Tekken 7 pro, Anakin — and “Tekken God Prime”, as he is quick to mention — is one of the scene’s most well-known players for obvious reasons. Consistent tournament placements, constant streaming, and aggressive labbing makes him a well-rounded powerhouse ready for anything.
But there’s another aspect that makes him stand out — his time in the community. He’s been doing this for a long time, and has seen the way the FGC has morphed over time. In a fascinating hour-long interview with BornFree, he talks about the difference of tournament nerves in today’s esports environment versus the past, America’s place in the current Tekken meta, and more.