Smasher:Otori

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Otori
Otori
SSB4 main Sheik
Brawl main Meta Knight
Skill Super Smash Bros. Brawl Top professional (retired)
Ranking Super Smash Bros. Brawl 2014 SSBBRank: 4th
Winnings Super Smash Bros. Brawl ~$4,639.60
Additional info
Real name Kenta Ishikawa
Birth date (age 27)
Location Shimane Japan

Otori (おおとり, Big Bird), sometimes spelled as Ootori, is a Meta Knight player from Shimane, Japan. Though he had participated in many tournaments in Japan, such as the Numabura series, his first tournament win was at Apex 2012, the largest Brawl tournament of all time. In singles, he didn't drop a set, defeating ESAM 2-0, Ally 3-0, Nairo 3-2, and Nietono 3-1. He also won doubles with his twin brother Kakera, defeating Mew2King and Anti 3-2 in both winners' finals and grand finals.

Otori returned to defend his titles next year at Apex 2013, though he lost to Salem 0-2 early in winners' bracket. He swept through losers' bracket, defeating Tyrant 2-0, Vinnie 2-0, 9B 2-0, Dabuz 2-1, Mikeneko 2-0, and Nairo 3-2, to make it to losers' finals. However, he was eliminated by Mew2King 2-3, ending his run at 3rd place. In doubles, he placed 5th with Abadango, losing to eventual champions Nairo and ADHD 0-3 in winners' semis, and then to FOW and MJG 0-2 in losers' quarters.

Tournament placings[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Brawl[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Numabura S2 2 August 28th, 2010 9th
Numabura S2 3 December 24th, 2010 2nd
SunRise Tournament Rehearsal (Kanto) February 11th, 2011 5th
SumabatoX 6 March 12th, 2011 3rd
Pre-SunRise Tournament April 2nd, 2011 5th 5th Nama-ta
Sumabato X FES May 4-5th, 2011 1st Namarta
SumabatoX 8 September 4th, 2011 4th
Numabura 7 September 19th, 2011 5th
Sumabura Ranking Battle in Tokyo November 13th, 2011 3rd
Apex 2012 January 6th-8th, 2012 1st 1st Kakera
SRBT 1-1 February 11th, 2012 7th
SRBT 1-3 April 7th, 2012 4th 2nd Misaka
Sun Rise Tournament August 10th-12th, 2012 3rd 2nd Misaka
Piosuma October 28th, 2012 2nd
Piosuma 2 December 2nd, 2012 9th 3rd Abadango
Apex 2013 January 11th-13th, 2013 3rd 5th Abadango
Piosuma 2.1 January 27th, 2013 13th
Piosuma 5 June 2013 2nd 3rd Nama-ta
Piosuma 6 August 2013 1st
Piosuma 7 October 2013 4th 9th Misaka
Umebura 1 January 12th, 2014 1st 3rd Nama-ta
Umebura 3 May 11th, 2014 1st 9th Chige
Umebura 4 June 1st, 2014 2nd Yakiniku
Umebura 5 July 26th, 2014 4th
Umebura 6 August 10th, 2014 7th DIO

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Umebura 8 September 23rd, 2014 33rd
Umebura 9 October 11th, 2014 17th

Trivia[edit]

  • Otori had never won any tournaments (including locals) prior to his Apex 2012 victory; a similar scenario happened during the following year with Apex 2013 being the first tournament Salem ever won.

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