Nagashima “Jienotsu” Yūichirō, born July 1984, describes himself as a professional cosplayer whose hobby is kickboxing. He thinks of it as part-time work, a little something to fund his otaku lifestyle. Since his debut in April 2007, he has made a name for himself with his ring performances, which include dressing up as female characters (josō), or “cross-play.” He also is known for knocking his opponents out, and won the K-1 World Max 2010 70kg Japan Tournament. Give that the prize money was some five million yen, he has no trouble pursuing his hobbies, and has become a public otaku personality.

Nagashima “Jienotsu” Yūichirō, born July 1984, describes himself as a professional cosplayer whose hobby is kickboxing. He thinks of it as part-time work, a little something to fund his otaku lifestyle. Since his debut in April 2007, he has made a name for himself with his ring performances, which include dressing up as female characters (josō), or “cross-play.” He also is known for knocking his opponents out, and won the K-1 World Max 2010 70kg Japan Tournament. Give that the prize money was some five million yen, he has no trouble pursuing his hobbies, and has become a public otaku personality.