EVO moment 37 immortalized in anime form

Apr 12, 2012
2012 Apr 12
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Sure, just about everyone visiting Capcom Unity (or any game site, really) is familiar with the infamous “EVO moment 37” video that shows Daigo Umehara snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. But when said moment appears in an anime, recreated rather faithfully, you know it’s begun to seep out of the gamescape and enter the minds of the mainstream.

Granted, this isn’t on par with, let’s say, an EVO reference on American Idol or something, but it’s still cool to know moments like this can work their way into other mediums. The clip comes from the anime “Acchi Kocchi,” which I admit is wholly unfamiliar to me. I’ve fallen behind on my anime/manga knowledge lately, so if this is an adaptation of a mega-popular comic, my apologies…

And for comparison’s sake, here’s the video that started it all: