100 competitors test their skills against physically and mentally demanding four-stage obstacle course.
Did You Know?
Only three competitors have achieved "kanzenseiha" (i.e. completed all four stages) since the start of the competition: Kazuhiko Akiyama
in Competition 4 (Fall 1999), Makoto Nagano
in Competition 17 (Fall 2006) and Yuuji Urushihara
in Competition 24 (Spring 2010) and second time in Competition 27 (Fall 2011). "Kanzenseiha" translates into English as "complete domination." See more
Version of Ninja Warrior
26 September 1997 (Japan)
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