Things have been picking up in Kansai lately as more heavy hitters attend Ko-hatsu events. Art by ta2nb.
By the way, the new Mikado arcade finally opened at Takadanobaba. Various game companies and neighboring shops (?) sent congratulations. Some pictures over here.
ARCADE -> "大会動画" (sixth link down on the left)
acho_sp2x_20090412a.asx - ARG vs. Otochun, Batayan (Guile) vs. Saitou (Zangief), SIN (EH) vs. Saitou
acho_sp2x_20090412b.asx - MAO (Claw) vs. Batayan, ARG vs. Isaji (Cammy), Tsuji vs. Kuni (DJ), Suzuki (Guile) vs. B.B (Boxer), Akashachi Kancho (Blanka) vs. Kenshiro (Fei)
acho_sp2x_20090412c.asx - MAO & ARG vs. Kuni & Fukada (Blanka)
acho_sp2x_20090412d.asx - Suzuyan & Akashachi Kancho vs. Aniken & Otochun
acho_sp2x_20090412e.asx - 3rd place
acho_sp2x_20090412f.asx - Finals
Game Sakura 042509
KKY (Dhalsim) & Buta Gorilla (O.Honda)
Toukon (Chun-Li) & tomo (Ryu)
YuuVega (Dictator) & Komoda Blanka
Nobita (Boxer) & Tojo (Chun-Li)
Videos from the May 23rd even feat. Kachu, Otochun, Gunze and Tsuji should be coming soon.
EVENT -> scroll down
Jerome [Tsuji] vs. Kusumond
Isaji (Cammy) vs. Marubozu (Honda)
Northern Biting Expedition 2009
Psychochronic kindly posted a bit of local action over here.