The WORST episodes of Ninja Warrior
Every episode of Ninja Warrior ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Ninja Warrior!
The world's top fighters, wrestlers, and athletes compete in one of the most difficult physical contests ever devised. Of the 1,900 people that have attempted to complete stage one since 1997, only about 200 have succeeded. Of the 200 that passed stage one, only 3 people have gone on to complete all four stages and have the title of Ninja Warrior.
#1 - SASUKE2022
Season 40 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/24/2022
#2 - Sasuke 37
Season 37 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/31/2019
The 37th Ninja Warrior Competition
#3 - Sasuke 36
Season 36 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/31/2018
SASUKE 36 (officially,「SASUKE2018大晦日」) has been officially announced by TBS on Twitter, on the 29th of June, 2018. It is the fifth tournament after Morimoto Yūsuke's kanzenseiha. It aired on New Year's Eve, first-time SASUKE has aired in that date on 6 pm JST as the last New Year's Eve and possibly the last SASUKE tournament of the Heisei era. The broadcast is scheduled to last approximately 6 hours and will share its airtime with a boxing match featuring Kazuto Ioka and Donnie Nietes for the vacant WBO super-flyweight title. This tournament has also introduced SASUKE's new logo for the first time ever.
#4 - Sasuke 35
Season 35 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/26/2018
SASUKE 35 (officially,「SASUKE2018」) has been officially announced by TBS on Twitter in December 1, 2017. It is the fourth tournament after Morimoto Yūsuke's kanzenseiha. For the first time in SASUKE history, the words "NINJA WARRIOR" were attached in this tournament's logo (not to be confused with Ninja Warrior, which was a G4-edited version of SASUKE that has been shown in most of the countries outside Japan). The broadcast was aired on March 26, 2018 at 7pm JST with a 4-hour timeslot (originally at 8pm JST), identical to the air date of SASUKE 33's broadcast.
#5 - Sasuke 34
Season 34 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/8/2017
SASUKE 34 (officially,「SASUKE2017秋」) has been officially announced by TBS on Twitter, and will, similarly to the previous tournament, commemorate SASUKE's 20-year anniversary since the very first tournament on September 27th, 1997. It is the third tournament after Morimoto Yūsuke's kanzenseiha and aired on October 8, 2017 with a time slot of 3 and a half hours from 6:30 PM (18:30) JST, identical to the air time of SASUKE 32.
#6 - Sasuke 33
Season 33 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/28/2020
To celebrate SASUKE's 20th anniversary since the first tournament, SASUKE 33 (officially, 「SASUKE2017 」and de facto「SASUKE2017 春」is used in SASUKE 34's Navi to differentiate both tournaments took place in the same year) was officially announced on October 31, 2016, by TBS. It is the second tournament after Morimoto Yūsuke's kanzenseiha. The broadcast aired on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 6:30pm JST (18:30).
#7 - Sasuke 32
Season 32 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/3/2016
SASUKE 32 (officially, 「SASUKE2016 」) has been officially announced by TBS, and the broadcast was at 6:30pm JST (18:30), on Sunday, July 3, 2016. The event was 3 and a half hours long.
#8 - Sasuke 20 - Part 5
Season 20 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/26/2008
The world's top fighters, wrestlers, and athletes compete in one of the most difficult physical contests ever devised.