Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association has announced the official supporters for the upcoming TOKYO GAME SHOW 2023, to be held in person at Makuhari Messe from September 21 to 24, 2023. The official supporters will join in increasing momentum leading up to the event.
Risa Unai, an anchor known for her passion for gaming, is the TGS2023 Official Supporter. Additionally, TGS recruited and selected 10 official influencers from the Asia-Pacific region to promote the event to overseas viewers for the first time in its history. POCKY, a content creator, will be the Official Indie Game Ambassador for the second consecutive year.
Risa Unai is a TBS anchor, appearing on the variety program “Akko ni Omakase!” and the lunchtime news program “Hiru Obi” on Wednesdays and Fridays. She is also an avid gamer, participating as a player in the fighting game event EVO Japan. In 2020, she launched her YouTube channel “Risa Unai/Unapon GAMES,” uploading play-by-play game commentaries and related videos.
“I have been visiting TGS almost every year, so I feel truly honored to have been named its Official Supporter. When I first heard the news, I screamed loudly for joy, as if I were breaking the eardrums of the people around me. This is the best gift I have received this year. I am going to explore every corner of the venue and find out what types of new games are there. I am also passionate about trying new games and sharing my excitement with as many people as possible.” – Risa Unai
Official Influencers Selected from 10 nations and regions of Asia Pacific
For the first time, Tokyo Game Show 2023 has recruited Influencers or Content Creators from related nations and regions to disseminate information globally. The candidates must be based in Asia Pacific, 18 years or older, and have more than 50,000 followers on their SNS channels, such as YouTube and X(formerly Twitter).
During the TGS exhibition, official influencers will be sharing the latest news and the atmosphere of the venue on their personal channels:
|Junpei Zaki||Australia/New Zealand||https://firstname.lastname@example.org||16.5 M|
|Lam Wai Wai (TAT GOR)||Hong Kong||https://www.twitch.tv/underground_dv||170,000|
|Aaditya Deepak Sawant||India||https://www.youtube.com/@DynamoGaming||10 M|
|Royce John I. Sy (KingFB)||Philippines||https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCY82vc2qc6OpJ2JIc84uwmw||540,000|
TGS2023 Indie Game Official Ambassador is POCKY for Two Consecutive Years
Content Creator POCKY has been appointed as the TGS 2023 Indie Game Official Ambassador for two consecutive years. POCKY will appear on the TGS official program “Selected Indie Games 80 ～ Gateway to SOWN2023～”, introducing indie games to be showcased at the event. Additionally, POCKY will select a game from indie games to be exhibited at Selected Indie 80 from the viewpoint of a creator and present the ” POCKY Award” during the exhibition.
POCKY is a popular Japanese content creator whose YouTube channel has over 3.4 million subscribers, boasting more than 3.7 billion total views. He has been active in play-by-play game commentary and is known for his love of indie games.
“Hi, I am POCKY. I am very honored to serve as TGS Indie Game Official Ambassador for two consecutive years! I will do my best to showcase the appeal of my favorite indie games to a wider audience! See you at the venue!”