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Sunday, August 7, 2016

Final Stage Podcast - Episode 16

Graphic for Episode 16
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Episode 16 - Direct Link

Final Stage Podcast Episode 16: "Sasuke 32 Review and Ninja Warrior Returns to the US!"
Published on Aug 6, 2016
Sasuke 32 has come and gone, but not everything is right in the world. We break down what happen with show and discuss what worked, and what didn't. Also, we talk about the Ultimate Crazy Cliffhanger, American Ninja Warrior's Emmy nomination, the Olympics, sewage, William's AnimeNext panel, the new Final Stage, rain, Spartans, physics and more crazy things. And, oh yea, SASUKE IS COMING BACK TO THE US!




Show notes:
0:33 Intro
1:30 Spartan: Ultimate Warrior discussion
7:42 Recap of William's Sasuke 32 Live Preshow
13:58 William made an appearance on a podcast discussing BattleBots!
16:17 William says nice things about ANW 8

G4 Representation in Sasuke 21 (ANC 3)
(Back Row) Mark Witmer, Brian Orosco, Levi Meewenberg. (Front Row) Kevin Pereira, Olivia Munn and Luci Romberg ©Luci Romberg
22:36 History of American Ninja Challenge
Brett Sims (ANC1), Luci Romberg (ANC 3) and David Campbell interviews (ANC4), "Army thing" video and the infamous Ninja Killer
25:48 ANW 8, Olympics talk, and Kamikaze shots!

30:21 William's AnimeNext panel video is up!
40:47 Arsenette talks about her month and the vlogs she uploaded.
Link: Sasuke 32 Rant
Link: Perry Oosterlee (Facebook) documentary:

52:44 Sasuke is coming back to US television! Esquire will air old and new episodes of Ninja Warrior.
Additional link:
1:09:02 Sasuke 32 talk start

Grand Champion and Sasuke All-Star Makoto Nagano 長野誠 on the Tie Fighter in Sasuke 32 ©TBS

TV Guide Japan Article Link:

Sasuke 8 sideways rain!

1:15:51 Is Sasuke 32 like Sasuke 8?

(Mr. Sasuke) Katsumi Yamada 山田勝己 killing time during the Day 1 weather delay ©Arsenette

1:17:56 The wet weather conditions

Anastase Ragivaru's girlfriend holding the flag of Tahiti while TBS showed him with a French flag...

1:28:13 Day 2 of filming
1:37:13 Shunsuke Nagasaki was actually shown!
1:43:33 Kenji Darvish and Kenji Takahashi's bad luck with the weather

How not to do the Tackle by Ryo Matachi 又地諒

 Erhm.. I'm on the top left of the screen just above the Sasuke word.
 Shingo Yamamoto 山本進悟, Makoto Nagano 長野誠 and (a smirking) Toshihiro Takeda 竹田敏浩
Sasuke All-Stars horrified at what they are watching during Ryo's run.

1:50:43 William gives a physics lesson with the Tackle
Tomohiro Kawaguchi 川口 朋広 sitting/resting his injured foot during Drew's 3rd Stage Run

2:01:07 Figuring out where people failed & the final stage
Edit: Added Facebook video since podcast was already taped: Translation
(This video is edited/shorter than the YouTube link below)

2:15:33 Makoto Nagano's final run (Full video)

Link to Reddit thread: 

Nagano family during Sasuke 32 ©Makoto Nagano
Wife Asami 阿紗美 holding their youngest son Genou 玄皇, middle son Taiou 太皇 standing in front of her holding his hand up with  Makoto Nagano 長野誠 holding their oldest son Kaiou 塊王

Message to fans:
2:33:15 Stage 2. That was a thing.
2:46:55 Stage 3 and the Ultimate Crazy Cliffhanger was cleared by Drew Drechsel!
2:57:25 How did Reina Akiyama, Grace Mineta, Jin (Kung-Cheen Howng), & Perry Oosterlee do?

Title for Sasuke 30 - Example of misuse of "Anniversary" in Sasuke history

3:02:10 Sasuke 33 confirmed, the changes in the future & ANW's Emmy nomination

Kunoichi Finalist Mika Izumi/Watanabe 渡邉美香 and Arsenette during Sasuke 32 ©Arsenette

3:12:07 The response to women in ANW and Sasuke (also, Jun Sato)

Drew Dreschel ドリュー・ドレッシェル at the transition from the Ultra Crazy Cliffhanger to Vertical Limit Ki

3:17:55 How tough is the Ultimate Crazy Cliffhanger & Vertical Limit Kai combo?
3:21:20 What about Drew in the future?

The infamous Takeda/Asa meme during Drew's run
 Toshihiro Takeda 竹田敏浩 and Kazuma Asa 朝一眞

3:25:27 What was the Japanese response to the Americans?
3:33:11 Final thoughts
3:46:04 Closing

Music Credits:
by: Isaac Wilkins

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