All of Japan's 'Five Gods' of fighting games will attend EVO 2k14

Naoto 'Sako' Sako, Daigo Umehara, Hajine 'Tokido' Taniguchi, Shinya 'Nuki' Ōnuki and Tatsuya 'Haitani' Haitani will all be competing at EVO 2014.


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Confirmed! All 5 Japanese "fighting gods" are headed to Evo 2014. Sako, Daigo, Tokido, Nuki, Haitani. There will be blood.

— Seth Killian (@sethkillian) May 16, 2014

Seth Killian, former Capcom employee wrote on his Twitter today that Japans most celebrated fighting game contestants will be attending EVO 2014.

Having been dubbed as the Japanese fighting game community's 'five gods', the arrival of some of the most acclaimed fighting game players of all time at the EVO 2014 Championship is a historic occasion for the tournament. Whilst EVO has fielded an immensely stacked international roster for the past years with players like Lee 'Poongko' Chung Gon, Lee 'Infiltration' Sun Woo and Bruce 'Gamerbee' Hsiang providing the tournament with incredible moments, what EVO has planned with the five most legendary Japanese players of all time will surely be a treat.

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