Yoshinori Ono wishes a happy birthday to Blanka and welcomes him to Street Fighter V in this video message

from Search Results for “street fighter” – Shoryuken on 2018年2月13日

Blanka will be arriving next week — and Ono-san’s pretty pleased about it!

According to classic Street Fighter lore, today is Blanka’s birthday — naturally a good day to give us his official reveal trailer for Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition! (His new cuddly Story Mode costume is pictured above.)

Street Fighter executive producer Yoshinori Ono is well-known for his love of Blanka, as evident by his ever-present toy companion. He now offers a video message to SFV players via the Street Fighter Twitter feed, wishing his favorite fighter a happy birthday and welcoming him into the SFV roster. Check it out below: