Evolution will finally be making its journey to Japan early in 2018.
Evo Japan will be held on Jan. 26-28, 2018, at Akihabara UDX, which is close by Akihabara Station in Tokyo. Also announced was a tournament that will serve as 2017's precursor to Evo Japan, [sài].
According to Shoryuken, [sài] will be operated with collaboration from TOPANGA and GODSGARDEN with the intent to “unite gaming communities and celebrate the fighting spirit in Japan.” [sài] will take place May 20-21, 2017, and feature Evo's standard double-elimination play. [sài] will be free to enter and feature Tekken 7: Fated Retribution, Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 and one game to be announced in the future.
For more information on Evo Japan, including a statement from Noriyuki Kaneko, chairman of Evo Japan Secretariat, head over to Shoryuken.