In Japan, There’s Halo 4 with Hard Gay

Kotaku - Japanese comedian Hard Gay, who is hardly gay, was roped in by Microsoft Japan to promote Halo 4 at a recent event in Tokyo.

While Hard Gay, whose real name is Masaki Sumitani, hit it big in Japan back in 2005, he hasn't appeared that much on television of late, save for the occasional appearance here and there.

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Snookies121988d ago

Just one of the many wonders of Japan lol!

Yi-Long1988d ago

... he's got some really funny videos.

Wooooooooooooooo!!!! :)

dredgewalker1988d ago (Edited 1988d ago )


Agreed lol, it's actually hilarious that he's straight and has a wife. I've been watching a lot of japanese shows since I was little so there's little that surprises me about the japanese culture.

Edit: It's not Wooooo!, it's actually Hoooooo! :P

Blacktric1988d ago (Edited 1988d ago )

"Agreed lol, it's actually hilarious that he's straight and has a wife."

And that he is an ex-wrestler. And he's just all around awesome.

miyamoto1988d ago


Of all things.... Microsoft!

The words "Gay" & "Halo" should never be near each other or lots of gamers hear on N4G will be pissed.

nukeitall1988d ago (Edited 1988d ago )

Hard gay is a hilarious persona! I love that you can make fun of things that seemingly is taboo, and yet is generally accepted. I don't think something like that would be as accepting in other parts of the world.

He also appeared in a Valhalla Game Studios promoting Devil's Third.

Fullmetalevolust1988d ago (Edited 1988d ago )

Hard-o gay fooooooooooooooooooh!!! He is hilarious! A real legend in Japan, hopefully I bump into him when I'm visiting. He makes the japanese very uncomfortable with his "out-going" personality.

Jinkies1988d ago

Wouldn't it of been better to get PSY

Heeeeey sexy Sparten, Wup, Wup, Wup Wup Wuppa Halo Style

NovusTerminus1988d ago (Edited 1988d ago )

PSY is Korean... Not Japanese...

Jinkies1988d ago (Edited 1988d ago )

Meh...close enough

Koreans currently constitute the second largest ethnic group in Japan you know.

LackTrue4K1988d ago

"Koreans currently constitute the second largest ethnic group in Japan you know"

Aaa.....the only person here that don't know, IS YOU!

Jinkies1988d ago (Edited 1988d ago )

Oh look at that I was right

Yeah keep disagreeing, not like you would of had to research this stuff for your a levels

wishingW3L1988d ago

I thought it was the Chinese? They even have a China Town in Japan!

nukeitall1988d ago

A lot of Chinese people don't like Japanese due to the invasion. Chinese people hold a long grudge and one of the reason why American cars actually sell in China!

Machioto1988d ago (Edited 1988d ago )

@jinkie Or his sister soft lesbian ,I heard her talent is to make people sad. :(

banjadude1988d ago

At first I had no idea what you were saying, but now I get it, lol.

Kos-Mos1988d ago

Haha. Close enough? Like usa and mexico is close "enough."

nukeitall1988d ago

That would have been hilarious.

Halo style!!! :)

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bubblebeam1988d ago


Yeah, I suppose Psy would appeal to all those kids who think he is cool.

For me personally, and many other rationally thinking people, Psy is a douche, who has no place in gaming. If only to appease those that are still in school, playing military shooters all day.

Pozzle1988d ago

Why is Psy a douche? I don't know much about the guy so I could be completely wrong, but he seems to be a pretty nice guy from what I've seen in interviews.

And he doesn't have much to do with gaming, but his involvement in a game wouldn't be any stranger than the countless other Asian singers who have either appeared in games before or promoted them at events (e.g. Gackt, AKB48, Ayumi Hamasaki, Girls' Generation, etc)