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Shikoku is a Smash region in Japan. Shikoku is the fourth largest of the five main Japanese islands.

Shikoku only developed a Smash scene during Super Smash Bros. for Wii U era. As such, it is yougest Smash region in Japan. The main tournament series during this era was Himebra.

Map of Shikoku

Despite the scene developing late, Ginko was able to achieve significant out of region success having been ranked as high as 54th on the JAPAN Power Rankings and having placed 4th at Hyper Sumabato. The scene has grown significantly during Ultimate with the region developing several locals and hosting it first tournament with over 100 entrants. Many players also regularly play in the neighboring Okayama prefecture which is part of the Chūgoku region of Japan.

Super Smash Bros. Melee[edit]

Notable players[edit]

  • Tetsuya JigglypuffHeadSSBM.png: Primarily played in the 2000's.

Super Smash Bros. 4[edit]

Notable players[edit]

Nationally ranked players[edit]

These Shikoku players were ranked on the JAPAN Power Rankings.

Japan ranking NameNotes
168 Tamanegi CloudHeadSSB4-U.png
172 Wimper Wario's stock icon in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. One of the best players in Shikkoku

Other notable players[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Notable players[edit]

Globally ranked players[edit]

These Shikoku players were ranked on the UltRank 2022 and/or the OrionRank 2022.

UltRank OrionRank Name Notes
28 25 Asimo RyuHeadSSBU.png
40 40 Yaura DarkSamusHeadSSBU.pngSamusHeadSSBU.png

Nationally ranked players[edit]

These Shikoku players were ranked on the Experimental Smash Player Rankings.

National Rank Name Notes
55 Mottsuan BayonettaHeadSSBU.png One of the best Bayonetta players in Japan.

Top players[edit]

  • Ginko Pac-ManHeadSSBU.png: One of the best Pac-Man players in Japan during the early metagame.
  • Suga nandesu ChromHeadSSBU.pngRoyHeadSSBU.png

Major tournaments hosted[edit]

A list of significant regional Ultimate events hosted in Shikoku.

Name Entrants Date Notes
Himebra 4th Anniversary Cup 128 November 13th, 2021 First smash tournament in Shikoku with over 100 entrants
Maesuma Offline (Shikoku) 155 July 9th, 2022

Several prefectures in Shikoku have developed regular running tournaments.

See also[edit]

Power rankings: