YoYoFactory is honored to work with a great partner in Bandai Japan. On the 1st weekend of April we tagged along to their Hyper YoYo Event in Tokyo. Winners of regional contests all met off to battle in a FACE OFF contest where teams draw cards from a deck which name tricks. The players then choose which difficulty they will attempt, the harder for more points. After 3 draws/tricks there is a winner.
The final battle saw two local teams match up, although there were some close battles including a tied semi final with the team from Hokaido along the way. The final was tense with the excited winners taking home a huge case of special edition Hyper YoYos.
As well as the competitors the Top Spinner Pros were on hand to perform and many Japanese YoYo Champions came along to watch including World Champions Shaqler, Shinya Kido, Hironori Mii and Jun Aramaki from REWIND, Taka from SpinGear, Eiji Okuyama and Reiki from YoYoFactory, the whole 44Clash crew plus a visitor from America, Bob Maloney from Bird in Hand Chico, the home of the USA National YoYo Contest.