During a recent event for the Street Fighter franchise’s latest game Street Fighter V, the organizers recently held a special cosplay contest for Chun-Li cosplayers titled the Miss Chun-Li contest. The competition included a model and gamer, Kayo Satoh, gravure model, Yuka Kuramochi, and actress Mai Hino, but somehow the cosplayer and body builder, Taichi Shimizu won as Zangief.

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The contest hadn’t even started yet, but Shimizu was already the crowned winner.

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Shimizu was supposed cosplay as Chun-Li, but since he’s a body builder, the rules were bent so they could get the okay for him to appear was as Zangief. Not only is Kayo Satoh is a terrific cosplayer, but she’s also a very talented Street Fighter player.

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Some Chun-Li posing.

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Mai Hino also performed the Spinning Bird Kick, but since she’s not much of a Street Fighter player, she accidently called it the “Spinning Bird Head.”

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You can all understand why Shimizu won, right?

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Well, there’s always next year…

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You can watch the full Street Fighter V event here:

Source: Kotaku