The WORST episodes of Hitoshi Matsumoto Presents Documental

Every episode of Hitoshi Matsumoto Presents Documental ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst 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: 2/29/2024Network: Prime VideoStatus: Continuing
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Hot Battle Royale
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#1 - Hot Battle Royale

Season 11 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/17/2022

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New Challengers
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6.33
3 votes

#2 - New Challengers

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/2/2017

Hitoshi Matsumoto once again has invitation letters delivered. Those expecting them rejoice. One person is surprised to receive it. Another is indecisive as to what to do. In the end, ten brave comedians have gathered. Season Three comes with brand new rules. How will they affect the game? After handing in the one million yen participation fee, the challengers go up on stage.

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10 Brave Participants
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6.33
6 votes

#3 - 10 Brave Participants

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/30/2016

The comedians receive their invitations from Hitoshi Matsumoto. They are surprised, confused, excited, and nervous. Will they accept the invitation? How will they raise a million yen? Each of them struggles. Ten brave comedians gather in a room and Documental begins. Participants: Jimmy, Fujiwara, Daisuke, Kukky, Daichi, Jiro, Kubota, Kawahara, Saito, Anthony.

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Shall I Do My Specialty?
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7.00
1 votes

#4 - Shall I Do My Specialty?

Season 12 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/26/2023

In the middle of the game, they're battling with their best genre jokes! If DA PUMP's ISSA performs an unbelievable dance to the hit song 'U.S.A.', actor Shohei Miura will mimic the teacher from that legendary drama, taking aim at Masahiko Kondo! And there's no mercy for Choshu Riki with a full-force butt kick! The participants are breaking taboos.

Indomitable
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7.00
1 votes

#5 - Indomitable

Season 11 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/17/2022

Aggressive
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7.00
1 votes

#6 - Aggressive

Season 11 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/17/2022

The Beginning of a New Fight
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7.25
4 votes

#7 - The Beginning of a New Fight

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/26/2017

Invitation letters are being sent by Hitoshi Matsumoto. The comedians are chosen to fit Matsumoto's new plans. They all know what being invited to Documental means. Those comedians who can fork out the one-million-yen participation fee will have a laugh battle on the Documental stage. Having selected ten people to cross humours, a new battle will start.

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Unprecedented Laughter
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7.67
3 votes

#8 - Unprecedented Laughter

Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/21/2020

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Death Match
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7.67
3 votes

#9 - Death Match

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/21/2016

Half of the participants are gone. Time is running short. Those left in the room are under so much pressure that some of them start to lose their minds. Who will win the big prize?

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Time is Running Out
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7.75
4 votes

#10 - Time is Running Out

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/17/2017

The comedians attack without mercy as the number of eliminated people increases, one by one. When you make others laugh, you run the risk of making yourself laugh. However, with the new rule, you cannot win unless you set your own traps and earn points. The battle rages on as the clock ticks toward zero with 10 million yen in sight.

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Winner's Tears
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8.00
2 votes

#11 - Winner's Tears

Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/26/2021

If you show a gap even for a moment, you will be attacked at once. The final game is a merciless crushing development. Foot Goto's Tsukkomi, which increases the sharpness, and the spontaneously angry collaborative attack "Musical" drive the participants to drop out. Who wins the highest prize of 20 million yen ever!? Tears spilled in the eyes of the winner.

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More Dropouts
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8.00
3 votes

#12 - More Dropouts

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/14/2016

Everybody becomes nervous after the first red card. Daisuke Miyagawa is the first to change the atmosphere by playing a joke. Seeing this, others start their tricks as well, leading to a series of laughter. The battle becomes more fierce as red cards are given out and less people are left in the room.

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The Ultimate Victor
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8.00
5 votes

#13 - The Ultimate Victor

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/24/2017

With only 10 minutes remaining, the confrontation of the last two standing begins. Their pride as entertainers and their desire for the prize collide in a desperate struggle. Can they make their opponent laugh? Finally, a distinguished victor is decided!

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An Exchange of Tricks
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8.00
2 votes

#14 - An Exchange of Tricks

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/9/2017

An early-issued Yellow Card ignites the fires in the comedians' souls. They make use of the props they brought along and show off their skills while also resisting the others' continuous attacks. By attacking, you yourself risk being caught up in the blast... As warning cards are given out left and right, an unexpected individual becomes the first to be eliminated.

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A Mental Battle
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#15 - A Mental Battle

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/16/2017

The battle is now approaching the halfway point, which further fires up the comedians. The fact that no one is laughing weighs heavily on everyone's mind. Nonetheless, they must come up with material. Those individuals who did not rise up to the challenge and were eliminated will be returning to play out their tricks.

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Invasion of Big Players
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8.00
3 votes

#16 - Invasion of Big Players

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

Yellow cards are fired right after the start! This time without an orange card, it will be an immediate cliff. In the midst of unprecedented tension, the first participating teams such as Chocopla Nagata and Abareru-kun will boldly set up. It was the "master" and "big actress" who disturbed the battlefield. A calm and quiet participant was cornered.

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Looking Back on the Fierce Battle
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8.00
2 votes

#17 - Looking Back on the Fierce Battle

Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/26/2021

Impression battle where Matsumoto and the participants talk about the back side of the fierce battle! What is the most "dangerous scene" that each person chooses? You can wash away the strategies that can be said now, the swaying feelings, and the secret stories that happened after the battle! Actually, at the moment of the settlement, something happened to the winner's body ... If you look at this, you can enjoy Season 9 even more!

Because of the Strong Man
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8.00
2 votes

#18 - Because of the Strong Man

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

King's Attack vs. King's Defense! Zakoshisyoh fires a series of angry exaggerated impersonations, Kunihiro! Unleashes a deadly image story. Even if each of them attacks with their own skill, they cannot easily destroy each other's strongholds. However, because he is a strong man, laughter is born in unexpected places. And as soon as the king was driven into the cliff ...

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Contest of Charismatic People
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8.00
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#19 - Contest of Charismatic People

Season 12 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/26/2023

Unlimited participation 'UNLIMITED' returns! This time, it's a mix-up of charismatics from various fields, handsome guys, lawyers, and comedians! Also, as a new attempt, participants are notified of the members who will be joining the battle in advance. This allows for preparation on how to make whom laugh. Masahiko Kondo shows confidence, saying he will 'knock everyone out in one hit'...

A Fierce Battle
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8.20
5 votes

#20 - A Fierce Battle

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/3/2017

You cannot be the winner unless you make others laugh. The comedians laugh one after the other as they make use of the ridiculous props they've prepared. A fierce battle rages on as they attack with laughter and resist the urge to laugh. There are those who, in the heat of battle, unintentionally detonate themselves into laughter. The first casualty is someone unexpected!

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First Dropout
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8.20
5 votes

#21 - First Dropout

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/7/2016

A yellow card is given out right after the game starts. Jimmy Onishi proactively plays jokes on the others, but becomes their target in return. Some use props, some talk trash, but each of them try their best in their own way. Finally, the first victim drops out.

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The Beginning of the Storm
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8.33
3 votes

#22 - The Beginning of the Storm

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/20/2018

Laugh or be laughed at. The mad banquet is about to begin again. This time, a new system has been introduced that allows each player to bring in a "helper" once. What kind of helpers will come forward? With the start of season 5, Hitoshi Matsumoto says, "I want to see the instant kill this time."

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Strong Champion
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8.33
3 votes

#23 - Strong Champion

Season 10 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/2/2021

I have less than 2 hours left. The kings who endure any attack and show the strength that Matsumoto calls "abnormal". And in the final phase, for the first time in documental history, Matsumoto finally landed on the battlefield! Who will win the ultimate battle, which is no longer laughing in a straightforward manner? The strongest of the strongest is finally decided.

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Remove Everything
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8.33
3 votes

#24 - Remove Everything

Season 10 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/2/2021

There are two unscathed people who haven't got a yellow card in the battle so far. Where does laughter come from? If Kotoge and Yuriyan are attacked by abandoned corpses, some people may run out of the measures they have prepared over time. After laughing at each other, one dropout again. A fierce battle goes beyond the limits.

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I Won't Laugh.
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8.33
3 votes

#25 - I Won't Laugh.

Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/26/2021

Participants who are at the mercy of the screaming game of Sunshine Ikezaki, who participated for the first time. Because of the shorter four-hour decisive battle, the breathtaking attack and the obsession to never laugh at bad things collide violently. Who will reach the limit first? Then, those who self-destruct with the material that they have sent out begin to appear one after another.