The Gymnastics Samurai

The BEST episodes of The Gymnastics Samurai

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

In 2002, the world of Japanese men's gymnastics was still strong. Shotaro Aragaki devoted his entire life to the sport, but it didn't go as he'd planned. His coach Amakusa suggests he retires, and his daughter Rei agrees. But then an encounter comes that changes the fate of the Aragaki family forever.

Last Updated: 4/17/2022Network: TV Asahi
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Gymnastics Samurai
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7.79
14 votes

#1 - Gymnastics Samurai

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/20/2020

All eyes are on Jotaro on the day of the All-Japan finals, but Leo is already on his way to the airport to go back to London.

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Samurai Father and Daughter
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7.64
14 votes

#2 - Samurai Father and Daughter

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/15/2020

Rei's birthday is coming up, but with Jotaro busy preparing for the joint training camp with China, she is left alone to face her feelings.

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Rock-Bottom Samurai
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7.53
19 votes

#3 - Rock-Bottom Samurai

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/18/2020

After the press conference where he failed to announce his retirement, Jotaro has to figure out his next steps.

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Ninja & Samurai
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7.47
17 votes

#4 - Ninja & Samurai

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/6/2020

As All-Japan draws near, Jotaro practices hard to perfect his new move in time for the competition, but he has an unexpected setback.

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Intensive Training Samurai
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7.43
14 votes

#5 - Intensive Training Samurai

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/29/2020

Kitty comes to visit Rei in Japan and takes her on a shopping spree. Meanwhile, Jotaro works on his quadruple with the help of Leo.

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Retiring Samurai
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7.38
21 votes

#6 - Retiring Samurai

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/11/2020

Gymnast Jotaro Aragaki is told by his coach to retire, but he can't bring himself to tell his family.

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Samurai Daughter
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7.37
19 votes

#7 - Samurai Daughter

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/1/2020

As Jotaro works hard to prepare for the NHK Cup, Leo notices that Rei has been acting strange, so he tries to find out what's wrong.

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Samurai's Decisive Battle
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7.31
13 votes

#8 - Samurai's Decisive Battle

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/13/2020

Jotaro is determined to show Leo the new move that Leo helped him complete, but as the competition starts, Leo is nowhere to be found.

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Training Camp Samurai
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7.19
16 votes

#9 - Training Camp Samurai

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/22/2020

At the joint training camp with China, Jotaro and the other Japanese gymnasts see the powerful gymnastics of the Chinese team firsthand.

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Battling Samurai
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7.06
16 votes

#10 - Battling Samurai

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/8/2020

It's time for the NHK Cup, Jotaro's first official competition after his press conference, but all eyes are on the young gymnasts he's competing against.

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Dueling Samurai
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7.00
17 votes

#11 - Dueling Samurai

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/25/2020

Young up-and-coming gymnast, Tetsuo Minamino, challenges Jotaro to a gymnastics duel with Jotaro's career on the line.

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