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Nemo

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Player Information
Name:
根本 直樹
Romanized Name:
Naoki Nemoto
Birth:
January 5, 1985 (1985-01-05) (age 35)
Country:
Status:
Active
Approx. Total Winnings:
$60,753
Alternate IDs:
ネモ
Links
History
2013-11-23 - 2015-10-31
2016-07-02 - Present
2018-03-07 - Present

Naoki "Nemo" Nemoto (ja: 根本 直樹) (born January 5, 1985) is a Japanese fighting games player currently representing Team Liquid.

Information[edit]

Nemo is known for playing Rolento in Street Fighter IV and Urien in Street Fighter V. Although Nemo is mainly famous for his success in Street Fighter, he has left his mark in other fighting games franchises, such as Marvel vs. Capcom and The King of Fighters.

In Ultra Street Fighter IV, Nemo worked his way through tough competition to become the undisputed top player in Japanese arcades. He eventually became known for his active, creative and chaotic play style, and having a lot of success in international tournaments as well. Nemo is notorious for putting several characters on the map throughout his career.

Achievements[edit]

Street Fighter V[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2020
2020-03-15KA11 - 12thTopanga Championship 20203/5Round Robin
2020-01-26IC9 - 12thEvolution Championship Series: Japan 2020Gill1 : 2JapanBirdieTrashbox
2019
2019-12-15GA7 - 8thCapcom Cup 2019Urien1 : 3JapanAkumaTokido$5,000
2019-11-17GA7 - 8thCPT North America Open 20191 : 3JapanBonchan$1,250
2019-11-03GA7 - 8thCanada Cup 2019Urien0 : 3United StatesPoisonJWong$500
2019-10-19IC9 - 12thEGX 2019Urien0 : 2JapanM. BisonDogura
2019-10-13EA5 - 6thCPT Asia Regional Finals @ SEA Major Singapore 2019Urien1 : 3JapanAkumaTokido$750
2019-10-12MC13 - 16thCPT Asia Regional Open @ SEA Major Singapore 20191 : 2JapanDogura
2019-09-15RG25 - 32ndCPT Asia Premier @ Tokyo Game Show 20190 : 2FranceLuffy
2019-09-01QG17 - 24thCeltic Throwdown 20190 : 2United KingdomProblem X
2019-08-17AA1stCPT 2019 Online Event: Asia East3 : 1Japangachikun
2019-08-04MC13 - 16thEvolution Championship Series 2019LJapanFuudo
All Results
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
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Street Fighter IV[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2015
2015-12-06RG25 - 32ndCapcom Cup 20150 : 2FranceValmaster
2015-10-17BA2ndUltra Hyakkishu Cup 20152 : 3JapanBonchan$836
2015-09-20DA4thTokyo Game Show 20151 : 3JapanBonchan
2015-07-19DA4thEvolution Championship Series 2015Rolento1 : 3TaiwanAdonGamerBee$5,890
2015-03-28CA3rdRed Bull Kumite 20150 : 3JapanBonchan
All Results
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
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All Results

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3[edit]

DatePlaceEventResultPrize
2017
2017-09-03EA5 - 6thEast Coast Throwdown 20171 : 3United StatesNoLife$15
2017-07-16QG17 - 24thEvolution Championship Series 2017LUnited StatesJWong
2013
2013-12-14DA4thCapcom Cup 20132 : 3United StatesFChamp
All Results
DatePlaceEventPartnerResultPrize
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Trivia[edit]

  • Nemo is a salaryman; he has long balanced his career with competitive gaming.
  • His play style is often described as disrespectful.
  • In Capcom Cup 2017, he won the Last Chance Qualifier over Infiltration and made it to Losers Finals in the main event, defeating over 15 top players in the weekend.
  • According to Sajam, Nemo plays Street Fighter like he despises you, himself, all fighting games ever created, and the human race.
  • In October 2017, he joined SQUARE ENIX.
  • In Street Fighter V, Nemo became famous for his deadly and creative Urien v-trigger mixups.
  • Nemo allegedly hates grappler characters, and has gotten himself involved in a "friendly rivalry" with Itabashi Zangief over this fact.[1]

Media[edit]

Interviews[edit]

2018[edit]

Gallery[edit]

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