Not pictured: Chibita's fearsome Lion

SEGA's Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown is out in a few months, hoping to draw in a new breed of players to its "speed chess" gameplay. If you practise for years and years and years, you might be as good as VF legend Chibita.

The Japanese pro talked to the official SEGA Blog about his play style, career and the secret of having fun in Virtua Fighter: "just jump in and play as much as you can".

Here's the Chibita video followed by a demonstration of the man in action versus Wolf supremo BunBunMaru: