The BEST episodes of Hitoshi Matsumoto Presents Documental

Every episode of Hitoshi Matsumoto Presents Documental ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Hitoshi Matsumoto Presents Documental!

Produced by Hitoshi Matsumoto, Documental pits ten comedians against each other. The objective is to make each other laugh in a closed room. Each contestant brings a one million yen participation fee. The last person to stay in the room without laughing wins. The winner is awarded a 10 million yen prize and bragging rights as the funniest comedian.

Last Updated: 2/21/2024Network: Prime VideoStatus: Continuing
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Unlimited
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10.00
1 votes

#1 - Unlimited

Season 11 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/17/2022

Incredible Fight
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10.00
1 votes

#2 - Incredible Fight

Season 12 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/26/2023

With about an hour left, Cunning Takeyama shows the spirit of a comedian! He pushes a participant into fits of laughter with a desperate attack. As the first dropout finally appears, a lawyer does cosplay, and a good-looking man copies a comedian's joke... The last fierce battle where they stake their pride and wear themselves out! Who won the unpredictable 'UNLIMITED' battle?

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Invoking "Zombie Time"
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#3 - Invoking "Zombie Time"

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/23/2017

Things really heat up now that only half of the participants are left standing. Finally, for the first time, the new "Zombie Time" rule comes into play. Zombies come on-stage either alone or as teams to play the tricks they did not get a chance to play during the main battle. Due to this rule's destructive power, the number of eliminated individuals rises exponentially.

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Hard Times
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9.67
3 votes

#4 - Hard Times

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/15/2017

We're halfway through the game with no eliminations. The action begins to intensify. Cookie attempts to stage the transformation technique he is so good at. The hard times continue for the participants.

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Aim
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9.33
3 votes

#5 - Aim

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/26/2019

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King Siege
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9.33
3 votes

#6 - King Siege

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/26/2019

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Advance Dark Horse
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9.25
4 votes

#7 - Advance Dark Horse

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/26/2019

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It's Not Easy
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9.00
1 votes

#8 - It's Not Easy

Season 12 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/26/2023

Unexpectedly joined the battle, lawyer Masaru Wakasa daringly makes his move, turning Documental into a courtroom scene!? Further stirring up the situation is Choshu Riki. The conflict with Toshihiko Fujimoto, who has appeared the most times in history, intensifies, enveloping the atmosphere with unprecedented tension. As each person holds back their laughter to the brink of their limits, there are already participants who have no way out.

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Preparedness of the Kings
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9.00
3 votes

#9 - Preparedness of the Kings

Season 10 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/2/2021

Pride, ambition, rivalry ... With each preparedness, six successive champions met. The first championship tournament with only strong guys. What started right after the start was a staring contest! ?? Crash from the front without any tricks and concentrate on one champion! A six-hour legendary crush has begun. Performers: Keiichi Yamamoto (Gokuraku Tombo), Hollywood Zakoshisyoh, Kunihiro! (Wild Bomb), Eiji Kotoge (Viking), Kazunobu Kubota (Toro Salmon), Yuriyan Retriever

Champion vs Champion
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#10 - Champion vs Champion

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/26/2019

Ten proud people gather to participate in a fierce battle. The expected powerhouse, the two giants of the Tsukkomi world, and the "Champion of the Past Season" will participate again for the first time in Documental history.

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Mouse in the Bag
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9.00
4 votes

#11 - Mouse in the Bag

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/7/2018

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Lethal Weapon
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9.00
3 votes

#12 - Lethal Weapon

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/11/2018

With less than three hours remaining, the taboo-free exchange of laughter continued. Finally, the new rule of "helpers" was called upon. The "Former World's Strongest Man" and the "Mysterious 69-Year-Old" appeared on the battlefield. The unexpected comic assassins caused a stir. One after another, the participants were eliminated, and the final battle was about to begin.

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Battle on the Edge of a Precipice
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9.00
3 votes

#13 - Battle on the Edge of a Precipice

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/4/2018

They went into a fierce battle with their best jokes. When Yamauchi of Kamaitachi unleashed a joke that made the members faint in agony, Hollywood Zakoshisyoh made a "certain sound" that almost eliminated two members at the same time. Then there was a dropout who self-destructed with a joke he had planted.

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Critical Hit
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9.00
3 votes

#14 - Critical Hit

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/27/2018

Within an hour of the start, yellow and orange cards were being issued one after another. In this strange situation where anyone could laugh at any time, the "mysterious chick" toyed with the members. Then Chihara Junior, who had been cornered, targeted one of the comedians. He struck a blow that forced the first one to drop out.

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The Last Battle
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9.00
3 votes

#15 - The Last Battle

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/29/2017

With only one hour left, the zombies begin their assault. More than half of the entertainers were still battling it out, but they now start being eliminated one after another. Will we finally have a winner?

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Who Got the Last Laugh?
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9.00
3 votes

#16 - Who Got the Last Laugh?

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/18/2018

The time limit is almost up. The zombies have begun to attack in waves. Some will unleash their forbidden trump card, some will resort to strange measures, and some will summon unexpected helpers. The will of the zombies, who are aiming for total annihilation, and the will of the challengers, who want to grab the prize of ten million yen, collide.

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Unprecedented Challenger
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8.75
4 votes

#17 - Unprecedented Challenger

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/30/2018

"It's an insanely interesting group!" Matsumoto said. An unprecedented "experiment" begins with all of the surprising members. The four most talented female comedians in documental history, the oldest 63-year-old veteran comedian, and the comedians who have suffered in the past and are burning with revenge. A new battle bell rings, where men and women are confused with each other.

Game Over
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8.67
3 votes

#18 - Game Over

Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/21/2020

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Activate Special Rules
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8.67
3 votes

#19 - Activate Special Rules

Season 10 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/2/2021

An "observer" Fujimon who can laugh appears and disturbs the place. Successive champions who hold back laughter at the last minute. Then, a blow that was set up through a gap stabbed one champion! What first disappeared from the summit decisive battle ...? Further crazy video attacks! Mid-game, high-level offense and defense accelerate!

20 Million Shocks
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8.67
3 votes

#20 - 20 Million Shocks

Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/26/2021

The complexion of the participants changed. The winning prize this time is 10 million yen carried over from the phantom season when it became an invalid game, and it is the highest in the history of the program to 20 million yen! Season 6 winners and fresh members collide with Toro Salmon Kubota, the phantom winner who aims to return the stigma, with a serious laugh! Performers: Chihara Jr. (Chihara Brothers), Terumoto Goto (Football Hour), Tsubaki Oni, Kazunobu Kubota (Toro Salmon), Sunshine Ikezaki, Shohei Nagata (Chocolate Planet), Abare-kun, Soshina (Shimofuri Myojo), Seiya (Marbled Myojo), Yuriyan Retriever.

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Devil's Time
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8.67
3 votes

#21 - Devil's Time

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/26/2019

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All Cards on the Table
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8.67
3 votes

#22 - All Cards on the Table

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/22/2017

Four hours in, and only one elimination. What is the correct strategy, and what will the others find funny? The entertainers rush to place all cards on the table and, in the confusion, a chaos of laughter ensues.

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One Penalty Card After Another
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8.67
3 votes

#23 - One Penalty Card After Another

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/8/2017

The entertainers look for the perfect time to unleash their tricks. Letting your concentration waver for a moment is fatal, and penalty cards are dished out one after another. A trick prepared beforehand will cause a bloodbath.

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Unexpected Challenger
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8.67
3 votes

#24 - Unexpected Challenger

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/1/2017

Matsumoto includes a combo in the mix. Neither knows that the other is participating. How will it all turn out? Penalty cards fly left and right early on in the uncharacteristically “laughter-ridden” atmosphere.

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The Path to Victory
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8.50
2 votes

#25 - The Path to Victory

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/30/2017

The remaining two must brave the strongest zombie attacks seen thus far. On one side are the two people who want to win glory and the prize, and on the other, it's the zombies. On top of that, there's the one-on-one battle between the remaining two. Will one of them claim the title in the aftermath of this intense battle? Or will the zombies win, leaving no contestants?

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