Tsunehiro “Gachikun” Kanamori recently announced on Topanga TV that he is now a Red Bull Athlete.
Known as one of the best Sagats in Street Fighter IV and one of the best Rashids in Street Fighter V, Gachikun has always been one of the strongest modern Street Fighter players in the world. His recent accomplishments include winning South East Asia Major 2018 Asia Regional Finals, placing 4th at Evolution 2018, and winning Abuget Cup 2018.
It was always a question of when Gachikun would be sponsored, seeing as how he was the highest-ranked unsponsored player in the Capcom Pro Tour 2018 standings. Now, he has joined forces with Red Bull alongside players like Daigo Umehara, Bonchan, Snake Eyez, Luffy, and Bigbird. All of us at Shoryuken congratulate Gachikun on his sponsorship and wish him luck at Capcom Cup 2018!