This is Tornado Yoshida. He recently appeared in costume at this year’s World Cosplay Summit in Nagoya, twirling pistols and all.

Look at this guy go at it.

Yoshida isn’t just some Metal Gear super fan—he did the Ocelot motion capture for Metal Gear Solid. He is Revolver Ocelot’s pistol-spinning in the flesh.

And here he is (below) at the 2015 Tokyo Game Show, once again in costume.


Yoshida has made a name for himself on the Japanese gunplay circuit for his skills:

Those belt buckles. Those hats. Those shirts, and those guns. I’m from Texas, and I don’t have any of that.


Tornado Yoshida, you’re making me feel like a bad Texan.

This was originally published on September 22, 2015. It has since been updated.

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