COM. YAMATO won the “Tuxedo Knight” award.

COM. YAMATO won the “Tuxedo Knight” award

COM. YAMATO, a very popular YouTuber representing Japan with over 3.8 million YouTube channel subscribers and over 3.6 billion total views, took the stage at the 5th Best Formal Wear Award Ceremony held at Gajoen in Tokyo on November 9 and received the “Tuxedo Knight” award in the Western-style clothing category.

The audience cheered when he appeared in a black tuxedo. He expressed his joy at receiving the award and his desire to win “Tuxedo Knight” again, saying, “Now that I have received this award, I think I will live formally for a whole year so that I can win this award again next year.”

What is the Best Formal Wear Award?

The Best Formal Wear Award, now in its fifth year, was established in 2019 by the Japan Formal Wear Culture Promotion Association to promote formal wear culture and contribute to the succession and development of traditional Japanese culture and traditional industry.

The awards will be presented to one “Tuxedo Knight” for men and one “Evening Dress Queen” for women in the Western-style clothing category, and one “Kimono Knight” for men and one “Kimono Queen” for women in the Japanese-style clothing category.

This year’s winners were AHN MIKA for “Evening Dress Queen” and COM. YAMATO for “Tuxedo Knight” in the Western style category, IKKO for “Kimono Queen” and Yusei Yagi of FANTASTICS for “Kimono Knight” in the Japanese style category.

Writer: Kato
Interview Date: November 9, 2023 at Meguro Gajoen