Cross-Dressing Shmup Kick Boxer Gets New Threads

When kick boxer Yuichiro "Jienotsu" Nagashima dresses up, he likes to dress up as girls from bullet hell shooter Touhou Project. In his most recent bout, he wore something very different.

Cross-Dressing Shmup Kick Boxer Gets New Threads

Before we get to that, here is Nagashima a couple days before the bout. He was photographed with all the other fighters. Can you guess which one Nagashima is? It's really hard!

Cross-Dressing Shmup Kick Boxer Gets New Threads

The night of the fight, an augmented reality version of Nagashima appeared on stage with his dancers. That's Nagashima in the middle in the dress.

Cross-Dressing Shmup Kick Boxer Gets New Threads

Then smoke spurted out. And Nagashima emerged, dressed as Sachiel, the giant monster from the first few episodes of anime Neon Genesis Evangelion.

Cross-Dressing Shmup Kick Boxer Gets New Threads

Yep.

Cross-Dressing Shmup Kick Boxer Gets New Threads

Complete with AR.

Cross-Dressing Shmup Kick Boxer Gets New Threads

Nagashima's cosplaying dancers were dressed in Evangelion plug suits. That's some lady dressed as Evangelion's Shinji Ikari.

Cross-Dressing Shmup Kick Boxer Gets New Threads

Dramatic close up. They cheered him on as he punched and kicked!

Cross-Dressing Shmup Kick Boxer Gets New Threads

This lady looks so sad.

Cross-Dressing Shmup Kick Boxer Gets New Threads

Here is another spectator. She's dressed as magician Marisa Kirisame from Touhou Project. Amazing that his cosplaying of characters from this shooter has become so iconic in nerdom!

Cross-Dressing Shmup Kick Boxer Gets New Threads

And Nagashima defeats his Brazilian challenger.

Cross-Dressing Shmup Kick Boxer Gets New Threads

His dancers are so happy.

Cross-Dressing Shmup Kick Boxer Gets New Threads

I think.

Cross-Dressing Shmup Kick Boxer Gets New Threads

The end.

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