She & Kairi Sane exited the WWE Women’s Tag Team title picture (at least on television) when they were defeated by Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross on the SummerSlam fallout edition of Raw. So Asuka decided to make the most of her downtime, and follow in Austin Creed’s footsteps.
That’s right, she’s got a YouTube gaming channel now!
There’s not much to it, yet. So far, she’s played a level she built in Super Mario Maker 2.0, put together some furniture, and did this:
Japanese is required but not mandatory. The videos are fun, and it’s clear how much the woman who was undefeated in NXT loves gaming culture. It’s all very kawaii.
It doesn’t seem to be the reason she’s not being booked in WWE storylines. As alluded to above, she’s been working house shows and dark matches. But that doesn’t mean Asuka can’t combine her new endeavor with another of her favorite pastimes... being a smartass on social media.
When Fite.TV’s Twitter account asked fans to fantasy book fights between pro wrestlers and mixed martial artists the other day, it gave her an opening...
Pretty clever stuff all around, Empress.
Do we want to see Asuka vs., well, anybody, at this point? Yes. Will we enjoy Asuka vs. her gaming chair while we wait?