hours minutes seconds
- Sasuke 2021 – Everything You Need to Know
Sasuke Season is Here!
When is it on?
December 28th, 2021 @ 6:00pm Japan Time
4:00am ET / 3:00am CT / 2:00am MT / 1:00am PT
How Long Is It?
This seasons has a runtime of FIVE HOURS! That makes it one of the longest tournaments in the series.
Who is Competing?
You can see the full list here: TBS Website
- Reigning champion Yusuke Morimoto is predictably #100
- Many notable veterans have returned, including:
- #1 Torisawa Katsuhide
- #9 Saikawa Koji
- #10 KAREN
- #34 Matsuda Daisuke
- #41 Jackie Chan
- #50 Yamamoto Yoshiyuki
- #59 Hioki Masashi
- #75 Nagasaki Shunsuke
- #76 Kanno Hitoshi
- #89 Ryo Matachi
- #92 Yamamoto Shingo
- #96 Yamada Katsumi
- #97 Darvish Kenji
- #99 Yuji Urushihara
- The following competitors did not return:
- Previous Champion Makoto Nagano (may return in 2022)
- Parkour Athlete Sato Jun (injury)
- All Star Takeda Toshihiro (injury, but rumors are he has retired
- Newcomers to Watch:
- #7 “Wall fairy” Boru Neesan, a character mascot
- #14 Goto Yusuke, a superfan working in forestry
- #26 Ando Miki, pro figure skater
- #43 Tatsumasa Murasame, a popular fitness celebrity appearing on several NHK shows
#52 Yoshiyuki Ogata, winner of Bouldering in the 2021 IFSC World Cup
- #54 Michael Kaeda, an American actor living in Japan, who previously completed a Ninja course on “KuroOvi”
- #73 Kimoto Takafumi, a Parkour Athlete who has competed with Sato Jun
- #93 Ikeda Yudai, a world class climber
Where Can I Watch?
We will be posting a stream shortly before broadcast, please stay tuned for more information.
Images: Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc©