Our friends at YoYo Acquaintance dropped a couple of really nice player feature videos for Taiwanese players Kuo Tzu Wei and Chiang Shan Chen, both sponsored by sOMEThING. Great tricks from some really top-notch talent!
Check out video of the Top Three finishers from the recent Something World contest in Singapore. Something World contests are mini-events hosting by YoYoAddict/Something owner and 4x World YoYo Champion Hiroyuki Suzuki. The yoyo scene in Singapore has been going strong for years now…not surprising at all to see so much talent!
The yoyo scene in Thailand is growing quickly, and they’ve got some truly excellent talent coming up. Check out this great look at the recent Something World contest, organized by Hiroyuki Suzuki!
World YoYo Champion Hajime Miura has been enjoying some popularity on the interwebs lately, since his winning 2016 routine got stolen and re-uploaded by every single content-jacking account on Facebook and then spread far and wide. Raise your hand if you’ve had at least a half-dozen people post it on your timeline and ask you “Have you seen this!?”
Yep. Same here.
So, as long as we’re all thinking about Hajime and how sweet and awesome that kid is, we might as well enjoy his latest routine, fresh from 44Festival in Japan.
Yoyos used are the Something Phaser.
Shinji Saito, the 13x World YoYo Champion, showed off a little at the Something World contest held recently in Korea. Check out his demo…crazy to think he can just throw something this dense with tricks right off the cuff with little to no prep. Amazing.
Yoyos used are the Something LP.
Japanese yoyo brand Something, the brainchild of 4x World YoYo Champion Hiroyuki Suzuki, has been holding several “Something World” mini events each year…check out footage from their most recent event in Korea!
Featuring Hiroyuki Suzuki, Shinji Saito, Lee Min Woo, Cho Moon Soo, Cha Dam Dae, Yu Hui Won, Min Chan Hong, and Yu Young Sik.
Something by YoYo Addict recently unveiled a revamped version of their plastic yoyo, The V. The updated model designed is after their popular yoyo, the SLASHER. This new updated version is absolutely killer!
Check out the video below as multi-time 1A World YoYo Champion Hiroyuki Suzuki puts The V to the test!
sOMEThING and YoYoFactory have a video contest going on with Japanese store Rewind, and this latest entry is absolutely glorious. Featuring Rei Iwakura and Ishihara Hiroyasu and all of the skill and ridiculous tricks you could ever hope for.
Big news in the Asian yoyo scene! Benson Fok (2012-2014 1A China National Champ / 2012, 2013, 2015 1A Hong Kong Champ) has left Something by YoYoAddict and joined new Chinese brand YOYO.Y. I caught up with Benson on Facebook and he had this to say about the switch:
YOYO.Y is a new company in China. I hope i can try my best to improve the level of yoyoing in China and bring them as a main spot in the world in the future.
Check out this announcement video, also featuring new YOYO.Y team member Ju Zi Liang (2015 5A China National Champion).
Amane Okubo shows off some great trick concepts and style in this new video…crazy good!
The Summer of Titanium™ just keeps on rolling with this new release, the Anglam TISS by Something! A full titanium body with stainless steel weight rings means we are talking about a yoyo with absolutely insane weight distribution and what is likely to be a crazy high price point. We don’t have any specs or pricing yet, but this new ultra-premium yoyo will be released at the 2015 World YoYo Contest this weekend at the Something booth.
Four-time Singaporean National YoYo Champion Christopher Chia is headed to the World YoYo Contest, and our friends at Acquaintance have given us a sneak peek at what Chris will be bringing to the stage this year!
Chris has always been an incredible yoyo player, but his trick construction in this video is next level. Good luck in Tokyo!
Yoyo used is the Something Anglam CC.
The Summer of Titanium™ continues, with the announcement that Something will be releasing the Anglam Zero, a full titanium yoyo modeled after their flagship model, the Anglam. Something, the yoyo brand owned and operated by 4x World YoYo Champion Hiroyuki Suzuki, has a reputation for some of the highest quality yoyos available, and it looks like
Available first at the 2015 World YoYo Contest in Tokyo, we’ve got full specs for the Anglam Zero below! Retail price will be announced closer to Worlds.