Combating sport streamer and participant Majin Obama lights up Shibuya Crossing in billboard adverts
Twitch streamer, content material creator, and Responsible Gear Try celestial-ranked gatekeeper Majin Obama has just lately began lighting up the busiest pedestrian crossing on the planet: Shibuya Crossing. Earnt as a part of a sequence of Twitch promotional campaigns in Japan, Mr Obama was in a position to internet the prize of getting their stream and face plastered round bustling Tokyo.
A very long time preventing sport participant and former English instructor, Majin Obama has progressively been constructing an viewers as one of many communities’ most charismatic creators. Alongside their streaming work, they’ve created videos on quite a lot of topical matters, together with the latest Road Fighter 6 closed beta, the “official FGC certification exam” and a information on how to get Twitch rich following the earnings leak late final yr.
Reaching out to him through Twitter DMs, Majin Obama expressed how he felt “proud but additionally fortunate”, the shining screens in Shibuya affirming the fortune and work that’s gone into their profession up till this level. “I suppose I’ve come a good distance in additional methods than one since I began streaming, however I really feel fortunate to have grown a powerful neighborhood together with it.”
That neighborhood has come collectively to have a good time the event, sharing movies and screenshots of Majin Obama in a spectacular Arabic black and white gown and scarf as he illuminates the skyline. Nevertheless, Obama made certain to take a while away from the web to go to the billboards with offline associates, as anybody would.
As for what’s subsequent for the streamer, they’ve massive plans for 2022 and past. “For my stream, I wish to proceed to do what we have now been doing, taking part in preventing video games, clearing some video games, some IRL- however I additionally wish to diversify a bit extra, get exterior my consolation zone, and innovate. I plan on performing some crazier and extra experimental stuff utilizing assets and area I’ve right here, so look ahead to it!” The subsequent few months are massive for preventing video games as chances are you’ll know, with Street Fighter 6 and even Project L making ripples within the style’s ecosystem.
“Except for that, 2023 goes to be an enormous yr for me. I wish to begin travelling once more and going to locals/fg occasions and in any other case around the globe.”
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