Tea

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Tea (right) with ProtoBanham at Smash Ultimate Summit 4 in March 2022
Player Information
Romanized Name:
Takuma Hirooka
Nationality:
Location:
Kansai
Years Active:
2015 - Present
Approx. Total Winnings:
$17,079
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
Current Mains:
Pac-Man
Secondaries:
Bayonetta
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Current Mains:
Pac-Man
Kazuya
Secondaries:
Mii Brawler
Links
Achievements
Ultimate:
Thunder Smash 3 Kagaribi#3 Temple: Hermès Edition Crown 2 L'Odyssée Ultimate Fighting Arena 2022
History
2020-02-20 — 2021-06-30
2021-06-30 — 2022-02-01
2022-02-01 — 2022-07-01
2022-09-16 — Present

Takuma "Tea" Hirooka is an Ultimate Pac-Man and Kazuya main from Shiga, Japan. Considered one of the best players in the country, he is regarded as both the best Pac-Man player in the world and the best Kazuya player in Japan. He was ranked 12th in LumiRank 2023.

Originally a Wii U veteran considered the best Wii U Pac-Man player in Japan, he placed 3rd at Umebura Wii U Final, the last Japanese Wii U major. He is both the only player to have won an Ultimate major with Pac-Man, the first to have won a major with Kazuya, and the first to win Ultimate majors in all three main competitive territories (Europe, Japan and North America).

Biography[edit]

Tea became the first player to have won major Ultimate tournaments in all three main competitive territories (Europe, Japan and North America) with his first three major wins, Thunder Smash 3 in the United States in October 2019, Kagaribi#3 in Japan in March 2021, and Temple: Hermès Edition in France in September 2021. In June 2022, he won his second North American major, Crown 2, defeating Dabuz in Grand Finals from losers. In October and November 2022, he would win two separate French majors, L'Odyssée and Ultimate Fighting Arena 2022.

Tea joined SUSANOO GAMING 8 on February 20, 2020.[1] On June 30, 2021, SUSANOO GAMING 8 and KURENAI GAMING merged to form GUREN, which was subsequently rebranded to Revo in February 2022; Tea remained signed to said organizations during those changes.[2][3] He parted ways with Revo on July 1, 2022.[4] He joined ZETA DIVISION on September 16, 2022.[5]

Results[edit]

Ultimate[edit]

Recent Notable Wins

Wins over players ranked in LumiRank 2023:

Rank 10 - Shuton
Rank 27 - Gackt
Rank 35 - Kaninabe
Rank 36 - Kola
Rank 40 - Jagaimo
Rank 49 - Raru
Rank 60 - Yamanaction
Rank 87 - Shirayuki
Rank 92 - Akakikusu
Rank 98 - sssr
Rank 117 - Lax
Rank 123 - Suinoko
Rank 129 - alice
Rank 140 - Gorioka

Wii U[edit]

Recent Notable Wins

Wins over players ranked in PGR v5:

Rank 15 - Abadango
Rank 20 - falln
Rank 23 - Raito
Rank 24 - Kameme
Rank 30 - KEN

Melee[edit]

Rankings[edit]

Ultimate[edit]

Wii U[edit]

OrionRank[edit]

Ranking SeriesRank
201870

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]