have about 8 setups with sticks.
2019-02-17 Sun. SFV Shyogepi Platinum and under Tournament Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 10:00 - 18:00. 1000yen. 14:00 Silver tournament (bracket), 15:00 Gold tournament (bracket), 16:00 Platinum tournament (bracket). People with LP from 1~13999 can join, anyone can come to spectate. English Entry Form. Stream link.
2019-02-17 Sun. SFV Arcade Cabinet Taito SFV Arcade Info Plaza Capcom at Kichijoji, Map Tokyo Also in Fukuoka at Taito Station Map.
2019-02-18 Mon. SFV Monday Match Game Bar Bridge, Map 18:00 - 22:00, 1000yen, 4 setups with sticks, mini tournament from 20:00.
2019-02-18 Mon. UMVC3 Airdash Club Plink Weekly Studio Sky, Map 19:00 - 22:00, 1000yen, 500yen if you have a PS4 with UMVC3 installed and bring it. Twitch Stream.
2019-02-18 Fri. Smash64, Melee, Ultimate Smash Party 24 Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 17:00 - 23:00. 1500yen for 64, 1500 for Melee, 1500 for ultimate, 1000 if you bring your own setup. Tournaments start at 19:30.
2019-02-19 Tue. DBFZ, Tekken7, Soul Caliber 6 Fighting Tuesday Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 16:00 - 23:00 Free!, English stream, all you can drink Red Bull. Qs? Majin Obama and Jiyuna. Sticks and setups provided.
2019-02-19 Tue. SFV CapCom Rookies Battle Plaza Capcom at Kichijoji, Map 18:00 - 22:00. Every Tuesday night is Rookie's night. Setups for LP levels: 0-3000 (1), 3000-5000 (2), 5000-7500 (2), 7500-10000 (1). Free, one time registration required, bring your card if you already registered. Sticks available, BYO is ok too.
2019-02-20 Wed. SFV Fighter's Crossover Akiba (FCA) Akihabara E-sports Square, Map 19:00 - 23:00, random 3 on 3 tournament. Japanese Stream.
2019-02-20 Wed. BBTAG, KOF14, Million Arthur Arcana Blood Violet Night Party Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 19:00 or so? Free. No pre-registration necessary, arcade controllers and game pads available, you may bring your own controller too. Streamed on youtube. No outside food or drink.
2019-02-21 Thu. DBFZ, Tekken7, Sould Caliber 6 Fighting Thursday Akihabara E-sports Square, Map 19:00 - 22:45, I'm not sure on the price, maybe it's free? Setups have sticks provided, you can bring your own PS4 controller, but no guarantees.
2019-02-21 Thu. DBFZ DBFZ @ Game Bar Bridge Tachikawa Game Bar Bridge, Map 18:00 - 22:00, 1000yen, 5 setups with pads and sticks available, mini tournament from 21:00.
2019-02-21 Thu. SNK games, SC6 SNK Games & SC6 at Shot Bar Lucy Shot Bar Lucy, Map 19:00 -. 500yen entry + one order per hour. 8 setups with sticks. Organized by bonkof.
2019-02-22 Fri. SFV, other fighting games Studio Sky Open Training Studio Sky, Map 19:00 - 23:00, Free. Multiple setups with sticks. Lots of different fighting games, but SFV and DBFZ will be there for sure.
2019-02-22 Fri. SFV Shyogepi Platinum and under Tournament Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 17:00 - 22:00, 1000yen. People with LP from 1~13999 can join, anyone can come to spectate. Tournament starts at 20:00. English Event Guide. Challonge bracket. Sign up at the Twipla link, there is also an English questionnaire to fill out. YouTube Stream.
2019-02-22 Fri. Tekken7, SFV, others, board games Shot Bar Lucy All Night Shot Bar Lucy, Map Shot Bar Lucy 11:30pm - 5:00am SFV / Tekken / DBFZ / others. Free.
2019-02-23 Sat. SFV Ranking Champion Carnival Plaza Capcom at Kichijoji, Map 16:00 -. This event is a tournament for all the winners and 2nd place finishers at the Capcom Plaza events since March. At 17:00 there is a tournament for a last chance qualifier (day of registration from 16:00), and then the tournament from 19:00 (reception desk open from 18:00).
2019-02-23 Sat. SFV SFV Lady's Party Shot Bar Lucy, Map 14:00 - 19:00. 2000yen includes drink bar. Limited to the first 20 people to sign up. Sign up at the twipla page. SFV event for the ladies. All levels are welcome.
2019-02-24 Sun. SFV, other fighting games Studio Sky Open Training Studio Sky, Map 13:00 - 18:00, Free. Multiple setups with sticks. Lots of different fighting games, but SFV and DBFZ will be there for sure.
2019-02-25 Mon. SFV Monday Match Game Bar Bridge, Map 18:00 - 22:00, 1000yen, 4 setups with sticks, mini tournament from 20:00.
2019-02-25 Mon. UMVC3 Airdash Club Plink Weekly Studio Sky, Map 19:00 - 22:00, 1000yen, 500yen if you have a PS4 with UMVC3 installed and bring it. Twitch Stream.
2019-02-26 Tue. DBFZ, Tekken7, Soul Caliber 6 Fighting Tuesday Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 16:00 - 23:00 Free!, English stream, all you can drink Red Bull. Qs? Majin Obama and Jiyuna. Sticks and setups provided.
2019-02-26 Tue. SFV CapCom Rookies Battle Plaza Capcom at Kichijoji, Map 18:00 - 22:00. Every Tuesday night is Rookie's night. Setups for LP levels: 0-3000 (1), 3000-5000 (2), 5000-7500 (2), 7500-10000 (1). Free, one time registration required, bring your card if you already registered. Sticks available, BYO is ok too.
2019-02-26 Tue. Smash Shot Bar Lucy Smashday Shot Bar Lucy, Map 19:00 -. 500yen entry + one order per hour. Organized by uirouuritami.
2019-02-27 Wed. SFV Fighter's Crossover Akiba (FCA) Akihabara E-sports Square, Map 19:00 - 23:00, Open Ranked Battle tournament #4. Japanese Stream.
2019-02-27 Wed. Fighting Game Community talk Akira Ohsu Fighting Game Community talk Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map 20:00 -. Free. An event where guests A-ru and Hameko talk with Akira Ohsu the photographer. His art is on display at Red Bull Gaming Sphere (through March 3rd in an extended engagement). The discussion will be in Japanese.
2019-02-28 Thu. SFV Red Bull SFV Weekly Red Bull Gaming Sphere, Map From 18:00, free. All levels welcome! Setups with sticks provided. I have a hard time getting scheduling info on this one, it is usually running, or there is JikokenTV with Fuudo teaching people stuff.
2019-02-28 Thu. DBFZ, Tekken7, Sould Caliber 6 Fighting Thursday Akihabara E-sports Square, Map 19:00 - 22:45, I'm not sure on the price, maybe it's free? Setups have sticks provided, you can bring your own PS4 controller, but no guarantees.
2019-02-28 Thu. DBFZ DBFZ @ Game Bar Bridge Tachikawa Game Bar Bridge, Map 18:00 - 22:00, 1000yen, 5 setups with pads and sticks available, mini tournament from 21:00.
2019-02-28 Thu. SNK games, SC6 SNK Games & SC6 at Shot Bar Lucy Shot Bar Lucy, Map 19:00 -. 500yen entry + one order per hour. 8 setups with sticks. Organized by bonkof.
2019-02-28 Thu. Catherine Full Body, Puyo Puyo eSports 2on2 tournament produced by Fu-hi Storia Cafe, Map (Taito Station 6th floor) 18:30 - 22:00. Random team draws at 19:00, tournament at 19:30. One drink minimum. Teams with one Catherine player and one PuyoPuyo player are made, and a tournament of both titles is held. Casuals on free play for people who don't join the tournament. Registration form. If you need to cancel send email to infostoria@storia-cafe-form.com with the event title and your name.



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Re: Platinum and under tournament
thank you for introduce my ivent!
Posted 10 months, 1 day ago by syogepixiv • @wwwReply
Re: 2019 January and February Fighting Game Events in Tokyo and Fukuoka
All this with a baby fresh out of the over? You're a legend, Doc.
Posted 10 months, 4 days ago by Hassun • • • Reply
Re: 2019 January and February Fighting Game Events in Tokyo and Fukuoka
Thank you for the kind words. It isn't all that hard to keep track of events though. It is harder to bug people to give me the schedules in the future, but I haven't been doing that lately...
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