Yuriko Tiger is the official cosplayer for Bandai Namco (Tekken series). This title is unique, created by Bandai Namco Inc. and Katsuhiro Harada in 2014.

Yuriko started her collaboration with Bandai Namco in 2014, for the promotion of TEKKEN SLOT MACHINE. She cosplayed Lili and Xiayou, did an inteview and a brief exhibition. Afterwords, Bandai’s Advertising Manager got in touch with Yuriko’s agency in order to meet her, and later hired her for the one year long promotion of Tekken 7 for console; after cosplaying Josie Rizal, they gave her the title of the Official Cosplayer.

Even if Yuriko and Lucky Chloe are alike, she’s been cosplayed by a a gravure idol named Hinako, hired at the time as a PR girl. Yuriko’s not part of the Tekken Girls due to her numerous time-taking jobs. Her Alisa’s costume has been sponsorized by Bandai Namco and it costs over 3000 dollars.

Kadogawa Games, after her work with Bandai namco, decided to sponsorize her Web TV Program on Nico Nico Douga. Yuriko has a lot of knowledge in the field of videogames, specifically retrò ones. She declared: “I took the job saying that Bandai Namco is my personal God for their role in my childhood, spent playing with their games […]. Often having a pretty face is not everything, that would guarantee a short journey in this field. I’m not a champion, but I know a lot about Tekken […].”

At this moment, Yuriko is the official cosplayer of the following characters:
  • Lili Rochefort
  • Alisa Bosconovitch
  • Xiayou
  • Eliza
  • Josie Rizal
  • Lucky Chloe
Yuriko Tiger with Katsuhiro Harada
Yuriko Tiger with Katsuhiro Harada
Yuriko Tiger with Katsuhiro Harada
Yuriko as Jozie Rizal on stage with Harada giving her the title of "Official Cosplayer"